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of her about a yeare last past, and that shee belongeth to
the port of Amsterdam, and that her owners are hendrick
Steffelson, John Rowlofson, Claes Everson, and hee this deponent
all Amsterdammers, and there borne and dwelling and subiects
of the States of the United Netherlands. And saith the said shipp
at the time of her seizure by the hopewell was laden with
98 hogsheads of traine oile, and a parcell of whalebone the
quantitie whereof hee knoweth not, and saith the same were
laden at Amsterdam and consigned to be carried to and delivered
at Callice in the Realme of ffrance to a ffrenchman a subiect
of the ffrench kinge and for the accompt of such ffrenchman
and subiect, and hee was to pay him this deponent the freight
of and for the said goods, and saith that the merchant at
Amsterdam that laded the said goods told this deponent that
the same were for the accompt of the said ffrenchman of
Calice, and therefore admonished this deponent to take heed
of comming on the coast of England leasr hee should be
taken and the said goods made prize, and this deponent meant
not to come on this coast, but came thereon meerely by
mistake of his course through the thicknesse and
murkinesse of the weather, and soe was met with and
seized off deale by the said shipp the hopewell/ And
otherwise chee cannot depose.

Pieter [?Isaackes] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

See the second in f[?ine] B.2.