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towards her and mett and exchanged their broad sides with her; all
which this deponent well saw and observed. And otherwise he cannot

To the.6.th article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that during the
sayd fight and for a good space before the sayd Hamburgh vessells
had out the Hamburgh Colours and the Lubeck shipps the Lubeck Colours
and that the wind was so still and calme that it would bot beare out
their sayd Colours so as diverse of them and this deponent amongst
the rest awas forced to stretch out the sayd Colours that they might be
seene and discovered by the Elizabeth. and saith that the sayd
Hamburgh ffleet had nothing to doe with the sayd shipps with
the Orenge Colours, and did never assist them but willingly submitted
to them and most of the masters of the sayd shipps went on board
the Elizabeth and delivered upp their papers and made knowne
their voyage and designe, and as this deponent beleiveth they nor
any of them had any designe or interest to resist the sayd English
frigot or to assist the sayd 2 shipps with the Aurange Colours.
and otherwise he cannot depose

To the .7.th article he saith he hath heard by discourse upon the Exchange
att Hamburgh that John Baptista Yonker Adrian Yonker Bartoll
Beakemand and Anne de Greave were owners of the sayd shipp
the Mercury and otherwise cannot depose./

To the eighth hee saith that the said shipps the Brewer of hamborough
(Claus van Reten master) the kinge david (whereof this deponent Witte Witteson is master) and the Saint
Anthony, Zachary Milde master doe all belonge to hamborough, and this
deponents said owners dwell all at hamborough, and hee knoweth one of [?the]
owners of the Saint Anthony to be there alsoe dwelling, namely Albert [?EleX]
who is alsoe one of this deponents owners, and the said shipps were [?sent]
thene and came thence together , and that after the said voyage this deponents
said shipp was to retourne thither, where before her departure shee were in
the possession of her said owners, and that is usuall for hamburgers to [?build]
and cause shipps to be built in holland, and that noe hollander or
ffrench man hath any interest in this deponents said shipp.

To the 9th hee saith that the arlate Jaques Martin dwelleth in Hamborough
where this deponent hath knowne him to be dwelling for theise 8 or 9 yeares
last past, annd saith hee the said Jaques was and is a subiect of the
said free state of Hamburgh, and that hee hath bin a Hamburger
there for all the said time and hath children and familie there but his [?wife]
is dead, And otherwise cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith that hee hath bin master of the said shipp ever since the
Springe last, at which time hee bought her at Amsterdam for his owners for
hamborough, and at Amsterdam came first aboard her, And
otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the second hee saith that Matthias Paulus is owner of an eighth part
of the said shipp, John Johnson of a quarter part, the widowe and heirs
of Joosten Overbeke of an eight part, Hance Distell of an eighth part
Albert [?Elers] of an eighth part. Jacques Martin of an eighth part
Derrick Cloppenburgh of a 16th part, and this deponent of a 16th part
and that they were and are all Hamburgers and there dwelling and subiects of
that free state and have all lived longe there. And otherwise hee cannot depose
saving this deponent was borne at Hamborough.

To the 3 hee saith that hee bought the said shipp of a hollander at Amsterdam