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To the seaventh hee answereth negatively.

To the 8th and 9. hee saith that hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition, an otherwise
negatively for his part touching his shipp, And further touching other shipps hee
cannot depose saving as aforesaid./

To the 10th hee saith hee hath taken up noe money upon bottomrie, nor made any
assurance upon his said hogshead staves, and otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 11th hee saith that hee signed three bills of lading all of one tenour for the said
wine, two whereof hee left with his owners correspondance at hamburgh and brought
the other alonge in the shipp, which with his passe and other papers were seized by
Captaine Myngs, And otherwise negatively for his part referring himselfe to his
foregoing deposition.

To the 12 hee saith hee cannot depose.

To the 13th hee saith hee arived in the River of Elve with his said shipp the ffortune
on the 22th of June last and went thither from London, And otherwise hee
cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 14th hee saith that the said John Detree is commonly accompted a hamburger
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 15th hee saith that teh said hendrick Mittendorp bought his said eighth part
of hendrick [?Ludeman] of hamborough about [?tXX] monethes since, and the rest
have had their parts for theise seaven yeares last or thereabouts and some longer

To the last ee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition, And further cannot


Repeated in Court before the three


The third of November 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.


Zachary Milde of hamborough Mariner Master of the shipp
the Saint Anthony of hamborough, aged 26 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that the shipps
specified in the description of the cause in the said allegation namely the Mercury
John [?detree] Master, the hope hendrick Martins master, the ffortune
Barent Verdonck master, the Carpfanger Barent Jacobsen master, the
Prophet Elias Simon Cornelison master, the king david, Jacob Younge
master, the Saint Mathijas Claus Billie[?t] master, the Brewer Claus
Van Reton master, the Kinge david Witte Witteson master, the fflora [?Bay]
Peters master, the ffortune hance Clauson master, the hope JOhn Peterson
master, and this deponents said shipp the Anthony all hamburge
shipps and masters, together with the ffortune of Lubeck Joacjim [?dunck] master
and two other Lubeckers and a Stralesunder sett saile together on the seaven
and twentieth of September last from the River of Elve bound for ffrance
some for Nantes others for Rochell and some for other places of that Nation
and this deponent was to fetch wine, brandewine and other goods thence
And that they soe set saile and departed without any Convoy or man
or men of warr with them, and that being in the North sea on saturday
next following their said departure they happened into the company
of three other merchant men who said they were alsoe bound for ffrance and
soe steered awaye with them, And this hee saith was and is true publique
and notorious.

To the second article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that upon the
sunday [?XXX] following there appeared two vessells in the Reare of the
sayd shipps, and saith about that tyme he this deponent saw a small vessell
which he taketh to be the dover frigott arlate aboard the sayd shipp Mercury
which, as hee hath since heard the master of the Mercury say did plunder
teh sayd shipp. And further saith that upon the approach of the sayd
two shipps discovered in the rear as aforesayd the sayd dover frigott [?XXX]