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To the 3 4th and 5th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that before
the goeing forth of the shipp Scipio upon the voyage in question the arlate Humfrey
ffosse was hyred to goe and did goe Boatswain and the arlate John Tucker
Quarter Master and the arlate Charles Howgate a foremast man of the Scipio
the voyage in question but at what rates or upon Conditions they
were hyred hee knoweth not but saith hee this deponent and the sayd
Minter were hyred at the usuall rates of foremast men for a voyage to the
streights And saith hee knoweth that the sayd ffosse Tucker and Howgate
as alsoe this deponent and the sayd Minter and the rest of the Scipio her company
did proceed on her voyage from London to Genoa in the Streights and
there discharged her outward ladeing and then tooke in some goods and
went with them to Ligorno where fayling of their designe they then landed
the goods brought from Genoa and went from Ligorne to Allecant and there
tooke in goods, and went therewith to Lisbon and there unladed them
And further saving his subsequent deposition heecannot depose/

To the 6th and 7th articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that after the
Scipio had at Lisbon discharged her ladeing brought from Allecant
the sayd Thomas Ewans did take upon him a new voyage to be made
from Lisbon to Brazeele and thence to returne to Lisbon and having bargaine
with his freighters for that voyage hee acquainted his shipps company
therewith who were most of them unwilling to goe the same they not
being hyred as they sayd to goe any such voyage when they came from London as
alsoe because the voyage was to an unhealthyfull Country lyeing
beyond the Lyne about fourteene or fifteene degrees to the South latitude and
in service of a foreigne Nation whereupon the Whereupon the sayd Ewens seeing
the unwillingnesse of his Company to goe the sayd voyage to Brazeele
did publiquely upon the deck of the Scipio in presence of this deponent
and his precontests Pinshurst Bryant Retallique and most of the sayd
Shipps company to encourage them with alacrity to goe the sayd
voyage voluntarily promise to advance every of the shipps company
their wages five shillings in the pound per moneth from that tyme
during the sayd voyage over and above the wages hee had agreed with
them for when hee shipped hence them at London, and to pay them their wages
then due till that tyme according to the rates agreed upon with them
at London which offer hee saith the Company accepted And the sayd
Ewens in persuance of such his offer and promise did pay unto his
sayd Company eight months pay according to the first agreement
made at London and did promise and agree for the future to pay them
an addition or augmentation of wages after the rate of five shillings
in the pounds over and above the valew formerly agreed upon at London
which promise the Company accepted and thereupon proceeded upon the
sayd voyage to Brazeele and the sayd ffosse Tucker howgate and this deponent
and the rest of the Shipps company did thereupon proceed upon the sayd
voyage after the sayd new agreement and went and served in the sayd shipp to
Brazeele and came back to Lisbon which they soe performed in
the space of about twenty moneths after such their new agreement
and made in that tyme discharge of their ladeing at Brazeele and alsoe
at Lisbone after their returne thither, only hee saith that while the sayd shipp
was at Brazeele the Portugueses in whose service shee was did for the