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all East ffreezlanders, and most of them of Embden where there
habitation is, and were subiects of the sayd Grave of East ffreizland
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the fourth Interrogatory he saith his foresayd owners live all of the att
Emden, and so have done for theis ten yeares last past and indeed all
their tymes respectively being Emdeners borne and so accounted, and
not any of the within theise .12. monethes last past hath lived in Holland
or Zeland or was or is a subiect of teh States of the United Provinces.
and further cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith the merchants goods laden aboard the sayd shipp is
about one hundred and twenty lasts of salt and was laden about
a moneth now past in the bay of Bernusse in ffrance, and was laden
by the factor of his foresayd owners Monsieur Van der Mede to
and for the use accompt and Risgo of his foresayd Owners, to be
transported from thence to Embden and there to be delivered to the
foresayd Owners; And saith this deponent hath aboard the sayd shipp
for his owne accompt to be transported to Embden one last of salt and the quantity of 12
hogsheads of ffrench wines, and his shipps folke have likewise
four lasts of salt and some quantity of wine aboard for their accompt but how much in
certaine he knoweth not. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the sixth Interrogatory this deponent saith that after the lading of the
sayd last he this deponent did in the bay aforesayd by and with his owne handwriting signe
and firme three bills of lading all of one tenor for the same
and noe more, and one of them came along with the sayd salt and was and was
by this deponent delivered to the Captaine who made the seizure, and the
two other were by this deponent left in the hands of the sayd Monsieur
Vander Mede. and saith he knoweth not of any bills of lading, or
writings whatsoever aboard the sayd shipp torne burnt, throwne overboard
or any way had or concealed. and further cannot depose saving that
there were not any bills of lading for the sayd goods of this deponent and
shipps Company. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the seventh he saith he hath made two voyages to Bordeaux in ffrance
about ten yeares past. and one voyage to Nantes this last yeare but one
and 2 voyages to Rochel six or seven yeares now past, and one
voyage to Bernusse this present yeare. and saith he hath beene severall
voyages att fflushing about five or six yeares agoe, and
saith his foresayd lading of salt is to be delivered at Embden to his
foresayd owners whom he hath knowne respectively ten yeares and
upwards, and are consigned in the foresayd bill of lading to Jan Gousons
aforesayd who was and is one of the sayd Owners, whom he hath knowne
well for theis 12 yeares now past and came first acquainted with
him att Emden this deponent being an Inhabitant there and a
Marriner and the sayd Gouson a merchant of quality there likewise
dwelling. and otherwise cannot depose./

To the eighth Interrogatory he saith he was hired at Embden to sayle ithe sayd
shipp to Bornusses for a lading of salt and to returne therewith and
end the voyage att Emden, and was so hired for 150 guilders
for the whole voyage, to be payd by his foresayd Owners [?XXX] one halfe
thereof before the sayd voyage and the other halfe after the voyage is
finished. And otherwise cannot depose./