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and the sayd Patrick Creagh is an Inhabitant of Limmerick and so hath bin
all his tyme, and the sayd John White is an Inhabitant of Amsterdam
as a merchant factor and there hath lived 6 or 7 yeares and hath a [?wife]
there living with him; And the sayd producents are Bachilers.

To the 4. negatively.

To the .5. 6. an .7. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .8. he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd

To the .9. he saith he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd. saving
he saith he hath noe fixe habitation, but takes the advantage of
merchandize and trade from place to place as occasion serves.

To the 10. 11. and 12. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof

To the 13. he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd.

To the 14. he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions and
cannot further depose

To the 15. and 16. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof saving hee
saith he hath heard the sayd Daniel Arthur say that he hath Order
to Clayme the moneyes in question.

To the 17. he saith. the sayd Daniel Arthur is a native of Limerick in
Ireland, and a subiect of this Commonwealth. and hath heard that he
hath bene in England upward of a yeare, and came from france
about 4 yeares since. And further cannot depose.


Repeated with his precontest}
before the Judges in Court}.


The eighth day Of November 1653.

Phillip and Company against the shipp called the}
Saint John (whereof Joachem Mesters is master}
and against detcliffe Stolley Claes Luds and}
others Claymers comeing in for their}
Smith ffranklin Suckly.}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe
of the sayd detcliffe Stlley and others


Claes Vos of Hamburg merchant
aged three and twenty yeares or thereabouts
a witnes sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first Article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith the said
shipp Saint John and her ladeing now in Controversy were in [?fact]
uniustly aas he conceyveth taken and seized by an English frigott
the name whereof or of the Captaine he knoweth not, in the moneth of
September 1656. last past which he knoweth being aboard the said
shipp at the tyme of seizure. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the second Article of the sayd allegation and to the schedule therein
mentioned this deponent saith That att the tyme of the seizure of the
sayd shipp as aforesayd there were on board the sayd shipp of the knowledge
and sight of this deponents everall papers and bills of lading for
and touching the Cargozone of goods laden aboard the sayd shipp but
how many in certaine he knoweth not, and having seene and
perused the schedule to the allegation annexed he saith that there [?were]
on board the sayd shipp the tyme aforesayd for the Accompt of the sayd
detcliffe Stolly 2 packes of peice goods of teh first marke in the


margent, and 2 packes more and one small dry fatt of [?Peice ?goods]


of the second marke in the margent, for which sayd 2 packes
there were the tyme aforesayd two bills of lading aboard of different
tenors, videlicet one for the sayd packes of the first marke and one for the
sayd two packes and little fatt of the 2d marke, And saith that for