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videlicet draperies Woollen and linnen. readie moneys and debts
amounting in all to the valew of Two thousand five hundred
pounds sterling or thereabouts, which then and there were actually
seized upon and taken away by the order aforesaid, and the said
William Pym absolutely deprived thereof, by reason, (as this deponent by
the said letter and by other letters of advise, and by relation of credible
persons hath understood) That it had beene publiquely sworne and affirmed
in the Court of Saint Malo, That the said William Pym was personally
in the English friggat which had seized the Saint John de Grace and
the three kings being laden from Saint Malo; And further to these
articles hee cannot depose, for that hee this deponent was not at the
said seizure present at Saint Malo:-/

To the sixth article hee saith hee cannot depose otherwise or further
then hee hath predeposed to the 4th and 5th articles:-/

To the seaventh hee saith, That hee this deponent hath by [?severall] letters of
advise from the said Thomas [?Elese] and information of and by Merchants of creditt hath understood
That the Magistrates of the said Towne of Saint Mallo condescending to
the rage of the Commonalitie of the said Towne arising and occasioned by
the seizure of the said shipps the Saint John de Grace and the 3. kings
cominf from Saint Malo by a man of warr of this Commonwealth, had
caused all English shipps and goods there belonging to Englishmen in
or about the moneth of Aprill last past to bee seized upon for and
towards satisfaction, as was then and there pretended, of their losse
sustained by the English, And further as to the said William Pymms
particular losse sustained by the meabes aforesaid, This deponent doeth
referr himselfe to his precedent deposition, wherein hee hath comprised and
expressed so farr as hee knoweth the totall reall losse sustained by the
actuall seizure of the goods and Merchandizes to the said William Pym belonging
And further cannot depose./

To the 8th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition And further
cannot depose./

To the 9th here saith, That forasmuch as this deponent was not at the time
arlate at Saint Malo hee knoweth nothing of the barbarous usage
or murther arlate, save onely by letters of advise from the said Thomas
[?Eles] his Correspondent there, and by the credible relation of Merchants
and Masters of shipps who have since come from Saint Malo, whereby this
deponent hath understood, That the English then and there were very
barbarously used by the enraged multitude there, and particulalry the
family of the said William Pym, And otherwise saving his foregoeing