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whether shee should discharge there or at haver de Grace, all which hee
knoweth being Gunner of her as aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third article hee saith and deposeth that the goods or the most part
of them which were taken and seized in the said shipp were and are as hee
beleeveth linnens or haberdasherie wares, not knowing certainly the
species or qualities of them, they being in packs and caskes, and hee alsoe
beleeveth that they are of the growth or manufacture of ffrance, and
saith they were laden by ffrench merchants, yeelding a reason of his knowledge
as aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that about fifteene
persons of the said shipps company at the time of the said seizure were
ffrenchmen, whereof the Stiersman named Peter de Greve was one, and
that the said ffrenchmen were hired and sent aboard at Saint Malo's by the
merchant laders, and saith that this deponent and five others
all dutch, came from Amsterdam where they were hired by the said Monsieur
Le Gard to goe to Saint Malos to the said shipp, and that there were about
fifteene other dutch in the said shipp, who were hired some in ffrance and
some were in the shipp before this deponent comming, and saith the said Monsieur Le Gard was and
is a native of Saint Malos, and hath a sister there dwelling whom this
deponent hath seene there, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith that the said Monsieur La Gard sent this deponent
and the said five others from Amterdam for Saint Malo's in the shipp the
White Unicorne, whereof Cornelius Jacobs Sayle was master, to whom
the said Monsieur La Gard wrote in an open letter (which this deponent read) that
hee should receive and transport the said six persons in his said shipp
the White Unicorne, to Saint Malos, whither they were going to serve in the
said shipp the Jerusalems Crosse, and that the owners of the said shipp the
Jerusalems Crosse, should pay him the said master of the White Unicorne at
Saint Malo's for their passage or transportation, or to the same effect, and
saith hee this deponent carried and delivered the said letter from Monsieur
Le Gard to the said master of the White Unicorne, who transported
them accordingly. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith the said La Gard told this deponent that the said
shipp the Jerusalem-Crosse lying at Saint Malo's was to saile as a
holland shipp and to be manned with hollanders or other dutch, and this
deponent perceiving by the foresaid letter, and
otherwise that the said shipps owners were at Saint Malo's, hee
going to take his leave of the said La Gard asked him why hee had hired and told
him that hee was to saile as a hollander, when as hee perceived that
the said shipps owners were of Saint Malo's, to which the said Monsieur Le Gard
answered, doe not you trouble your selfe, for your wages shall be
duely paid here from time to time to your wife, to which purpose
doe you draw it upon mee, and I will pay her, still not denying
the said shipp to be of Saint Malo's, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that the said Monsieur La Gard sent a letter by this deponent
to Peter Martinsen master of the Crosse of Jerusalem, which this deponent