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seventeenth day of September, now last past, And that the said
ship in that time made severall Ports, and places, and delivered
out and tooke in severall Merchandizes and goods, And that
the Lading now in question, was, mots part of it put aboard at
Santa Cruze, And that in the passage from Santa Cruze for Amsterdam
shee was with her Lading, surprized and takenm by one of the
ffrigotts in the service of this Comonwealth, And saith that the
said Marriners served in the said shipp at the time mentioned
and Expressed in the said schedule, And that the severall
summes of Money schedulated are respectively due into them
And ought to be payd unto them for such their service, All
which hee knoweth because hee was Boatswaine of the said ship
all the said time, and still, in the said ship, And acquainted
with the Hiring and serving of the rest of the Mariners, at the
Rates, and wages, And further that the said Claus Williamson
was Master of the said shipp and was soe put Master of her by the owners
of the same, And served in her all the said time, and still is
Master of her, And this deponent hath often heard him say hee was
to have 60 Guelders per moneth. Pay for his service therein, and
soe much hee saith hee well deserveth, that being very ordinary
Pay for a Master of such a voyage, And otherwise hee cannot

To the Interrogatories:/. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the ffirst hee saith that all the said Company was hired by
the said Mr Claus Williamson to serve and goe in the said shipp
at the said Rates, and entered their names accordingly in his
Booke, together with their Wages, And that some of them were shipped
three or foure dayes sooner than the other, But hee saith that their
Entring into pay was all at once, namely on the said 17th day
of May 1656: new stil, being the day, in which the ship set saile
And otherwise (referring himselfe to his foregoeing deposition) hee
cannot Answer,

To the second hee saith, that hee was not present at the hiring of
all the said Mariners being when they were under saile they
all declared to each other their wages to bee after the rates
aforesaid, And the Master acknowledged, the same, And saith they
were hired by the Moneth, And not otherwise, And otherwise hee
cannot Answer saving as aforesaid.

To the third hee saith the said ship went directly from the Texell to
the Iland of Tobagoe, one of the Caribbes, Thence to the wild Coast
and there delivered severall goods upon Truck, for Tobaccoe thence to
Santa Cruze, and there delivered more, and tooke in goods there, but receaved
noe ffreight at any Place./: