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To the Interrogatories/

To the first hee saith hee hath no part in the shipp or goods interrate
And otherwise referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition:

To the 2. negatively/

To the 3. hee saith hee is a Native of Osana in Holland where hee hath had
his wife and family for about 2. yeares last past, and saith the said shipp
was furnished to Sea by the sad Lawrence de Geer at Amtserdam, and by
the said ffrancis ffineman from Nortcopen, and that hee hath as yet given
no accompt of the said ships voyage, And otherwise referreth himselfe
to his foregoing deposition/

To the 4:th hee saith the interrate ffrancis ffineman was not at Amsterdam at
the buying of the said shipp, And otherwise saving his foregoing deposition hee
saith hee cannot depose./

To the 5th hee saith the said shipps Companie consisted of this deponent a Subject of
Sweden, his Stiersman an Amsterdamer, two other men Easterlings, and a boy
of Holland, And otherwise negatively:/

To the 6. hee saith the said shipp the Land of promise came as aforesaid from the Maze in Holland
two daies before her seizure/ And otherwise negatively/

[?doulbey ?XXXheuse van noortcoppen] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day.

Examined upon the sayd Allegation


Cornelis Cornelison of Amsterdam in Holland
Mariner Stiersman of the said ship the Land of
Promise aged 50. yeares or thereabouts sworne and

To the first and second and schedule annexed hee saith, That about a yeare since the arlate
Lawrence de Geere Commissary or Agent for the Queene of Sweden did at
Amsterdam buy the said shipp the Land of Promise, and was and is commonly
accompted the principall owner thereof, and that shortly after the buying
thereof the said Lawrence de Geer sent the said shipp from Amsterdam to
Norcopen in Sweden with about 14. or 15 lasts of herring under the command of his precontest where shee
shortly after arrived and delivered the same, and there tooke in her present
ladeing of Copper wire and deale boards to be transported from thence to
Roane in ffrance, ffor the accompt, as hee beleeveth and hath Credibly heard, of
the said Lawrence de Geer and his partners. Which hee deposeth being as aforesaid
Stiersman of and belonging to the said shipp ever since shee went from
Amsterdam for Norcopen as aforesaid And otherwise cannot depose./

To the third hee saith that the said shipp with her ladeing being directly
bound from Nortcopen for Roane as aforesaid were by contrary winds necessitated to sett in
to the River of the Maze in Holland about 10 moneths since, where they
have remained ever since in regard of the troubles at Sea, till that upon the
second of August last they sett saile from thence bound for Rochell in ffrance,
and upon the 4:th of the same were seized by a man of warr of fflanders and
brought up by him into Dover Roade, where, after the said mann of warrs Company
had taken away the said shipps papers, they left and deserted her and her