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The seaventh day of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Otto [?Caper] John [?Caper] and}
Companie for the shipp the Queene Esther of}
Bremen, (John Harmanson Snacke Master) and}
for the goods in the same. Budd. Smith}

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe of the
sayd Claymers


John Harmanson of Russenaer Ziel in the
Earledome of Oldenburgh in Germanie Mariner
aged 50. yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined
saith as followeth videlicet:-

To the first second third and 4th articles of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth
that about 14 weekes since (the time hee otherwise remembreth not) hee this
deponent was hired by the said Master John Harmanson Snack, to goe with
him for Stiersman of his shipp the Queene Esther from Emben to the Port
of Wisbuy in Gotland there to take in a ladeing of Tarr, and from Wisbuy
to Conduct and bring the same to Bremen and there to discharge which voyage this deponent undertooke, and
accordingly sailed in the said shipp to Wisbuy, where the said Master tooke in a
ladeing of about 50. lasts of Tarr, after the lading Whereof the said shipp sett
sayle and departed from the said Port of Wisbuy toward Bremen aforesaid
and in her Course thitherwards about a moneth since the said shipp and her
lading were mett with surprized and taken by some of the shipps of this
Commonwealth, and brought into England, where now they are. The premisses
hee knoweth being as aforesaid Stiersman of and aboard the said shipp during
the whole voyage in question. And otherwise cannot depose:-/

To the last, his foregoeing deposition is true:-/

To the Crosse Interrogatories.

To the first hee referreth to his foregoeing deposition

To the 2. hee saith hee knoweth not the parties interrate. And otherwise cannot

To the 3. hee saith hee saw no moneys paid for the said shipp, nor saw the delivery
thereof, And otherwise cannot depose:-/

To the 4th negatively, And otherwise cannot depose:-/

To the 5th hee saith, this deponent hath knowne the interrate John Harmanson
Snacke at Bremen for 20 yeares last past, and beleeveth hee hath lived there all his time:-/

To the 6th hee hath not so deposed./

To the 7th hee saith, the said Tarre was laden at Wisbuy in Gottland by the
said John Harmanson Snack, who paid for the same, as this deponent beleeveth for
that this deponent saw the said Master carry some baggs of money from aboard his
said shipp in to Wisby, on purpose, as hee then declared to pay for teh said Tarr
And otherwise hee cannot depose:/

Jan [?Harmands] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]