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And saith that in the said Briggs his retourne from Ireland, hee
was as this deponent hath heard deprived of his said vessell by some
seizure or other accident, but since that time namely for theise three
weekes last hee the said Briggs hath bin and is in the possession
thereof, this deponent seeing him severall times in such possession
as master of her. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Repeated before Collonel Cock in Court.



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 2

John Humphreys of Bright Hampson in the County
of Sussex Mariner, aged 27 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the said allegation hee saith hee very well knoweth the
Barke the Willing Minde allegate whereof Edward Briggs is
Master, and soe hath donne since shee was built, and saith the
producent John humphrey and company (all of Bright Hamson
aforesa{id} caused her to be built at Shoreham about
seaven yeeres since, and defrayed the charges of such her building
paying the Carpenter for her and for all charges thereabouts, this
and receiving a bill of sale of the Carpenter [?XX the maXXX is] which hee knoweth because hee then lived with the said John
Humphrey, and saw such building thereof, and after such her
building and finishing the said producent John Humphrey went
master of her for himselfe for a yeere or a yeere and halfes speace
or thereabouts, and that hee and company put in the said Briggs
master of her, who hee saith is now in possession of her
to the use of the said producent and soe was at the time of the arrest
allegate laid upon her at Bristoll, which hee knoweth being then
at Bristoll and seeing him in such possession. And further
touching the said proprietie, hee saith that the said John
Humphrey and company have from time to time fitted and
furnished out the said vessell on voyages as owners thereof,
and have as owners received freights earned by her of this
deponents knowledge living with the said John Humphrey. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

John Humphreys [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.