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September last past the sayd shipp being still in her Course for London
and about a hundred leagues or more from the coast of England shee
mett with an other very violent storme which continued for the space of
sixe and fiftie howers or better with great furie soe that the shipp and
her ladeing and Company and passengers were in eminent danger of perishing
thereby, and soe violent the storme was that her Master and Company were
not able to spoone her before the sea but were forced to lye a hull with
her by reason whereof the sea passed both over and into her very often
soe that in this deponents Judgment her ladeing could not chuse but
bee damnified thereby And hee this deponent having gone
to the South Seas and other places and beinge in great stormes
(in soe much that the shipp hee hath gone in hath spooned a fortnight and upwards
togeather with only a fore bonnett) yet never Judged him selfe to bee
in soe great danger as in the stormes aforesayd And further to this
article hee cannot depose/

To the 8th hee saith hee well knoweth that a laden shipp though shee bee
new will if shee meete with violent stormes such as the stormes pre=
deposed of were open her seames and give way in her sides and become
leakie though the master and Company bee never soe carefull And
further hee cannot depose

To the 9th hee saith that what dammage happened to the ladeing of the
shipp Trades Encrease aforesayd happened in this deponents Judgement
and as hee verily beleeveth and is perswaded in his conscience
by the stormes aforesayd and not through any default of the sayd shipp or neglect of the
Master and Company of her And further to this article hee cannot depose

To the last hee cannot depose knowing nothing touching the stowage of the

To the Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe of Peter Cole
Bennett hall and Jacob Willett [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was only a passenger in the sayd shipp as aforesayd
and knew the sayd shipp only about three weekes before her comming from
the Barbados And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith that in the tyme that hee knew the shipp aforesayd lying
in the Barbados, hee heard by report in the Barbados that shee was leakie and
hee this deponent intending to goe a passenger in her thense for England came often
aboard her, and sawe her pumpt and observed that there was noe great quantitie
of water voided at the pumpe which encouraged him to come a passenger in
her And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee cannot answere knowing nothing touching the matter Interrate

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

To the 5th Interrogatorie hee saith that of his this deponents sight and knowledge the pumpes
of the sayd shipp were used at all tymes when occasion required and when the [weather GUTTER]
would permitt the use of them And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee
cannot answere./

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

To 7th hee saith that the water the sayd shipp receaved in the stormes aforesayd
came in both above and beneeth but which did most hurt hee cannot Judge And
further to this Interrogatorie saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere./