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servant of the Interrogate Rosse nor like to suffer or receive either
profitt or preiudice which side soe ever prevails in this casuse/

To the 2 hee saith the leake predeposed of was discovered by the Master and
Company of the Abrahams Offering the XXXX XXXXX flood after it XXXX
leakage for soe by her takeing in the water into holes and mended of this
deponents sight and knowledge the next day after or ver very shortly after the
same was discovred and before she sett out to sea thense And further
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere/

To the 3 hee saith that upon the discovery of the sayd Leake the Master and
Company of the sayd shipp did take out some of her ladeing (being
damnified) and left it at fflushing but how much hee soe tooke out or to
whome us belonged hee knoweth not, And saith hee heard
the sayd master saye that hee beleeved thought those goods left behinde
was all that was damnified, and therefore beleeveth that was one reason
why the rest were not taken out and knoweth that XX XXX XXXX XXXX
XXXX were not the rest were not taken XXX the winde presently after came
fayre for England and the Convoy was ready to depart soe that the sayd
Master and Company had not tyme to looke what further dammage was
then done if any were And further cannot answere

To the 4th hee cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith there was a little boisterous weather in the sayd
shipps passage from fflushing to London this hee knoweth coming with
his shipp the ffortune and other shipps in Company with the Abrahams
offering And further hee cannot answere/

To the 6th and 7th hee saith hee knoweth not certainely who are the owners
of the shipp Interrogate and saith hee hath knowne her from her first
building which was about five yeares since And further hee cannot

Repeated before Colonel Cock/



The same day

Examined upon the sayd allegation

Rp. 3

Garrett Peterson of fflushing Mariner aged
fifty one yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that the goods
brought in the Abrahams offereing for London the voyage in question
were taken a board her in the Port of fflushing about the beginning
of July 1656 at which tyme and before shee was and at this
present is a tight strong and sufficient shipp and fitt to carrie any
Marchandizes to any Port or place what soe ever this hee knoweth being
then and now one of her Company and having bin one of her company
for three voyages next before the voyage in question And further saving
his enseing deposition hee cannot depose./

To the second hee and third hee saith that by reason hee is an Inhabitant there
hee well knoweth the Port of fflushen and knoweth that every tyde of
Ebb the Port is drye and all shipps in it lye on ground till the returne of
the tyde by reason whereof it is very frequent that shipps though otherwise
very tight strong and good are lyeing on ground to take in or deliver out
their ladeing if they have much ladeing on board them often crushed and caused