To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]
… To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]
To the first hee saith hee was masters mate of the shipp the ''William''<br />
''Bonadventure'' the time aforesaid that the said dammage happened,
To the second hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and cannot<br />
To the third hee cannot answer not being then aboard.
To the fourth hee saith the ''William Bondaventure'' was moored to about<br />
halfe a good cable and not to junck, and grounded every tide, for [hee GUTTER]<br />
saith shee lay ashore, and was moored ashore<br />
and used to lie aground till about quarter of flood, but was alwaies<br />
the 5th negatively not being aboard as aforesaid.
To the 6th and 7th hee cannot answer for the reasons aforesaid, [XXXXX GUTTER]<br />
being then aboard, saving as aforesaid.
To the 8th hee saith the ''William Bonadventures'' anchor lay a good<br />
distance from the shore, and her master and company could not take<br />
up by meanes of many shipps lying neere about it, soe that they<br />
could not come to [XXXXX] for it, and otherwise negatively.
To the 9th hee saith the said Tiller was a good sufficient Tiller<br />
and hee conceiveth the cable that was cut and lost was about [XXXX GUTTER]<br />
inches in circumference, and about twenty fathom thereof lost<br />
or more, and that the said anchor in his estimation weighed about<br />
eight hundred weight, but hee never saw it weighed nor the<br />
To the 10th hee saith hee is the said Joseph Paines brother, and<br />
otherwise negatively saving as aforesaid.
Nathanell Payne [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]
Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.
'''Roger Whitfeild''' of Wapping Mariner, aged 42 yeeres<br />
or thereabouts, sworne and exámined.
To the first article hee saith that hee well knoweth the producent<br />
Joseph Paine master of the shipp the ''William Bonadventure'' [allegate GUTTER]<br />
which shipp hee saith the said Paine and company the time arlate were<br />
and at present are commonly accounted owners and proprietors [And GUTTER]<br />
otherwise cannot depose.
To the second and third árticles hee saith and deposeth that on or about<br />
the second of August last the shipp the ''Bonadventure'' rode [and lay GUTTER]<br />
moored in the River of Thames over against Bell wharf, in a<br />
safe and convenient place where shipps doe ordinarily and usually<br />
lie and moore, and for a monthes space or thereabouts had soe [bin GUTTER]<br />
in safetie there before the said second of August, which hee knoweth for<br />
that hee this deponent had laine there for the most part of that time<br />
in the shipp the ''Saint Salvador'', to which hee belonged and which lay<br />
next on the off aside of the ''William Bonadventure'' and was [XXy GUTTER]<br />
[brXXXk GUTTER]s [XXy GUTTER]<br />
[brXXXk GUTTER] +