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To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith the Prosperous carried from Southampton tenn or
twelve great shott and that hee this deponent provided at ffoy about a dozen great
shell morre, and further to this Interrogatorie saving his foregoeing deposition hee
cannot answere./

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith that the Constant Warwick a man of warr belonging
to this Comonwealth was about a league and a halfe and better to the Leewards of
the Prosperous when shee was seized, And to the rest of the Interrogatorie
hee answereth negatively well knowing as a foresayd that for the reasons before
expressed though shee had had much more powder and amunition than shee had shee could
not have continued fight longer than shee did nor have avoided being taken/

To the 4 Interrogatorie hee saith hee cannot answere not knowing what the
Cargoe Interrogate was worth the tyme Interrogate, but beleeveth the same
was then worth about five or six hundred pounds./

To the 5 Interrogatorie hee saith hee knoweth the Interrogate william
Tompkins and Christopher Rogers and saith they both of them went in the sayd
shipp, Tompkins as Pilott, and Rogers as Gunner of her the voyage in question,
And saith hee hath knowne the sayd Tompkins for about three yeares last past
and the sayd Rogers for about Tenn yeares last past and saith during their
knowledge of them they have bin Accompted honest men And further to
this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere/

To the sixth Interrogatorie hee saith hee is worth a hundred pounds his debts
paid and saith hee cometh to testifie in this cause being soe required by
the producents Mills and Richards and saith the presents beare his necessary
charges coming to London, and attending to bee examined, and soe home againe,
but what that will amount unto hee knoweth not, and saith hee hath receaved nothing
nor expecteth any thing for his testimony nor is instructed what to

To the 7th Interrogatorie hee saith, that there were present when the sayd
horne, Cornelius and Richbell did subscribe the noate predeposed and mentioned
this deponent and the foresayd James Wheeler and an other person whose
name hee knoweth not who was a drawer in the Taverne in Southampton
where the same was subscribed and some others whose names hee remembreth not And further to this Interrogatorie saving
his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere otherwise than negatively/

George Garnham [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/


The same day

Examined upon the sayd allegation./

Rp. 2us

Christopher Rogers of Portsmouth in hampshire
Mariner Gunner of the shipp the Prosperous aged fiftie
yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne and examined
saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee goeing gunner of