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Englishmen and Marchants and subiects of this Commonwealth and for
such commonly accounted:/

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
and is master of the shipp the Catherin interrogated, of the burthen
of foure score tuns or thereabouts, which hee saith they the said Mr
Baldero, mr harris and mr Shepard in or about the moneth of
March last bought at Rotterdam of one Lambert Schaep and
paid him the summe of three thousand gilders or thereabouts for
her, at which their buying of her hee this deponent was present and
sawe the said moneys paid for her, and having soe bought her they
constituted this deponent master of her, and hee hath bin master
of her ever since and is soe at this present, and was and is
alsoe an English man, and saileth the said shipp for and under the said
mr harris, mr Baldero and mr Shepard who were and are her
sole owners, and saith that noe dutch man or other forreiner whatsoever
hath any share or interest in the said shipp, or ever had since their
said buying of her but only they the said harris, Baldero, and Shepard
to whom hee saith shee wholly belongeth.



The last of May 1656.

The Lord Protector against Elizabeth}
Lacy Relict and Administratrix of Nathaniel}
Lacey deceased. Budd. Cheeke.}

Exámined upon an allegation given
in on the behalfe of his highnesse
the Lord Protector.

dt the State


Benjamin Rose of the parish of White Chappell
Merchant, aged 37 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
and exámined.

To the first and second árticles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
the goods, wares and merchandizes mentioned in the schedule to the
allegation (nowe shown unto him) were taken and seized as prize by the
shipps of this Commonwealth, and brought to this port of London
and there put into a ware house at Chester key (amongst many other
goods) in the yeare 1650, which hee knoweth because hee this deponent
as a land waiter for the prize office received them into the said warehouse
upon such their bringing in, and saith the said goods being afterwards
condemned for prize by this Court, and after exposed to publique sale
by the Commissioners or the Collectors for prize goods, and by them then sold at a publique
sale by the Candle to Nathaniel Lacey, and by him bought
of them, which hee knoweth having seene the
subscription of the said Lacey in the Sale booke for Prize goods for the same.
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third article hee saith that the said goods (being taffata's) contained
by measure one hundred twenty and two yards as in the said schedule is expressed