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have very much endangered the founding and sinking
of the said Ship, and the losse of her lading, and men on
board her: And saith that on the said Ship Passage from
ffrance with her said Lading of salt to Newfoundland hee
this deponent did heare the said Wood say and declare that
the said Ship was Laden Deep Enough, The Premisses
hee deposeth being Cheife Mate of the said Shipp
and helping to take in and lade the said salt, and tooke notice
of the Premisses: And further hee cannot depose:/:

To the 4.th hee saith that at all the times that the said Ship
was receiving and taking in her lading of ffish at
Newfound Land the said Luke Wood had all the
Mariners of the said Ship (but three or foure.) on shore:
and saith that those which were kept on board by the said Grove
at the severall times of the sending fish on board at Newfound
-land were kept to looke to the said Ship and to receive and
stowe the said ffish on board the said Ship, and to Deliver out
the Salt from on board the said Ship, And saith that this
deponent (when hee was on shore with the said Luke Wood)
did see and hear many of the Inhabitants, of Newfoundland
laugh and mock at this deponent and the said Luke Wood
and the rest of the shipps Crewe that were on shore; for
being soe many of them on shore to make up and
send ffish on board the said Ship; and leaveing their ship
with soe few men on board her: And saith that the said
Luke Wood did send some fish on board the said ship in the
mornings before the sunne rysinge and in the Evenings when the dewe was
on the Ground, which hee should not have done, and saith
that some of the fish which the said Wood sent on board
was soe rotten that it fell and broke into peeces, as
the same was handed into the said Ship; which said Rotten
ffish, and that which was sent on board when the Dewe
was on the Ground, did very much prejudice, and damage
the other which was laden in the said Ship; And
further hee cannot depose:/.

To the ffifth hee saith that on or about the 21th of August
1657: in the morning the said Luke Wood did come on board
the said Ship, and saith that this deponent was on board the
said Ship, when the said Luke Wood came on board
her, and did not heare the said Grove Threaten
the said Wood to hoyse him upp with the Tackling, or doe
any Mischeife to him: neither did hee heare the said
Grove threatened to sinke the boate wherein the said
Wood came to the said Ships side, but saith that the said
Grove did refuse to let the said Salt goe out of the said
Ship at that present time; telling the said Wood. that if the