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seizure, the Captaine of the said frigot caused the said M[?u]llars said chest
wherein his said plate was to be taken and carried aboard his said frigot
of this deponents sight, and carried the same as alsoe the [XX XXXX] and
the said other goods to Thulon, and saith the said Mollar became deproved
thereof, which hee deposeth being boatswaine of the said shipp and seeing
the premisses soe donne. And further hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and verily
beleeveth that the said plate and goods were really and solely belonging to
the said Moll[?e]r, and that hee ran and runneth the adventure thereof.
And further hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 7th hee saith the said Moll[?a]r is commonly reputed a native
of hamburgh (where this deponent knew his father) and a subiect of that
State, and further hee cannot depose.

To the 8th hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee saith that this deponent at the time of the said surprizall
had aboard for his owne account, eight and twenty hides marked $, and
the arlate ffolker ffredferickss[on] Stiersman of the said shipp had then aboard
her for his owne account foure and twenty hides, and the said hides were
respectively bought and laded for their accounts, and upon the said
seizure came to the hands first of the Captaine of the ffairfax and
afterwards at Thulon came with the rest of the said shipps lading
into the power of Captaine Stokes, and they are [?hetherto] deprived
thereof by the said seizure. And saith hee this deponent is as aforesaid
a native subiect of Stralasund, which is [?parriXXXed] by the king of
Sweden, and other wise a free state, and the said ffrederickss[on] and wa[?llar]
and subiect of Amsterdam, where this deponent hath bin in his house.
And further hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

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

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee answereth that hee hath noe share or interest in the money, plate or
goods claimed in this cause, and that hee was in and boatswaine of the Saint Mary interrogated
at the time of her seizure, and is a native subiect of Stralasund aforesaid and a
batchelour, and when hee hath not bin at sea, (which hee frequently is) useth to lodge
at Amsterdam and hath soe done for severall yeeres, and other wise rnegatively.

To the second hee saith hee hath not knowne the said Moll[?a]r, longer than a little before
his being soe hired and embarked as aforesaid at Amsterdam, where the said Mollar then
lived in the house of Philip van hulten, and saith hee is as this deponent taketh it a
batchelour, and a native of hamborow. And further hee cannot answer saving as

To the third hee saith that the said shipp before Santa domingo had the Spanish
flagg out and alsoe the Prince of Orange his flagg and streamer, and a flagg which
the amaster had in a former shipp, and otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee saith hee saw the said Mollar severall times at Amsterdam
before the said shipps proceeding thence, where hee came aboard her and him selfe
brought the said goods (soe laded by him as aforesaid) aboard with the help of others
by him therein imployed, and otherwise hee cannot answer, saving negatively for his part.

To the fifth hee saith hee was not present at the buying of the plate or goods claimed
in this cause, nor saw payment made for the same, and otherwise saving his foregoeing
deposition hee cannot answer, saving hee the said Mollar put the said silver in his owne
chest and alwaies tooke care of it as his owne, and alwaies [XXXXXed] it to be his owne.