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Attestation from the Magistrates, and uner the Seale of the City of
Embden, Concerning the said shipp and the Master thereof, this deponent
being a Native of Embden, and well knoweing the usuall impression of the
Seale of the said Citie And otherwise cannot depose, saving that notwith
standing the sid Seabriefe the said shipp with the shallops thereunto belonging
were and are to this present detained/

To the Crosse Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith, hee this deponent hath made two Voyages
with the said shipp from Embden to Greeeneland, and came first aboard
her at Embden about two yeares and a halfe since:/

To the second hee saith, hee hath well knowne the said producents for about
17 last yeares last past, which hee saith are all of them Embdeners borne, as
hee beleeveth, and are Inhabitants there, and Subjects to the ffree State of
Embden, And saith that Toder Reyns, Hopman Hendrick Luers, Elias
Duif, one Westermaen, and others whose persons hee well knoweth, but
remembreth not their names, are all Burghers and inhabitants of Embden
aforesaid, and all married men (save onely the said Westermaen) and saith
one of them liveth in the Pelster street, another on the Delft, another
the Mulestreet, and others in other parts of the said Citie And further
hee cannot depose/

To the third and 4th hee saith, That part of the said Owners caused the said shipp the
Goulden Lion to be built at Embden about ten yeares since, and that some others
bought their parts thereof a yeare since, And further cannot
depose, saving his foregoeing deposition to which hee referreth/

To the fifth negatively, saying the said shipp in three yeares last hath
performed three Voyages to Greeneland, on the first and last whereof this
deponent went in her thither from Embden:-/

To the 6th hee saith, hee this deponent is a Native and Inhabitant of Embden
And otherwise negatively:-/

To the 7th hee saith, the said shipp upon her last outwards voyage went from
Embden onely with her ballast, and vessells to receive the whale blubber

To the eight hee cannot depose:/

Top the 9th hee saith the said shipp at the time of seizure was directly
bound for the Port of Embden, and no other place whatsoever:-/



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said Allegation:-


Herman Geerts of Embden Mariner aged
22. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne and
Examined saith and deposeth as followeth, videlicet.

To the first and second articles of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth That
hee this deponent well knoweth the producents Hendrick Garrard [?Burg ?XXXX]
of Embden John Buddey Luders ff[?ewen], dirrick Buddey and Companie