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were alsoe then in her and belonging to the owners two pipes of
Spanish wine, two pipes of brandewine, two half al[?m]s of Spanish
wine and two fatts of knives, all which were brought in the said shipp
from Amsterdam, and untrucked away, And that there were moreover in the
said shipp at the time of the said seizure about 92 Dozen of tortois shells,
in three baggs, five greate and two small pots of balme, which the said [Master GUTTER]
bought of the said Augustin Rosetti the fore said Genoese, The premisses hee
deposeth being boatswaine of the said shipp and seeing the same soe

To the 6th hee saith the said Egbert Scutt is of Amsterdam, and a
subiect of the States of the United Netherlands.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee cannot answer, not having belonged to the said shipp
but immediately before her departure on the said voyage from Amsterdam
and negatively for his part.

To the second hee saith the said Claes Williams was master of the said
shipp before this deponents coming into her, and shipped him this
respondent for the said voyage, and that none other but only hee the
said Claes had any command or charge of the said shipp during or
in any part of the said voyage. And otherwise hee cannot answer
saving as aforesaid.

To the third hee saith that hee this respondent is a native and Inhabitant
of Amsterdam and a subiect of the States of the United Netherlands, and
otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition.

To the fourth hee saith that the said shipp went directly from Amsterdam
to Tobago, without touching at any other part, and thense to the
wild coast, thense to Santa Cruse, and thense taking her course
towards Amsterdam, was seized as aforesaid, and otherwise negatively
referring himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the fifth hee cannot answer saving his foregoing deposition.

To the sixth hee saith hee sawe and helped weigh the tobaccoe as
it came aboard, and that it came all aboard un marked, and that
the master put the markes or numbers upon peeces of waX fastened
to the Rolls, but hee remembreth not the markes or numbers, and
that this deponent had 6000li 600li in 15 small small and one
greate rolls, and three fatts, of tobacco (wherein some others of the company
were alsoe interessed), all which rolls of his were marked with chalke
with a crosse on each of them, and the fatts thus X [MARKE], and otherwise hee
cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 7th hee saith hee never knew Augustine Rosetti before hee met
him this voyage at Santa Cruse, And otherwise hee cannot answer, saving
hee being ashore at Santa Cruse saw there the said Augustin was only a lodger there as
a stranger and not a dweller there.

To the 8th hee cannot answer but beleeveth the contrary.

To the 9th hee cannot answer.

To the 10th hee saith the master hath not as yet received any
freight for his goods or any part thereof, not having nin in
any place where the same was payable ás this deponent conceiveth
the freight being payable at Amsterdam, and
otherwise hee cannot answer saving his foregoeing deposition.