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HCA 13/71 f.256v Annotate
First transcribed 15 October 2012  +
First transcriber Jill Wilcox  +
Folio 256  +
Parent volume HCA 13/71  +
Side Verso  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 15/10/2012  +
Transcription and five pounds now of him before this depand five pounds now of him before this deponenth departed<br /> from Gravesend outward bound upon the voyage in question and forty shillings<br /> more of him of him about sixe weekes five and forty shillings more thereof<br /> the sayd Pennyston paid by this deponents order to her this their deponents wife while<br /> while hee this deponent was at sea upon the sayd voyage (as this deponent<br /> was informed by his wife who since his coming home told him shee had<br /> received the same according to his order, And saith there is about thirty pounds<br /> still due to him which the sayd Penniston desyred this deponent to for leave<br /> a while for that hee could not get in moneys for his freight of the sayd<br /> shipp And to the rest of the Interrogatorie had answereth negatively To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith the shipp Interrogate was at the tymes<br /> when shee tooke in the Tobaccoes both at Bermudas and Virginia<br /> and at her coming thence an old shipp, but was then off this deponents knowledge<br /> and sight (being Carpenter of her) a tight and strong shipp and saith<br /> hee never knew or heare of any that refused to lade goods or adventured<br /> their lives in her and this deponent well knoweth at her departure from<br /> James River in Virginia the sayd shipp was tight and that there was then noe<br /> cause for any to feare adventuring their life or goods in her And<br /> further saving his foregoeing deponent hee cannot answere otherwise<br /> than negatively./ To the 3 hee saith all shipps that goe to sea must expect stormes and<br /> doe usually goe provided as well as they can for them, but saith the first storme<br /> predeposed of was a hurricano which is usually soe violent that<br /> few shipps are able to withstand them, and saith hee this deponent mended<br /> the sayd shipps Rudder and therefore knoweth it was not rotten at such<br /> tyme as it brake but sufficient against any ordinary storme, and<br /> beleeveth if shee had bin a new shipp the violence of the sayd storme<br /> was such that shee might have bin dammified as much<br /> as shee was, and hee this deponent hath knowne a shipp now off of<br /> the stocks receave more dammage by a lesse storme then the sayd<br /> first storme was and therefore beleeveth the weather being soe tem=<br /> pestious shee could not have brought her ladeing with lesse dammage<br /> then shee did And saith there was a shipp called the ''Anne'' of London<br /> and one other shipp whose name hee knoweth not which came from<br /> Virginia in Company of the shipp the ''King of Poland'' but were parted<br /> from her by the sayd first storme, and as hee hath since heard the sayd shipp<br /> ''Anne'' did by force of the sayd storme take in above fower foote water<br /> in hold but at length gott to Plymouth, but what<br /> became of the other shipp hee hath not heard And further to this Interrogatorie<br /> saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere./ To the last hee saith what hee hath deposed before touching the cause of<br /> the dammage to the sayd tobaccoes is the truth and that hee could not [?nor GUTTER]<br /> would depose otherwise then truth for any respect what soever nor to [?gratifie GUTTER]<br /> any person whatsoever and therefore careth not who is displeased [?therewith GUTTER] William Welch [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]UTTER] William Welch [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]  +
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