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Rp. 2us

Edward North of Wapping in the parish of Stepney
Mariner aged 50 yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the allegation hee saith that by reason hee this deponent li[veth GUTTER]
divers yeares at Bristoll and was borne there hee well knoweth the arlate William
hamond and hee this deponent being at the same tyme Master of the Pellican of
London and in the Barbados the voyage in question while the shipp the Peter of
Bristoll was there well knew the sayd hammond then serveing in the sayd shipp
the Peter as Masters Mate of her And further to this article hee cannot depose
for that hee knoweth none of the other persons arlate:/:

To the second and third articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this deponent
hath bin a Master of shipps any tyme these fourteene yeares last past and
upwards and thereby knoweth that the usuall rates and wages allowed and paid
by Marchants and freighters and Imployers of shipps upon voyages from England
to the Barbados or other parts of the West Indies and for shorter
voyages than that, are usually and Comonly as followeth videlecet for a Master of
as shipp for such a voyage five pounds at the least per moneth and soe after that
rate for a lesse tyme than a moneth and for a masters mate for such a voyage
forty shillings per moneth at the least and for a Chirurgion forty shillings per
moneth at the least and for a Carpenter fifty shillings per moneth at the
least and for a Quarter master twenty sixe shillings per moneth and for
foremast men sometymes three and twenty sometymes fower and twenty
shillings per moneth and soe every of them proportionably after the like rates for a lesser
tyme than a moneth and this hee knoweth for that hee as Master hath
often receaved those rates and sometymes more per monet, and hath paid after
those rates and sometymes more for the like voyage to others who have served
under him in the qualities and offices aforesayd And well knoweth that the
rates arlate are frequent and common rates And soe well knowne to be
amongst Merchants and Masters of shipps and freighter and such as trade to
Sea. And further hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/.



Rp. 3us

John Dillick of Bristoll Mariner aged forty yeares
or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article hee saith hee well knoweth all the persons arlate save the arlate
Osborne and by reason hee was at the same tyme in the Bar[bados]
Mate and Pylott of the Robert a shipp belonging to Bristowe
when the shipp the Peter of Bristow was there the voyage in question hee [knoweth]
that the arlate William hammond was then Masters Mate and the arlate Richard