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On the same day.

Rp 2.

Adrian ffranke of horseydowne in the County
of Surry Mariner, aged about 40ty yeares
a wittnes produced sworne and examined he
deposeth and saith as followeth./

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation he deposeth
and saith that he the deponent was One of the Company of the arlate
shipp the Golden ffortune in the voyage arlate, which
he very well knoweth ánd thereby became acquainted with
the arlate James Read and Morgan Jones, which
said Morgan Jones did take upon him or undertake the
her Mastershipp of the sayd shipp the Golden ffortune
though he was (in this deponents iudgment) much unworthy
and incapable therof, for that he did not seeme or
appeare to this deponent to be any Seaman at all,
insomuch that by his ignorance he was about eight days
to his best remembrance) in finding out the roade of
Palma from Teneriffe which might have bin done in (about) 24 houres And
further he cannot depose./

To the fifth he deposeth that after the departure of the
sayd shipp from Palma, she being bound for the
Barbadoes, the sayd Jones the Master of her did by
his meer ignorance sayle soe much beyond the sayd
Illand of Barbados that there were fourteene days
spent over and above what were needfull in the
gaining of the Barbadoes from Palma aforesayd
And further he cannot depose./

To the sixth he deposeth that of his certaine knowledge
there were fower bailes of goods, th'one of fustian and
the other three of linnen Laden on board the sayd shipp
to be transported for the accompt of the arlate Edmund
and James Cowes unto the Canaryes, and that the sayd
fower bayles were by the order of the sayd Jones the Master
stowed under the scuttle of the sayd shipp, and hee
saith that the scuttle of a shipp is a very bad, and therfor
an unusual place for the stowing of such goods as
linnen, and that ther in he the sayd Jones did show
himselfe not good Seaman, nor fitting to be a Master or
Commander of a shipp, and he saith that by the meanes
of the sayd goods being stowed in that place, they received
wett and were therby much dammaged, The premisses
he deposeth being one of the company of the sayd shipp at the
time and times predeposed of at Teneriffe, Palma and
the Barbadoes And further he cannot depose/

To the seaventh article he deposeth and saith that there
were at Palma arlate by the factors of the arlate
Cowse there, lading aboard the sayd shipp seaventy
seaven pipes of wine to be delivered at the Barbadoes