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500 of bread one barrell of butter about halfe a barrell of stinking beef
and some beare, but there was not sufficient provisions aboard for any voyage
att sea and saith tere was then two men in her which were putt in
by the Governor aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the .9.th he saith that the sayd Captaine Williams hath with the sayd shipp
by vertue of severall Commissions obteyned by the sayd James Taswell
taken four or five prizes.

To the .10.th he saith he never saw the peice of paper annexed to the sayd bill
of sale before this tyme, but by the handwriting of the sayd Thomas
Symons who wrote the same as this deponent beleiveth being well acquainted
with his manner of writing, and by the name of the sayd Thomas
Syoms putt aswell att the foot of the sayd paper as of the Bill of sale
it selfe, this deponent beleiveth the sayd paper and writing thereon
to be the very paper and writing cutt off from the Bill of sale as aforesayd
And otherwise cannot depose


Repeated with his precontest before
the three Judges.


The fourth day of October [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT]

The Clayme of Lewis du Boyes, Adrian Yonker,}
and other merchants of Hamburgh for}
the ship the Neptune whereof Martin Holst}
is Captaine, and of George Scrothering}
John Scrothering and others merchants of}
Hamburgh for their goods in the sayd shipp}
taken by Captaine [Trenchfeild]. Smith.}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe of
the sayd Claymers


Martin Holst of Hamburgh Mariner
Master of the sayd shipp the Neptune, aged
three and thirty yeares or thereabouts a witnes
sworne and examined deposeth and saith
as followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith and deposeth that in
the monethes of March Aprill May June July and August last past [?165X]
and for severall yeares before the arlate Lewis du Boyes, Adrian
Yonker and other merchants of Hamburrow were and att this present are
and ought to be the true and Lawfull Owners of the sayd shipp the Neptune
and of her tackle furniture and apparrell, and for and as such were
and are Commonly accounted reputed and taken, the premisses he knoweth
being master of the sayd shipp, and otherwise saving his following
depositions he cannot depose.

To the second article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth that in the
sayd monethes of March Aprill May June July and August 1653 the
arlate John Scrothering, and George Scrothering and other Merchants
all Hamburghers were and att this present are and ought to be the [?true]
Owners and Proprietors of the oyles Almons and all and singular
other the goods and lading of the sayd shipp the Neptune and [?soemuch]
which he knoweth being master of the sayd shipp, and signed bills of
lading for the sayd goods all for the Accompt of the sayd Hamburghers
and otherwise saving his subsequent depositions he cannot depose

To the 3d. he saith that in or about the monethes of March and Aprill
aforesayd, the arlate Joachim Lawrence and David Zollicoffer, and Thomas