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The 25th of January 1653.

Riley and company against the Yellowe}
Basket Claus Peterson late master}



Abraham Timeson of Sniderdorp in
North Holland late Stiersman of the said shipp
the Yellowe Basket, aged 26 yeares or thereabouts
sworne as in the acts of Court and examined
upon certaine Interrogatories ministred on the
behalfe of the said Riley and company saith
as followeth.

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee saith hee was aboard and
was Stiersman of the said shipp the Yellow Basket (Claus Peterson
Ourf master) at the time of her seizure by Captaine Welch and
company), which happened on the sixth of December last (newe
stile) Nore-Norewest of Schagen, at which time the said shipp
was in her course from Dantzike for Amsterdam, at which port of
Amsterdam shee was to dischardge her lading of wheatt, rie, and
other goods, which were for the most part laden for accompt of Marchants of Amsterdam
and other Hollanders and were to be delivered unto them there or their agents, and saith that
Abraham de Witt a Hollander laded 53 lasts of the said rie, and one
Mr Admirall alsoe a Hollander laded 13 lasts of wheat and sixteene
lasts of rie, one Mr Backheuse laded 20 lasts of wheate, one
Hance Sager laded 15 lasts of wheate, Peter Cub laded 30 lasts of rie
and other persons laded the rest being in the whole 147 lasts of wheat
and rie together, and that Peter Vlaerk an Amsteldammer laded 10
baggs of wooll, Gerret vander hovenen 4 baggs of wooll, Garret
Ilbrandsson laded 7 great chests conteyning barrells of glasse
bottles, and 30 cases of bottles, and 8 barrells of [?XXXes] and ex [?hXXXes]
Cornelius Clauson of North Holland laded 9 barrells of Dantzike biscuit,
Claude la Reine a Prussian laded 32 Prussia deales, another Dantziker
20 chests of glasses, another merchant of Munniken Dam named
Cornelius Zacharius laded a pack of Dantzike cloth, hance hasen
a Dane laded 62 barrells of small [?nuts], and 4 baggs of wooll, and
a barrell of gloves and stockings, and that hance Jarianson (or
having some such name) a Dantziker laded 150 rolls of
course linnen or stocking, and saith that all the said lading was to
be dischardged at Amsterdam. And saith that the said shipp belongeth
to Amsterdam, and that her owners dwell there and in other places of
Holland thereabouts, and were and are subiects of the States of the
United Netherlands, and saith that the said master and company live
all in and about Amsterdam and were and are alsoe all subiects
of the said States, and that the shipp was built at Edam, and
that Captaine Welch showd his Commission at the time of
the said seizure.

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