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The 26th of June 1657/

humfrey Sandford and Company Mariner of the shipp}
the Elizabeth and dorothy of London (whereof William}
Keeble was late Master) against John Yarwood}
and Company Owners of the sayd shipp Cheeke}

Examined on an allegation given in on the behalfe
of the sayd Sandford and Company./

Rp. jus

John Worke of Shadwell in the parish
of Stepney and County of Middlesex Mariner
aged sixty 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 the moneths and tyme arlate in the
yeare 1656 the arlate William Keeble (since deceased) was Master of
and did take upon him the office of Master and execute the place
and office of Master of and in the shipp arlate called the Elizabeth and
Dorothy for the voyage arlate which was a voyage to be made
from this Port of London to Ireland and thense to ffrance and back to Ireland
againe and thense back to ffrance againe and thense to London And for Master
of her the sayd voyage the sayd Keeble was commonly reputed And hee beleeveth
hee was soe constituted Master of her by the arlate Yarwood and others the Owners
of the sayd shipp and went Master of her with their consent and good likeing
And further to this article hee cannot depose/

To the 2 article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee this deponent goeing
Steward of the shipp Elizabeth and Dorothy knoweth that the arlate humfrey
Sandford and Company whose names are mentioned in the schedule arlate
now read to him at the tyme of this his examination did all serve in the sayd
shipp the voyage in question in the severall qualities and places as they are
expressed in the sayd schedule, and were as hee hath heard and verily beleeeveth
hyred soe to doe by the sayd Keeble and William Blunt his Mate which
Blunt is alsoe a part Owner of the sayd shipp but as to the rates they were
hyred at hee cannot of his certayne knowledge depose for that he was not
present at the hyreing of them but hath heard and verily beleeveth they were
all hyred at the respective rates in the sayd schedule mentioned, and saith
hee this deponent was hyred by the sayd Keeble and the sayd Blunt for the sayd voyage to goe
as Steward and at the rate of thirty fower shillings a moneth And further
saving his foregoeing and subsequent deposition hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article of the sayd allegation hee saith that the arlate Sandford and
the rest of the Mariners in the sayd schedule mentioned except John Cooper and alsoe this deponent
entered into whole pay on or about the sixteenth day of October last
1656 on or about which tyme shee sett sayle from Gravesend towards Ireland
in pursuanse of the sayd voyage, And hee saith the sayd shipp with her ladeing



William Keeble