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To the 2 hee saith hee hath knowne the said hendrick Venter from the childhood
of him the said hendrick who was borne at Lubeck where his father was also
a skipper and well knowne to this deponent, and saith hee is maried and
had his wife at Lubeck where shee was alsoe borne, and where they have lived
together ever since their mariage; and saith the said other owners are alsoe
of Lubeck and have lived there all their times of this deponents knowledge
where was alsoe borne and hath lived all his time there and were and are
all subiects of that free State, And otherwise hee cannot depose

To the last hee saith hee beleeveth the contrary, And otherwise hee cannot


Repeated as aforesaid.


The 16th of November 1653.

The Keepers of the Libertie of England}
by authoritie of Parliament against the}
shipp the Saint George Martin Stackhowe}

Rowe dt

Martin Stackhowe of hamborough
Mariner master of the shipp the Saint
George of hamborough aged 52 yeares or
thereabouts, sworne in Court and
examined upon certaine Interrogatories ministred
on the behalfe of the State saith as followeth

To the first hee saith hee was master of the said shipp the Saint George
at the time of her seizure, and hath bin master of her about five yeares
last past, and that hee liveth and hath lived and bin maried in hamborough
for theise three and twentie yeares last past or thereabouts and was borne in Wallein in

To the second hee saith that hee came from Malaga and was bound for
hamborough with the said shipp at the time of the said seizure, and that
shee began her outward voyage from hamborough in July last or thereabouts
bound for Malaga upon and for account of his freighters merchnats of
hamborough, namely derrick dobbelaer, John Eckhoff, Everd Ankelman
harman Rentzel, Godfrey Sch[?ult]. [?haisse] Schooback, Zacharie [?Sinkland]
and others mentioned in his Charter partie whereunto hee referreth himself
the same being seized and brought into this Court, And saith the said
derrick dobbelaer and John Eckhoff were and are alsoe part owners of
the said ship. And otherwise saving the said Charter partie hee cannot depose.

To the third hee saith hee carried outwards from hamborough the said voyage
peace goods, pipe staves and caseke staves, which were laden by and for accompt
of the said freighters who freighted the said shipp out and home, and saith
they were consigned and delivered to William Eckhoff, Maurice
halmers, Michael [?Peyel]. Joachim Alers, Christofer [?Burstle], and Jacob
Wolfkin at Malaga, and that the said shipp hath bin in noe other port
since her comming from hamborough but at Malaga alone till her
said seizure and bringing into Plimouth

To the fourth hee saith that hee was cleared and went from ffalmouth in
ffebruary last and came to hamborough in the same month, and there remained
with his said shipp continually till his said departure thence in July last for
Malaga, and that hee carried wine and fruite from ffalmouth
to hamborough which hee alsoe had brought from Malaga for accompt
of his said freighters or most of them and other merchants of hamborough
And otherwise hee cannot depose.