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To the seventh Interrogatorie he saith that having perused the bill
of lading to the Interrogatories annxed together with other writings and
papers, he saith that 2 of the sayd bills videlicet one for the sayyd [?XX]
goods of first marke as aforesayd, and one other of the sayd [?SlXXXX]
goods of the second marke as aforesayd were and are two of the sayd
bills of lading aboard the sayd shipp Saint John att the tyme of jer [?seizure]
as aforesayd. And further saving his foregoeing depositions he cannot


Repeated before doctors Clerke and Godolphin.



The same day

Examined upon the sayd allegation


Christian Boldan of Hamburgh merchant
aged 36 yeares or thereabouts a witnesse sworne
and examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet

To the 1. 2. and 3. articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith
that he this deponent being a Passenger aboard the sayd shipp Saint John
att the tyme of her seizure thereby knoweth that the sayd shipp and her
lading were in fact seized upon the 19th day of September last past
by an English frigott the name whereof, or of the Captaine whereof,
he knoweth not, and that att the tyme of such seizure there was
aboard the sayd shipp a Sea breife udner the seale of the citty of
Hamborough and severall other writings, and amongest the rest
many bills of lading for all or greatest part of the merchant
Cargazon of goods, and that the sayd seabreife papers and bills
of ladeing were upon the same day delivered to the Purser of
the frigot that made the seizure, who with five or
six more of the sayd frigotts Company came aboard the Saint John and
that the sayd Purser having receyved the same kept them in his
possession or otherwise disposed of them att his pleasure, and
made not any returne thereof to the sayd Master of the Saint John
or any other concerned therein that this deponent knoweth beleiveth
or hath heard. And saith that having perused the schedule to the
sayd allegation annexed hee well knoweth that there were 2 packs


of goods aboard the Saint John att the tyme of seizure of the first marke


in the margent, and 2 packs and one fatt of goods of the second
marke in the margent, and that the same were for Accompt of
detcliffe Stollee of Hamburgh and that Claes Liees of [?Hamburgh]


had likewise aboard 6 packes of goods of the 3d marke in the
margent. but whether all the goods of the respective markes
schedulate were on board the sayd shipp or how many bills of
lading in all he knoweth not. And this deponent hath seene
about 12 of the bills of lading for part of the Cargazon of
goods of the sayd ship in the Registry of this Court, and
beleiveth that the rest are in the possession of the seizors or
some of them or others for and of their behalfe together with
the sayd seabreife and other papers. And further cannot depose.