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rest of the workemen who viewed her) that shee the sayd shipp Pilgrim
had receaved any dammage or was any thing the worse by the Exeter
Merchants coming fowle of her saving the breakeing of her boltspritt
thereby which dammage could not nor did amount to above five pounds
sterling or thereabouts, this hee the better knoweth for that hee was the
person imployed about the whole repaires done to the sayd shipp
Pilgrim And further hee cannot depose/

To the 4th hee saith hee sawe the Exeter Merchant and Pilgrim lye fowle
one of an other and further hee cannot depose./

To the 5th hee cannot depose

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]



To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie the truth of his
knowledge in this cause being soe required by Thomas Woodfin one of
the producents And to the rest negatively/

To the 2 hee saith hee was none of the Company of the Pilgrim nor aboard
her in the voyage Interrogated but saith hee went on board her in the River
of Thames and viewed her defects at request of James Watkins
the Master of her but whether it were before or after the dammage in
question happened hee remembreth not it being long since and further
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answere./

To the last hee saith hee sawe the Exeter Merchant and Pilgrim lying on ground
fowle one of an other, and saith as before thet hee could not nor did
perceive that shee had received any dammage by the Exeter Merchants
coming fowle of her and driveing her aground save the breakeing
of her boltspritt as aforesayd And further cannot answere./

Abraham Greaves [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation./

Rp. 2

Robert Cooke of Lymeshouse Shipwright aged
44 yeares or thereabouts a wittnesse sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/

To the 1: 2 and 3 articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this
deponent well knoweth that the shipp the Pilgrim was after her returne
into the River of Thames from a voyage shee had bin upon about three yeares
or better last past, brought into the dock of the arlate Mr
Abraham Graves to be repared and upon search of her (this deponent
being one who was imployed by the sayd Graves to search her and to
repayre her defects did finde that shee wanted Okeham in her seemes
and butt heads and that shee was much worme eaten and soe worme
eaten that there was a necessity of sheathing her which was accordingly
done this hee the better knoweth for that hee helped to search her and to calke