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hatches where upon their bringing in they were first laid, and brought
and laid under the scuttle, a very badd and unusuall place to st[owe]
such goods in, and where the same frequently received sea water that
was shipt in foule weather and the dripping of beere and
water, that came downe there, the said scuttle being of ne[cessity]
kept open for comming from time to time at the shipps provisions,
all which hee knoweth because hee sawe the same. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the seaventh article he deposeth and saith that of his this
deponents certaine knowledge there were taken aboard the
sayd shipp the Goldene ffortune at Palma at her be[ing]
there in May last for the accompt of the arlate



Cowse seaventy seaven pipes of wine, whereof 71 were
of the first marke in the margent and sixe of the
second marke, Amd he saith that the sayd shipp did with
the sayd goods goe unto the Barbadoes and did there
deliver unto one Mr Say ffactor there for the sayd
Cowse seaventy three pipes and noe more of the 37
pipes of wine she soe receaved at Palma for the account
of the sayd Cowse, and that he the sayd Jones detayned
a shipp board the other fower pipes and what he had
done with them hee the deponent knoweth not And otherwise
he cannot depose./


To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory he answereth that he commeth to testify
his knowledge in this cause at the request of Mr James
Cowes, that he was Masters Mate in the Voyage interrate
and hath bin master and Masters Mate five or sixe Voyages before
And otherwise he cannot answere.

To the second he answereth that he hath received all his
wages for the voyage interrate according to the accompt which
the interrate Jones made up, and of the said James Co[wes]
to the rest negatively.

To the third he answereth that it must be either [the]
carelessnes or ignorance in the interrate Jones that he did
soe frequently mistake in his observations of the Sunne and
moone, yet he beleiveth that the most experienced of Sea
man sometimes over shoot his port, when neither Sunn or
Starr appeareth, or when his instrument is not right,
but he saith that when either Sunn or North Starr app[eareth]
and the instrument is right, that then if a shipp shall
over shoot her port he much doubts the Mans experience
And further he cannot answere.

To the fourth he answereth negatively.

To the fifth he answereth that the goods interrate were t[here]
stowed by the expresse order (of this deponents hearing) of the [master]
Jones And further he knoweth not to answere/

To the sixth he referreth himselfe to his former deposition and
further he cannot answere./

Repeated before
Doctor Godolphin

Gilles Bayley [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]