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The 29th day of September 1657:-/.

Thomas Burton Master of the ship}
the Tankervile against Thomas}
Cockerell, Ralph Curtis Marmaduke}
Jenkins, James Burland, and Hendrick}
Sta[?i]res Mariners and officers of}
the said ship in speciall and all}
in generall etcetera Clements:/}


John Tayler of the Liberty of the Tower
London Mariner, late Master of the
ship the Tankervaile, aged 23 yeeres or ther=
abouts, sworne and examined:/:

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith and
deposeth that during all the time arlate; the arlate Thomas
Burton was the Master and Comander of the arlate ship the
Tankervaile, which hee knoweth because hee went out Quarter=
Master of the said ship; and came home Masters Mate of her the voyage in question

To the second and third Articles hee saith that within the time aforesaid the said shipp the
Tankervaile was bound out upon a Merchandizing voyage from
this Port of London to the Barbadoes, and thence was intended
to returne back to this Port of London, And saith the said
Thomas Burton did a little before the setting saile of the
said shipp the Tankervaile, from the River of Thames Hire the arlate
Thomas Cockerill, Ralph Curtis, James Vurland and Hendrick
Staires, at this Port of London, to goe (as this deponent heard and beleeveth)
from this Port, to the Barbadoes, and from thence back againe
to this Port in the arlate ship the Tankervaile as Marriners
and officers of the said ship, and saith the said Marmaduke
Jenkins, was taken into the said ship by the said Thomas Burton at the Barbadoes
a little before the said ship was ready to sett saile to Barbary And otherwise
hee cannot depose:/:

To the 4th hee saith that within the time aforesaid the said
Ralph Curtis, James Burland, and Hendrick Staires
did goe and sett saile from this Port of London and the said Thomas Cockerell from Gravesend upon the voyage
in question in the arlate shipp the Tankervaile unto the Barbadoes
where she tooke in a small lading and sailed to Barbary and there delivered the same and at Barbary tooke in a [#]

[#] little lading, and sailed therewith}
to the Barbadoes againe}

and after the arrivall of the said ship their (sic), and when
shee had taken in above half her lading, the said Thomas
Cockerell, Ralph Curtis Marmaduke Jenkins, James Burla[?m] and
Hendrick Staires, did all of them desert and leave the said ship without
the Consent of the said Thomas Burton, and contrary to his
[?Comands], The Premisses hee deposeth because hee
went all the said voyage in the said shipp, And otherwise hee
cannot depose

To the 5th hee saith that little before the said shipp was ready to sett saile from
the Barbadoes to this Port of London the [?owners ffactors
on board and order by] the said Thomas Burton to sett saile, and that in case
hee did not goe that Night, it should bee at his owne [?pill] and prejudice
yet the said Burton did send his boate on shoare, by 4 or 5: Mariners [XXXX GUTTER]