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To the 6th hee saith that formerly, namely [?thirtee] yeeres since small shipps
in the streights have used to stay a weeke or tenn dayes for company but of late times
hee never knew any stay, unlesse nowe and then upon the coast of Spaine,
but this deponent never did nor durst stay without his principalls order.
And otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the 7th hee saith that there is noe way from Cyprus for England for a shipp
but to come through the Streights mouth, that ever this deponent heard
of or beleeveth, and hee beleeveth that the Thomas Bonadventure
came that way having noe other way to come. And commonly
it happens that a shipp cannot keepe a direct course from Salina to that
Streights mouth, but must saile sometimes one way and sometimes another
according as the winde is, and the winde taking them right contrary
they may tack sometimes seaven leagues or more on one board and after as many
on the other and may traverse to and fro continually till the winde comes
fare for {the} most advantage of the shipps tending towards her desired port,
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 8th hee saith that hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition
and otherwise cannot answer, saving that Corsica is out of the way as

To the 9th hee saith that according to the windes and seasons
this deponent and others use to goe for their advantage to the Barbary shore
from the Christian shoare, but noe shipp can saile in a direct line
from Salina roade to the Streights mouth the land being in the way.
And some places of the Christian shoare are neerer and some further off
the Barbary shoare. And otherwise saving as aforesaid hee cannot

To the tenth hee saith that a master of a shipp is to observe his Commission
and order of his principalls, otherwise hee looses his provison, and
otherwise hee saith hee cannot answer, not being acquainted with
proteste in the matter interrogated.

To the eleaventh hee saith that still the factor must followe his
principalls order who had rather sometimes that the shipp should come
away halfe laden than stay, but tis true that many times the factor
supplies his principalls emptie tonnage with other mens goods, wherein
it is to be supposed hee hath their procedent order, which the master is not
to dispute, unlesse hee have particular order from the imployers for his
conduct in the voyage- And otherwise hee cannot answer

To the twelveth hee saith then a shipp useth to stay to fitt her steeving
ge[?a]re, and often the same breakes or otherwise miscarriesin the worke
and delayes [the] time, as is interrogated, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 13th hee saith hee conceiveth that if a master receives the goods
interrogated by weight, hee must deliver them by weight, and this deponent
never tooke in or delivered out Cottons or gauls by weight, but by marke
and number, howbeit they are usually weighed a shore before their coming
aboard. And otherwise hee cannot answere saving as aforesaid, and saving
hee never knew galls come rotten from Aleppo, and saving the factor marine
useth to give or send aboard a factorie of the weight

To the 14th hee saith the baggs of cottons and gaulls especially
cottons oftentimes break and [?teare] in steeving and stowing, and in unlading,
and the gaulls suffer some small wast in shooting, And otherwise hee cannot

To the 15th hee saith hee hath bin at Porte fferranse, where hee saith there
is a Lazaretto, whereinto such goods are used to be put that are landed
there, and saith the same is a safe and [?cenre] place to putt goods into,
but this deponent never sawe any goods there weighed. And otherwise
hee cannot depose.