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after the said seizure one of the officers of the sayd frigat that
made the seizure who was as this deponent taketh it Purser of the
sayd frigott with 2 or 3 more of the frigotts Company with him came
aboard the sayd shipp the Saint John, and tooke away the foresayd bills
of Lading for the sayd Stollies goods and likewise many other bills
of lading for other parts of the sayd shipps Cargazon but how many
in certayne he knoweth not, and likewise severall letters and other papers
but how many in certaine he knoweth not, and the sayd Purser of the
frigott with others of the frigotts Company aforesayd kept the sayd bills
of lading and papers in their possession or otherwise disposed of them att their will and returned them to the Master of the Saint John aforesayd And further cannot
depose saving that being then aboard the Saint John aforesayd and seeing and well observing
that the saud Purser possest himselfe of the sayd papers and bills of
lading in manner as aforesayd he knoweth the premisses to be true.

To the third article of the sayd allegation this deponent saith that there hath
bene sent into the Registry of this Court .12. bills of lading touching the
sayd Cargazon of goods by the seizers aforesayd, and noe more for ought that
this deponent hath seene or heard, and saith there are many still wanting
deteyned by the sayd seizers as he beleiveth but how many in certaine
he knoweth not, and amongst the rest of the foresayd 2 bills of lading for
the goods of Detcliffe Stolloe aforesayd. And further cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith he comes to be a witnes in this cause by the advise
and direction of Mr ffrancklin one of the Proctors of this Court. and saith
he hath noe share or Interest in the sayd shipp or goods nor eyther or any
of them, and was a Passenger aboard the Saint John, but not of the shipps
Companie, and further cannot depose.

To the second he saith he can both write and read written hand, and speaketh
the ordinary tongue of Hamburgh being a dialect or kind of dutch
and further cannot depose, saving that he understandeth the dutch tongue.

To the third he saith the lading of the sayd shipp so farr as this Rendent
knoweth was and is Brandywyne and peice goods, which were all laden
att Roan in ffrance, and saith the sayd Stolloes goods above mentioned
were laden for his the sayd Stollyes accompt and adventure who is as he
saith an Hamburgher, and there liveth with his wife and Children, and
beleiveth the sayd goods laden aboard the sayd shipp were and are for the
most part of them if the growth or manufacture of ffrance And saith
he beleiveth that the whole shipps lading was and is for the Accompt
of Hamburghers. and further otherwise than negatively he cannot

To the 4. negatively to every part thereof for his owne part.

To the .5. he saith he first saw the bills of lading above mentioned att
sea aboard the Saint John, the foresayd bills of lading for Stollees goods aforesayd
which he first saw att Roane in ffrance. and saith he was aboard and
saw the Master of the Saint John deliver the bills of lading interrate
and other papers the particulars or Contents whereof he cannot sett
forth otherwise than as aforesayd, to one of the sayd frigots Company whom
he taketh to be the Purser of the frigot but knoweth not his name
and saith the sayd papers were so delivered inthe day tyme upon the
19th day of September 1653. in the sayd shipp Saint John off of Callis by the sayd Jochim
Mester Master of the Saint John, in the presence of this Rendent [?XXX Badlin] and others

To the .6. Interrogatorie he saith that there were severall bill sof lading aboard
the Saint John att the tyme of her seizure as aforesayd. but whether the 12 bills
of lading now shewne him be the very same, or some part of the
same he knoweth not, nor whether they were signed bu the handwriting
of the Master of the Saint John or his Purser. And further cannot depose.