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which was at fower pounds a moneth, but saith that the Master discharged this deponent
notwithstanding hee were not comprized in that agreement to sett his hands thereto
for the better keepeing of order and quietnes amongst the rest of the sayd shipps
company upon which consideration and for noe other ende hee this deponent did at the
Masters request subscribe the sayd agreement./

To the 4th negatively

To the 5th hee saith hee hath receaved tenn pounds of the wages due to him for
the voyage in question and saith there is about eighteene pounds more due to
him for the same which hee hath agreed with Batson aforesayd to receive in
sugars at the Barbados./

To the 6th hee saith all the horses taken in at Norway (except one) did
by the violence of stormy weather dye at Sea, and saith the sayd shipp by the
sayd stormes was much torne and spoiled and when shee gott to Newcastle was not
in a condition fitt to put to sea againe without repayreing, and saith shee lost
her head, halfe her mayne sayle, and her mayne shroudes gave way, and the head
of her mayne mast was crackt, and one of her boates lost, and receaved other
damage in her rigging but the value of them hee knoweth not, and further to
this Interrogatorie hee cannot answer otherwise than negatively, well knowing
that she might at Newcastle have bin as well repayred and fitted to
proceed on her voyage to the Barbados, as shee could bee at London/

To the last hee saith hee hath satisfied the contents thereof before soe farr as
hee can./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/

William Jeffrey [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 21th of Aprill 1656.

Touching seven packs of}
goods wanting in the hare in}
the ffeild.}
Suckley} dt.
Boone }

Rp. j.

John Kien of Middleborow Mariner, master of the
shipp the hare in the ffeild, aged 43 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne in the high Court of the Admiraltie of
England as in by the acts thereof is to be [?seene]
and exámined upon certaine Interrogatories saith and
deposeth by vertue of his oath.

To the first and second and third Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth
that on or about the fifth of May 1655 last past (New Stile)
there were in the Roade of haver de Grace laden aboard the said the
hare in the ffeild of Middleborough (whereof this deponent
then was and still is master) seaven small packs of merchandize numbred 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
and marked as in the margent, by Jaques d'Acost[?e] to be
transported to the barr of Cadiz in Spaine, and to be delivered
there to [?Maurel] da Castro or in his absense to Don Juan da
Scotty Martines, all which hee knoweth because hee this deponent
master of the said shipp received the same aboard and signed bills of lading for the same
all of one tenor, one of which hee hath nowe seene, and annexed the