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and came first aboard her in New England (after their arrivall there)
in the moneth of June one thousand six hundred fifty sixe and soe continued
aboard her and was one of her company from that tyme till her arrivall and
discharge here a London And did observe during the tyme that hee this deponent
was of the sayd Shipps Company that the arlate Edwards and Whitfeild the
one as Gunner and the other as carpenter did carefully performe their
duties in the sayd shipp and were very ready to doe any thing in order to
the preservation of the sayd shipp and her ladeing in her sayd voyage and
did behave them selves as sober and honest persons and for such this
deponent accompted them and beleeveth that for such they were accounted
by the greatest part of the sayd shipps Company And further to this article
hee cannot depose./

To the second article hee saith hee this deponent is a Scotchman and was
of the Negroes Company the voyage in question in manner aforesayd and
saith hee is not allyed nor indebted to the arlate Edwards nor Whitfeild
nor either of them nor hath any relation to them saving that hee was
as a foresayd one of the sayd shipps Company from the tyme of his
Comming aboard her at New England till her discharge at London
and shall receive noe benefitt that hee knoweth of in case the sayd
Edwards and Whitfeild doe recover their full wages in this cause And
further hee cannot depose saving hee saith hee beleeveth the arlate Morgan
Man and Worthley are not of Kindred or allyance to the sayd Edwards nor
Whitfeild nor are related to them or either of them saving tht they
were mariners in the same shipp with them the voyage in question/

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



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined on the sayd allegation/

Rp. 3

Henry Man of Enchusen in holland Mariner Carpen=
ter mate of the Negro the voyage in question aged
thirty one yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this
deponent was Carpenters mate of the Shipp Negro for part of the
voyage in question videlicet for thirteene moneths and about sixe dayes
and came first aboard her at Saint Christophers the sixth day of Aprill
one thousand sixe hundred fifty five and Continued Carpenters Mate
on board her untill the first day of may one thousand sixe hundred
fifty sixe on which day hee left her at Boston in New England And
saith that of his this deponents knowledge sight and observation the
arlate Edwards and Whitfeild during all the tyme that this
deponent continued one of the sayd shipps Company did behave
them selves like sober and honest persons and were very
ready and foreward to assiste in any thing for the good and
preservation of the sayd shipp and her ladeing and did their duties
faithfully and well in order to the advancement of the sayd voyage