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To the .11th. he saith. that he this deponent was aboard the Golden Starr aforesd
after the seizure interrate, and whilest the sayd shipp lay in the Hope
tooke out of the masters mates chest in the Round howse of the sayd shipp four
hundred twenty two peices of 8/8 or thereabouts, And saith that he hath
heard that the Master of the Water hound, and the Captaine and Prickmaster
thereof had and tooke some baggs of moneyes out of the sayd shipp, but
to what value he knoweth not, but hath heard they were in all about
seven baggs. And farther he cannot depose, saving he beleiveth
all the sayd moneyes was so taken out before the unlading of the sayd
shipp by Authority of this Court, And saving that this deponent before the
sayd tyme had out of the sayd shipp from betwixt the middle deckes
thereof two small Casks of oyle the value whereof he knoweth not.

To the 12 he saith It is usuall as he beleiveth for any shipp att sea being
haled by any shipp who att the tyme of haling and commanding to strike weares false colours and
gives there by suspition of being an enemy or pyrat to stand upon she
do forgive g?uard And othewise cannot depose.

To the .13. he saith in case the sayd shipp the Morning Starr or Golden Starr
be condemned as prize, he this deponent expecteth advantage thereby
in the quality he served in the Advantage frigot, according to a law
Statute or ordinance of Parliament made in that behalfe and not otherwise.
And further he cannot depose.

Repeated before Doctor Clarke
and Doctor Godolphin



The same day.

Examined upon the sayd allegation


Thomas Keyes of Deptford in the County of Kent Mariner
late quarter masters mate of the Advantage friggott
aged eight and forty yeares a witnesse sworne and
examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet

To the first second third and fourth Articles of the sayd allegation this deponent
saith and deposeth that being aboard the sayd shipp or frigott the
Advantage in the immediat service of this Commonwealth the Captaine
and Company of the sayd shipp upon or about the 23th day of ffebruary last
past espeyed a shipp sailing in a direct Course for Holland betweene
Beachy and ffair [?lee] about four or five leagues from the English
shoare, which afterwards proved to be the arlate shipp the Golden starr
or Morning Starr whereof Michael van Lupkin was Commander, And
afterwards upon the same day and neere the same place and Coast after
a sharpe fight the sayd frigat the Advantage Commanded by Captaine
Mill and the arlate shipp the Waterhound whereof Captaine Shelley
was Commander being likewise in the ymmediate service of this Commonwealth
subdued and tooke and surprized the sayd shipp the Golden Starr. And saith
that att the tyme aforesayd and for many monthes before and since
there was open warr and hostility betweene, this Commonwealth and
the States Generall of the united provinces, And the same was and is