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To the 5th hee saith that in case the Abigail be suncke
in the sea, the same happened and came [?meerely] by the
fault and negligence of the said Lowezick and Company or some
of them in Coming up soe fast as aforesd and in putting the helme
a starboard when they should have put it a port, and not by any
fault or negligence whatsoever in the said Hall or any of his
Company. and further Deposeth not

To the 6th hee saith that the said ship the Agreement did both
come foule of the Abigail, but the Abigail on the Agreement
by meanes aforesaid./

To the :7th hee saith that when the said men that were on the Agreements
deck as aforesaid sawe the Abigail coming towards them in
manner aforesaid they did not onely endeavour to prevent the same
by Desiring them as aforesaid to take more roome with the Abigail
and to keepe further off of the Agreement and to put [?their] Helme
a port. but they, and alsoe the rest of the said Ships Company
did Doe their uttmost Indeavours to avoid the Abigail, in [?soe]
goeing as farr out into the sea, as they could with safety and [XX]
the Agreement Stood off farther to sea shee would undoubtedly
have fallen foule of some or one of the ships of the said ffleete
yeilding a reason of his knowledge as above and further
cannot depose:/::

To the Interrogatories:/- [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was as aforesaid a Common man
of the Agreement the voyage in question and otherwise negatively
saving hee wisheth and desireth right may take place in the

To the second hee saith the winde was about West South West
the time interrate, and saith there were about thirty s[XXXX]
of the Shipps of the said ffleete before the Agreement the said
time, within a quarter of a Mile; and some of them within
a stones throwe of the Agreement the foresaid times, and otherwise

To the third hee saith hee thinkes there was not much diff[XXX]
in the sailing of the said Shipps the Agreement the [XXXXX]
and to the rest negatively for his part:/:

To the 4th hee saith hee hath heard the Abigail is Junck by
Coming foule of the Agreement as aforesd. and to the rest negatively

To the 5th hee saith that after the Abigail had bin foule of [XXXXX]
as a foresaid this deponent heard a man on the Abigails forecastle
say Tis all well, and thereupon the Agreement sayled on
Course, and otherwise Negatively.

The mark [XXX] of [MARKE, RH SIDE]
W:m Wood