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lading which hee knoweth for the reasons predeposed. And otherwise
cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith, That after the buying of the said shipp by the said
Lawrence da Geer shee became a Swedish Vessell, and sailed under the
Swedish Colours onely, and had them and no other aboard at the time of her late seizure.
And saith the said Lawrence da Geere for about 5. yeares last of
this deponents knowledge hath dwelt at Amsterdam as an Agent for the
Queene of Sweden, whose Subject hee is, and for such generally knowne
and taken, Which hee deposeth being as aforesaid Stiersman of the said
shipp, and Inhabitant of Amsterdam, And otherwise referring himselfe
to the Records of this Court hee cannot further depose:-/

To the 5th hee saith, That the interrate dowe Bo[?c]kes his precontest
was and is commonly accompted a Burgher of Nortropen, and Subject of
Sweden, and that his wife now liveth at Osana nere Amsterdam, where
his said precontest hath also lived for some time of late, by an especiall
permission of the said Queene, (as this deponent hath credibly heard) by
reason his said wife had not her health in Sweden. And further cannot

To the 6th and schedule annexed hee saith hee knoweth nothing of the
said schedule, but hath Credibly heard That the Swedish Nation have
a peculiar priviledge in the Sound more than the shipps of other Nations

To the 7th hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true./

To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath no part or interest in the said shipp or
lading, And otherwise referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition./

To the second negatively:-

To the third hee saith, that the said dowe Borkes is a hollander borne
and hath kept his wife and family at Osana for about 2 yeares last past
And further referreth to his foregoing depositions./

To the 4th hee knoweth nothing thereof./

To the 5th hee saith there was but one Master of the said shipp at the
time interrate, videlicet this deponents precontest who is as aforesaid a Subject
to the Queene of Sweden, this deponent is an inhabitant of Amsterdam but borne at Sweden in the Eastland [?to]
Easterlings, and one boy of Osana in Holland, who are all the said shipps
Companie, and saith they had one holland Colours aboard at the time of
their late seizure.

To the 6. hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition. And otherwise

Repeated before the Judges in Court./

[?Cornelis ?Conrnelisson] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

The 31th day of October 1653.

The Clayme of don Sebastian Cortizos etcetera.

Examined upon the sayd allegation


Antonio Fernandez Corvaisall of the Citty of London
merchant aged fifty four yeares or thereabouts a witnes
sworne and examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet.