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discharge her lading of wynes:-/

To the 4th Interrogatorie hee saith, That at the time of the Chase interrate the
Saint Peter was as hee remembreth about 2. leagues from the rocks interrate
and saith, That when shee came very neere unto the said rocks shee was towed in
by ffrenchmen with the two shallops predeposed, and by no other boates or men
And otherwise negatively to every part thereof.

To the 5th hee saith, hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, And
otherwise negatively:-

To the 6th hee saith, the french Pylot interrate in case of the said shipps
arrivall at Pontrieux was to have receaved there, so farr as this rendent
knoweth, and saith hee hath often observed that french Merchants doe procure
and provide Pylotts for the conduct of such shipps as they lade and send on to
the rockie and dangerous Coast of Brettanie. And further otherwise then
negatively hee cannot depose./:-

To the 8th hee saith, hee saw the shott interrate made by the french Pilot
and other frenchmen aboard assisting him./

To the 9th hee saith, hee saw no resistance made against the said frenchmens
entrie into the said shipp, and saith they could easily enough enter the said
shipp without any such assistance as is interrate, And otherwise negatively

To the 10th negatively:-

To the 11th hee saith, hee this rendent and the Master and all the said shipps Companie during the
fight interrate remained in the forepart of the said shipp, and saith the said
Master in the presence of this deponent and said shipps Companie spoke to the
frenchmen aboard requiring and entreating them not to shoot at the said
man of warrL-

To the 12th hee saith, hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition. And
further cannot depose./

Repeated before doctor Clerke:-/

the marke of
Thunis + Jacobson [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The same day Examined upon the said Allegation:- [CENTRE HEADING]


Thomas Jacobson of Flushing in Zealand Mariner
aged 20. yeares or thereabouts a Wittnes sworne and
examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet/

To the first and second articles hee saith and deposeth, That the shipp Saint Peter in Contro=
versie was seized by an Englishman of warr (Captaine Barnett Commannder)
shee then lyeing at an anchor, and fastned with two roapes to certaine rocks of
a little french Island neere the maine land of ffrance; And further saith, that at
such time as the said shipp came from the River of Bourdeaux to proceed upon her
Voiage to Ponterieux with her ladeing of wynes, and till and at the time that shee
lay fastned to the rocks aforesaid, and till immediately before her seizure there
was a french Pylot sent aboard at Bourdeaux and continuing in and aboard her
being (as this deponent hath often and credibly heard there) expressely sent to take care of the
said shipps ladeing and to Pilot the same to her designed Port of Ponterieux, and that
by the Merchant or ffactors who had laden he said wynes, and not by Leiger
derrickson the Master, neither had the said Pylot any relation at all to the