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and saith that the said dutch shipp sailing away shortly after the
Lisbone frigots arivall, there was noe other shipp in the Roade of
Oratava but only that hee saw, and passing afterwards off
Garrachaco hee saw one only shipp there alsoe,
And otherwise negatively for his part
And further saving as aforesaid hee cannot answeer.

To the 21th hee saith hee referreth himselfe to his
foregoeing deposition, not having spaken of the matter Interrogated
to the eleaventh article otherwise that is there mentioned,
nor of the boates comming after them when they were last under
saile, otherwise than as aforesaid, referring himselfe to his foregoing

XXhs Interpreter [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]



The 2d day of ffebruary 165?8

Whiting and others Mariners}
of the Agreement against Lewellin}
and GXXhill aforesaid}

Examined on the said Allegation/.

Rp 3:us

Vide C.9. and C. 13

John Rand of Ratcliffe in the parish of
Stepney and County of Middlesex Mariner aged 40 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and Examined/:

To the 8th article of the said Allegation (upon which alone hee is by
direction of the Producents proctor Examined) hee saith and deposeth
that hee well knewe the ship the Agreement arlate whereof
Nicholas harewood was Master and saith hee sawe the said
ship at the Barbados on the latter end of the yeere 1654.
being the last time shee was there, And saith that this
deponent being then Master of an English ship named the Elizabeth
then trading at the Barbathoes, and having made about
six voyages from England to the Barbathoes, thereby well
knoweth that the usuall rates and wages (from hence to
the Barbathoes.) the foresaid time for a Mate was about 3: li 3: s per moneth
for a Boatswaine 3: li a Carpenter 2: li 15: s a Carpenters Mate
2 li a Quarter Master 1: li 16: s a Cooper ij: li and for Common men
about 30: s or 32: s' per moneth and soe much. (or a small
matter more or lesse) this deponent gave and paid to his
Mariners, that served (in the Qualityes aforesaid) in the said
ship the Elizabeth, the said voyage, and further doth not depose

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith he cometh to Testify in this cause at the
request of Mary King. and otherwise Negatively/::

To the 2d: Negatively being none of the Agreements Company:

To the 3d hee saith hee knowe none of the partyes schedulate saving
the mate and further cannot answer:/

To the 4th hee cannot answer./.

Repeated before Collonel Cock:



Primary sources



C 5/72/81 Short title: Wheeler v Hedges. Plaintiffs: John Wheeler. Defendants: Samuel Hedges, Elizabeth Hedges his wife and others. Subject: personal estate of the deceased John Rand of Stepney, Middlesex. 1613 - 1714

Document type: bill only.
C 5/577/25 Short title: Wheeler v Rand. Plaintiffs: John Wheeler and Anne Wheeler his wife. Defendants: Joan Rand. Subject: personal estate of John Rand, deceased. Document type: Answer. 1679


PROB 11/341/75 Will of John Rand, Mariner of Stepney, Middlesex 17 January 1673

Treasury Solicitor

TS 21/3 Treasury Solicitor: Deeds, Evidences and Miscellaneous Papers. Admiralty Solicitor. Provident Mary: John Rand. 1672