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harman Becker his freighter dwelling there, to be paid [?here] upon the deliverance
of his lading [?XXXX] 92 dollers which hee received in hand; And saith that this deponent and the said Martin [?Mekel] caused
the said shipp to be built and then sold out the other parts to their said nowe
fellowe owners, of whom this deponent received and caused the money payable
for the same to be received for the said parts.

To the third hee saith hee this deponent was borne and hathlived all his time
in Stettin and was and is a subiect of the Queene of Sweden
and that his company are some of them Stetiners, others of dantzike, one
of denmarke, and all Easterlings.

To the fourth hee saith the said owners have dwelt all their times at Stettin
saving the said Becker, whom this deponent hath not knowne otherwise then
this voyage, and otherwise negatively.

To the 5th hee saith his lading consistteth of 147 bundles of hemp
16 fatts of pot ashes, two hundred barrells of linsead, 18 stocks of clapboard,
12 peees of planck, halfe a last of tarr, halfe a last of gritts, and
some firewood and wooden pinns, all laden at Riga saving the said plancks
and pinns, which this deponent brought in the said shipp from Stetin and
that the said plancks and pinns belonge to this deponent and the said owners of Stettin, and the said clap board
to him and the said Becker and that the rest of the said lading
was laden by the said Becker who freighted him together
with one Tilman [?Bramer] of Roga, and Bartholomew harne of the same
which Becker, Bramer and harne laded the rest of the said goods and told
this deponent that it was all free goods, but who the said foods belonge
unto whether to them the said freighters or not hee saith hee knoweth
not, and saith hee was freighted for dunquirke there to dischardge
unlesse at dunquirke their correspondents should agree with this deponent
there and [?get] him to goe to London with the said goods, and that the persons
at dunquirke to whom hee was consigned were Abraham van hoaghgarde
and Phillip de Pape.

To the 6th hee saith that hee signed three bills of lading for the said goods
which hee had in the said shipp and which with his other papers were seized
by Captaine Swaine and company, and that hee signed them at Riga
and hee referreth himselfe to the said bills which hee supposeth to be brought
into this Court, and otherwise hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 7th hee saith hee was never in ffrance bot hath bin in holland
in theise last 8 yeares, and that hee knoweth not the said de Pape and

To the 8 hee saith hee was to finish his voyage and receive his freight at
dunquirke, unlesse hee was there agreed with anew for London.

To the 9th hee saith hee had nowe but a Stetin flagge aboard, and was
seized at sea by Captaine Swaine neere the [?Jutza] Riff, And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the 10th hee saith hee was freighted by Charterpartie, which was alsoe
seized by the said Swaine, and that the said Charter partie was made at Riga.

To the 11th hee saith the said harman Becker is a native of Riga and
there dwelling, and otherwise negatively.

To the 12th hee saith the said Becker and the said [>Breuner] and [?hance]
laded the said goods soe as aforesaid not belonging to this deponent and owners,
and that this deponent hath not yet received any part of his freight,
and otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 13th negatively.

To the 14 negatively to every part thereof.

[>Mis gall] [?XXXXgra] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctor Clarke dorctor Godolphin
and Collonel Cock.