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To the 4th hee saith hee doeth not know of any goods wares or
Merchandizes brought in the said shipp to haver de Grace,
And further cannot depose:-/

To the 5th hee saith, That hee this rendent is no house keeper of himselfe
neither is hee in the quality of a servant to anyone, but is a
Merchant who acteth and tradeth for himselfe, and for the time of
12. yeares interrate, hee hath lived at London and Greenwich with his this rendents
mother, one yeare or thereabouts in holland, and about 4. yeares at
severall times in ffrance in the quality of a Merchant and Traveller or
Sjourner and for his owne particular hath never payd any taxes or
Contributions in any place in the quality of a house-keeper, neither abroad
nor in England where hee alwaies lived under the government of his Parents.
And further cannot depose:-/

To the 6th hee saith that so farr as this rendent knoweth all the goods
and merchandizes lately seized aboard the said shipp were taken in att
or neere haver de Grace in ffrance, and were, as hee beleeveth, all
or most of them brought aboard the said shipp in hoyes from Roane,
and were and are of the manufacture of ffrance, being linnen
Cloath and other Merchandizes, of those parts:-/

To the 7th hee saith hee this rendent doeth not knowe whether the
said Master have received any freight or part of freight for the goods
interrate, neither doeth hee know or ever heard of any Charterparty
of affraightment made for the Voiage in Controversy:-

To the 8th hee saith, hee knoweth nothing of or concerning any bill
of sale of the said shipp, neither did hee ever see any moneys payd
for the same.

To the 9th hee saith, That the said shipps crew at the time of
her said seizure consisted of about 40 persons, but how many of
them were hired or taken aboard her in ffrance hee saith hee
knoweth not, neither cann he further answer, saving as this
rendent remembreth there was one frenchman amongst them:-

To the 10th hee saith hee knoweth not whether any of the said
shipps Owners have any goods aboard the said shipp for their accompt
save onley hee beleeveth the said master who is accompted apart
Owner of the said shipp hath some goods aboard her for his proper
accompt, for which hee needed not to signe any bills
of lading, And saith hee knoweth not whether there be any goods
or merchandizes aboard the said shipp for which the said Master or his Purser signed
no bills of lading, or bills of lading of contrary or different tenor
for each or any mans severall parcell, Neither doeth hee know how many
bills of lading of one tenor were signed for any mans parcell
saving this deponents owne which consisted in 24. bailes of linnen