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To the first article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the arlate John Harrison in the monethes
of June July August September 1652. and for and during all the
tyme continually since to this present was and is the lawfull owner of
the sayd shipp the ostrich and her tackle and furniture and of a great
part of her lading, and was allso within the said tyme Master and
Commander of her and so ought to be. the premisses he knoweth
being one of the sayd shipps Company, and knoweing that the producent
bought the sayd shipp at dantzyck in or about the moneth of May
1652. and laded a great parte of her lading att Riga for his
owne Accompt in the moneth of June 1652. And otherwise he
cannot depose.


And saith the Mariners
of the sayd shipp did lade aboard the sayd shipp for their owne accompt 204. bundles of fflax
of the value of about 9. s per bundle making in the whole 91 li 16 s
sterling, wll which goods wares and merchandizes were laden att Riga to be transported
to London for the accompt aforesayd. And saith there were eight
Mariners of the sayd shipps Company (besides the sayd Master and his maye who lost in Clothes and
losse of tyme by reason of the seizure of the sayd shipp hereafter
sett forth the summe of 200 li sterling as he beleiveth And this
deponent for his owne part saith that he hath lost thereby in Cloathes
and losse of tyme the value of 30 li sterling and
otherwise cannot depose.

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd shipp
the Ostrich was in August aforesayd an able new stanch and well built
shipp and was of the burthen of 240. tonnes and was with her
tackle apparell and furniture of the cleare value of 1100 li in the
Judgement of this deponent and somuch the sayd Harrison did in
May next proceeding pay for her att Dantzick as yhis deponent hath
heard and beleiveth and otherwise cannot depose.

To the fifth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith tha in the sayd
moneth of September 1652 teh sayd shipp the Ostrich and
her foresaid lading in her was att Copenhagen in denmarke and was
then and there deteyned and stopped from
comeing away from thence by the Ministers of the King of denmarke.