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To the .16th. he saith he was one of the Mariners of the Hopewells
Company and att the tyme the Prince men entred her was flying in
a boat for life and Liberty having bene parted from the sayd shippe
anout halfe a quarter of an howre before she was actually seized.
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 17 hee saith that the sayd Henry Powell was in the sayd shipp
the Hopewell upon the 27th of October att night and not afterwards
and saith the sayd night he went with 4 of his men to Barbadas
as also did Captaine Swift with 5 of his men, being in all about
11 persons, and saith there was onely one man
of the Hopewells aboard her att the tyme of seizure being taken
prisoner in her the rest being immediately before fledd out of
her for life and liberty And otherwise saving his foregoeing
depositions he cannot depose.

To the eighteenth Interrogatorie he saith he did not goe to cutt wood nor
hawle turtles during the stay of the shipp Hopewell att Antegoe
but saith he went twice a fishing during that tyme, and spent
therein about one howre and noe more. And saith there was about
halfe a dozen turtles eaten a shipboard by the Company of the
Hopewell, which he knoweth because he did partake thereof
himselfe. and otherwise cannot depose.

Repeated in Court
before the Judges/



The 28th of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of Samuell [?Palvache] touching}
his Jewells}


David Ben Mordeku of Morocco merchant aged
one and forty yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet.

That he this deponent came along as a fellow passenger with the sayd Samuell
[?Palcache] otherwise Jacob Carlos in the sayd shipp the Elias from Hamburg
in this present voyage wherein the sayd shipp with severall others in Company
with her was seized by some of the shipps of this Commonwealth, And saith
that about the tyme of the sayd seizure the foresayd [?Palvache] calling this deponent
to him and acquainted him that he the sayd [?Palvache] had a parcell of Jewells
and precious things which to preserve from plundering he intended to deliver
the Gunner of the Elias to hide for him, and thereupon produced a small
box covered with black leather and guilt, which being by him opened this deponent
saw severall Jewells and precious things therein and amongst the rest [?one]
diamond ring. one golden parrat covered over with Emerald stones, and one
golden Cockrell with a large pearle in the [?bunch] thereof, and other Jewells
which in particular he cannot specify; and the sayd box being shut againe
he the sayd [Palvache] taking some writings with him in his hand to [?XXX]
with the sayd box sayd he would deliver them to the sayd Gunner to hide [?XX]
lay upp for him, desiring this deponent to take notice what he had seene [?in]
the sayd little Chest r box; And saith that one Alderman was appoynted
to Command the sayd shipp the Elias on behalfe of the Captaine of the Elizabeth
frigat that made the seizure, And saith that toward [?night] of the same day
the sayd shipp Elias was brought to an anchor in the River of Thames And
the sayd Alderman in the hearing of this deponent called the Carpenter