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Covenant and promise to and with the said Nuthall
to pay unto him the summe of One hundred ffifty six
pounds of Lawfull money of England, on or about the two and
twentyeth day of ffebruary 1656: old stile if the said Ship
should bee then in safety, and not then, nor at any other time before that time be sunck surprized by Pyratts
or such like or cast away: And saving nowe seene
and pused a schedule annexed to the said Allegation, beginning
To all men to whom this present writing shall come Henry
Potts of Newcastle etcetera and ending Dated the Two and
twentieth day of November One Thousand six hundred
ffifty and six: hee saith the same was and is a Copy
of the Originall writing or Bill of Bottomry, which was on or
about the day of the Date thereof really signed and sealed
by the said Henry Potts. in the presence of this deponent
and saith hee verily beleeveth the said Copy to be a
true Copy of the said Originall Bill, And saith one of thos
deponents servants made the said Copy or Draught of the originall, And
further hee cannot depose./.

To the 6th hee Cannot depose,/.

To the 7th article and the bond exhibited hee saith that on or about the 22th day of
November 1656: the said Henry Potts. together with one
John Carter did become bound unto the said James
Nutall in the summe of three hundred pounds
of Lawfull money of England. for the performance
of the Covenants. mentioned and set downe in the
said writing or Bill of Bottomery And saith the said bond, (now
showed unto him, was and is the bond wherein
the said Potts, and Carter are bound to the said Nuthall
to performe the Covenants in the foresaid writing or bill of Bottomry
And saith the same on or about the day of And date
thereof was really signed, sealed, and delivered by them
the said Potts. and Carter for and as their Act and
Deed, in the presence of this deponent (who made the said bond
and of one William Wyatt And further hee cannot

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin

Clement Witham [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]