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To the third Interrogatory he answereth that he was Cooke
of the shipp the Gilbert during all his voyage, and
that he left her in King= Roade (with Captaine
Crofords consent) 2 or 3 dayes before she sayled from
Bristoll for London And to the rest he cannot

To the fourth interrogatory he cannot answere because that
himselfe did not come in the sayd shipp from Bristoll hither
to the port of London./

To the fifth he answereth that although he hath bine
many voyages at Sea, he is noe Seaman, And otherwise
he cannot answere./

To sixth, that he can both write and reade written hand.

To the 7th he cannot answere, for that he hath not
deposed to the contents of the article interrate./

To the eighth he answereth that when the shipp arrived
at Aberdey the weather was thick and misty and he
alsoe saith that had she not mist the channel she might
have come to some port in the way for
London And further he cannot answere./

To the ninth he referreth himselfe to his former deposition
and otherwise negatively./

To the tenth he referreth himselfe to his former deposition
and otherwise knoweth not to answere./

To the 11th he answereth that Aberday is nothing soe
neere to London as it is to Bristoll by wate, And
to the rest he knoweth not to answere./

To the 12th Interrogatory he refereth himselfe to his former
deposition And further he cannot answere./

To the 13th he answereth that, when the sayd shipp
lay at Penarth there came aboard some provisions
but what he knoweth not, and further (referring
himselfe to his former deposition) he cannot answeare./

To the Last Interrogatory he answereth that he is the very
same William Ricks mentioned in the schedule interrate
And farther he cannot answeare./

Repeated before
Doctor Godolphin./



On the 9th of October 1657.


John Cobb of Rederiffe in the County of Surry
Mate in the shipp the Gilbert deposeth
and saith as followeth.

To the first article of the sayd allegation he deposeth that
he the deponent being the arlate John Cobb did together with
his Co=Marriners enter into whole pay in the shipp the
Gilbert upon the fifth day of Aprill 1656 and that he the
deponent did come home in the sayd shipp to Blackwall on the [2X GUTTER]
of August last And he sayth that in all his sayd