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Against the Saint ffrancis aforesaid

Rowe d:t

The 10th of Aprill 1653 (sic)


Abraham Peterson of fflushing Mariner
Stiersman of the said shipp
the Saint ffrancis, aged 26 yeares or thereabouts
sworne as aforesaid saith as followeth.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee cannot depose, saying hee doth
not knowe the owners of the said shipp, nor where they live, nor
where shee was built.

To the third hee saith that the name of the master of the said shipp
is Johnis Starbus, and otherwise hee cannot depose;
hee this deponent never knew the said shipp before hee comming to
London, where this deponent was shipt in her about November
last being hired by the said skipper for ffrance and XXback for London

To the fowrth and fifth hee saith the said shipp came last before her seizure
from Saint Maloe bound for this port, which hee jnoweth being then
Stiersman of her. and saith that from hence XXX went frewighted
by Mr fford, a marchant of this citie for XXXer le ?Gurare, laden
with lead and sugar, and XXX XXXX, whch XXXX
delivered upon and for accompt of the said Mr fford (or of him and
XXXXXX) to one Mr Britton his factor there, and that the said
shipp XXXX upon the said affreightmanbt and XXXX from Dover da ?B:areane to Saint Maloe, in ballast and there received a cargo of linnen and XXXXcloth and
old ?chintz and XXXXX and other linnen commodities to be brought
to this port and ?there to be delivered for accompt aforesaid
of the said Mr fford or of him and companie, XXXX hee was informed both
by the said skipper and alsoe by the said Mr fford before the said
seizure preceeading from hence that the said shipp was to fetch the
said ?serge from Saint Maloe for the ssaid accompt. And saith the
said cargo of linnen wares was laden at Saint Maloe by one monsieur
le ?niot ?Harman, and XXX XXXX to the said M:r fford or to him and
company, serving him use to the bills of lading, and which hee
heard thX said Monsieur le mot say that for said XXX were for the said accompt
XXX hee said at the time of the XXXX the bills of lading for
the XXXX by the skipper, whereon this deponent was prsent, and
further he cannot depose.

To the 6th are saith the said master XXXXX thX bills of lading for
the goods aboard, all of and XXX, and all for this part for XXXX to be delivered