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To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is a shopp keeper in the Poultrie and dealeth in
oiles and soe hath donne theise 27 yeares last as a freeman, and otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith hee was not present, and therefore cannot
answer ought thereto.

To the third hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith hee well knoweth that within theise two yeares
last past diverse tonnes of sweete oiles have bin bought and sold in this
citie at 236 gallons to the tonne - and noe more, And otherwise hee
cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

Repeated before doctor Claarke and Collonel Cock.



The 15th of March 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

Prince against the shipp the}
Charitie and goods in the same}
Suckley. Smith}

Examined upon an allegation given in on
the behalfe of Israel Marens and

William Smyth of the parish of Stepney in the
County of Middlesex Mariner, aged 51 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
Paul Paulsen the master of the shipp the Charitie at the time
when hee was seized with his said shipp and lading by Mungo
Jackson a private man of warr and company, did upon his
examination aboard, seriously averr and say to this deponent (who
was appointed by Captaine Jackson to examine him) upon this deponents
demannding of him whence his shipp and goods were and to whom
they were belonging, that the said shipp the Charitie was of
Gottenburgh and was with her lading (except a small parcell
belonging to the Mariners) wholly belonging to the President
of Gottenburgh and other free people of Gottenburgh subiects
of the Queen of Sweden, And this deponent who was quartermaster
of the private man of warr, being spoken to and sett on by the said
Jackson to that purpose, did talke and treate wuth the said Paulson
to see if hee could get him to confesse that his shipp and goods were of
holland, and proffered him that if hee would confesse that they or either
of them were of holland, hee should have whatsoever was his owne
freely, and a reward besides, but the said Paulson still persisted
that they were belonging to Swedes as aforesaid. Then this deponent
(according to the said Captaines order) told him that if hee would give