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Waterhound wearing the Colo:rs allso of this Commonwealth came in to the
assistance of the Advantage frigot and came upp with the Golden Starr
And the M:r & Company of the Golden Starr fired upon the Waterhound and
fought with her till att last the Waterhound and Advantage boarded
tooke and surprized the sayd shipp the Morning Starr or Golden Starr.
And saith the sayd shipp Golden Starr during all the sayd ffight had and
wore out her flagg of defiance which was after the fight taken
downe by some of the Waterhounds Company and not before. All which
this deponent being then present in the sayd ffight well saw and observed
And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 11.th and 12th he saith he cannot depose.

To the 13th. he saith his deposotions are true.

To the Crosse Interryes. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the 1. 2. 3. and 4th. he saith he was quarter Masters mate of the Advantage frigot
interrte, and aboard her att the taking of the Golden Starr or Morning
Starr interrate. And saith the Adventure frigott was not present in the chase
or fight interrate; and that the Advantage frigot alone espyed, mett with
haled and for neere four howres fought with the Morning Starr or
Golden Starr before the Waterhound interrate came in to her assistance.
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 5:th he saith he knoweth the sayd shipps the Advantage and Water
Hound, and saith they are dutch built shipps, and so were att the tyme
of the taking the sayd shipp the Golden Starr.

To the .6. he saith he was present and aboard the Advantage frigot for and
during all the fight interrate.

To the .7th. he saith that att the tyme of haling and fighting aforesayd
the sayd shipp the Advantage frigot had and were out the Colours of the
Commonwealth, and otherwise negatively.

To the .8.th he saith as he remembreth the Advantage frigot shott onely
one gunn Laden with bullet, before the Morning Starr did fire upon
the sayd Advantage frigot. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the .9.th he saith that the sayd shipp the Morning Starr or Golden Starr
during the sayd fight did hold on her Coarse, and thereby made a sh[XX]
of declining fight, but saith she refused to be visited, and made one
broad side upon the Advantage frigot before the Advantage gave
her any broadside. and otherwise negatively.

To the .10.th he saith that this Interrogatory is not as he conceyeeth pertinent
to the busines in hand. how beit for satisfaction thereto he saith that
a shipp of warr changing her colours after haling of another shipp is
not generally taken to be a pyrate, nor the sayd shipp and Company
to be an enemy to the shipp so haled; nor justly suspected so to be
as he beleiveth. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the .11th. he saith he never was aboard the sayd shipp the Golden Starr or
Morning Starr. nor doth he know of any money plate or goods taken
out of the sayd shipp att any tyme by any person or persons whatsoever
And otherwise he cannot depose.