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To the sixteenth he deposeth that for such a voyage
the voyage in question the arlate John Upson was very
uncapable and insufficient, having never gone before a
Mate to the Southward And further he cannot depose

To the last he saith his former deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory he answereth that he comes voluntarily
to speak the truth, and saith that he must beare his
share of the charges of this suite, And to the rest negatively

To the 2d he answereth that by his being Mate during all the
voyage he well knoweth all the Mariners; to whom he
saith their wages are truly due for the sayd voyage, and therefore
he desires they showld prevayle in this suite.

To the third he answereth that upon the repayring of the
said shipp at Bristoll this Rendent Cabbin being with
others pulld downe, he lay ashore about 2 months space
but he sayth that all that time he belonged to the sayd
shipp And otherwise he knoweth not to answere./

To the fourth he answereth that this Rendent for his part and
the arlate Jenings came from Bristoll hither, and that
John Upson senior, as alsoe one Pa[X]sley and harbottle and
one Nalke (and others, whom he cannot now
remember) did not come in her to this port of London
And further he cannot answere./

To the fifth he answereth that he is a Seaman by pr[ofession GUTTER]
having served an Apprentice=shipp unto it, and he
saith that a new shipp (if over=burdened with goods
may and will give way in her sides in a great and violent
storme, and if not well bound will in such a storme
prove leaky, And further he cannot answer./

To the sixth he answereth that he can write and read
written hand./

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

To the eighth Interrogatory he answereth that the weather was
thick and misty when she arrivd at Aberdey, and that
the mistines of weather and mistake of land were
together the occasions of the sayd shipps missing this channell
and that had she not mist the channell, she had certainly
have made some good port in the West=Country, which was
the full intent of the sayd Croford and Company And
further he cannot answer./

To the ninth Interrogatory he answereth that the say after the
sayd shipp was arrived at Aberdee the sayd Croford gave
order to the shipps Company to weigh anchors, and he saith
that the Company had a mind to have gone for Milford
In regard that there they might have bin supplyed with
such occasions as they then wanted And further he
doth not answer, referring himselfe to his former deposition