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was not taken downe till after the sayd shipp was subdued, and then it was taken
downe by some of the Companie of the sayd English shipps that made the seizure
and this deponent now taketh it by some of the Company of the sayd Waterhound
frigot: And saith that after the sayd shipp was taken and subdued as
aforesayd, this deponent being aboard her videlicet about halfe an howre after
the fight heard severall of the Company of the Golden Starr, say there
was a good prize for this deponent and the sayd Gyles Shelley then likewise
aboard meaning and speaking of the sayd shipp the Golden Starr. The
premisses this deponent knoweth being present att and seeing, and hearing the
severall passages aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the .11. and 12. articles he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the last he saith his depositions are true. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interries. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the .1. and .2. he saith he this Rendent was Captaine of the Advantage
frigott interrate and was abat the tyme of taking and surprizeing
the Morning Starr or Golden Starr interrte.

To the third he saith he knoweth not of any shipp knowne by the name of
the Adventure frigot any way concerned in this ?busenes and saith the Advantage frigot alone mett with and for
about four howres fought with the sayd Morning Starr or Golden Starr.

To the .4.th he saith the sayd shipp the Advantage frigot fought with
the Golden Starr aforesd.

To the 5:th he knoweth both the sayd shipps the Advantage and the
Waterhound, and saith that att the tyme of the sayd fight they were both
of them Dutch built shipps.

To the .6.th he saith he was present all the tyme of the fight interrate.

To the .7. he saith that the Advantage frigott att the tyme of shooting the
warning shott as aforesayd, being att a great distance frō the Golden
Starr, and without shott, did weare and had out the Holland or fflemish
colours in her sterne for the reasons predeposed. And otherwise negatively.

To the 8th he saith the sayd Advantage frigott did make two shotts with bulletts
over the Golden Starr as aforesayd, before the Golden Starr fired att the

To the .9.th he referreth himselfe to the foregoeing depositions wherein he
hath deduced the whole series of the sayd engagement and fight, and otherwise

To the .10. he saith It is usuall and Lawfull as he beleiveth especially in tyme
of warr for shipps to weare severall colours, before fight, but to fight onely under
their owne colours, and saith that the supposition made in this Interrogatory is quite
besides the matter in debate, howbeit for satisfaction thereto he saith, that
when any shipp att sea uppon the first haling of another shipp doth weare
the colours of one Republike State or Prince, and afterwards doth putt out
att the same tyme the Colours of any other Commonwealth Prince or State
different from the first Republike Prince or State, such shipp for ought that
this deponent knoweth or hath heard is not usually and generally taken to
be a Searover or pyrate; nor that such shipp or the Company thereof
may be Justly suspected for an enemy to that shipp which is haled
And further he cannot depose.