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being a flag of defiance ws and remayned tt the main top mast head of
the Golden Starr' untaken downe will she was subdued and then the same was take
downe by some of the English other of the Waterhound or Advantage that
made the seizure, which this deponent being present well saw and of[?] [?]
And otherwise he cannot depose saving that the Company of the Golden Starr
might well see and propose[?] that the sayd shipp the Waterhound and the
other shipp that came into the assistance of the Advantage as aforesaid
were shipps of warr in the immediate service of this Commonwealth as
this deponent beleiveth.

To the 11th and 12th he sith he knoweth nothing thereof

To the last he saith his deposition are true.

To the Cross Interrogatories

To the and 6. Interrogatories he saith there was not any other shipp
or shipps engaged in takign the Golden Starr but the Advantage and Waterhound
aforesayd onely. And saith that the sayd shipps Advantage or Waterhound
were att the tyme of the fight [?] of an Holland or fflemish [?]
and building. And saith that he this Rendent was one of the Advantages or her
Company and was present aboard her from the beginning to the end of this
sayd fight and was present att the tyme of seizure and thereby knoweth that
the Advantage frigot chased saled and fought with the Golden Starr
neere four houres before the Waterhound came into her Assistance
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 7. Interrogatory he saith that the sayd shipp the Advantage att the tyme
she shott towards the Golden Starr to cause her to beare up to the Advantage
being then att a great distance and out of shott, did weare out the holland
Colors but saith that the sayd shipp Advantage att the tyme of haling, first
shooting att and fighting with the Golden Starr did weare the English
Colors or Colors of this Comonwealth onely. and otherwise negtively.

To the 8 nd 9th Interrogatories he saith and deposeth that the sayd shipp the Golden
Star after she [?] that the Advantage was an English man of [war?]
did endeavor to [?] her by keeping on her Course for Holland; And
saith that the fight began in this manner [?] the Advantage first
fired one Gun with bullett att the Morning Starr and she returned
another shott with a bullett att the Advantage, and after a bullett or two more
mutually exchanged the sayd shipp the Advantage fired a broad side again[st]
the Golden Star', and the Golden Starr forth [?] fired a broad side against
the Advantage, and so the fight proceeded at broadside to broadside[?] till the
Waterhound came in to the Assistance of the Advantage as aforesaid. And
otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 10th Interrogatory he saith that a shipp fighting under false colors is
[?] [?] [?] a pyrate or searover[?], but so is not a shipp that hates[?]
another under one Port or kind of Colors and afterwards puts out new
and different colors and[?] colors if any Republiq Prince or State different
from the colors of the first republique Prince or State, but saith the practice as
now [?] a [?] on fhlagen of war, hounded he saith the Advantage
did weare onely the English Colors when she first haled the Golden
Star as aforesaid. And otherwise he cannot depose.