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to the time of the said Rescue, the said shipp and lading were in the possession
of an Irish man of warr or pirate pretending a Commission from the kinge
of Scotland, who had taken her about 9 or tenn of the clock of the same day,
and had had her only five or six houres in his possession, and had taken
this deponent and three men more of his company out of her, and had
left only foure men and a boy aboard as prisoners, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that the said pirate
was endeavouring to carry the said vessell and lading to Jersey when hee
had taken them, but the said Captaine Clarke lying in the Roade
of haver da Grace and seeing the said man of warr take the said vessell
and another boyer that was in her company, hee made saile after
and rescued them as aforesaid, the said pirate then flying for Jersey.
And otherwise referring himselfe to his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith hee saith hee had only his accompt of his
said lading aboard and noe other papers or writings, nor were
there any throwne over board or concealed.

To the fifth hee saith that the said vessell the Saint Jacob came last from
Roane before shee came to Newcastle to take in the said coales, and was
freighted by none, but traded mearly for the said owners accompt
under the management of this deponent as thereto imployed by them,
and saith his company were hired and shipt at hamborowe and were
and are all hamburgers and noe ffrench, and were to receive their
wages of this deponent.

To the last hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and otherwise
hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Clarke.



The 22thof August 1651.

Harman Vrede of hamborowe Stiersman of the shipp
the Saint Jacob of hamborow, aged 37 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that the said vessell
the Saint Jacob was taken and rescued by Captaine Clarke not farr from
haver da Grace on or about the seaventh day of this instant moneth of
August 1651 about two of the clock in the afternoone, when shee was laden
with coales and had noe other marchandizes aboard her nor any money great
guns armes or ammunition, which coales shee tooke in at Newcastle and
was carrying them for Roane there to sell them for the owners accompt
and saith that david vermalen, Cornelius da hartage, Walter Bassy
Augustine, hendrick Martins, derrick Rey[XXs] and his precontest the
Skipper were {are} and owners of the said shipp and lading, and were and are all
hamburgers and there resident and Subiects of that State, and that hee
this examinate hath noe part or share therein. And saith the said shipp
belongeth to the said port of hamborowe and was built at Serdam
in holland, and that to the time of the said Rescue the said shipp was in
the power of and Irish man of warr who tooke her about tenn of the
clock of the same day, and had taken the Skipper and others of her company
out of her and kept the rest aboard as prisoners, and was carrying her
and her lading for Jersey, all which hee knoweth being Stiersman of the said
vessell and aboard her when shee was soe taken And otherwise hee cannot