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To the 9th Interrogatorie hee saith hee well knoweth the Interrogate party Pybus
Welch Golding and Child and knoweth that they are able seamen
and well experienced in the fitting lade for Greeneland having
knowne them to make severall voyages thither with good successe
And further to this Interrogatorie he cannot answere

To the 10th Interrogatory he answereth and saith that the sayd damerell did
did not by his workeing into the Ice further then the other shipp did loose
the Company of the other fower shipps but kept in Company of them
at sea till such tyme as hee lost their Company by foggie weather
and saith that after the sayd damerell had lost the company of the
sayd fower shipps hee did stand to the East wards and there mett
with thre dutch shipps and went aboard one of them and
there stayed some smale tyme And further saving his
foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere

To the last hee saith saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot
more fully answere to this Interrogatorie

Richard Kerton [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

ReXXXd to the Judges and reXXs.


Lawe against Lee
Suckley Smith

The 26th of February 1656

Examined upon an allegaton on behalfe of the sayd
Mr Lee

Rp. EA. 3:

Henry Berrie of Rederiffe in the County of Surry Shipp
wright aged eight and twenty yeares or thereabouts
a wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth
as followeth videlicet.

To the second article of the sayd allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee
this deponent being by profession a shipp wright was by together with
his contest William Sherwood a shipwright alsoe desyred to take a
view of the shipp the Samuell which had not longe before received some
dammage and hee saith that upon Satterday the one and twentith of this
instant February 1656 hee this deponent and the sayd Sherwood did at Rederiff take a view and survey of the sayd shipp and of the dammage
and hurt see had receaved, and upon such view did finde that the head
of the sayd shipp Samuell was quite broken downe and her sterrne much
broken and some of her beames of her upper deck, and alsoe her upper
decke itselfe broken downe,which dammage (as hee hath Credibly heard)
was done to her by reason that a shipp called the Providence of Boston
whereof the articulate Otter (as it is sayd) was Master did runne fowle of the
sayd ship Samuell, And having seriously considered of the dammage and
hurt which doth appeare to bee done to her the Samuell he saith the same