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rest of the officers to goe and make deliverie of their said lading of pepper
according to their said order and Commission, and with the same intention
after the said Captaines death, this deponent (who became
Commander in his place) and the rest of the officers proceeded
, and saith they never had or received any the order
whatsoever from their said Imployers to the contrary, or from any other

To the third hee saith that in their said retourne for the Streights mouth
and after Captaine Jourdaines death, many other of the company died
(and many had died before) and many or most of the rest of the
company were sicke, insoemuch that by that time they came to the
Streights mouth the company was soe diminished and weakened and the shipp by fowle and stormy weather was become soe [XXXX GUTTER] that
(albeit this deponent then desired and would if it had bin possible) have gonne in for Ligorne)
it was, found and held impossible to carry the said shipp thither without
greate hazard of losse of her and the lading, and this deponent verily conceiveth in his conscience, that as the rest that stood
by the sicknes and weakenes of the small company that was left,
and the leakinesse of the vessell the said shipp and lading could not have bin carried to Legorne without
extreme perill of losse of both/



The same day.

Rp. 2.

Thomas Newman of Mile-end Chirugeon aged 40
yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined as aforesaid.

To the first hee saith hee this well knoweth the shipp the
Love interrate whereof Captaine Elias Jourdaine was late Commander
and that hee this deponent was Chirugeon and factor of her in this
her last voyage to and cheife merchant of her in her retourne thense; and saith that shee tooke
in her lading of pepper at Andropore in the Iland of Sumatra, and
was to have carried the same to Ligorne and there there to have delivered it
to which place of Ligorne hee saith the commander and officers had
order from Alderman Andrew Riccard and the rest of the Imployers
to carry and deliver the said pepper, which hee knoweth being one of
the said officers that were soe ordered by a Commission in writing from
the said Imployer.

To the second and third hee saith there went out thense ninetie five men and boys
belonging to the said shipp, of which there died foure and thirtie [?the GUTTER]
said voyage, and of which that died Captaine Jourdaine the Commander [XXXX GUTTER]
[XXXX] who departed this life two dayes after the shipps departure
from Andropore to goe for Livorno, and to which place hee and the
rest of the officers were fully determined with gods permission
to saile her according to their orders and there make deliverie of
that pepper, and in the same resolution hee saith the rest of the
officers mutineed after his death, hoping there by such time as they
went to the Streights mouth such of their men as had escaped death
and were sick might recover, and the company be able to [?call GUTTER]