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On the same day.

2 .2.


Morgan Jones of the Citty of Bristoll
Mariner, aged about 34 yeares, a wittnes produced
sworne and examined deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first, 2d., 3d. 4th and 5th articles of the sayd allegation
he cannot depose.

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation he deposeth and
saith that during the time the shipp the Gilbert arlate
lay at Bristoll there was sent a Lighter of iron to
her side to have bin taken in, and that the Mariners
of her refused to take it in, they saying that they would
not beginne a new voyage untill they had made an end
of the old one, and that therupon Captaine Croford
the Captaine of the sayd shipp the Gilbert desired this
deponent to goe and require the sayd shipps Company
to take in the sayd iron and if that they still refused
to acquaint them that he this deponent had order from
him the sayd Crofford to hire men to doe it, And
that some off the Mariners of the sayd shipp did (notwithstanding
the best perswasions this deponent could use) absolutely
refuse to take in the sayd iron, whereupon this deponent
went ashoare and hyred 4 men, which fower men with
this deponents owne labour together with the helpe of
some of the sayd shipps Company did take in the
sayd iron, But he saith that the arlate Cavalier
and Allen and some others would not nor did helpe
in the lading of the sayd iron but went ashoare; The
premisses he deposeth for that he this deponent was before
the time predeposed of hyred by the sayd Crofford as Pilott
to conduct the sayd shipp from Bristoll into the Downes,
And further he cannot depose/

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first second third and fourth interrogatoreys he answereth that he did not belong
unto the sayd shipp the Gilbert untill hee arrived at Bristoll
and that he knoweth nothing of the passages of her voyage
interrate from the Barbados unto Aberdee, or what
happened at Aberdee;

To the 5th. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12 and 13th interrogatories he cannot

To the 14th Interrogatory he answereth that the shipp interrate
had some repayrings at Bristoll, And further he cannot answere

To the 15, 16. 17. 18 and 19 Interrogatories he cannot answeare.

To the 20th interrogatory that he was contracted with for a certaine summe
of money as a Pilott to bring about the shipp which he
hath since receaved of Mr Gilbert keate/

To the 21th. 22th and 23th Interrogatories he cannot answeare.

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin