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To th e4.th he saith the sayd Advantage frigott did first fight with
the golden starr.

To the .5 he saith he knoweth the Advantage and Water hound
and saith they were both of them dutch built shipps att the sayd tyme
of fight.

To the .6. he saith he was present in the sayd fight, and saw most part of
it at distance as aforesayd but was not present with his shipp in actuall fight till about an howre before the seizure.

To the 7. negatively.

To the .8. negatively.

To the 9. negatively.

To the .10. he saith he is not bound to answer as he beleiveth
but referreth the case there putt to the Law.

To the .11. he saith that Many of this deponents Company and likewise
of the Advantage frigotts Company entred the Golden Starr upon
boarding, and were some of them likewise afterwards abord, And
this deponent and Captaine Mills were likewise aboard. And saith that
he this Rendent for his owne part had nnot nor tooke out of the sayd shipp
any plate or moneyes or any other goods whatsoever nor somuch as an
Orange or Lemmon, And saith he beleiveth some moneyes and other
goods were plundered by the Mariners of the sayd frigotts, but what
to what value or by whom in particular or buy name this Rendent
knoweth not. And further cannot depose.

To the 12.th he referreth himselfe to the Law in that behalfe and
otherwise is not bound to answer as he beleiveth.

To the 13. Interrogatory he saith that in case the Morning Starr shall be
adiudged prize he this Rendent expects such benefit thereby as
one serving in his quality may and ought to expect according to
the Acts of Parliament in such cases provided and not more. And
otherwise cannot depose.

Giles Shelley [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated in Court before the}


The first day of December 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Keepers et cetera against the ffortune}
of Stetin et cetera.

Examined upon the sayd allegation.


Peter Caulier of Lothbury in the Citty of London merchant aged
27 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined deposeth and
ayeth as followeth. videlicet.

To the first second and third Articles of the sayd allegation he saith he
knoweth nothing thereof.

To the fourth fifth sixth seventh eighth nynth and tenth Articles of the
sayd allegation, this deponent saith that about the month of July last past having
seene a publicke intimation affixed upon the Exchange London concerninge
the sale by the Candle of severall quantities of prize wheat, he went downe
unto Lymehouse aboard the arlate shipp the ffortune of Stetin upon which
some of the sayd wheat intimated to be sold by the Candle as aforesayd was
laden, with intent to veiw and search into the condition thereof in order
to bid moneyes for and buy the same upon the say of sale appoynted
in case he found it a penny worth and fitt for his turne. And saith that
being come aboard the sayd shipp he found the sayd wheat coursly sealed
and so hard clotted and baked together that he could not thrust his
hand into it, and in such a Condisiton that he did then conceive that it