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19th November 1653.

Affidavit touching the}
Mary and John.}

Captaine ffrancis hardidge of London Mariner aged 50 yeares or thereabouts
sworne before the right Worshipfull William Clerke and John
Godolphin doctors of Lawes - Judges of the high Court
of Admiraltie saith and deposeth as followeth

That the shipp the Marie and John whereof this deponent was Commander
was seized and taken away from this deponent by the Kinge of Portu=
gallsOfficers in the moneth of ffebruary 1651 old style at the [?XXXXX]
and after such takeing away shee was surprized by the Hollanders
upon the Portugeses for a Portugall Shipp and carrued into [?ffernam]
buck in the sayd Brazeele and there made prize of although this deponent
did there sue for the sayd shipp where hee paid and disbursed in lawe suites
in endeavouring to recover the sayd shipp the summe of 332 guilders
which maje in sterlinge money thirty three pounds fower shillings
and this deponent did pay and disburse for his dyett and lodgeing and
other chareges there the summe of 1444 Guilders