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HCA 13/71 f.168r Annotate
First transcribed 25 November 2012  +
First transcriber Jill Wilcox  +
Folio 168  +
Parent volume HCA 13/71  +
Side Recto  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 25/11/2012  +
Transcription Robert Cooke had order from his Imployers Robert Cooke had order from his Imployers to hire and agree with Mariners<br /> for the sayd voyage to receyve their wages att the Barbadoes in<br /> Muscavados sugars att the rate of four pence per pound. And he<br /> knoweth that the sayd James Cooke and Johnson were two of the Mariners<br /> hired for that voyage, and he this deponent did severall tymes<br /> heare them the sayd Cooke and Johnson say and acknowledge that they<br /> were so hired and had so agreed, that is to say that they had<br /> contracted and agreed that what wages should be due to them for<br /> their service in the sayd shipp and voyage they were to receave the<br /> same att the Barbadoes in Muscavadoe Sugar att the rate of<br /> four pence per pound. And the like he heard. the sayd Robert<br /> Cooke the Master severall tymes say and affirme, and allso that the most<br /> of the Mariners had signed to a written Agreement to that purpose<br /> and saving now veiwed and perused the schedule to the sayd allegation<br /> annexed he doth beleive by the names and markes of the Mariners<br /> att the foot thereof especially by the name of William Jeffery<br /> who was one of the mates the sayd voyage, (whole handwriting he is well<br /> acquainted with, and is well assured that he did subscribe his sayd<br /> name thereto as now it appeareth) that the sayd schedule was and<br /> is the originall written Agreement, touching the premisses. And<br /> otherwise he saith he cannot depose. To the second article of the sayd allegation this deponent saith that att the sayd shipps<br /> arrivall in Norway the sayd Batsons and Companies factor there did<br /> putt on board the sayd shipp forty five horses or thereabouts for their<br /> use and accompt to be carryed and transported from thence to the<br /> Barbadoes And the sayd James Cooke and Maynard Johnson as mate<br /> and Boatswayne were by their places to looke unto and have<br /> care of the stowage thereof, and to see that the Stanchions in which<br /> they were to be placed were Strong and good. And they had and<br /> were provided of such materialls for that purpose as they sayd were<br /> good and sufficient and there was enough of other boards spars.<br /> and materialls to have made the sayd Stanchions more strong and<br /> they might have had them if they had pleased of the certayne knowledge<br /> of this deponent who was then there as merchant of the sayd shipp<br /> and had provided such materialls as were strong and sufficient<br /> and they the sayd James Cooke, and Maynard and the rest of the<br /> Mariners concerned in the stowing of the sayd horses did refuse to<br /> make use of them, saying that such as them had was sufficient. And<br /> otherwise he cannot depose. To the third article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd horses<br /> being so putt on board, the sayd shipp ''Tankervale'' putt out to Sea<br /> and soone after upon the shipps working, the stanchions in which<br /> the sayd horses were placed did breake downe in regard they<br /> were too weake, and the sayd horses by reason of such bad stowage<br /> felleason of such bad stowage<br /> fell  +
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