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and what was taken in at 8 li per tonne, was beforehand contracted for [?att GUTTER]
that rate here in London, but was what was taken in upon freight [XXXXX GUTTER]
for at Virginia was at tenn pounds and at least nine pounds per tonne
freight. and after that rate the rest of the tobaccoe that ought to have
bin brought home in the said shipp would have yeelded per tonne for freight
if they had bin brought to this port of London. And otherwise hee cannot
depose, referring himselfe to the said articles.

Upon the rest hee is not examined by direction of
the producent.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

Smyth dt.

To the first hee saith hee cometh required by Mr Warner to be
a witnesse in this cause, wherein hee saith hee hath noe share
nor interest, nor will it be benefit or losse to him which side soever
prevailes or be overthrowne therein and otherwise negatively.

To the second hee saith hee was at Virginia all the while the said
shipp was there, this deponent going over in her, and attending
her all the while shee was there, this deponent being specially
imployed by Mr Warner to see the said articles performed; only hee
saith that about two dayes before her departure from Yorke River for
London, the said Watson (loath that this deponent should [?come ?home]
with him) taking occasion to quarrell with this deponent, hee
this deponent left her, howbeit hee sawe all the lading shee
tooke in and sawe her depart, and goe out of the Rivers
mouth for London, and this deponent sawe the rest of the
tobaccoes which were readie, and tendred to the said Watson to be
laden (being about 150 hogsheads) retourned into Storehouses, upon
her departure besides hee knoweth that there were neere 500 hogsheads more
readie in the countrie which were tendred him and offered to be sent
downe to him to be laden, but hee could not take them in, hee
being quite full with what hee had already taken in. And otherwise hee
cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before Colonel Cock

Jacobus Van[?z]oyden [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 8th day of May 1656./

Examined upon the sayd allegation given
in and admitted on behalfe of the sayd
Robert Pearson./

Robert Pearson part Owner and Master, and Company
part Owners of the shipp Willing mynde against Thomas
Cullen Tho: Richardson Andrew Kirby and others
touching damage of goodes supposed to be susteyned
in the sayd shipp in their transportation from
Rochell in ffrance to London: Cheeke: Smith

Rp. jus

James Ayscough of Wapping Mariner
aged thirty seaven yeares or thereabouts
a wittnes sworne and examined saith as
followeth videlicet./

To the 1: 2: 3 and 4th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that
hee this deponent was Masters Mate of the arlate Shipp The Willing
Minde the voyage in question and continued in her the whole voyage, and