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knowledge depose not being present at the same, And saith, That the voiage
interrate was one of the first of that nature that this deponent knoweth of
but hath credibly heard, that severall other English shipps before that [XXX] and
particularly the shipp the Victory of London, had performed a voiage of that

To the 7th hee saith hee verily beleeveth, That the Brazeel is a place of
very great heat, and not very well agreeing with English constitutions,
And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose

To the 8th hee saith, hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition

To the 9th hee saith hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, And
further or otherwise cannot of his owne knowledge depose:-/

To the 10th hee saith, That to the best of this deponents remembrance the wages
both of Master and Mariners in such Voiages are usually augmented,
and knoweth nothing of the allowance of a peece of eight per day as is
interrate, but beleeveth such Owners doe in such voyages allowe something
more than ordinary for ffresh Victualls, And further knoweth not./

To the 11th hee saith, That besides the freight due unto the Owners in case of
voiages from and into places and ports within and without the straights, there is usually
some allowance to the Masters of shipps and there Companies, which [XXX]
doth from, and is charged upon the Cargaisons, which is called and knowne
by the names of primage or average, this rendent not knowing the particulars
of such allowance at such severall places, saving that in Portugall, such
allowance is usually a riall or fortie Rees upon a bale or parcell of goods

To the Interrogatories in the secon place:-/:-

To the first of the said Interrogatories hee saith, That in or about the yeare
1650. interrate, hee this rendent was consenting to the making of, and
concerned in an agreement and Charterpartie made betweene the interrate Captaine Tatam
and his Owners for a Brazeel voiage, and hath heard that at the
same time the interrate Captaine [?E]ll, Captaine Wye, and Captaine B[?e]lls
shipps were at Lisborne aforesaid freighted by the Brazeele Companie
for the like Voiage, and beleeveth the same was alsoe done by Charterpartie

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith, hee beleeveth , that the said Brazeele
Companie did upon the said intended voiage promise to the interrate
Captaine Wy, Captaine Ell, Captaine Bell and Captaine Tatam some
extraordinary consideration for an in regard of their personall adventures and
care to bee had and taken in the said voiage, which consideration was to bee
over and besides the freight and averidges before expressed, and without
prejudice to or abatement to be made from their respective Owners and so
farr as this rendent remembreth, the said consideration was to amount to a
[?milree] per tunn upon the outward voiage, not knowing whether the same
was inserted in Charterpartie, nor that the interrate averidge of one hundred
Rees upon each Roove of sugars homewards was condescended to or designed for
or to the said respective Masters or any of them in and upon the said intended
voiage, nor doth hee rendent remember to have seene or perused the said Charter partie[?s],
nor any Copy thereof, And further saving his foregoeing deposition cannot answer

To the third hee saith, hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing answer upon
the second of the Interrogatories ministred in the first place in this Cause.
wherein hee beleeveth hee hath fully satisfied the severall demands of the
Interrogatorie. And further cannot answer./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin./



The 12th day May 1657

Cowes against Keene./


Mr Peter Probie of London Merchant aged twenty nyne
yeares or thereabouts a wittnes. sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./