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Transcription

The last of August 1655. [CENTRE HEADING]

On the behalfe of harman Barentson}
and company owners of the shipp the}
Pease of Amsterdam (whereof the said}
harman was master seized neare}
the Barbadaes}

1

John Aventson of Alckmaer in
North Holland Mariner, late Cooper
of the said shipp the Pease of Amsterdam
sworne before the right Worshippfull the Judges
of the high Court of Admiraltie
of England, and examined upon certaine
Interrogatories saith and deposeth as followeth
videlicet.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
the shipp the Pease of Amsterdam aforesaid (harman Barentson late
master) and hath soe donne for theise twelve monethes last past
orthereabouts, and saith shee belongeth to the port of Amsterdam, and
that hendrick Jonsen Road of Amsterdam and the said harman Barentson
and others all dutchmen and subiects of the Lords of the States of the
United Netherlands and dwellers in Amsterdam and Alckmaer were
and are her owners, and sett her out on her last voyage from Amsterdam
bound for Ginney and thence for the Charibbe Ilands, under the conduct
of her said master, laden from Amsterdam with copper staves, corrall
[?arme-rings] and other commodities proper for the Ginney trade, which goods
were alsoe belonging to, and laden by the said owners of the said shipp;
and saith shee proceeded from Amsterdam on the said voyage abnout
a yeare since, all which hee knoweth seeing such her lading, and going
out Coopeer of her.

To the second and third Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that
the said shipp proceeding with her said outward lading to Ginney
and having there bartered and trucked away the same for Negro's, and
received about two hundred and fiftie Negro's aboard the said shipp, shee
departed from Cape de Lobos in Guiney about nine monethes since
to goe for martinica one of the Charibbe Ilands, and having bin
six weekes or thereabouts at sea without sight of any land, they at
length made land, and finding it to be the Barbada's, determined
not to goe thither but for Martinica their designed place; but seeing
two shipps comming out wards from the Roade of Barbadas, they of
the Pease stood with her towards them, desirous to speake with and learne
some names of them concerning their countrey, it having bin longe since
they met with any body of whom they might be informed: And comming
neare one of the said shipps, her boate came aboard the Pease
manned with about tenn or twelve English man, who bidd them of
the Pease welcome. and they saluted each other as friends, and the said
English comming aboard, they told the said harman Barentson the master
that hee must goe aboard the English shipp and showe his passe, which
hee offered to doe, and soe two or three of them going with him aboard
the rest remained in the Pease, and would needs saile her to the English
fleete which was rising in the Roade, which they of the Peases company refused
saying that would be a hinderance to them, who asoone as their master came
back aboard intended to sett their course for their designed port of Martinica
howbeit