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To the 4th he saith he saw the goods aforesayd plundered and taken
away by the sayd Captaine White and his sonne and Companye
of his shipp, and the steersman, boatswaine, Cooke and shipps
boy, and 2 others of the Saint Johns Company were then aboard. And
otherwise he cannot depose saving he saith he saw Captaine White himselfe
plunder and take the sayd Jacob Groates hatt, and saw the sonne of the
sayd White plunder the sayd Groates Chest and Cabbin.

To the .5th. he saith that after the shipp Saint John came into dover piere
he this deponent saw seven of the shipps Company aboard her and they
continued aboard one afternoone and one night and saith there was
att the tyme of seizure about 4 monethes provisions aboard the sayd
shipp. And otherwise negatively./ And further cannot depose.

Sam Delaplace [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

gilbert Jan[?kyn] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The fifth day of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation.


Caspar Walmondt of Statin in Pomerland
Mariner Gunner of the sayd shipp the Saint John
aged eight and twenty yeares a witnes sworne
and examined. saith as followeth

To the first and second Articles of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith that
the arlate Lord Rossow daniel halfe Ryder and Companie all Inhabitants
of dantzyck were and are the lawfull Owners of the sayd shipp the
Saint John whereof Jacob Groat is master, and saith the sayd shipp hath
belonged to dantzyck about nyne yeares videlicet from her first building
which was in Pomerland, And moreover saith, that the sayd shipp
about this tyme twelve month as he hath heard tooke in her lading of hemp
flax pitch tarr and other Eastland goods att dantzyck and Rye and in
her Course to Callice was taken by some dutch men of warr and brought
into Amsterdam, where this deponent found her under Arrest or restraint
And saith about eight dayes after Easter last past the sayd shipp being
dismist sett sayle from Amsterdam and arrived safely
att Callice whither she was bound with her lading and there delivered
the same, And saith that from Callice the sayd shipp went to Rochell
and there tooke in her lading of salt and returned with the same to
Callice, and in her second course to Rochel for salt to be transported
to dantzyck was taken by the arlate Captaine White a private man of
warr and brought into dover, notwithstanding that the sayd Jacob Groat
and Company did acquaint the said White that the sayd shipp did belong
to Dantzyck and shewed him the Seabreife of the sayd shipp to that
purpose this deponent being present and aboard att the tyme of seizure And saith the sayd shipp is still detayned att dover and so
hath bene neere about four weekes. And otherwise cannot depose saving
he heard arr Amsterdam that the sayd shipp was there deteyned the last [?winter]
under pretence that she was bound for England.