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To the 3d he saith that the interrate shipp the Advantage frigot did
first chase and hale the sayd shipp the Morning Starr or Golden Starr neer four
howres before the interrte shipp the Waterhound came in.

To the 4th he saith the interrte frigot the Advantage did fight with the
sayd shipp the Golden Starr three howres and upwards before the sayd
shipp the Waterhound came in to their ayd and assistance.

To the .5.th he saith the Adventure and Advantage interrte were and are one
and the same shipp, And further saith that he knoweth the interrate shipps
the Advantage and Waterhound, and saith they were and are both of them
dutch built and so were att the tyme of their takeing and surprizeing
of the Morning Star or Golden Star aforesayd.

To the .6.th he saith he was present aboard the shipp Advantage for and during
all the tyme of the ffight interrate from the beginning to the end thereof.

To the .7.th he saith that the Advantage frigott which first chased haled
and fought with the Golden Starr of the knowledge of this deponent
had att the tyme of first haling comeing upp and fighting with the
sayd Golden Starr the English Colours ineky, out, and did then weare them out,
and not any Holland Colours or ffrench Colours, either in her sternes
topmast or maintopmast or elsewhere; But saith that att the tyme
of the first sight of the Golden Starr and att the tyme of shooting
the first warming peices being att a great distance the sayd
Advantage frigott did weare the Holland Colours in ther poope?s
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the .8th. he saith that after sayd tyme as the Advantage frigot came
up with the Golden Starr, and the Starr refused to be visited
the Company of the Advantage did shoot part of one broad side with
bullets att the Golden Starr, before the Golden Starr did shoot any
bulletts att the Advantage. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the .9.th he saith he doth not know nor hath heard that the Golden Starr
did endeavour to avoyd or decline fighting, but immediately upon the
first fire given in fight by the Advantage, did fire and shoot
against the Advantage and ?hanged up her flagg of defiance
as aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the :10.th he saith he doth not beleive or know that when any shipp of
warr at sea open the first haling of another shipp and being to Leeward thereof doth [XXX GUTTER]
the colours of another Republique or State or Prince, and afterwards when
she cometh neere and within haling doth putt out the
colours of any other Commonwealth Prince or State different from the
colo:rs of the first republique Prince of State, such shipps usually [XXXX GUTTER]
or generally taken for a searobber or Pyrate, or the Compan[?ie]
thereof enemyes to that shipp so chased; But saith the same is a
common and usuall policy and stratagem in the tyme of warr. And he
further saith he cannot positively answer to this Interrogatory
eyther affirmatively or negatively being wholly Ignorant and [?not]
knowing what such shipps of warr are usually and generally