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The twelveth of June 1658.

dell against Corrall.}

Examined upon an allegation given in on behalfe
of the said dell alias Bettenham/


Daniel Gates of the parish of Saint Buttolphs Alg[ate GUTTER]
London Ship Chandler, aged 20 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles of the said allegation and schedule
annexed, hee saith and deposeth that the time arlate namely
in the monethes of March and Aprill 1654, the producent Mary
dell (nowe Bettenham) being then a widow, kept a shipp Chandlers
shopp, and sold Provisions and materialls to the use of shipps, and
was then the Lawfull owner and proprietor of all and singular
the goods materialls and provisions mentioned and expressed
in the schedule annexed to the said allegation and now showed unto him
and by him read and perused, And that on or about the [XXXX GUTTER]
of the date of the said schedule namely in Aprill 1654.



The 15th day of July 1658./

An affidavit taken touching the shipp}
the ffortune of London}

dt Mr Ixam/

Cornelius Vanderh[?oeve GUTTER]
of London Merchant sworne before the Worshipfull
John Godolphin doctor of Lawes and Charles
George Cock Esquire Judges of the high Court
of Admiralty saith and deposeth.

That the whole reall propriety of the sayd shipp the ffortune of
London whereof John Jacobson [?Single] was and is master did and doth properly belong togeather with the tackle apparrell
and furniture thereof unto him this deponent and that noe other
person hath any share or Interest in the same./

Cornelius Vanderhoeve [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 16th day of July 1658/

A busines in perpetuall remembrance of the matter}
touching the redemption of the shipp the Content of}
harwich whereof John Ma[?c]e was late Master promoted}
by the sayd Ma[?c]e againt Timothy Craving Ralphe}
heasey Phillip Owen Mathew Collett Samuell}
Townsend and Thomas Weston: Cheeke}

Examined on an allegation on behalfe of
the sayd John Ma[?c]e//

Rp. 1

Andrew Marten of harwich Mariner
aged thirty two yeares or thereabouts a
wittnes sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article of the sayd allegation hee saith that the arlate shipp
the Content of harwich in her course from Newcastle bound for London
with a ladeing of Coales, was in her course thitherward off of
fflamborough head upon the twentith day of March last past togeather
with her sayd ladeing taken and seized by a dunkirke man of warr
who carried her and her ladeing and John Ma[?c]e her Master and his Company
whereof this deponent was one into Brewers haven in Zealand arlate
where shee and they arrived about the twenty seaventh day of the same Moneth
of March having bin all that tyme in possession of the sayd dunkirke man
of warr this hee the better knoweth being Gunner of the sayd shipp the
Content at the tyme of such her seizure and being carried a prizoner
with the Master and the rest of the Company to Brewers haven aforesayd
And further to this article hee cannot depose/