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the nynth of November 1653.

n the behalfe of [?Reyndorp] and}
company owners of the ffliboate}
Hope of hamborough.}


Harman Williams of Hamborough Mariner, Master of the
ffliboate the hope of Hamburg, aged five and thirtie yeares or
thereabouts sworne in the High Court of the Admiraltie of
England and examined upon certaine Interrogatories therein
ministred on the behalfe of Jeremiah Reynsdorp, Albrety
Schults and company of Hamburgh, saith and deposeth
thereupon by vertue of his oath

That hee this deponent is master of the said ffliboate the hope of
hamborough and saith that Jerome Reyndorp, Albert Schult, and
hee this deponent all hamburghers were and are the true and sole owners of
her, and that about foure monethes since they bought her of a Stralsunder
at hamburgh, and that shee cost foure thousand markes the first
penny besides fitting and furnishing. And saith that shee came from
hamborough about five weekes since in the cloth fleete bound for this port,
and that shee brought hemp, iron, steele, packs of linnen and potashes and
delivered them here, And nowe shee is bound for Rochell or Bordeaux for
wines and other goods wherewith shee is to retourne for hamborough for accompt of her said owners
and of one hendrick Johnson Ruyck a Burgher of hamborough. All which
hee knoweth because hee is master of her as aforesaid.

harman Williamson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 9th day of November 1653 [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Henry Suerbock Matthias}
[?Simonds] and Companie for the shipp the}
Golden Sunn whereof Hendrick Pant}
was and is Master) taken and surprized by}
the shipp Sampson whereof Robert Granger}
was Captaine. Smith ffranklyn}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe
of the sayd Henry Snerbock.


Jan Harmanson Snack of Breme
Mariner aged 49 yeares or thereabouts
a witnes sworne and examined deposeth
and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first Article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth
that the arlate shipp the Golden Sunn Hendrick Pant Master hath
bene well knowne to this deponent being an Inhabitant of Breme
from the first building threof, which he saith was about eight yeares
now past done att Breme aforesayd of the certayn knowledge and sight
of this deponent by and att the Costs of the said Suerbeke and Company
Owners thereof, and for a shipp so built the sayd golden
Sun for all the tyme aforesayd was and is commonly accounted
reputed and taken. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the second article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that in the monethes
June July August September and October 1653. and for severall yeares
before, the arlate Henry Suerbeck, Matthias Symonds William Habakin
Hendrick Meyer John Cuyper, Arent van Buren, Harman Jacobs
and Hendrick Pant were and att present are the Lawfull Owners of
teh sayd shipp the Golden Sunn and her tackle and furniture and so accounted
which he knoweth for that they built the same att their owne charge and for
their owne use att Breme as aforesayd. And the sayd persons were and are
and every of them was and is an Inhabitant and Burgher of Breme and
a subiect of the free State thereof and so accounted, which he knoweth being
himselfe a Burgher of Breme, and otherwise cannot depose.