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To the 8th and 9th hee saith hee hath bin a Seaman those twenty fower yeares and
bin in many stormes at sea and hath observed and knoweth that a laden shipp
although shee bee new with in tempestious weather by reason of her labouring
in the sea give way in her sydes and seames with extremity of weather and
prove leakie and damnifie her ladeing notwithstanding all care that he
Master and company can use to prevent the same And saith what dammage
happened to the ladeing on board the Trades Increase the voyage in question
hee is well assured happened thereto by the violence of the sayd two stormes and
not through any default of the Master and Company of her nor through any defect
or fault of the sayd shipp other than what the stormes occasioned and the sayd dammage
at her comming from the Barbados And further to those articles hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith hee helped to stowe all the sayd shipps ladeing the voyage in
question and thereby well knoweth that the same was well and sufficiently
dennaged and stowed and that noe harme happened in the least to any of the sayd
goods by reason of ill stowage or dennage./.

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee was gunner of the shipp Interrogate the whole
voyage in question./

To the 2. Interrogatorie hee saith as aforesayd that the sayd shipp was noe way leakie more
than ordinarily shipps are which lye in hott countries to trade and did not at
any tyme during her stay at the Barbados take in above a foote and a halfe water at most
in fower and twenty howers of which shee was easily cleered with one pumpe used
only a quarter of an hower once in fower and twenty howers soe that her goods could
not bee dammaged thereby for that hee knoweth the ladeing was stowed at the least
eleven inches above the seeleing And further hee cannot answere/

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee cannot answere otherwise then negatively knowing
nothing nor having heard any thing to the effect Interrate

To the 4th hee saith hee cannot answere knowing nothing nor having heard any thing
to the effect Interrogate/

To the 5th hee saith the pumpes were all waies kept in order and what dammage
happened did unavoidably happen by the stormes aforesayd./

To the 6th hee answereth negatively for his part and further cannot answere

To the 7th hee saith that the water which came into the sayd shipp in the stormes
aforesayd came the most part of it from above and hee beleeveth that it was
the water which came from above which dammaged the sayd shipps ladeing
for that the water that came from beneath was very little and might well have
bin voided by the pumpes without dammage to the lading And further hee
cannot answere./

To the 8th Interrogatorie hee saith hee helped to stowe the sayd shipps whole Cargazoone
but remembreth not in what part of her any particular mans goods was stowed
but well knoweth they were all well stowed and dennaged And further cannot

To the 9th hee cannot answere otherwise than negatively for his part And further
cannot answere/

To the last hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof in his foregoeing
deposition soe farr as hee can./

Repeated before both Judges in Court

The marke of the sayd [MARKE, RH SIDE]
Edward [MARKE] Jarrett