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and at the same time the said Gerbrand Janson his precontest
desiring to have a copie of the Commission of Peter Sabla
by vertue whereof hee tooke the shipp [?named]
the Mayflower alias the ffrancis, and of his [?bale] given in
when taking out the said Commission. the said Greffier or Registrar [?con?fected]
a copie (which hee beleeveth to be the copie now alsoe showd unto him, beginning, Leopold Guillaume pour
la Grace de dieu etcetera) to be extracted, and then signed the same in
their presence, and delivered it to his said contest, and
forthwith hee the said Gerbrand his precontest in the presence of this deponent
compared the same with a writing which was said to be the [?originall] written in a booke, and
found it as hee said to be true punctually with the same, and after they went [?XXX]
back to fflushing and there saw Daniell huyssons notary there
dwelling), transcribe and subscribe another schedule which hee beleeveth to be [?XXXX] now alsoe
showed unto him, beginning, Op huydan [?die] xij January
1659 et cetera and then his said precontest compared
the same with the [?said] originall in the booke of the said notary, and
found it as hee said to agree with it and to be a true copie of the said
originall, All which being done, the said Gerbrand Janson
being bound for this port with his vessell whereof hee is master
brought the said copies with him in companie of this deponent
who is one of his shipps companie, And further hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is a native of and hath lived
all his time in fflushing, and hath used seafaring as his
voccation theise eighteene yeeres, and saith hee for some eight
weekes hath knowne John Williamson the producent, but knoweth
not James Cocke.

To the second negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot

To the third hee saith hee hath seene the shipp the Mayflower in
question at Billingsgate and in Quinborow River, and otherwise

To the fourth hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 5 and 6 hee referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition
and cannot otherwise answer, saving hee did not compare ?or see
the schedule interrogated annexed compared.



The 14th. day of ffebruary 1658:/:

Sorrell and others against Hall)
Suckley Smith)

Examined upon a 2d Allegation given in on behalfe of the said [?Laverick]



John Tyler of Lowershadwell in the parish of Stepney and
County of Middlesex Shipwright aged 42 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and Examined/:

To the said Allegation hee saith that about the beginning of November
last he this deponent at Cole staires in Shadwell, met
with one Mordicat Yonge who was this deponents old acquaintance
and this deponent and the said Yonge having discourse together about a
Voyage, and this deponent asking him whether hee had made
a good voyage; The said Yonge made answer that hee had
made a broken voyage in the shipp the Abigail whereof one Thomas
Laverick was Master for that she was sunke coming over about the [?WeXXX]
and this deponent asking him by what meanes shee came to besunke