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hee verily beleeveth the Saint Jacobs Company did very well heare what was
sayd unto them when the Isaacks company called out to them as aforesayd/

To the 5th Interrogatorie hee saith that the Isaacks Company and three passengers being
gott aboard the Saint Jacob they told the Saint Jacobs company that the English Convoy
had ordered the Isaacks company in case of distresse by any accident to
shoote off a gunne that hee might returne to their helpe, and earnestly desyred
the Jacobs Company and her Master to shoote off a gunne to that purpose and
intente, but the sayd Master and Company of the Saint Jacob refused to shoote off
any and did not shoote off any, which the Isaacks Company gotten aboard
the Saint Jacob seeing they desyred them that if they would not shoote off a
gunne, that then they would lye by the Isaack till morning to see what
became of her and to helpe to save the passengers which still were in her
but they refused soe to doe and sayled away and carried away the Isaacks company
which were gott aboard them, with them, and left the Isaack and her ladeing
and the sayd twelve passengers to perish in the sea And further hee cannot

To the 6th Interrogatorie hee saith Mr Robert Saunders one of the Interrogants and
Mr J[o]b[e] and others Inhabitants of Plymouth were the Owners
and Proprietors of the sayd shipp Isaack and her tackle and furniture
the tyme Interrogate And that the sayd shipp Isaack was of the burthen
of nyntie tonne and was the tyme Interrogated worth in this deponents
Judgment seaven hundred pounds sterling shee being a good shipp
and well provided with all necessaries when the disaster aforesayd
happened And in his this deponents Judgment her ladeing aboard her
the tyme Interrogate was well worth sixe thousand pounds and rather
more her ladeing being very ritch Commodities./

To the last Interrogatorie hee saith that while hee was aboard the Saint Jacob hee did observe
that her Master and Company were very angerie with a ffrench man
who was of their company and spake roughly to him but what they
sayd for that hee understandeth not dutch hee knoweth not, but saith hee
heard Christopher Earle one of the passengers of the Isaack who
escaped and gott aboard the Saint Jacob, and could speake dutch saye
that the Master and Company of the Saint Jacob were angrie with the sayd ffrench
man for that the dammage happened to the Isaack was done by
his mistake hee being then at the helme and turneing it one way
when hee should have turned it the other And further to this
Interrogatorie hee cannot answere/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/.



The 24th of March 1657 English style/

Mitchell and Clements against the Roger and Edmond}
and against John Corbin Master and against [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT]}
coming in for their Interest Suckley Oughton}

Examined on an allegation on the behalfe of Mitchell and

Rp. 4

George Farrow of Wapping Pulley Maker aged twenty
two yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation and to the second