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To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was a Commonman of the said ship
the Agreenment the voyage aforesaid; And saith hee desireth
the Agreement might be Cleered herein. for the reasons aforesaid
and doth not use his endeavour therefore, otherwise than by speaking
the truth of his knowledge in this busines and otherwise

To the second hee saith hee doth not remember where the
wind was the time aforesaid, and saith there were about five
saile of shipps on head of the Agreement, and about seaven to
Leeward of her, and six saile to windward. of her, all very
neere, namely within a quarter of a mile, and some of them within
a stones throwe, and otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid

To the third hee saith the Agreement when all her sailes were set made
saile better than the Abigail, and saith the Abigail was neerer
shore than the Agreement the time interrate, and saith hee
heard noe such waords as are interrate spoken either by the
Abigails Company, or the Agreements Company, and cannot
further answer to this Interrogatorie./.

To the fourth hee saith hee hath heard the Abigail is sunk, and
for the rest Negatively.:./:

To the Last hee saith that after the Abigail had come foule of
the Agreement as aforesaid, some of the Abigails Company
said All well, All well, and thereupon the Agreement steered
on her Course, and further cannot answer. saving Negatively

Repeated before Collonel Cock

The marke [MARKE] of the said[MARKE, RH SIDE]
Richd. Edwards


The 27th day of January 1658:/

Examined on the said Allegation:

Rp. (10:

Francis Jennings of Shaddwell in the parish
of Stepney and County of Middlesex Mariner aged
19 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined./

To the first 2d Third articles of the said Allegation hee deposeth and
saith that hee this deponent being a Comon man of the
arlate Ship the Agreement John Hall Master the Voyage in question ther. by
knoweth, that shee came from Newcastle; the said Voyage
in the moneth of October. Last in Company of a greate
ffleete of English Colliars Consisting of about threescore
and tenne saile; And the arlate Ship the Abigail, came
likewise out from Newcastle in Company of the said
ffleete. presently after the Agreement came thence as aforesaid
and the said Ship Agreement kept, and was before the
Abigail, in her Course for London (whither they were both bound
from such her Coming out from Newcastle untill. about ?foure