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and came to the hands of the States officers at Dover aforesaid saving such as hee hath nowe produced hee saith [?are] alsoe true and reall and that the [?said]
goods were really consigned to the port or ports mentioned in the said bills, and
hee verily beleaveth that they belonge to [?those] men for whose accompt they are
mentioned in the said bills to be laden, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the seaventh hee saith that the said shipps company at the time of her
seizure consisted of 35 persons, namely thirtie men and five boyes, all
which five and thirtie persons were and are as hee saith were and are
natives of and dwellers in hamburgh and other places in the East countr[?ie]
and none of them borne or living in holland or other place whatsoever of [?XXX]
the dominion of the said States of the United Netherland Provinces, nor subiect
unto them, nor soe reputed.

To the eighth hee saith that hee this deponent was borne and hath lived all
his time in hamburgh (in respect of habitation) and that his father was alsoe
a native of the same place, and saith that hee is a maried man and hath
foure children and hath bin maried theise fifteene yeares and hath for all that
time kept his wife and familie in hamburgh.

To the nineth hee saith hee had only the hamburgh colours aboard when
hee was seized, and never wore the hollands or Netherland colours.

To the tenth hee saith hee signed onely one set of bills for the said
severall parcells of goods, and not bills of severall tenors for the same
goods, nor did his purser signe any of any such severall tenors for the same goods as to be
delivered to severall persons at severall places.

To the eleaventh hee saith hee nor his Purser have not signed any
bills of lading (for any goods aboard) since the said seizure.

To the twelveth hee saith that there were two peaces of silver aboard
at the time of the said seizure worth about five or six hundred peaces of
eight which was belonging to his owners as the profitt of freight that
the shipp had earned, and this deponent had in a small peace of silver
uncoined and in coyned silver about 300 peeces of eight for his owne
accompt, and hee doth not knowe of any of the merchandize aboard
belonging to his owners saving what belongs to himselfe as aforesaid,
but referrs himselfe therein to his said bills, and that hee was to receive
his freight in fflannders of the severall merchants to whom the goods
are consigned according to his said bills. And otherwise saving his
foregoing deposition hee cannot answer.

To the thirteenth hee answereth negatively, [?saying] he had noe letter of
credit to receive money of any during the voyage.

To the fourteenth negatively, saying hee met not with any dutch
man of warr [?on] the voyage.

To the 15th hee saith hee hath not taken up any money upon bottomrie
during the voyage, nor knoweth hee of any assurance under either
upon shipp or goods.

To the 16th hee saith hee went from Cadiz for Barcelona to carry
soldiers thither for the service of the kinge of Spaine, and having
delivered them hee retourned thence in Ballast for Cadiz and then
tooke in his said lading./

To the 17th negatively, saying that the said shipp was never at Amsterdam

To the 18th negatively, saying as aforesaid that hee came last to
Cadiz in ballast.

To the 19th hee saith that the silver money aboard is in baggs, and
in a chest or two, and part of the small peeces [?carried] or
send up in linen covers, and the rest of the small peeces with [?XXX]