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To the 10th hee saith that the place where the Suzan's
said Anchor lay, was a very Convenient Place for a ships
birth, and therefore not a fitting place for an Anchor to
Lye in, and saith that masters and shippers of shipps doe
not use to lay or Cast their Anchors in such places, neither
ought they to doe, by the Lawes and Customes used in the
River of Thames, And saith that by meanes of the said
Anchor lying in the said place and without a buoy all the severall damages
aforementioned came and happened, And not by any
fault of or in the said Robert Clarke or any of the
Company of the said ship. The Premisses hee deposeth
for that hee this deponent was one of the said ships Company as
aforesaid, and hath for along time. bin a seaman and frequented
this Port, And further cannot depose/.

To the 11th hee saith that for the reasons aforesaid hee well knoweth
that according to the Customes alsoe used in the said River noe Anchor or
Anchors belonging to any ship or ships. ought to Lye in the said River above one
Tyde without a buoy, And further deposeth not./,

To the 12th hee deposeth not./.

To the 13yth hee referreth himselfe to the Rehgistry of this Court.

To the 14th hee saith that hee beleeveth the said Clarke and Company
by reason of the Premisses. hath suffered losse and damage to the
vallue of ffifteene Pounds sterling. Onely for the use of the said
money, and the losse of the Imployment of the said ship:/:

To the 15th and 16th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition
and the Lawe.

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./.

To the Interrogatories./. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the 1st hee was Carpenter of the Warewell as aforesaid.

To the 2d hee saith the said shipp the Suzan (which this deponent knoweth)
is of the burthen of about 220 Tonnes, and the place where
she lay the time when the foresaid Damage was Done was a
Convenient Place, and shee lat then neere Wapping Dock.

To the 3d and 4th hee saith that the Warewell came to an Anchor in the foresaid
Place early in the morning of the said second of August last, it being
then about three quarters floud or rather somewhat more, And
the said ship Warewell sat upon the said Anchor
when it was about three quarters ebb, and saith the Warewell
lay in the said Place about 16 houres before shee was bilged
as aforesaid: And otherwise cannot Answer/.

To the 5th hee saith, hee was on board the Warewell when shee was first
moored in the said Place and Did not goe out of her untill after
the said bilging, and further doth not Answer./.