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New England thence to Bilboa and from thence to Nantes
againe, this deponent being then there and seeing her, and [XXX GUTTER]
this deponents Knowledge one Mr Holle (who was one of the
said Spyres Company) did cause the said ship to be [XXX GUTTER]
at Nantes. and there the said Holle let her to ffreight, to goe to Civita[?vocha GUTTER]
and appointed the said John Thompson to receive the
ffreight at Civitavocha on which voyage the said Ship [XXX GUTTER]
during this deponents being at Nantes, and after her [XXX GUTTER]
at Civitavocha shee went under the Conduct of the said
Thompson (as this deponent hath bin informed by the said Thompson and XXX of this Company during the seizure of the said ship and alsoe by letters sent by the said Thompson to the said Spyre which this deponent hath seene) to New England, where shee stayed
many months on a ffishing voyage, and the
said Thompson there selling the fish which hee had taken
did with the proceed thereof lade severall provisions onboard the said ship and carry the
same to the Barbadoes. from whence shee went with a
Cargoe of goods which shee there tooke in to Guyney. where the same
were disposed of, and about 139 Negroes put on board the said ship
in returne of the said Cargoe from whence shee sailing
the route for Barbadoes was neere the roade of the
Barbados taken and seized by Sir George Asrough as he
hath bin often and Credibly informed as aforesaid [?And GUTTER]
saith that the said Thompson and severall of the said ships Company have severall times seriously told this
deponent that the said Sprye and Company were [?thereby GUTTER]
owners both of the said ship and the Negroes taken in her at
the time of the said seizure or to that very effort, And
soe likewise this deponent verily beleaveth they were, And [?he GUTTER]
saith that hee hath severall times seene both the said Spry
and Holle (since the said seizure give money to the said
Thompson to recover the said ship and Negroes. And
severall of the said ships Company (since her seizure) [?have GUTTER]
come to the said Spry and Holle and demand their wages
for the said voyage in the said ship of them as owners
in this deponents presence and hearing being then with them the said Spry
and Holle, et atr nescit./.

Ad 3d artum dirit that about Eight dayes since hee did
in this Court heare the arlate Mr Blackwall [XXX GUTTER]
of the Commissioner of Prize goods acknowledge that about four [XXX GUTTER]
hundred Eighty pounds in part of the proceed of the said
ship and Negroes are come to the hands of the Commissioner
for Prize goods or to that effect et alr nescit. satvib [XXX GUTTER]

Ad ultimo dirit per deposita per eum .ste vera./.