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To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was masters mate of the shipp the William
Bonadventure the time aforesaid that the said dammage happened,

To the second hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and cannot
otherwise answer.

To the third hee cannot answer not being then aboard.

To the fourth hee saith the William Bondaventure was moored to about
halfe a good cable and not to junck, and grounded every tide, for [hee GUTTER]
saith shee lay ashore, and was moored ashore
and used to lie aground till about quarter of flood, but was alwaies

the 5th negatively not being aboard as aforesaid.

To the 6th and 7th hee cannot answer for the reasons aforesaid, [XXXXX GUTTER]
being then aboard, saving as aforesaid.

To the 8th hee saith the William Bonadventures anchor lay a good
distance from the shore, and her master and company could not take
up by meanes of many shipps lying neere about it, soe that they
could not come to [XXXXX] for it, and otherwise negatively.

To the 9th hee saith the said Tiller was a good sufficient Tiller
and hee conceiveth the cable that was cut and lost was about [XXXX GUTTER]
inches in circumference, and about twenty fathom thereof lost
or more, and that the said anchor in his estimation weighed about
eight hundred weight, but hee never saw it weighed nor the
cable measured.

To the 10th hee saith hee is the said Joseph Paines brother, and
otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid.

Nathanell Payne [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 2


Roger Whitfeild of Wapping Mariner, aged 42 yeeres
or thereabouts, sworne and exámined.

To the first article hee saith that hee well knoweth the producent
Joseph Paine master of the shipp the William Bonadventure [allegate GUTTER]
which shipp hee saith the said Paine and company the time arlate were
and at present are commonly accounted owners and proprietors [And GUTTER]
otherwise cannot depose.

To the second and third árticles hee saith and deposeth that on or about
the second of August last the shipp the Bonadventure rode [and lay GUTTER]
moored in the River of Thames over against Bell wharf, in a
safe and convenient place where shipps doe ordinarily and usually
lie and moore, and for a monthes space or thereabouts had soe [bin GUTTER]
in safetie there before the said second of August, which hee knoweth for
that hee this deponent had laine there for the most part of that time
in the shipp the Saint Salvador, to which hee belonged and which lay
next on the off aside of the William Bonadventure and was [XXy GUTTER]