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To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition, And otherwise
cannot depose, Saveing there were no goods aboard the said shipp to be
transported in the same in the nature of Merchandizes, save onely the
glasses and vinegar predeposed, all the rest of the goods being Laden for
the said King and Queenes accompt, and for the service of the said
religious persons and their attendants, and other passengers havinge relation
to the King and Queene aforesaid:

To the 7th hee saith hee is a Hamburgher borne, and a Subiect of that
ffree State, where hee hath lived ever since his infanca

XXX XXXXXX His signature

Repeated before Doctor Clarke and
Doctor Godolphin:-


The 26th day of October .1653:-

The Clayme of Lawrence da Geer and others)
for the shipp the Land of Promise, (Dowen)
Borkes Master) and the goods in the same Suck: Budd)

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe of
the said Claymer:/

d.t Crusoe.


Dorve Bockes of Nortropen in Swethland
Mariner Master of the said shipp the Land of
Promise aged 36. yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined/.

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, as also to the
schedule thereunto annexed that hee hath knowne the ?arlate Lawrence de Geer
and ffrancis ffineman Subjects of the Crowne of Sweden for about 14 yeares last
past, and saith, That about a yeare agoe the said Lawrence de Geer at
Amsterdam bought the shipp the Land of promise arlate for his owne accompt
and for the accompt of the said ffrancis ffineman joynt Owner of the same with the
said Lawrence de Geer, and for such Owners the persons predeposed are commonly
accompted reputed and taken, Which hee knoweth, being in or about the moneth
of November in the yeare 1652, Which hee knoweth, being in or about the moneth
of November in the yeare 1652 Constituted Master of the said shipp by the said
Lawrence de Geer at Amsterdam, in his owne name and in the name of the said ffineman.
And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving hee beleeveth the schedule arlate to be
a true Copie of the Originall bill of sale made for the said shipp according to the
contents thereof, and saith it is usuall and often practized beyond the seas to
make sales of shipps by Notariall Instruments which are there accompted
sufficient and legall transports/:

To the second hee saith, That in or about the moneth of November 1652. the
said Lawrence de Geere gave order to this deponent to conduct the said shipp
with her then lading of herring from Amsterdam to Norropen in Sweden,
where shee arrived in the same moneth, and there received her present
lading of Copper wire and deale boards to be transported from thence to
Roane in ffrance for the account of the said Owners of the shipp and of Adrian
Tripp of Nort Copen Which hee knoweth being as aforesaid Master
of the said shipp, and having the Conduct of her for all the time predeposed. And
otherwise saving his following deposition hee saith hee cannot depose:-

To the third hee saith, That the said shipp and her ladeing being about 10