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certaine trueth there happened no tempestuous Weather during the
said passage of the said three shipps, whereby to separate them from
the said shipp Mercurie if shee had beene in their Company, or
from one another. The premisses hee deposeth of his certaine
knowledge, being as aforesaid a sailer of and aboard the aforesaid
shipp Salvador and seeing the departure predeposed of the said shipp
Mercury, and coming in Companie of the shipps Sampson and
Saint George till the time of their said seizure. And further
hee cannot depose./

To the 13th hee saith, That the shipp the Golden Sunn arlate, whereof
the arlate Peter Tam was Master departed from Cadiz about
Midsommer in the yeare 1652. being there laden and according to publique
fame bound for fflanders And saith that such her departure was about 4
or 5. monethes before the departure of the said shipps Sampson Salvador
and Saint George from Cadiz upon the Voyage in question, and about
3. or 4 moneths before the arrivall of the Spanish plate fleet from the
West Indies. The premisses hee knoweth being an Eyewittnesse of the
departure of the said shipp the Golden Sunn as is predeposed, and of such
the arrivall of the said Spanish ffleet, and serving and being aboard the
said shipp Salvador during her said passage in Companie with the Sampson
and Saint George aforesaid. And otherwise cannot depose, saving hee
hath credibly heard that the said shipp the Golden Sunn after such her arrivall
and discharge at Ostend in the yeare aforesaid, was pressed into the
king of Spaines service, and remained severall monethes in the same, but
saith hee never heard that the said shipp the Golden Sunn was at
Amsterdam or dischardged any lading there in the said yeare 1652:-

Upon the rest hee is not examined by direction from the Producent./

To the Interrogatories:- [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee sauth hee this rendent was and is a Native of
hamborough where hee had his education, and hath had his fixed residence
there from his infancie And otherwise negatively:-/

To the second hee saith, hee is by profession a Saylor and was at
Amsterdam in the yeare 1651. last about Whitsuntide and there aboade
for about 10. or 11. daies and was then hired to serve aboard the shipp
Salvador and saith hee never saw the shipp the Sampson neither at Lubeck
nor at Amsterdam.

To the 3. and 4. hee saith hee cannot depose./

To the 5. hee saith hee this rendent was never at Lubeck:-/

To the 6th hee saith hee came first acquainted with the interrate Otto
George at Cadiz in the yeare 1652. last past, and saith hee was
commonly accompted an Easterling borne, and died at Lubeck a married
man, having there his wife and settled residence for severall yeares before