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To the 2d hee saith hee hath served the said Colquite as a Mariner
for two voyages, and to the rest Negatively:/:

To the 3d hee saith hee was Carpenter of the Desire the voyage
in question and went on shore two or three times at the
Canaryes and saving that, he was alwayes onboard the said ship at
the time of her being in the Canaryes, and otherwise then as aforesaid
hee cannot depose./.

To the 4th he saith that the said ship the Alexander was alsoe
forced to slip her Cables and Anchors foure times or thereabout
and put to sea, And to the rest hee referreth himselfe to his
foregoeing deposition, and further cannot depose/.

To the 5th hee answereth Negatively./:

To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and
further cannot Answer, saving the foresaid Rope was fastned
and Cut but once./:

To the 7th hee saith hee knoweth all the said three Dutch men
and hath some Difference with the said Hance Peterson and this Deponent
hath arrested of him for [?a]busing of him, and doth prosecute
a suiote against him at the Guildhall, London, and soe arrested
him presently after hee was Examined And otherwise cannot

To the 8th hee referreth himselfe to his foregeoing
Deposition and further cannot Answer./.

The marke IM [MARKE] of the said
John Man:./ [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 27th of June 1659.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.

Francis Meade of horsey downe Mariner aged 33 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith that the shipp the desire of which the
arlate henry Colquite was master did not in her last voyage at the Canaries
come within three quarters of a mile of the place where the shipp Alexander
arlate rode, nor did at any time during the said voyage ridd by, or make
fast to any of the buoys, cables, anchors or buoy-ropes belonging to the
Alexander, nor did the said Colquite cutt or cause any of the
buoys buoy ropes, cables or anchors of the said shipp the Alexander or other
shipp to be cut during the said voyage, nor carried any away but what were
his owne, and did belong to his said shipp, which hee knoweth because
hee this deponent was in the shipp the Iland frigot which was riding in the roade
of Oratavo where the desire (after the first storme in question came to her moorings againe, and rode
within a cables length of her, and the Alexander after the said [XXXXX] came to an anchor
at least three quarters of a milla to the west ward of the Iland frigot
And that the Alexander Departed from the Canaryes foure dayes before the said
Island ffrigot departed thence, And further cannot depose./.