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The 18th of August 1657.

On the behalfe of kendall}
and others touching the Shepard}

Rp. 1

Richard Chaundler of the parish of Saint Laurence
Jury London citizen and haberdasher of London, aged
46 yeares or thereabouts, sworne
the day aforesaid before the right worshipfull John Godolphin
doctor of lawes one of the Judges of the high Court of
the Admiraltie, and exámined upon certaine Interrogatories
ministred on the behalfe of William kendall John Michelson
and others, concerning the shipp formerly called the
Shepard and now the Northampton, saith and deposeth
as followeth videlicet.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith hee well knoweth the producent
William kendall and beleeveth him and company to be subiects of this
Commonwealth and to be Inhabiting in Virginia. And saith that this
deponent hath seene letters dated at Amsterdam and sent thense by and
from Abraham Johnson a merchant dwelling at Grasch in Holland (with whom this
deponent hath corresponded) directed to William Whittington in of this
citie, purporting that the said Johnson had bought a shipp there
for William kendall, John Michelson and company living in Virginia,
and which letter this deponent saw in the hands of the said Whittington
and well knoweth the handwriting of the same. And this deponent
hath heard and beleevth that the said kendall, Michelson and company
sent severall hogsheads of tobacco from Virginia to Amsterdam. And this
deponent hath seene a bill of sale whereby the shipp the Shepard
now called the Northampton is sold to the said kendall, Michelson and
company, whom this deponent beleeveth, saving the said lettere mentioneth
the shipp to have called the Shepard but now the Northampton.

Rich Chandler [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


William Whittington of the County of Northampton in GUTTER
Virginia Mariner, master of the shipp formerly
called the Shepard but now the Northampton, aged 40 yeeres
38. or thereabouts sworne and exàmined as aforesaid.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that
hee well knoweth the producents William kendall, John Michelson and
company, who hee saith are all Englishmen saving the said Michelson and Inhabitants of Virginia
and subiect sof this Commonwealth of England, and were and are
the true and sole owners of the said shipp formerly called the
Shepard and now the Northampton, and of her tackle apparell and
furniture, and which hee knoweth for that they ordered this deponent