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To the 5th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition to the first article
of the allegation, wherein hee hath declared as much as hee knoweth of the
demannds of this Interrogatorie. And further cannot depose:/.

To the 6th hee saith hee was not present at the packing of the goods interrate
but saw one of the said bailes opened in the Custome house at Roane And
visited by the Officer there, who after visitation caused the same to be made upp
againe. And saith hee hath not any more then upon the voyage in question
taken notice of the marke interrate. And cannot further depose./

To the 7th hee saith hee doeth not remember that hee ever saw any factors
for the goods in question, but that upon the buying thereof this deponent saw
severall bills of accompts given by the severall Merchants where the said goods
were severally bought unto the said Dierich Warnicke, at Paris, And otherwise
hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 8th hee saith hee knoweth not nor ever heard any thing thereof

To the 9th hee saith hee knoweth not nor hath heard that within the time
interrate any subjects of the States of the United Netherlands have come to
dwell at Hamburgh, or make use of any Hamburger names for the sourcing
of their goods from the English:-

To the 10th hee saith, That this deponent being at Paris in or about July last
and frequently an almost daily in Companie with his precontest Derick
Warwick, this deponent saw severall letters which the said Warnick had received
from his said master with orders therein about buying of goods for his accompt
And otherwise cannot depose:/

To the 11th hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 12th hee was a passenger in and aboard the shipp the Saint John interrate
at the time of her seizure./

To the 13th hee saith the said ship the Saint John is laden with brandewine
and piece goods and paper and that this rendent hath for his owne accompt
aboard the said shippe two bailes marked CB. and filled with severall sorts
of french wares and merchandizes, and also one bagg marked with the Custome
house marke of Roane, and filled with the like goods, one portmantle with linnen
and some small curiosities that were given him in ffrance, and two flower potts
in silke embroiderie, and in a paper six ells of white and six of fading colour
satin And saith hee doeth not know or hath heard that any part of the
said shipps Cargo is for the accompt or upon the adventure of any Subiect or Subjects of the
King or States interrate./

To the 14th negatively to every part thereof/

Christian Bolden [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 12th day of december 1653:- [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Christian Bolden for his goods in}
the shipp the Saint John of Hamburgh (Mr Joachim}
Meesters) taken by the shipp the [Lymetwigg]}
Smith ffrancklin}

Examined upon an Allegation on the
behalf of the said Claymer

Christian Bolden of Hamborough Merchant