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To the second and third hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and
cannot otherwise depose.

To the fourth hee saith [XXX XXXXXX] hath
John dala villette who was his correspondent at dunquirke being
now gone to swell at Middle[?borowe] and Anthony Dom[?enson]
who was his correspondent at Ostend, not having bin imployed by
him any time this twelvemoneth, but nowe hee now dwelleth with
Balthazar Curteis of Antwerp, to or from whom hee hath [?not]
written or received ought concerning the said shipp [?the]
Saint John Baptist or her lading.

To the fifth hee saith that by the premisses and by the said [?mr ?Lucies]
bookes of account which this deponent hath perused, hee is [?sure ?and]
certain[?e] that the said Mr Lucie and is the sole and reall owner
of the said shipp, and without having partnershipp [?therein]
with any others, and otherwise negatively, saving the lading also
mentioned in the bill of lading taken in the said shipp, doth soly
belonge alsoe unto him.

To the 6th hee saith hee heard of the warrs betwixt England and
Spaine at the hapening thereof, at which time there was alsoe [?and]
before warrs betwixt ffrance and Spaine./

To the seventh hee saith the said [?Broeder Baxan] being a dutchman
hath a holland Seabrief for his better securitie of sailing, by
vertue whereof hee should be freed from the Ostenders and dunkirkers
besides the goods being laden in the name of the said Backer [?a subiect]
of Sweden, the Ostender and dunkerkers have noe pretence [?therein]
and saith the said papers were coloured only to avoide dunkirkers
and Ostenders, and not English, the shipp being really bound [?hence]
to discharge for Mr Lucies account.

To the eighth hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition, and
saith the said Mr Lucie having soe brought the said shipp, [?presently]
put the said Broeder Baxen master of her.

To the last hee cannot answer.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin with his Precontest/

[?Ahaham] Gaultier [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 14th of July 1656

On the behalf of the State}

Henry Harling Wharfinger of Ralphs key
London, aged 27 yeares or thereabouts sworne before
the right Worshipfull John Godolphin doctor of lawe one
of the Judges of the high Court of Admiralty
saith and deposeth by vertue of his oath.

Rowe dt.

That a lighter belonging to this deponent named the William
is of the burthen of five and twenty tonnes or thereabouts and [?rather more]
then lesse, and another lighter belonging him named the [?hXXXX]
is of the same burthen, and that they are both to be imployed in [XXX]
service of this Commonwealth.

Hen: Harlingey [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]