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arlate Langford and hardwick aboard the Elizabeth and Anne hee knoweth [?such]
for that hee was not with them And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 14th and 15th hee saith that upon or about the first or second
day of September 1655 hee well knoweth that the arlate William ffowke came at
Nathalagoe Roade aboard the Cesar, and saith that soone after his comming the sayd
ffowke spake in the presence of this deponent and others upon the deck of the sayd
shipp to the arlate Captaine ffudge, and told him that the Nathalagoe currants
were ready and would bee brought to the side of the Cesar within two or three
dayes, and that hee hoped the sayd ffudge should soone dispatch there at Nathalagoe
and returne to the Morea to take in the Currance there provided to lade aboard
the Cesar, or words to that effect And this done the sayd ffowke sayd hee
felt himselfe not well, and asked the sayd ffudge for a cupp of stronge water,
whereupon the sayd Captaine ffudge and hee went in to the Cabbin of the Cesar
togeather, And hee saith that from that tyme the sayd Consull grew worse and
worse and dyed in the Cabbin of the sayd shipp within [?four] dayes after, And saith
it was generally reported and beleeved amongst the seamen belonging to the
Cesar that the sayd Consull ffowke was poisoned on shoare before hee came
aboard the sayd shipp, And further hee cannot depose./

To the 15th 16th 17th 18th and 19th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith That
after the death of the sayd Consull William ffowke the sayd ffudge (seeing
noe hope by reason of the death of the sayd Consull and for that (as the
sayd ffudge told this deponent) there was a letter come from Petras that the arlate
Thomas Oliver the viceconsull then laye sick there, that hee the sayd ffudge
should get the Nathalagoe Currance aboard his shipp as the Consull had
formerly told him hee should) hee the sayd ffudge did advise with the arlate
John Gifford what course hee were left to take, And saith the sayd John
Gifford did in the presence of this deponent and divers others of the Company
of the Cesar, advise the sayd ffudge to send a [?ffellawra] or boate to Zant
to fetch thence to Nathalagoe the arlate Clement harbie, and offered
him selfe to give fifteene dollars to a boate now to goe thither to fetch the sayd harbie,
but the boats crew not dareing to goe for feare of being taken by the
Turkes Galliolls, the sayd Gifford advised the sayd ffudge to goe with his
shipp to Zant and fetch the sayd harbie and returne to Nathalagoe againe and these premisses were soe spoke
and done aboard the Cesar on the decke thereof in presence of this deponent and the greatest
part of the sayd shipps company, and the sayd ffudge by the sayd Giffords perswasion
did accordingly goe to Zant and fetch the sayd harbie and returne with him in the
Cesar to Nathalagoe And further to these articles hee cannot depose/

To the 20th hee saith that by that tyme the sayd shipp the Cesar was
returned from Zant to Nathalagoe, some of the Curranse of the
Nathalagoe were laden and in ladeing aboard the Elizabeth and Anne, and [?this GUTTER
deponent sawe some boates unlade currants in the sayd shipp, and saith [?by GUTTER]
[?meanes GUTTER]