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To the fifth article hee saith and deposeth that the said boyer the dove soe laden
with corne, bound for London and seized by the Scotch man of warr and the vessell or
boyer aforesaid laden with wheate and rescued by the Assistance frigot and brought
into Leith in Scotland were the same boyer and corne and not diverse, yeelding in
reason of his knowledge as aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that the said Lucas Jacobs was and is an Inhabitant of this
citie of London and a subiect of this CommonWealth and soe commonly accompted
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the last hee saith that his foregoeing deposition was and is true.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

Rowe dt.

To the first heee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition and otherwise answereth

To the second, third fourth 5 and 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition and
otherwise cannot answer, savinge that the said frogot the Assistance rescued the
said boyer and lading off Mo[XX]resse on the coast of Scotland as the company of the said Scots man
were carrying her along for Aberdane, her master and company being dispossest
and dispoiled of the possession and command of her, and only this deponent and his
contest John holdewick and a boy of her company left in her, and six of the
Scots mans company being aboard her when shee was rescued, soe that the said boyer
and lading of wheate had bin lost to the owners if the said rescue had not bin made,
only the said Scotsman told the Skipper before hee carried him out of his said boyer
that hee should have the same againe and his freight, but the lading should be
made prize because it was bound for London.

To the 7th hee saith that it was about 9 of the clock in the morning of the said 30th
of Aprill that the said Scotsman tooke them, and about 6 in the morning of the 5th
of May last that the Assistance rescued them.

To the 8th 9th and 10th hee answereth negatively, saving as aforesaid.

To the 11th and 12th hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 13th hee saith that hee was not a Witnesse to the bills of sale interrogated, and further
saith that as hee hath heard the said boyer was built about 20 yeeres since at Serdam
in holland by or for Peter Jenson C[?a]tt of hambrorugh, and that the
interrogated Abraham Stockman and company have bought the same.

Repeated before doctor Clarke



The same day.

Examined upon the allegation aforesaid.

Rp. 2

John Holdewick of Breme in Germany Sailor, aged 22
yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
the producent Lucas Jacobs of London merchant, and saith that hee the said
Jacobs and company were the time arlate and are the true and lawfull
owners and proprietors of the lading of wheate aboard the boyer of hamborough
arlate and soe commonly accompted, which hee knoweth because Abraham
Stockman of hamborowe laded the same for that accompt at hamborowe
and both hee and the Skipper Otto Pape did there at the time of the lading
thereof severall times say and declare that the said wheate was for the accompt
of the said Jacobs and companie in the presence and hearing of this deponent
one of the company of the said boyer. And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the second third and fourth articles hee saith and deposeth that within the time
arlate and more particularly in or about the Moneth of Aprill last the said wheate amounting
to 720 quarters or thereabouts was att Hamborowe laden and putt aboard the said
Bowyer the dove of Hamborow (Otto Pape Master) to bee transported to London and
bee delivered to and for the use and Accompt of the said Lucas Jacobs and Company
which hee knoweth, being one of the said Shipps Company and seeing the ladeing thereof
and for the reasons aforesaid, And hee further saith that within the said time and after the
Ladeing of the said wheate the said Skipper and Company sett saile and departed with the said
vessell or boyer from Hamborowe intending to bring her for London and there deliver the said


Primary sources



PROB 11/256/736 Will of Lucas Jacobs, Merchant of London of Whitechapel, Middlesex 30 December 1656