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sayd place was and is altogether out of the way from Greenland to ffrance, and was and is
in the direct way from Greenland to the Texell and in truth the sayd shipp
Lewis was then making her direct Course for Holland, and as the master
of her confessed would and might have made the Texell before this deponent
could have come upp with her but that he did take this deponents frigott
to be a Mann of Warr of Holland. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the sayd master of the
Lewis, after he was seized did confesse and declare to this deponent that he was
att Greenland in Company of some other shipps, which as he sayd being bound
for ffrance went thither another way, and that himselfe [?proceeded] with them and
was bound for the Texell as aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the seventh article of the sayd allegacion This deponent saith that the sayd
master of the Lewis Dominique de Margerie did after his being seized
as aforesayd freely and readily and voluntarily confesse and acknowledge
to this deponent and others that his sayd shipp was bound for the Texell
and that his ships ladeing being oyles and whale bones was good
prize to the English. And moreover saith that the sayd dominique de
Margerie did never shew to this deponent nor to any other for ought he
knoweth or believeth any License from the right honourable the Counsell of
State for the free passage of the sayd shipp to ffrance, neyther did he
pretend to have any such license aboard, nor was there any such License
aboard that this deponent saw knoweth or believeth. And otherwise he
cannot depose

To the eighth article of the sayd allegation and to the first schedule thereunto
annexed and now shewne him this Examinat he saith, that after the seizure
aforesayd and on or about the last day of July last past the master and Pilot
or Steerman of the sayd shipp the Lewis were examined by Captain Brandley
Commander of the Essex frigat, having likewise generall Command
of a Squadron of [XXX?] sayle of shipps and having power to administer
an Oath upon all such occasions as concerned this Commonwealth in this sayd
Squadron whereto the sayd Kentish frigot did belong, And saith that the
sayd master and Pilot being by the sayd Captain Brandly duly Sworne to Speake the truth, their confessions
and examinations were taken in writing, this deponent being present. And
farther saith that the first paper or schedule to the allegacion annexed was
and is the orginall Confession of the sayd master and Pilot and with their
handwriting respectively was and is signed and subscribed. And the
sayd Master and Pilot did respective in the hearing of this deponent confesse
and declare as therein is expressed, and in the sight of this deponent did
subscribe their names respectively thereto as in the sayd paper is now to be
seen. And otherwise cannot depose

To the ninth article of the sayd allegation and to the second pay or schedule thereto
annexed and now shewne him he saith that the sayd schedule was found aboard
the sayd shipp the Lewis att the tyme of the seizure aforesayd, and was delivered
to this deponent by the foresaid Master of the Lewis. And att the tyme of the delivery
thereof he told this deponent That the same was the paper of this Instructions
from his Owners. And otherwise he cannot depose.

Ja. Reynolds



Jacob Reynolds
Dominique de Margerie

Captain Brandly


the Texell



Essex frigate
Kentish frigate