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Van Reyton master one yeare, the King David Jacob Young master
as long as he can remember, and the sayd shipp Saint Anthony this deponent
master since May last, and saith he this Rendent for and on the
behalfe of the foresayd Owners of the sayd shipp did att Amsterdam
about May last buy the same of a merchant of Amsterdam whose
name he remembreth not for 7000 guilders which moneyes this
Rendent payd to the sayd merchant for the sayd shipp and saith
there was a bill of sale made of and for the sayd shipp whereto this
deponent was privy and present att the making thereof. And otherwise
he cannot depose, saving he hath knowne the fflora Boyes Peters master
this yeare, the fortune Hans Clauson aster about 5 yeares, the Hope
John Peterson master this voyage onely./

To the fourth he saith that since the beginning of May 1652 and
since till May 1653. the sayd shipp King David Witte Witteson Master
and the Anthony this Rendent master did belong to Amsterdam in Holland
and otherwise referring himselfe to his foregoeing depositions he
cannot depose saving that the sayd shipp Saint Anthony was bound for
Rochall in ffrance.

To the fifth he saith there was laden aboard the sayd shipp Sain Anthony a horse for
the Accompt of the sayd Jurgan, and one hundred deale boards for
this Rendents Accompt who bought the same of Roger Stubbs of Hamburgh
for 20 Ryx dollars, att Hamburg and there payd the sayd moneyes
for them in July last and did himselfe lade the same for his owne
Accompt. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the sixth he saith he was borne at Hamburgh and inhabites
there and is owner of the sayd deales and 1/16 part of the shipp
'Anthony of which he hopeth to have restitution

To the 7. negatively to every part thereof.

To the .8. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .9. he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 10. he saith he knwoeth nothing thereof

To the .11. he saith he had severall writings aboard the sayd shipp the
Anthony at the tyme of the seizure thereof all which are now as
he beleeveth in the Registry of this Court and further cannot
depose saving that noe papers were att any tyme since the Anthony
came from Hamburgh torne throwne overboard burnt or any wayes

To the 12. e saith he knoweth not from whence the Hope Martin ][?MXXXX]
master or Salvador or Starr or any of them came nor whither bound or
whither to returne.

To the 13. he saith the Saint Anthony, Carfanger, King David Witte
Witteson Master and the ffortune Bernard Verdunck master were all
built in Holland, and further saving his foregoeing depositions
he cannot depose, saving that the Saint Anthony came into the Elva about May last

To the .14. he saith he cannot depose.

To the .15. he saith he cannot depose otherwise than he hath deposed

To the .16. he saith that the respective masters of the sau=yd shipp
have bene masters thereof respectively for so long tyme as this
deponent hath knowne the sayd shippes according to his declaration
above sayd whereto he referreth himselfe.


Sam Delaplace [SIGNATURE. LH SIDE]


The fourth day of November 1653.

Examined upon the sayd allegation

Witte Wittens of Hamburgh Mariner Master of
the sayd shipp King David aged 25 yeares or thereabouts
a witnes sworne and examined deposeth and saith as followeth