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and their shipp was bound for Holland and was to touch att Leghorne
and the?nce to goe into Holland in Company of other dutch shipp with a
Convoy of Holland Men of warr. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 6th he saith that after the sayd fight was over the sayd shipp Harry
Bonadventure and the sayd prize shipp being hurt and damnifyed in
their masts and tackling the sayd Captaine Swanley returned back with them
both to Messina there to fitt them with such necessaries as were requisit
this deponent going back to Messina in the Harry Bonadventure And
otherwise cannot depose.

To the 7th he saith that Captaine Swanly after he came to Messina did provide
two new masts for the sayd prize the Saint Peter and fitted them and made XXX
ready by his owne carpenter ashoare, but saith the sayd masts were never
brought aboard; which as this deponent heard y:e sayd Captaine Swanly
and others say came to passe by the default and injurious dealing of the
Governor of Messina, which is a place subiect to the King of Spaine.
and saith the sayd Captaine Swanly was forced to make use of the old broken
masts of the Saint Peter and to ?peice them and mend them with peices of
timber, being deprived of the sayd new masts by him provided as aforesd.
this deponent being aneye witnes thereof. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the .8th. he saith that Captaine Swanly sent John Merrick then newly
appoynted Master of the Saint Peter, and the Corporall of his owne shipp being
a Spaniard to provide some timber and other necessaries a shoare in
Messina who were there detained prisoners severall dayes till the sayd
Captaine Swanley was gone out to sea with his sayd shipp of warr and
the sayd prize shipp, and came not aboard againe till the sayd shipps had bene
att sea about two dayes. And saith the sayd Captaine Swanley depted from
Messina with his sayd prize shipp about the 12th day of June 1653. This
deponent being in the Harry Bonadventure and goeing out to sea
with him. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the .9th he saith that the Governor and Inhabitants of Messina or some
of them by his authority did take and seize the ffelensa or shipps boate
belonging to the Harry Bonadventure whilest Captaine Swanley remained
att Messina as aforesd, and kept and still do keepe the same, and tooke allso
and detajned, six mariners serving under the sayd Captaine Swanley in the
sayd ffelensa, by meanes whereof the sayd Captaine Swanley and the service
of this Commonwealth was much prejudiced, the meanes of sending abroad
for intelligence being thereby cutt off. the premisses this deponent knoweth
being att Messina when the sayd ffelensa and men in her were so seized and
deteyned. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the .10th. he saith That on or about the 12th day of June English stile the
sayd Capt Swanley taking the Advantage of a wind sett sayle with his owne
shipp and the sayd prize shipp with her lading aforesd from Messina and sayled along by the Coast
of Scicily intending for Tunis, this deponent then being in the
sayd Harry Bonadventure. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the .11.th and 12th he saith that on or about the 25th day of June newstile the sayd
Captaine Swanley and Company with their two shipps the Harry Bonadventure
and Saint Peter saling along the Coasts of Scicily and beating to windward
the wind being contrary, espeyed, under the Isles of Trapany 7 dutch
shipps, and three shipps more comeing off from Trapany; and thereupon