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Helme hard a Starboard, and Went from the same, and
by that meanes. before wee could recover our ship, we
fell foule of Mr Halls; And this deponent having heard the
said word or words to the same effect. hee was Called
away upon other occasions, and left the said Tyler discours[ing GUTTER]
and others, ffurther discoursing about the said busines:
And further deposeth that on Tuesday, last hee this
deponent went to Mr Hall the producents house, to discourse
with him. (hee this deponent. being his neighbour and using alsoe the Newcastle
Trade;) and there found one whose name (as this deponent
now remembreth ) was John Bathoe, who told Mr Hall,
in this deponents presence; and hearing, that the ship Abigail bore
up from . the South East to the North East. And said alsoe
that had hee the said Bathoe found any thing in
his way hee would have taken it up and ?nocked the
man on the Head that was att the Helme: for being
soe Crosse in putting the helme soe much on Starboard, and leaving
it soe; or to that effect, and saith hee beleeveth the said
Hall, and Bathoe, had had discourse before this deponents
coming into the said Mr Halls house about the said Business
The premisses hee deposeth hearing the same as aforesaid and
further hee cannot depose/:

To the Interrogatories:/. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith that Mr Hall the producent required
him to come and Testify in this Cause; and to the rest hee
referrs himselfe to his foregoeing deposition: And further
cannot answer:/:

To the second hee saith hee hath used the sea for about
Eighteene yeeres last, and about six yeeres last hath bin
a Master of a ship; And saith hee knoweth not what he
is worth, and further cannot answer/.

To the last hee cannot Answer:/:

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin:/:

William Sandwell [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The answer of the foresaid John Atkins To the Interrogatories

To the first hee saith as aforesaid that hee went from Gravesend
in the said Ship the voyage in question, and Continued onboard
till shee was breaking and splitting on the said sands. And
saith that upon the Death of the foresaid William Malim (who
was Master of the said ship) this deponent became Master of her, hee
being before: the said Wm Malims Cheife mate; And for
that hee received at Satalia, of the sayd William Malim twenty
Eight ryalls of Eight, and at Scanderoone hee received of the said Malim either Eight
or tenne Ryalls more (but, whether eight or Tenne he