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London merchant aged 29 yeares or thereabouts a witnes
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first and second articles of the sayd allegation hee saith
and deposeth that it is a thing publique and notorious and taken notice of by most
men that the subiects of the Commonwealth of England
have suffered losses to a great value by the hostile proceedings and
violence and depradations of the ffrench and dutch nations And
hee this deponent hath alsoe heard and beleeveth that there is an Order of
the Counsell of State of this Common wealth to the effect arlate And
further hee cannot depose./

To the third 4th and 5th articles hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 6th 7th 8th and 9th articles hee saith hee cannot depose/

To the 10th hee saith his foregoeing depositions are true

To the Interrogatories

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee is a merchant and hath traded
to Hamborough for the most parte in woollen cloath for these seaven or eight yeares
last past And to the rest of the Interrogatories he answereth negatively

To the second Interrogatorie he saith hee beleeveth that merchants do
usually trade in such commoditities as they find most profitt by And
further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot depose for that hee hath had noe
knowledge or tradeing in that Commodity of peper./

To the last Interrogatorie (having seene and perused the
examinations and oath therein mentioned) hee saith that hee knoweth
nothing touching the ladeing of the pepper Interrogate nor hath deposed any
thing touching the same And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot depose/

Robt: Biddulph [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Clarke and doctor Godolphin
the day aforesayd/


In the clayme of John Marquen for goods}
in the Noahs Arke et cetera}

The foresayd Richard ffaulconer upon Interrogatories

To the first second third 4th 5th and 6th Interrogatories [?Administred] in the clayme of the
sayd Bell and others for the shipp/

To the 7th Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that the Interrogate John Marquen himselfe
was not at [?Normer] Interrogated nor did himselfe lad the Tarr and deales Interrogate seized
by the sayd holland man of warr but the same were laded by one John
Killpatrick a Scot who went from Borestones in Scotland to [?Normer]
aforesayd to that purpose being imployed soe to doe by one [Purqens] of
Glascoe one of the Correspondents of the sayd Marquen, and the sayd Marquen
and the rest of his correspondents, being all of Glascoe aforesayd, And saith that