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the other three Passengers came first aboard att Malaga and have some
small parcells of goods aboard. but saith there was not nor is not any
Merchant aboard in the quality of a Supracargo. And otherwise cannot

To the nynth Interrogatory he saith that for all the merchants goods aboard the
sayd shipp there were and are bills of lading. but saith this deponent hath
a Cargazon of goods aboard laden by himselfe and for his owne accompt for
which there is no bill of lading that is to say about fifty pipes of
wyne and about forty barrills of raisings, and his shipps Company have
about twenty or thirty pipes of wine and a quantity of raisins for
their Accompt for which there is noe bill of lading. And otherwise he
saith he cannot depose.

To the tenth Interrogatory this deponent saith he knoweth the factors interrate
that did lade the sayd goods att Malaga and hath knowne some of them
twenty yeares and all of them ten yeares, and saith they are all
Easterlings borne, and soe accounted and none of them was borne that ever this deponent
heard in Holland Zealand or West ffreizland, and saith that att
Hamburgh in common speech the subiects of the States of the United Provinces
are called by the name of Hollanders not by the name of Dutch. and
by his name or word Dutchmen in common speech is meant intended and
understood att Hamburgh High Germans and Easterlings that is to say
the Subiects of the States of Hamburgh, Lubeck Bremen and other Imperiall
Cittyes townes principalities and places, and accordingly this deponent
did meane and intend by the said word Dutchmen in his depositions taken att
Plymouth according to the mode of his owne Country speech, and did not
meane or intend thereby the subiects of the States of the United
Provinces. And further cannot depose.

Jochim Warner [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated in Court}
before the Judges}


The 28th of November 1653.

Phillips sor con the Peter praed}
Daniel Straetman master.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation and schedule.



Daniel Straetman of hamburgh Mariner
Master of the said shipp the Peter aged 37 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the said allegation in the acts of Court and three schedules annexed
nowe showne unto him, hee saith and deposeth that the said three
schedules were on board the said shipp the Saint Peter at the time of her
seizure by Captaine Harrington allegate and companie, and this deponent
being commannded by the said man of warr to hoyste out his boate and come
aboard him, this deponent obeyed and caused his boate to be hoysted out
and this deponent went in the same aboard the said man of warr to
the said Vaptaine Harrington and carried all his papers aboard with
him and amongest them the said three papers annexed and showed them
to the said Captaine Harrington, the said three papers annexed and his
seabrief being in a tinnebox and his letters, bills , and other writings in
a net, and the said Captaine tooke them and went into his cabbin with
them where with hee and his doctor and others of his company
viewed and perused them and after they had soe perused them (which [?particular]
lasted neare an howers space or therebouts) the said Captaine returned