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To the 7th hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid for hee never was at
Santa domingo as hee saith.

To the 8th hee saith hee was not present nor saw the payment of the money
for the said shipp or any part thereof, and saith the said shipp lay two or
three monethes at Cadiz before the said Barent bought her, and
otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 9th hee saith the said Johnson first became master of the said
shipp at Cadiz, and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 10th hee cannot answer for hee was not aboard nor present.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The 30th of Aprill 1658.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 7

George Paine of the citie of Bristoll Merchant
aged 25 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the 17th article of the said allegation (upon which alone hee
is by direction of the producent examined hee saith and deposeth
that on a day happening about foure monethes [?since] hee this deponent
being in company with the arlate Captaine John Aylet neere
Charing crosse and in discourse (amongst other things) about the
shipp the Nicholas here in question, and this deponent asking him
why hee should sweare against a shipp such things as this deponent
beleeved and was informed were not true, and withall asking himm what
hee should get thereby, hee the said Captaine answered that if hee
could make the shipp the prize, hee should get something by it, and
this discourse happened at the [XXX] at Charing Crosse as hee
remembreth the place. And otherwise hee cannot depose to this

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath noe part or share in the shipp or
goods in question, and otherwise hee cannot answer, knowing
neither the shipp, nor owners nor merchants, nor any thing of
the voyage in question.

To the second and third hee knoweth nothing thereof, nor ever
knew or belonged to any of the shipps interrogated.

To the 4th hee saith hee hath seene the Iland of Saint Christofers
interrogated, And otherwise hee cannot answer, not having bin at
Santa domingo or Guiney./

To the 5th hee saith that the interrogated Barent Claeson understanding
what discourse this deponent and Captaine Aylet had had to the
effect aforesaid, came and found this deponent out at the ffeathers
in Smithfeild, (kept by this deponents kinsman) which was about two
monethes since and that was the first time that ever this deponent
saw him, but hee doth not know Claus Johnson interrogated, And
otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 6 hee cannot answer.

To the 7th hee hath not soe deposed.

To the 8. 9. and 10th hee knoweth nothing of the contents thereof
not being in the voyage nor at the buying of the shippp, nor knowing the
said shipp.

Repeated before Collonel Cock.