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the said shipp for his owne account, with purpose to carry and transport them
in her to Amsterdam there to be delivered to him or his order, All which hee
knoweth seeing the same soe provided and laded, and further cannot depose.

To the fourth and 5th hee saith hee saith that after the said lading of the said goods money and plate
by the said shipp departed from Santa Domingo therewith, and comming
into the Roade of Gilbraltar was upon the high and open seas not with
surprized and taken by the ffairfax frigot (commanded by Robert Story) in
the service of this Commonwealth, at the time of which seizure the
said plate, monney and goods were aboard and came to the possession of the said
Story and afterwards to Captaine Stoakes to whom the
said Story carried the said shipp to Tulon, where her plate, money, and all
her lading were disposed of at the pleasure of the said Stoakes and Storey
or such as the said Captaine Stokes imployed, and the said Mollar was
by the said seizure dispossessed and deprived thereof, this deponent seeing the
said Story upon the seizure take the said Mollars chest wherein the said plates andmoney
were and carry the same aboard his frigot and there put the same into
his cabbin. And further hee cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that the said plate, money and goods were bought and
provided by the said Mollar and laded for his owne account, and were th
proceed and retourne of his said outwards goods, and hee alone did and
doth run the hazard and adventure thereof.

To the 7th hee saith that the said John Mollar is a native of hamburgh
where this deponent knew him a boy and knew his father and mother there living
and is a subiect of the free state of hamborow and for such commonly

To the 8th hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee saith that Joachim Stoll boatswaine of the said shipp had
aboard her at the time of the said seizure for his owne account twenty eight
hides marked $, and that ffolker ffrederickson her stiersman had then
aboard for his owne account foure and twenty hides, all which were
respectively bought and loaded by them for their owne accounts and came
to the hands of the said seizors, whereby they are dispoiled thereof,
and saith the said Stoll is a Stralasunder, and the said ffrederickson an
Emdener, and further hee cannot depose.

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition was and is true.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath noe part or share in the goods plate or money
claimed in this cause by John Mollar, and that hee this deponent is a native
sunbiect of hamboyro, but is now a burgher and consequently a subiect of
Amsterdam, and otherwise negatively saving his foregoeing deposition to which hee
referreth himselfe.

To the second hee hath knowne the said John Mollar from the childehood
of the said John and first knew him in hamborow where hee was borne
and then lived, and saith the said John is a batchelour and noe housekeeper
and hath lived severall yeeres last at Amsterdam, and otherwise hee cannot
answer saving as aforesaid.

To the third hee saith hee somtimes at Santa domingo put out the Burgungun
flagg, which hee had in a former ship whereof hee was master, and that
hamburgers are not free to trade at Santa domingo without permission from
the President, and that permission was obtained of him by the Supracargo for
the said shipps trading there, for a summe of money given for the same.

To the fourth hee saith hee saw the said John Mollar at Amsterdam before
the said shipps departure thense, who came frequently aboard and ordered