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in the Realme of ffrance to be carried and transported in the said shipp to
Middleborowe and there to be delivered to them or their use and for their accounts.
And further that the persons that were imployed in the said lading and putting
the said goods aboard were and are alsoe friends and in amitie with this Common
wealth. And saith moreover that the said shipp in her passage from Bayon
for Middleborow was on the high sea at or neere Goodwin sands on the 28th
of October last (new stile) wrecked by occasion of storme, only it pleased
God to preserve the lives of this deponent and company and some of the
passengers, and severall of the goods and to bring them safe ashore. And
that severall of the said wines and brandewines saved and found out by
vertue of a Commission of Enquirie from this Court, were and are at
Colchester and Winenhoe and places thereabouts, and are part of the said
lading of the said shipp. And lastly touching the names of the proprietors,
Were and are as followeth, videlicet Christofer Wouterss and Company
hee saith were and are owners of the said shipp and of two and thirtie tonnes
of the ffranch wine of her lading of the first marke in the margent, John


ffret and company of nineteene tonnes of ffranch wine of the second and third
markes, [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT] hallart and Adrian Wesdorp of 20 peeces of brandewine
of the 5th, 6 and 7th markes, Peter Bowdan Courten for 10 tonnes of
brandewine of the 8th marke and fferdinand and Martine da Silva of X 89
peeces of brandewine of the 9th marke, all which persons hee saith are of
Middleborow and fflushing, saving the said da Silva who is of
Amsterdam, All which premisses hee knoweth to be true because hee
was master of the said shipp and received the said goods aboard and signed
bills of lading for the same.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith the said shipp belongeth to the port of Middleborow and
came last thense the 4th of January last New stile, and hath bin at
noe other port since such her departure thense but Nantes and Bayon, and
lay long at Bayon under the late Embargo made in ffrance of holland shipps

To the second hee saith that besides the said wines and brandewines there were
three hundred bales of wooll and an hundred bales or baggs of feather
alsoe and fiftie fats of rozin alsoe laden aboard the said shipp at bayon
and three bundles or small packs of saffron, all belonging alsoe to the
foresaid proprietors, and further that there were a box of Jewells and
three boxes of amber greese in this deponents chest which boxes are all
lost in the sea with his said chest, and saith the said shipp was going to and
would have dischardged at Middleborow, And otherwise hee referreth himselfe
to his foregoing deposition.

To the third hee saith that together with the said Christofer Wouterss, harman
Potten, Peter Uddmans, Cornelius Christianss Nicholas da Silva, and
Claus Corneliss all of Middleborow and all subiects of the said States
were and are owners of the said shipp, and otherwise negatively.

To the fourth hee saith hee signed bills of lading for the said goods
and that they were true and reall and whereof
together with his seabrief and all his papers and writings were alsoe
cast away by the said disaster, and that hee signed noe colourable bills
or bill