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tooke in a sort of ffish called Mannettee and dying-stuff calle Ruckoo
and some [?hXXXXXje] and returned againe to the said Islands and there sold thae
same for tobaccoe's and sugars, which shee was to bring to Amsterdam, ans saith
that thither shee was going with them, but comming about the height of 46
or 47 degrees of Northern latitude, shee met with such stormie and tempetuous
weather that her maine mast broke by the board, and shee neere to perishing,
so that this deponent and companie (her victualls alsoe failing) were forced to gie
with her for Nantes, where hee attended about a moneth or six weekes
for order from the said Peter [?Poulle] what hee should doe, and at length
hee sent order that the said shipp should discharge at Nantes, which shee
accordingly did, and that was in or about Aprill last, and having dischardged
this deponent went over land to deepe to see his wife and children
from whom hee had bin longe absent, and shortly after his commong thither
hee received order from the said Peter [?Poulle] to retourne to the shipp
and take in [?slats] and other goods for Roane, where there should be
another caargo provided for him to be brought home to Amsterdam, and
this deponent went and tooke in the said [?slat] tobaccoe and sope accordingly,
being the same that was seized in her.

To the sixth hee saith hee beleeveth that halfe the said sope and halfe
the said tobaccoe was and is belonging to ffrench men living in
Nantes, subiects of the ffrench king, for being at the house of the factor
of the said Mr [?Poulle] there residing, hee understood soe much, seeing the
said ffrench men with him and hearing their discourse to that purpose, but
the rest of the said tobacooes and sope and the said [?slats] belong as hee
beleeveth to the said Peter [Poulle]. And saith that hee and all his company
are ffrench men, the dutch not daring to goe in the said voyage to Brazil. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the seaventh hee saith hee had noe papers aboard but there were bills of
lading for the said halfe of the tobaccoe and halfe of the sope That were for ffrench men signed which were sent over land for Roane,
and saith there were noy any Papers torne throwne over board or otherwise made away that
hee knoweth of. And otherwise hee cannot answer, [?saying] there was noe
Charter partie made. amd saving that the said bills wer signed by
Mr [?Roze] the factor, this deponent refusing to signe them,/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Jean [?Mauger] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 12th of October 1655. [CENTRE HEADING]

The claime of ffrancis Sloyer and}
company of hamborowe for the Hope of}
Hamborowe (Casten Stubb master}
ffrancklin. Smith.

Examined upon an allegation made
in the acts of Court on the
behalfe of the said Sloyer and others.


Casten Stubb of hamborowe Mariner, master of
the said shipp aged fourtie yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee this deponent hath
bin master of the said shipp the hope for theise two yeares last or thereabouts