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To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and cannot otherwise answere

To the 7th negatively.

To the last hee saith hee was aboard the said shipp both at Santa domingo and when shee
was seized by the ffairfax frigot and saw the said chest as aforesaid caried abaord the
said frigot by order of the Captaine thereof.



The 23th of March 1658

The claime of John van lynen master of}
the Saint Mary (whereof hee was master) for}
his money plate and goods in the same seized)
by the fairefax frigot.}

Examined upon an allegation and [?schedule] given in
on the behalfe of the said claimer the 9th


Joachim Stoll of Stralasund in Pomerania Mariner
boatswaine of the said shipp the Saint Mary aged 36 yeares or
thereabouts, sworne and examined

To the first article hee saith hee well knoweth the producent John van
Lynen, and hath soe donne for theise eight yeares last or thereabouts and well
knoweth that the time arlate hee the said van lynenwas Captaine and Commander
of the shipp the Saint Mary arlate, and had the care and charge of her as
Captaine and commander thereof, which hee knoweth for that this deponent
was boatswaine of her the said voyage arlate, for which (as was commonly said)
Philip van hulten and company tooke her to freight. And for captaine and
commander of her the said lynen was commonly accounted and reputed
And further hee cannot depose

To the second article hee saith that the said John van lynen at Amsterdam
for the said voyage laded aboard the said shipp for his owne account, stuffs,
hatts, linnens, combes, knives and other wares to be carried to the west
Indias, where namely at Santa domingo shee arived the said voyage
therewith and other goods and merchandizes on other accounts, which hee
knoweth seeing the said lading of the said goods at Amsterdam, and ariving
therewith at Santa domingo hee being boatswaine as aforesaid.

To the third and fourth articles and schedule annexed hee saith that after ar[?ival GUTTER]
of the said shipp with the said van lynen going at Santa domingo, the said John van lynen
sold and disposed of his said goods, and in truck or retourne thereof had#
and produced and laded aboard the said shipp for his owne account many
peeces of plate to a greate valew, consisting in dishes, trenchers, [?water pots GUTTER]
cups, spoones, candlesticks, wine pots, alts, pepper boxes (and other peeces
all of silver but the particular quantities or weight hee knoweth [?not GUTTER]
[?more] two thousand peeces of eight, two hundred sixtie foure [XXXX] hides (the XXX GUTTER]
hee knoweth not) and one and thirtie cargo's of cacoa, all which hee [?bought GUTTER]
for his owne account, whereof the said plate or wrought silver was in
two cases or boxes, and the money in baggs, and kept them from time to time
in his owne Cabbin (till the seizure) and the said plate and goods were
commonly said and reputed aboard to be for his the said van lynens owne
account. And The premisses touching the said lading hee knoweth
[XXXXX] hee sawe the same soe donne, and did assist in taking them aboard
And furthermore hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith hee the said shipp after receipt of the said plate and
goods and other merchandizes aboard at Santa domingo, departed thence [?therewith GUTTER]
to goe for Amsterdam, and that before her arivall there shee was met
with [XXXX ?seized] and taken by the ffairfax frigot one of the shipps of