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for that hee this deponent by order of the say Robert Cooke did write two noates
one touching the wages due to the sayd James Cooke and an other touching the wages due to
the sayd Maynard Jameson for the voyage in question wherein the sayd Master did under
his hand acknowledge that hee had hired the sayd Cooke and Jameson at the rates
predeposed, And hee this deponent goeing alsoe Masters cheefe mate of the sayd shipp
the voyage in question knoweth that the sayd James Cooke and Maynard Jameson entred
into whole pay for the sayd voyage the eleaventh day of August 1655 and did faithfully
performe their duties the sayd voyage untill such tyme as they were on board
the sayd shipp, the nynth of ffebruary last impressed at Gravesend arlate and forced
to serve this Commonwealth on board the Adventure frigott, the premisses hee deposeth for the reasons
aforesayd and seeing them soe pressed And further to these articles hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article of the sayd libell hee saith that the sayd shipp Tankervile coming
from Norway with intente to goe thence to the Barbados but was by fowle weather
forced into Newcastle where her Master received order from the sayd Batson
and others owners of the sayd shipp not to goe to the Barbados but to lade at Newcastle Sea Cole and Grindstones and
come therewith into the River of Thames which he did accordingly, this hee
disposeth for the reasons aforesayd being aboard and seeing the sayd Coales
Grindstones taken in and comming with them to Gravesend in the sayd shipp And further
to this article hee cannot depose

To the 4th hee saith that after the sayd James Cooke and Mainard Jameson were
impressed at Gravesend in manner aforesayd this deponent by order of Robert
Cooke the Master writt the two first noates in this article mentioned and the sayd
Robert Cooke haveing perused them sett his hand to each of them in manner
as now the same appeareth in presence of this deponent, and this deponent well knoweth
the sayd noates now shewed him to be the the same and to be his this deponents owne hand
writing and the subscriptions of them to bee the sayd Robert Cookes hand writing
And as to the third noate in the sayd article mentioned hee saith hee knoweth the sayd
James Cooke and Maynard Jameson were pressed as aforesayd, and taken aboard
the Adventure ffrigott to serve this Commonwealth and further hee cannot depose
not seeing the sayd Noate written or subscribed./

To the 5th hee saith hee knoweth that the arlate James Cooke and Maynard Johnson
by non payment of the wages due to them are damnified, but to what value hee
knoweth not, And further hee cannot depose/

To the last hee saith his foregoeing depositon is true/

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To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith one William Williams and David hayes did on the behalfe of the
producents require this deponent to testifie the truth of his knowledge in this
cause And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively./

To the 2 hee answereth negatively

To the 3 Interrogatorie hee saith hee was one of the Company and Masters cheife mate of
the shipp Interrogate the voyage Interrogate and was hired
to serve in her from this port of London to Norway and thence
to the Barbados and saith that all or most of the Mariners except this deponent
were by agreement to receive their wages at the Barbados in Sugar after
the rate of fower pence a pound, but this deponent did not nor would make any
such agreement but told the Master Robert Cooke that hee this deponent would receave
his wages in moneys at London according to the rate hee was shipped at