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Salvador and Saint George or any of them at Sea at any time after the said
departure of the said shipp Mercurius from Cadiz, nor did shee saile or was
in Companie with them or any of them after their said departure from Cadiz
nor was s[?XXXX] by or separated from them by any fowle weather happening in their
said passage, for that the said shipps in their said passage had faire
weather, and no such fowle or tempestuous weather whereby to separate them or any shipp from them which the
premisses this deponent knoweth and declareth for a certaine trueth, for that hee
this deponent was as aforesaid, a Mariner aboard the said shipp Saint George during the
said voyage, passage, and at the time of seizure aforesaid. And further hee
cannot depose./

To the 13th hee saith, That the shipp the Golden Sunne arlate (whereof the
arlate Peter Tam was Master) did as this deponent heard at Cadiz
depart from thence about five moneths before the
departure thence of the said shipps Sampson Salvador and Saint George next
before their said seizure, and saith That, so farr as this deponent remembreth
the said shipp the Golden Sunn was departed thence about 2. or three moneths before the
Plate fleete of Spaine arrived there from the West Indies in that yeare, The
premisses hee deposeth being and remaining at Cadiz with the said shipp Saint
George, shortly after the time of the said Golden Sunns departure as aforesaid, and till and
after the arrivall of the said Spanish plate fleete. And further to this article
hee saith hee cannot depose./

Upon the rest of the articles hee is not examined by the producents direction./

To the Crosse Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith, hee this rendent is a Native of Norway, and being
a Batchelor and a seafaring person hath had no fixed place of residence for
all the time interrate. And otherwise negatively:-/

To the second hee saith hee is by profession a mariner and hath never been at
Lubeck, but about 2. or three times at Amsterdam, and was last there about three
yeares since where hee then remained about 3. weekes or a moneth, but did not
then or ever before or since see the said shipp Sampson at Amsterdam:-/

To the 2. and 4th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof otherwise than negatively

To the 5th hee saith, That hee this rendent was never at Lubeck:-/

To the 6th hee saith hee never knewe the interrate Otto George before hee
saw him at Cadiz with his said shipp the Sampson the Voyage in question, and saith
hee was there accompted a Lubeck man. And further cannot depose./

To the 7th and 8th hee saith hee hath not deposed to the articles interrate./

To the 9th hee saith hee knoweth nothing thereof:-

To the 10th hee saith, That the place where the Sampson interrate was seized by
the English was as directly in the common course to the Neatherlands, as to Ostend
or dunquirke, as hee beleeveth./

To the 11th hee referreth to his precedent deposition./

To the 12th hee saith hee this rendent was not at dunkirke in the time interrate
And otherwise saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose./

To the 13th hee saith hee hath not so deposed./

Repeated in Court./