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Leith and bound for Rotterdam and hee this deponent then asked the said Kircoff
whether hee was bound and hee replyed to Rotterdam noherepon this deponent
told him hee was glad of this Company and thee sayd Kircoffe thereupon
dranke to this deponent and told him it was well and bid him welcome or
to that effect and this deponent according as the use is at sea when shipps keepe
company and associate togeather dranke againe to the sayd Kircoffe And hee
saith the Union all that day after they were mett [?togeather GUTTER]
and all the night thereof steered the same course and by the light of the sayd
man of warr and other shipps that were in his company And hee saith
that the next day in the morning videlicet on the 11th of March aforesayd
they mett with three fflanders men of warr belonging to dunkirke and Ostend
who persued the Union and some other vessells in Company with the sayd
Kircoff, which the sayd Kircoffe noe
away endeavoured to present, either by spareing of sayle, or makeing up
to their releefe, or in any waies countenansed them in the least but
made away from them and two other shipps in his company without
makeing any resistance in their behalfe against the sayd 3 men of warr by
by meanes whereof the Union and her ladeing consisting of sugars tobaccoes
Coales and other rich goods to a very considerable value at the least
three thousands pounds sterling, and alsoe three other shipp (sic) (whereof
one was a dutch shipp one Reynolds Master and by that meanes afterwards discharged) were
alsoe surprized and the shipp and ladeing of the other two which appeared not to be dutch
was seized and by the sayd 3 men of warr carried to dunkirke and Oastend
videlicet the Union and her ladeing to dunkirke and the other two shipps and their ladeing which belonged
to English and Scotch men to Ostend And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot
answere saving his subsequent deposition/

To the last hee saith at the tyme Interrogate there were sixe vessells
or thereabouts togeather in company with the sayd Kircoff when the sayd
3 men of warr persued the Union and the other shipps in manner afore
sayd, And hee this deponent is verily perswaded in his conscience (for
that hee this deponent had 14 gunnes monted in his shipp the Union
which did mayntayne fight a while with the
sayd men of warr, and the other shipps taken had alsoe some gunnes
in them,) that if the sayd Kircoffe with his Holland man of warr
had ayded and assisted the sayd shipp Union in the least,
neither shee nor her ladeing had bin taken And
saith as aforesayd the shipp Union and her ladeing were
worth at least three thousand pounds sterling And saith all the Interrogate
hewyn Welch Newman Knowles Pearson and others of Leith and Saint Johnstons
Interrogate subiects of this Commonwealth were the lawfull Owners of the sayd Shipp Union
and of the greatest part of her ladeing, And saith
hee hath heard by letters and otherwise from such as have seene her at
Middlebrough in Zealand that shee the Union after
her being soe taken was sold to some of Middleburrough and is now
in the possession of one Seader Lawrison who is now skipper of her

And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot answere/

Repeated before doctor Godolphin/



The 12th of May 1656

Travers against Burrridge and Spicer}

Examined on an allegation in and admitted on the
behalfe of the sayd Travers

R 6

Ralphe Standish of the Cittie of London Merchant
aged 28 yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne and examined saith
and deposeth as followeth videlicet./