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To the 3d Interrogatorie. he saith the foresayd Owners doe all live in Breme
and are Burghers there, and have [?XXXX] wives Children and families
there, and were and are subiects of the free State of Breme, whereof
this Rendents certaine knowledge they have lived theis ten yeares last
past and upwards and indeed all their tymes respectively. and they
nor any of them within theis 12 monethes now past have lived in any
port or place in Holland or Zealand.

To the 4th Interrogatory he saith the lading aboard the sayd shipp was taken in
aboard the sayd shipp att fflushing in Zealand, and saith that the interrate
Marsas Scults did there lade aboard tenn balls or baggs of pepper and 290.
Cheeses [*]

[*] and [?in] that case with 2 Castors therein, and one
small fardell but what was therein this Rendent
(as he saith) knoweth not. And saith. that severall
passengers whose names he remembreth not did
likewise putt [?XXXXX] sp [?XXXX] Cheeses and [?XXXX]

And saith he knoweth well the sayd Marsas Scults and last saw
him att fflushing in Zealand, and saith. he was borne att Breme of
the certaine knowledge of this Rendent who hath knowne him from a child
and was well acquainted with his parents and the sayd Scults is a subiect
of the free State of Breme and so accounted and hath his dewlling
there for the most part with his sister, but by reason of his present course
of lie which he spends in merchandizing and travelling to and
fro betwixt Breme and ffrance, he hath noe fixed howse and family
being a young man and a bachiler; and hath so traded and travelled
for ten yeares now last past or thereabouts. and saith he was att fflushing
att the tyme he laded he sayd pepper and Cheeses and other things but hath not any
habitation there or elswhere under the Jurisdiction of the States of the
United Provinces, nor ever had so farr as this Rendent knoweth
beleiveth or hath heard. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the .5. he saith the sayd Marsas Scults did putt and lade aboard
the sayd shipp att fflushing for hs owne Accompt the foresayd pepper
Castors, small fardell and 290. Cheeses.
And further he cannot depose.

To the .6. he saith he this deponent did himselfe pay the moneyes aforesayd
for the sayd shipps new deck att fflushing, and brought the sayd moneyes
with him in his sayd shipp from breme./

To the .7.th Interrogatory he saith that he this Rendent did receyve the three
papers now shewne him one whereof is a bill of lading for part of the sayd
Schults goods, att fflushing aforesayd, and the same were aboard the sayd
shipp att the tyme of seizure. And saith that one of the sayd papers being
a letter was delivered to this Rendent att fflushing by the sayd Schults
but whether the sayd Schults did write the same att fflushing he saith
he cannot depose being wholly ignorant where or when it
was written. And otherwise he cannot depose


Repeated in Court before the three Judges.