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The 13th of february {?1654} [CENTRE HEADING]

The Lord Protector against}
the John Baptist aforesaid.}

Examined upon the foresaid {?Allegation}

dt. Rowe.


Augustin Lyndon of New-England
aged 35 yeares or thereabouts sworne {?and}

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that the shipp the
Saint John Baptist articulated, at the time of her seizure was (as to this
deponent appeared by her molde and fashion) a dutch built shipp; and
saith the shipp the hope (whereof this deponent was the Captaines cheife
mate) one of the shipps of the fleete of this Commonwealth upon
that expedition (whereof Major Sedgewick was commander in cheife)
came up with the said shipp the Saint John Baptist on the one side as
the Black Raven (another of the shipps of the said fleete) come up
with her on the other, and alsoe haled her, and upon such haling,
the company of the Saint John Baptist being demannded, whence their
shipp was, this deponent heard them answer and say, of Amsterdam.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second and third hee cannot depose, for hee was not present
at the Counsell of Warr arlate, nor knoweth what passed therein
only hee saith that Captaine Martin commander of the hope
who was at the said Counsell of warr, retourneing aboard, declared
to this deponent and others of his company, that the master and
company of the Saint John Baptist, albeit that they had said at the
time of their haling, that they were of Amsterdam, yet upon their
further examination at the said Counsell, they (perceiving that they
were falne into the hands of the English) denied their being of Amsterdam,
and had sais that they were of dantzike and were bound for London;
or to the same effect, and yet (as hee said) they could not
produce ought to [?evidense] their being bound for London.

To the fourth hee saith that the lading of the said shipp the Saint
John Baptist consisted cheifely in wines, and the rest in
resin and feathers and some other things, and saith the said wines
and goods come from Bayon (as the said company of the Saint
John Baptist acknowledged) and were as hee verily beleeveth of the
producetion or make of ffrance And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith that the said shipp Saint John Baptist was
taken and seized in or about the moneth of March 1653, And
otherwise referring himselfe to the articles of pease arlate and the
date thereof hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee saith that the company of the Saint John Baptist at
the time of the said seizure were all forreigners and strangers
save one boy who was English. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the seaventh and eighth hee referreth himselfe to the lawe
and to the customes and usage in the case articulate, And
cannot otherwise depose saving as aforesaid.