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To the third hee saith that it was in the power of the said pirate or
Irishman to have carried away the said shipp and lading in case the said
Captaine Clark had not come up and rescued the same, And otherwise
referring himselfe to his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith that the said vessell the Jacob came from
Roane when shee went to Newcastle aforesaid, and saith that all
the shipps company are hamburgers and were there hired and are to
receive their wages of the said Skipper.

To the sixth hee saith that the said Skipper was to sell and dispose of
the said lading of coales at Roane for the said owners accompt. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before doctor Clarke.



The 22th of Auguust 1651.

Against the Saint John aforesaid.

Hendrick Meulman of hambourgh Mariner
Stiersman of the said shipp the Saint John aged
31 yeares or thereabouts, sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles hee saith and deposeth that the vessell the

Saint John aforesaid was taken and rescued by Captaine Clarke
aforesaid 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
agternoone at which time shee had aboard her, her lading of coals
which were taken in at Newcastle and had noe other Marchandizes i
her, nor any money, great guns, armes or ammunition, and saith shee
was carrying the said coales for Roane, there to be sold for the accompt
of the owners of the shipp who were and are [?lewes] da Boys, h[XXXX]
hopp, Martin B[?owerburgh] and his precontest the Skipper, all
hamburghers, there resident, and subiects of that State, and that hee
this examinate hath noe part or share therein. And saith that the said vessell belongeth to the said port of hamborowe and was built
at Embden, and [?that] to the time of the said Rescuse the said vessell
was in the possession of a pirate or Irish man of warr who had
taken her about nine of the clock the fore said day, and having taken
the skipper and some of his company out of her, and keeping the rest
aboard as prisoners, hee was endeavouring to carry her for
Jersey with her lading, which hee knoweth being Stiersman of her
and aboard her when shee was soe taken and otherwise hee cannot

To the third hee saith that it was in the power of the said pirate
to have carried away the said shipp and lading in case Captaine
Clarke had not gonne up and rescued the same as aforesaid,
And otherwise hee cannot depose saving his foregoeing deposition.

To the last hee saith hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Clarke.

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