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The 26th of September 1657.

Touching the Hope}
Magnus Alexanderss[?on] Master}

Rp. 1us

Magnus Alexanderson of Tonsborough in Norway
Mariner, master of the shipp the Hope late of
Tonsborough nowe of London, sworne before the
right Worshippfull John Godolphin doctor of Lawes one
of the Judges of the high Court of the Admiraltie
of England, saith and deposeth by vertue of his oath.

That hee well knoweth and is master of the said shipp the hope
of the burthen of two hundred tonnes or thereabouts, and saith
shee is hollands-built, and was built at Edam about foure and
twenty yeares since, as this deponent (being last winter there) was
informed by a Shipwright who as hee said built her, and was there then
living. And saith that in January last hee this deponent bought
her at Amsterdam of Simon henfdrickson of [?hi?Xlopen in ffreezland then
master and part owner of her for the summe of two thousand Rix dollars
which this deponent really paid him for the summe to the use of him the said hendrickson
and the rest of his owners; And that this deponent soe brought
her for the account of Jorgen Coldeva, And [XXXX] Sm[aXso]n, J[XXXX]
Larson, Jacob Anderson, and Laurance her[XXX]son and of himselfe
all of Tonsborough; And that they being lately disposed to sell her
because of the troubles in those parts, authorized this deponent
who was bound with her for London, to sell her here for their best
proffit, whereupon this deponent ariving with her in this
port of London, did here on thursday last really and bona fida
sell the said shipp with her tackle, apparell and furniture to
Anthony R[Xllas], and P[XXXX] humphrey Englishmen, and subiects
of this Commonwealth living in London, for a valewable
consideration, and that they were and are now the owners of the said
shipp and of her tackle apparell and furniture



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Rp. 2us

Robert kilner of the parish of All hallowes Barking
London citizen and Marchant Tailer of London aged 27 yeares
or thereabouts sworne and examined as aforesaid, saith

That hee this deponent on thursday last was present at the Rose
Taverne in Tower streete London, where hee met with Anthony
Rollas and P[XXXX] humphrey of this citie, Englishmen and subiects
of this Commonwealth, and heard them say that they had bought
of Magnus Alexanderson (his precontest) who was then and
there alsoe present, the foresaid shipp the Hope whereof the said
Magnus was master who then and there promised to make them
a bill of sale thereof the next day, and to that purpose a scrivener
was sent for, and instructions given him for drawing up the bill of
sale. And saith that the said next day this deponent was present
and saw the said bill of sale sealed and delivered by the said Magnus
Alexanderson to the use of the said Rolles and humphrey, and as [XXX GUTTER

[XXXX XXX] his [XXXX] thereto, and this deponent hath heard the [?said GUTTER]
Magnus acknowledge satisfaction to be given him for the said vessell by the
said Rollas and humphrey.

Rob: Kilner (sic) [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]