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saith shee had 14 gunns, some muskets, pikes, swords, powder, [?XXX]
and match, And otherwise hee cannot depose

To the 6th hee saith the skipper signed bills of lading for the said
goods, and that all his papers and bills were seized and carried to
Dover. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 7th and 8th that the company consisted of 18 men and boys, all as hee
beleeveth Easterlings, and noe Netherlander amongest them, and
further that the master is a hamburger and hath his wife and familie
there. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee saith that they had not any other but the Hamburgh
flagge aboard when they were seized.

To the 10. 11 and 12th hee cannot depose saving that the Skipper was
to receive freight at Hamburgh.

To the 13th hee cannot depose.

To the 14th negatively.

To the 15th hee cannot depose.

To the 16th saith that there were deale boards and timber loggs
carried in the said shipp from Hamburgh to Malaga and noe
other goods, and that the same were laden by the owners and [?XX]
by the said skipper for their accompt.

To the 17th and 18th negatively.

To the 19. 20 and 21th hee saith that there was noe silver aboard the
said shipp at the time of the said seizure saving what was for the
immediate use of the master and company, And otherwise hee referreth
himselfe to the foresaid papers and bills seized, And cannot further


Repeated before doctor Clerke.


The 11th of November 1652. [CENTRE HEADING]

The keepers of the Libertie of England}
by authoritie of Parliament against the}
shipp Saint Peter, Daniel Straetman master}

Rowe dt.


Daniel Straetman of hamburgh Mariner
master of the said shipp, aged 35 yeares or
thereabouts sworne before the right worshipfull
John Exton doctor of lawes one of the Judges of the
high Court of the Admiraltie and examined upon
certaine Interrogatories on the behalfe of the State saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

To the fist Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that the owners of the
said shipp the Peter are Arnold van hasedunck, hance does, Joachim
Edwards, Joachim Gable, and hee this deponent All hamburgers and
there borne and living all their times and subiects of the free State
of hamburgh and
that the said Edward and Joachim Gable aforesaid are and
each of them owner of an eighth part and every of the other persons
of a quarter part of the said shipp, and that noe other person whatsoever
hath any interest therein.

To the second hee saith that the said shipp was by the said owners bought
at hamburgh in the yeare 1648 of one Almis Laureance of fflinsborough
which hee knoweth because hee this deponent bought the same in his
name to the use and with the money of his said owners, the said shipp
being then newe and having come only from fflinsborough in holstein
where shee was built in [?Mornaligh] and soe to hamborough, and [?XXX]
the said AsmisLaurance built her and made a bill of sale to his
said owners upon the said buying her.