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drinke and being aboard began to curse and sweare and
sayd that there were some on board that thought much of
his being a shoare And saith that the sayd Thomas Grove
about an hower after hee soe came aboard (his hasty and
angrie humour being over) did give order to weigh Anchor
and did sett sayle upon the voyage in question And further to
those articles hee cannot depose./

To the 7th hee cannot depose./

To the 8th hee cannot depose not being present When the sayd Grove
spake any such words at L[?azeras] as is arlate, but saith hee hath
heard him speake those or the like words afterwards at Newfound
land while the shipp lay there in the harbour of Saint Johns./

To the 9th hee saith hee was not present when the arlate Luke Woods
gave order to bring the wines and Brandy on shoare for the Governour
of Newfound land but heard the sayd Woods afterwards saye that hee
had given order for the bringing them on shoare and heard the sayd Wood
find fault with the sayd Grove the Master for not sending them on
shoare, and knoweth that the sayd Grove the Master did goe on shoare with
the shipps boate at Newfound land and carry therein goods of his owne
and a quantitie of bread before this deponent heard the sayd Wood finde
fault with the sayd Grove for not sending the sayd wines and Brandy
on shoare according to his order And further hee cannot depose

To the 10th and 11th articles hee saith that in the beginning of the moneth
of August 1657 while the shipp Peace remayned at Newfound land to take
in her ladeing of ffish there happened fowle and rayny weather for severall
dayes soe that by reason thereof diverse Kintalls of fish which the arlate
Luke Woods had provided to be laden aboard the sayd shipp could not
for want of fayre weather to lade it in, be put aboard the sayd shipp,
and this deponent being then aboard well remembreth that about
the fifteenth day of that moneth the weather happened to be very fayre
and fitt for ladeing the sayd fish, and therefore the sayd Woods and the arlate
Tizard seeing it soe to be, called warly in the morning that day for the
Mariners of the Peace to come on shoare to assiste in ladeing the
fish soe provided, on board, while the weather was fayre, And saith
that the sayd Grove the Master did send only sixe men on shoare to
assiste the sayd Wood in ladeing the sayd ffish and kept the rest of the
shipps company (save some few that were on shoare before) on
shipp board, and this deponent after those six men were gone on shoare
went alsoe on shoare to trimme and mend Casks as hee this deponent
used to doe other dayes And saith that hee this deponent being on
shoare saw the sayd Grove the Master and Robert Grove and Thomas
Yeomans two of his Mates come that day with the shipps longe
boate and therewith turne to the windeward and sayle up and downe
(in the harbour for their pleasure and recreation by the space of
three or fower howers coming sometymes neere the place where