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HCA 13/72 f.75v: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


The 24th of June 1657.

Davies against the Pleasure boate of Rotterdam}
and Joost Johnson and others. Baker. Suckley. }

Interrogatories upon an allegation given
in on behalfe of the said Joost
Johnson and others/.


Cornelius Cornelison of Rotterdam Stiersman of the
said Pleasure boate, aged 47 years or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith hee well knoweth the
Pleasure boate arlate and hath soe donne for theise two yeares last or
thereabouts, shee belonging to Rotterdam where this deponent (a mariner)
dwelleth, and well knoweth that for all the time arlate shee was a firme
and staunch vessell and very fit and sufficient for Merchants service
to carry goods from port to port; and saith that in or about the moneth
of May last there were at Rotterdam severall goods and merchandises laden
aboard her for this port, and amongst them foure bales of bookes
which hee knoweth being Stiersman and seeing the same laden, And
saith hee heard the Skipper say that the said bookes were top be delivered to
one Thomas davies at London. And otherwise hee cannot depose.