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The same day:/ [CENTRE HEADING]


William Avery of Poplar Victualer, late
one of the Company of the ship the Mary
(Robert Clarke Comander) aged 46 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne as aforesaid saith by vertue
of his Oath as followeth./.

That hee well knoweth John Sutherne late one of the Company
of the said ship the Mary, and served with him severall
monthes on board the said ship Mary before the said Suthernes death's (sic)
and saith that about three months before the said Sutherlands death this deponent severall times sawe Thomas
[?Stocke] the Boatswaines mate of the said ship, strike the
said Sutherne with a small Cane that hee used to weare
about his rist, onboard the said ship; but saith that to his
knowledge hee never sawe the said Stocke any other way
strike or abuse the said Sutherne, And saith that about
halfe a yeere since the said Sutherne departed this life
but what was the occasion of his death, hee saith hee
knoweth not. And further cannot depose./.

MM William Avery [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The same day./ [CENTRE HEADING]


Thomas Astin of Blackwall Marriner
late one of the Company of the ship the Mary
(Robert Clarke Comander) aged 36 yeeres or
thereabouts, sworne as aforesaid saith as followeth

That hee this deponent well knewe John Southerne late one of the
Company of the said ship the Mary, and that hee this deponent
belonged to the said ship with the said Southerne for severall
monthes before his death which was about halfe a yeere since And well knoweth that the
Boatswaines mate of the said ship called Thomas Stock
did severall times strike the said Sutherne sometimes with a
small cane, and sometimes with one stick and sometimes with
another. And saith that abiout a month before teh said
Suthernes death (the said ship being then neere the Downes)
the said Thomas Stock came to the said John Sutherne as hee
lay in his Hammock betweene the said ships decks (it being
fastned by the foure Corners to the Deck) and in this deponents
hearing bid the said John Sutherne to turne out (meaning
that hee should rise) and then the said Stock went out upon
the Deck, and Imediately after came againe to the said Sutherne