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To the second he answereth, that he well knoweth all the
parties agents, himselfe being one of the Shipps Company in
the homeward=bound voyage; and that the Mariners
ought to prevayle in this suite, because their wages
are iustly due unto them./

To the third he referreth himselfe to his former deposition
And further he knoweth not to answere./

To the fourth he cannot answeare./

To the fifth he answereth that he hath bin a Seaman these
nine or tenn yeares, but remembreth not how many voyages
he hath made, and that having never been in soe great
and violent a storme as what he mett with in the voyage
interrate he knoweth not how to answere to the later
part of this Interrogatory

To the sixth he saith that he can write and reade
written hand./

To the seaventh he answereth that he hath not deposed to
the effect interrate./

To the eight he answereth that the weather was foggy when
she arrivd at Abderdey, and he conceivs that had she not
mist the channell she might have bin (by Gods providence)
a good way towards London by that time she arrived
at Bristoll.

To the ninth he answereth that he did not heare either the
interrate Croford or any of his Mates give any such order
as is interrate, And otherwise (referring himselfe to his
former deposition) he knoweth not to answeare./

To the tenth he referreth himselfe to his former deposition
And further he cannot answere.

To the 11th he saith that Aberdey is a great deale neerer
to Bristoll them (sic) to London by water, And further he
knoweth not to answere./

To the twelth he answereth that the Shipp interrate was not
worse (as he remembreth) when she came into Aberdey then she
was at any time after the storme predeposed of, but he saith
the pumpes were continually kept going, And he referreth
himselfe unto his former deposition and answeres And
further knoweth not to answere./

To the 13th he answereth that at Pennarth there were some
provisions (but what or how much he knoweth not) brought
aboard the sayd shipp at Penarth, And further referring
himselfe to his former deposition he knoweth not to answere./

To the last he answereth that he the Rendent is the
selfe same Marke Bennett mentioned and named in
the schedule interrate./

Repeated before Doctor

Marke Bennett [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


On the same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


William Ricks of Shadwell in the parish
of Stepney aged about 40ty ye[eres GUTTER]