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To the 4th he saith that he hath heard and beleiveth that the King David
Witte Witteson master, and Saint Anthony Zachary Mielde master were since May [?1652, or ?1653]
bought by the present owners thereof att Amsterdam or some other port of Holland
and further referring himselfe to his foregoeing depositions he cannot answer.

To the .5. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof saving this deponent hath [?XX]
those aboard the Mercury which he bought in Hamburgh market and payed for the same 28 [?XXX]

To the .6. he saith he is a native of Hamburgh and there dwells. and hath 1/16 part of
the Mercury and the cheeses aboard the sayd shipp as aforesayd, which he [?hopeth]
will be restored to him. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the .7. negative3ly.

To the .8. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .9. he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .10. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .11th he saith there were severall Seabriefes and other papers aboard
the sayd shipps att the tyme of seizure which were delivered to Captaine [?Minns]
aforesaid: and otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 12th he saith he cannot depose.

To the 13. he saith the Mercury aforesayd came into the Elve in the [?Spring]
last. And further saving his foregoeing depositions he cannot depose

To the .14. he saith that Jacob Dirickson a Hollander brought the
shipp Mercury to Hamburgh, and beleiveth he so brought her from Roan
in ffrance and further cannot depose.

To the 15. he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions and otherwise
cannot depose.

To the 16 he saith he this deponent hath bene master of the Mercury 3 monethes and
was so appoynted by his foresayd Owners and tooke first charge thereof on the
11. of August last att Hamburg. and Hendrick Martins hath bene master
of the Hope 7 or 8 yeares, and was so appoynted by his owners aforesayd, and
Berend Verdunke of the fortune 4 or 5. yeare. and Berent Jacobson
of the Carpfanger about 18 monethes, Simon Cornelison of the Prophet Elias
about 3. yeares. Jacob Young of the King David about 3 . monethes, [?ClaXXX]
of the Saint Mathias about 3 monethes, Claes vom Roton of the Brewer about [?XX]
monethes of this deponents knowledge. Witte Witteson of the KIng David3 yeares
Zachary Mielde of the Saint Anthony about 3 or 4 monethes Boy Peters or the
fflora about 3 monethes Hans Claeson of the fortune of Hamburg 3
or 4 monethes Jan Peterson of the Hope about 3 monethes and saith the
persons have bene masters of the sayd shipps respectively for the
tymes respectively according to this deponents knowledge, but
some of them have not bene masters for a longe tyme he [?knoweth]
not. And further he cannot depose.

Johan Detry Hamburg [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]