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The same day Examined upon the said Interrogatories/:


Jonas Denny of Weymouth Mariner aged 24. yeares
or thereabouts a Wittnes sworne and examined saith as
followeth videlicet/

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith, That the Vessell the Jonathan
Adventure interrate was abut 12. daies simce surprized and taken upon
the french Coast neare the Sene-head about the mouth of the River
of Roane by the Tyger frigat (Gabriel Sanders Captaine) in the
immediate service of this Commonwealth), this deponent then being one of the
said frigats Company, and the person under whose conduct the said Vessell was
brought into the River of Thames. And further cannot depose saving
that the said shipps Companie were all brought aboard the saud Tyger ffrigat

To the second and 3 Interrogatories hee saith, the said Vessell the Jonathan Adventure
was full laden with apples of the growth of ffrance, which are in a perishing and rotting
condition, and that there were no gunnes ordnance or Artillery aboard
her at the time of her seizure, onely some inconsiderable provision of bread
[?rider] and a peece of beefe, And saith the said Vessell is french built
and according to her Companies confession was built at deepe and her
ladeing of the growth of ffrance being laden at Tuckett, and
bound as they day for deepe and there to be discharged for
ffrenchmens accompt, as this deponent understood by the Master and
Company of the said Vessell, who all spake ffrench, and were and
are, as this deponent beleeveth ffrenchmen and Subjects of the ffrench
kinge. And further cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith, That all such papers as were aboard the said Vessell
the Jonathan Adventure at the time of her said seizure were by this deponent
brought aboard the said Tyger friggat and delivered
to the said Captaine Sanders, in whose possession this deponent left them
And further cannot depose/



The same day Examined upon the said Interrogatories:/


Christopher Williams of Cheswick in the County
of dorset Mariner aged 20. yeares or thereabouts
a Wittnes sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth./

To the first Interrogatory hee saith, That the interrate Vessell the
Jonathan Adventure was mett with and seized by the Tyger
ffrigat in the immediate service of this Commonwealth upon
the ffrench Coast of Sene-head about 12. dayes since, this deponent
being one of the said Tigers Companyand present at the said