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arived at Santa domingo as aforesaid, hee saw the Mary there lye
and saw her delivering out her said armes and amunition, her
souldiers being landed before the Nicholas came in. And for the
Nicholas hee saith shee brought only her said twelve guns, and
there tooke in other twelve that had bin belonging to the said
two other shipps, And otherwise hee cannot depose

To the 16th hee saith hee was present and observed that there
were not any papers or writings burnt torne or throwne over=
board, but well knoweth that the shipps papers and writings
came all to the hands of Captaine Adams and Company
And further hee cannot depose.

To the 17th hee saith that the Castle of Santa domingo is a
good distance from the place where the Nicholas came to an
anchor, and many [XXXXes] betweane the castle and the said place
soe that it was impossible as hee saith for any one from
the Castle to discerne what was delivered out of the Nicholas
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

Upon the rest hee is not examined by direction of the producent

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee knoweth none of the owners but the
said Peter P[oulla] and hartie Johnson, and the said two brothers
Clases Johnson and Barent Claeson, and saith the said Peter
and hartie live in Amsterdam, and soe doe the said brothers for
the most part, And hee answereth negatively for his part
and otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the second hee saith hee was Carpenter of the said
shipp at the time of the said seizure, and saith hee never knew
her before hee met her as aforesaid at Cadiz, And otherwise
hee referreth himself to his foregoeing deposition.

To the third negatively.

To the fourth negatively for his part, and otherwise hee cannot

To the fifth hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition,
and cannot otherwise answer, hee having never sailed in or
with the Sun or Angell interrogated, nor ever seene them but at
Amsterdam and in the Texel.

To the sixth hee cannot answer.

To the seaventh hee saith hee doth not know when the said
Claes Johnson and Barent Claeson went from Santa domingo
for Spaine before their said departure with the Nicholas,
for hee was not there. And otherwise hee referreth
himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the eighth hee saith hee well knew and saw the said
shipp the Nicholas in the possession and custody of
Vice Admirall da Ruitter at Cales, before the said brothers
bought her, for hee saw the said Vice Admirall bring her in