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To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the .1. He saith he is Master of the sayd shipp the Brewer and so hath bene
ever since ffebruarie last, and came first aboard att Hamburgh and
was in her att the tyme of seizure.

To the .2. he saith that George Luyders is well knowne
to this deponent, who [?XX hee] hath served in his shipps 29 yeares, for 30 yeares
now past, during all which tyme he hath bene an Inhabitant of Hamburg
was and is the sole owner seven eighth part of the sayd shipp the Brewer, and for the sayd
30 yeares hath bene and is a subiect of the free State of Hamburgh and
so accounted, and is an Easterling by birth and so accounted, and this
deponent is borne neere Hamburgh and a subiect of the free State thereof is owner of one eighth part thereof

To the 3. he saith he hath knowne his owne shipp the Brewer from february
last and saith the same was about the end of January last bought at Sardam
in Holland for four thousand and odd guilders, on behalfe of the sayd
Luyders and this Rendent by a Broker, which moneyes was by this Rendent
and sayd Luyders payd by bills of exchange, videlicet this Rendent
payd 500 and odd guilders to the sayd Luyders
att Hamburgh about february last for the sayd 1/8th part of the sayd
shipp. and this deponent saw the sayd Luyders pay the same and residue
of the sayd moneyes for his 7/8 part to a merchant of Hamburgh
according to a Bill of Exchange drawne upon him from Sardam, for
the sayd shipp. and saith he hath knowne the sayd shipp Mercury 3. monethes
the Hope Hendrick Martins Master .5 yeares. the fortune Bernard Van dunke
about 4 or 5 yeares. the Carpfanger 3 monethes the Prophet Elias about 6 yeares
the King david Jacob Young Master about 10 yeares. the Saint Matthias .3 monethes
the King david Witte Wittesom master, and Saint Anthony Zach. Mield Master .3 monethes the
fflora 3 monethes. the fortune Hans Clauson Master about 10 yeares. the Hope John Peterson master about
8 monethes. the fortune Joachim Dowke Master . the fortune of Stralsondt, the Hope of
Lubeck the Hope of Dantzyck about 3 monethes the Salvador, the Starr of Embden and
Gideon 1 moneth respectively

To the 4 he saith he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd.

To the .5. he saith there is laden aboard the sayd ship Brewer 7 packes
of flax and 2 packes of Russia hides and saith the same were laden by
the sayd Jacques Martin in whose house att Hamburgh this REndent
saw the sayd goods before they were laden And further cannot depose [#]

saving that he this Rendent hath aboard the sayd shipp for
his owne Account 100 deales which he bought att Hamburgh of
Henry Stubbes for 24 Ryx dollars which he payd to him
about 3 monethes agoe in Hamburgh./ klaus van Reton [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

To the 6. he saith he was borne in a village neere to Hamburgh and was
and is an Inhabitant of Hamburgh and so hath bene with his wife and
family for 32 yeares or thereabouts, and hath 1/8 part in the sayd shipp
and the foresayd deales which he hopes will be restored

To the 7. 8. 9 an 10. Interrogatories he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 11. he saith all the papers belonging to this deponents shipp came to
the hands of Captaine Mings and so did the papers of the rest of the sayd shipps
as he beleiveth and further cannot depose

To the 12, he saith he cannot depose.

To the .13. he saith the sayd shipp Brewer arrived att Hamburgh from
Greeneland in August last. and otherwise saving his foregoing deposition s
he cannot depose.

To the 14. he saith he cannot depose.

To the 15. he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions and otherwise
cannot depose.

To the 16. he saith he hath bene Master of the Brewer since [?John ?XXX]
and was appoynted Master by George Luyders aforesayd and toke first Charge
thereof att Hamborough and hath knowne the respective persons masters
of the respective shipps as followeth videlicet John Detry of the [?MXXXX]