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last a Merchant and inhabitant of Hamburgh, and a Subject of that
free State, and for such the said Christian Bolden ws and is commonly
knowne and reputed, And saith hee is now in London about the recovery
of his said goods. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the last hee saith his foregoing deposition is true:-/

To the Interrogatories:- [CENTRE HEADING]

To the second hee saith hee is a Native of Hamburgh, and hath dwelt there
from his infancie./

To the 3. hee saith hee hath knowne the interrate Christian Bolden for
about 6. yeares last past, who during that time of this deponents knowledge
hath bin and is a Subject of the free State of Hamburgh and inhabitant
there. And otherwise cannot depose./

To the 4. hee saith he departed last from Hamburgh in the moneth of October
1652. last past to Roane in ffrance, which place and port he hath frequented
for 18. yeares last past or thereabouts, and never was at any other Port in
ffrance, save onely nce at Callis./:-

To the 6.th 7. 8. 9. and 10.th negatively And otherwise cannot depose/

To the 11. hee saith hee cannot depose:-/

To the 12. hee saith hee hath satisfied the demannds thereof in his foregoing deposition

To the 13. hee saith the said shipp the Saint John is laden with brandewine
peece goods and vinegar, and that hee this rendent laded aboard the same
for his owne accompt 37. hogsheads of Vinegar 480. bundles of dying [?wood]
53. groce of cards, 350. reames of paper, and 142, reames of paper in a [?XXX]
40. dozen of earthen ware and 16. pair of stockins, And doeth not [?knowe]
beleeve or hath ever heard that any ffrench or dutch Subject or Subjects of
the king or States interrate hath any part or interest in any of his said
shipps lading:- And otherwise cannot depose:-/

To the 14:th negatively to every part thereof./


The 21.th day of December 1653:-/ [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Claus Luys of Hamburgh for}
his goods in the Saint John of Hamburgh. et cetera.}

Examined upon the said Allegation:-/



Joachim Meesters of Hamborough Mariner
Master of the said shipp the Saint John aged 34 yeares
or thereabouts sworne and examined saith as
followeth videlicet:-

To the first and second article of the said Allegation, and schedule or bill
of lading thereby exhibited and now showne to this examinate hee saith and