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aforesayd or the conditions therein expressed And further hee cannot

To the 11th article hee saith that by reason hee was one of the sayd shipps company
only in the voyage which shee began from Bristowe in december 1654, hee
cannot depose touching her imployment in the service of the sayd yeomans
and willett before that tyme, but knoweth shee was in their service from
about the beginning of december 1654 untill her being taken as aforesayd
by the Brest men of warr, and is not yet returned into the possession of the
sayd George Witherley and further to this article hee cannot depose for
that hee was not privie to the Charterpartie aforesayd./

To the 12th hee saith that hee well knoweth that the sayd shipp Jonas
was of the burthen of thirty and some odd tonnes, and was at the tyme
arlate and longe after videlicet at her departure from Saint Sebastians aforesayd
in or about Aprill 1655 and the tyme of her seizure by the Brest men of
Warr a vessell well fitted and provided with masts sayles and all other
tackle and furniture necessaries, but to the value of her hee saith hee
cannot depose, and as touching the reste of the article hee cannot depose for
that hee was not privie to the sayd Charterparty./

To the 13th hee cannot depose./

To the 14th hee cannot depose

To the 15th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registrie of this
Court and further cannot depose

To the 16th hee saith hee well knoweth the arlate Yeomans and Willett
and saith they are subiects of this Commonwealth, and as hee beleeveth subiect
to the Jurisdiction of this Court./

To the 17th hee saith hee referreth to his foregoeing deposition and further
cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true

Smith dt.

To the Interrogatories/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie being soe required
by the producent Witherlye to whome hee is not of Kinn and saith hee hath
noe share or interest in this cause saving his wages which is yet unpaid and desyreth right may take place therein
And further hee cannot answere/

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee was Boatswaine of the Jonas from the
time of her setting sayle from Bristoll in december 1654 till her
seizure aforesayd and kept noe Journall, And further cannot answere

To the 3 hee saith the producent Witherley did victuall and man the
sayd shipp the voyage aforesayd when this deponent went in her and was to
pay the wages of the men for the same and saith hee hath as yet receaved noe
wages but expecteth to receave his pay due till the sayd shipps seizure