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To the third and 4th hee saith that hee thgis deponent was borne at [?Neremare] in the
dominion and territories of the citie of Embden, and hath lived
for theise 18 yeeres last past in the said citie of Embden, and that his
company were and are all Embdeners borne and there dwellinge, And that
his said owners have dwelt all their times in Embden aforesaid and the
territories thereof, and were and are subiects of that state referring himselfe
to his foregoing deposition. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the fifth hee saith his lading consisting of 58 fatts and a halfe of old [?wine]
34 peeces pf brandewine and 17 fatts of vinegar, all laden at [?CHXXXX]
by Barent van Meppen dwelling at Rochell, and sixtie fatts of new
wine laden at Saint Martins by the said van Mepppen, all which said wine
and goods were soe laden for the accompt of his said owners of Embden
and to be carried to Embden and there delivered to them and for their
accompt, but the consignement made only to the said Godard [?BorenXXX]
who therein acts for the rest of the said owners in partownershipp with him,
All which hee knoweth being master and a part owner, and receiving the said goods

To the 6th hee saith hee signed two bills of lading for the said goods, both
of one tenour, one whereof was left in the hands of the said Barent
Van Meppen, to be sent to his said owners over land with the accompt, and
the other hee brought alonge with him with the said Barent von Meppens
letter, and that hee this deponent signed the said bills of lading at Rochell
and [?then] that brought in the shipp together with the said, this deponents [?XXXX]
from Embden, and all othee his papers and writings, were seized and came
to the hands of Captaine henry Graeme commannder of the man of warr
that tooke him, And that there were not any papers or writings torne
throwne overboard or otherwise made away or concealed that hee knoweth of
And that there were not any other bills of any other tenor signed [?XXX] [?XXXX]
[?XXX] aforesaid, And otherwise referring himselfe to the said papers seized whcih
hee beleeveth are brought into this Court hee cannot depose saving that amongst
the papers seized there were papers which were given him by Parliaments shipps, [?XXX]

To the 7th hee was at Nantes in the said shipp about a yeere since
to fetch wine and brandewine for his said owners, and was never in holland
with her, and otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 8th hee saith hee began the said voyage from Embden in ballast and was there to
end the same, and that this deponent was to have 150 gilders for his voyage
of the said owners, halfe whereof hee received on his going out, and was to
receive the other halfe upon his retourne.

To the 9th hee saith hee had noe flagge, nor noe hollands collours aboard
at the time of the said seizure, and that hee ws taken in the bay of
Saint hellens in the Ile of Wight as hee was there comming to an anchor
after hee had lain 5 dayes at Portsmouth and a night at the [?XXXX] and paid his duties there, and
that the said Captaine [?Graeme] came aboard him in the boate
of Captane [?Wieghts] shipp one of the Parliaments shipps, but did not
showe this deponent his Commission, but tooke him aboard his shipp
in the said boate.

To the 10th hee saith hee was not freighted by Charterpartie being sent
out in the said imployment of the said owners.


Repeated before doctor Clarke