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and desired them to make inquiry after the said Thomas Cockerell,
Ralph Curtis, Marmaduke Jenkins, James Burland and Hendrick
Staires, and to bring them on board the said shipp, and accordingly
the said Marriners, did, (as they told this deponent and the rest of the
Company at their returne,) make inquiry after them, and especially after the said
James Burland the Carpenter, and Hendrick Staires the Gunners
Mate of the said ship, but, (as they said at their coming aboard) could
heare of none of them but the said Hendrick Staires, who (as they
were informed was gone up into the woods, Yet the said Master
did after
the said ships setting saile ply to and against the said Iland, for about
fower and twenty howres, But none of the said Mariners came
on board in that space, Which hee knoweth being one of the Company
as aforesaid, and aboard the said ship: And otherwise he cannot

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true:/:



The same day

Examined upon the said Allegation.

Rp. (2us

Andrew Bowman of Shadwell in the parish of Stepney
Mariner, Late Gunner of the ship the Tankervaile aged about 36
yeeres or thereabouts sworne, and Examined:/:

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith that within the time
arlate the arlate Thomas Burton, was (and still is) the Master and
Comander of the arlate ship the Tankervaile, and soe comonly accounted
which hee knoweth because hee went all the voyage in question, Gunner of
the said shipp/:

To the second and third articles hee saith the aid ship the Tankervaile within
the time aforesaid, was bound out upon a Merchandizing voyage from this
Port of London to the Barbadoes and to some other ports beyond the
seas and from thence to returne home to this Port of London, And
saith athat a little before the said shipp sett saile, from this Port of London
the arlate Thomas Burton did Hire the arlate Ralph Curtis James
Burland, and Hendrick Staiares at London, and the arlate Thomas Cockerell
at Gravesend, and was all of them Hired as this deponent heard and beleeveth
to goe and saile in the said shipp all the said voyage, as Officers and
Mariners in her, and to returne home to this Port, Which this deponent
knoweth because hee was Gunner, and went all the said voyage in the
said ship: And otherwise hee cannot depose, (saving the said Jenkins
was hired at their coming to the Barbadoes./

To the 4th hee saith that within the time aforesaid the said Thomas Cockerell
Ralph Curtis, James Burland and Hendrick Staires, did goe and saile
from hence to the Barbadoes, in the said shipp Tankervaile, on the said
voyage, and after, her arrivall at the Barbadoes, and having receaved a