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the lading of the said shipp whereof hee the said John was to be and was
Sopracargo for the said designed voyage, and tooke particular care and
order about the bringing his said owne goods there aboard and the stowing and
lading thereof and procuring and casuing bills of lading to be signed
for the same by this deponent the master, who signed bills accordingly for the said
goods herein claimed as laded for the said Mollers owne account as in
truth they were as hee saith. And otherwise refeffeth himselfe to his
foregoeing deposition.

To the fifth hee saith the said John Moller himselfe bought and with his
said outwards goods procured the said plate, money and goods soe claimed
by him in this cause, upon truck and barter, and this deponent was
present and privie thereto, being frequently aboard about the said shipps
said trade, and saw the said producent soe deale and trade and obtaine
the said plate, money and goods of Spaniards and Indians there, and is very
well assured that the same were laded by and for the sole account of
the said Moller and for none other person whatsoever, and was really and
not colourably laded for him.

To the 6th hee saith that hee verily beleeveth the said money plate and goods soe
claimed by John Moller not to have bin since made over or
alienated by him to any, but that hee himselfe still runneth the sole adventure
and hazard thereof.

To the 8th hee saith hee was in the said shipp at Santa domingo and
at every other place whereunto shee went, hee being master of
her as aforesaid, and soe unto the said seizure, and the comming of the
said plate money and goods that are claimed in this cause to the
hands of the said Captaine Story and afterwards to Captaine Stokes.
and referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition.

Repeated in all theise three claimes before doctor Godolphin.



The 17th of March 1658.

The claime of the said van hulten}
and others for their goods.}

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.


Joachim Stoll of Stralesund in Pomerania Mariner
boatswaine of the said shipp the Santa Maria, aged 36
yeares or therabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article hee deposeth that hee well knoweth the producent
Philip van hulten, and saith hee is a marchant of Amsterdam, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith the said Philip van hulten was commonly said and
reputed to be the freighter of the said shipp the Sanmta Maria for the voyage shee last
went and wherein shee was seized, being for the Canaries and West Indias and
thense to retourne againe to Amsterdam. And further hee cannot depose.

To the thgird hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith that the said van hulten shortly before the said shipps
proceeding on the said voyage from Amsterdam, caused there to be laded and
put aboard her a cargo of goods consisting in linnens, kerseys, deales and
other goods to be caried to the Canaries and the West Indias, there to be invested
in other goods for her homewards voyage by the factors or correspondents of her
Imployers. And further hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith that the said Philip van hulten imployed and sent out
the arlate John Mollar Sopracargo or Capemarchant upon the said shipp, and [XXX GUTTER]
to him the said Mollar (then of Amsterdam) the management and disposall of
the said cargo and voyage, which premisses hee knoweth being boatswaine of the
said shipp. And otherwise hee cannot depose.