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that were on board her, and tooke out the Companie of the
Saint Peter, (the sayd Master Clases Symondson being slayne in the fight) and
putt them aboard the Harry Bonadventure and became absolute maisters (sic) and
Possessors of the says shipp the Saint Peter and all her lading. The premisses
This deponent knoweth to be true, being Corporall of the Souldiers of the
sayd Harry Bonadventure and present aboard and engaged in the sayd fight
and knowing and seing the premisses so had and done as he hath now
declared, and otherwise cannot depose of.

To the third Article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth That
the sayd shipp the Saint Peter was of the burthen of 500 tonnes or therabouts
and was compleatly fitted with Rigging, anchors Cables mast yards and
other appurtenances, and victualled for 2 or 3 monthes, and carryed aboard
24 gunnes of a good large size with all necessaryes, and powder shott
musketts pistolls Carbines, pikes halfe pikes and other munition of warr
answereable. And further saith she was richly laden with divers sorts of
rich goods and merchandizes of the sight of this deponent as full as she could well voard, as [?namels]
600 Chests of Quicksylver. severall great quantityes of Rice. [XXXXX]
Currants ffennell and Comin (OR, cumin) seedsm ffustick and almonds the certaine ?quantutyes
whereof this deponent cannot sett forth. And saith there was likewise on board
her a great quantity of looking glasses and drinking glasses and allso of [XX GUTTER]
and other wares of great value which this deponent cannot specify. And
further saith that he heard the Purser of the sayd shipp the Saint Peter [XX GUTTER]
two hundred thowasand Crownes, and soemuch this deponent beleiveth the
same were worth, And further having not perused nor examined the
papers arlate he cannot depose.

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth that of the
knowledge and sight of this deponent being Corporall of the Harry Bonadventure
as aforesayd, the arlate shipp the Saint Peter and the other dutch shipp in Company
with her fought with and against the Harry Bonadventure by the pace of
fower hourse or thereabouts and made many shotts att her and endeavoured
to surprize and take her, And farther saith that of the sight of this deponent
att the beginning of the sayd Chase or fight the sayd Harry Bonadventure
had out and wore the English Colours of this Commonwealth , and the sayd
two dutch shipps by and for all the sayd tyme had out and wore the said
Colours of the States of the united Provinces, this deponent being aboard the
Harry Bonadventure for all the sayd tyme, and knoweing and seeing
the premisses. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the fifth article of the sayd allegation this deponent saith that he heard the Purser [XX GUTTER]
Shoreman Chyrugion and others of the Company of the Saint Peter arlate [?agree]
they were subdued and taken as a foresayd say and declare severall tymes
that they and the rest of the sayd shippes Company were dutchmen subiects of
the States of the united Provinces and that the sayd shipp the Saint Peter did
belong to the Port of Amsterdam in Holland and that her owners did there
dwell and inhabite, and that all and singular the goods and Lading aboard the
sayd shipp were laden for the Accompt of the subiects of the sayd States of
the united Provinces, and that the sayd shipp and her lading were bound
for Amsterdam and that her ladeing was ther to be discharged, And saith the