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the said producents are Merchants and Burghers of Hamborough and Subjects
of that free state, and so much hee saith is there publique and notorious, but
this deponent hath onely knowne them for about 3/ monethes last past, And that
this deponent is a Lubecker and all his shipps Companie were Easterlings,
Hee also saith and deposeth. That fter the surprizall of the said shipp and
her lading this deponent and his Stiersman and Boateswaine were by the said
Harrington and Companie taken out of his said shipp the ffortune and sett
on shoare at Rye after three daies imprisonment aboard their man of warr
and from Rye this deponent with his Stiersman and Boateswaine came by
land to Dover where by the meanes and procurement of one Captaine
Philips, (by and under whose Commission the said Harrington acteth, as this
deponent hath been credibly informed) hee this deponent and his said steersman
and Boatswaine were examined at Dover upon their oathes touching the
said shipp the fortune and her lading, and that the said examinations were
putt into writing by order of the Magistrates of Dover who tooke the same, all
which hee well knoweth being a sufferer and present in the premisses, And saith
hee beleiveth that the examinations so reduced into writing were and are
remaining in the hands of the Magistrates of Dover, or of him whom the said
Magistrates employed to write the same, And saith That the schedule
allegate now shewed to him this examinate beginning These are to Certifie
and ending this 8th of October 1653. Isaac Philipps, was and is a schedule
which the said Captaine Philips delivered into this deponent at Dover for
his transport to London, and saith thi deponent was personally present at the
writing and subscribing of the same by the said Captaine Philips: And
otherwise or further this deponent saith hee cannot depose:/

To the Crosse Interrogatories

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh of his owne accord to testify the
trueth in this Cause, and hath no part in the said shipp, but onely 8 of the
12 lasts of tarr predeposed to be for his and his Companies accompt which
hee expecteth shall bee restored unto him according to right, and that and the
restitution of his goods cloaths and necessaries taken from him by the seizors is
the whole benefitt hee looketh for by the restitution of the said shipp and her

To the second hee saith the said shipp was built at Grypswoll in Pomerania
and that her now Owners live at Hamborough. And otherwise saving his
foregoing deposition hee saith hee cannot depose

To the thid hee saith hee this deponent hath bin Master of the said shipp
for three yeares last past and upwards, at which time this deponent bought her at
Lubeck of one Thomas Kneet a Lubecker for this deponents owne accompt, and saith
hee was hired at Hamborough by the new Owners of the said shipp upon a voyage
for Rochell and so to Hamburgh, where at his returne hee was to receive from
the said Owners according to agreement 66 rix dollars and two markes Lubecks for the
whole voyage. And further hee cannot depose:-/

To the 5th negatively, And otherwise cannot depose:/

(To the 6th