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the monethely freight of the said ship Brazeele frigot during the
intended voyage for the West Indias aforesaid, should be paid in
manner following, that is to say. one thousand Milrees
Portugall money at or upon the first arrivall of the
said ship at Phernamburque in the Portugall Brazeele
aforesaid by the said freighters Agent or Correspondent
there residing, and the rest which should be then due from the date on the said Charterparty at
Angola by the Governour or Principall there; And for
default of payment of the said freight at Angola;
the same was to have been paid at the said ships
arrivall the second time at Phernamburque, and also
what should then growe due during her stay there and
untill the day of her Departure thense for Lisbone,
And this deponent saith that for performance of the said
monethly freight to be paid unto him the said Heath
at the times and places aforementioned, the said freighter
did oblige and hypothecate all the goods ware, and
merchandizes which should be laden and put aboard his the
said Heaths ship at Lisbone or and other ports whatsoever
for his the said freighters account or the account of any other by his orders during the said voyage,
together with all other freights which during the said voyage
should become due to the said Master from under Laders
And further cannot depose saving hee saith he was present
at the makeing of the Charter party herein beforementioned.

repeated before
Doctor Godolphin

William Birde [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day


The said William Bird
Examined upon another Allegation containing
3 articles sayth and deposeth as
followeth videlicet./

To the third article of the said Allegation (upon which alone
he is by direction examined) he saith that a Milree
Portugall money was worth at least eleven shillings
and six pence sterling at ffernambucque aforesaid,
where the said freight was to have been paid, and
soe much he saith every Milree, if it had been invested
in sugars or other Comodities (thense actually brought for
Europe) and the proceed thereof brought to Lisbone, and
soe to London, would then have produced here. And
further cannot depose./

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin

William B[?i]rde/ [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]