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occasion to goe to sea left the said shippp and lading them in the possession of the
interrogated Mr John Ad[XXXXth], who diposed of part of her lading as
hereafter followeth. And further saving as aforesaid and
what followeth hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

[?J]ean Moller [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The claime of the foresaid van Lynen.

The 15th of Aprill 1659.

Examined upon the foresaid alleagtion.


John Moller of Amsterdam Marchant aged 28 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that for all
the time arlate the producent John van lynen was master and commander
of the shipp the Saint Mary arlate, and had the charge and command of
her committed unto him as master or commander, and saith the said
master (being alsoe a part owner) let the said shipp for freight to Philip
Van hulden of Amsterdam, for a voyage to be made with her thence
to the West Indieas, and back againe to Amsterdam, in a trading
imployment. which hee knoweth seeing him in the exercise of the
said mastershipp, and oversighting of her while shee was in building
(which was donne at Amsterdam) and in fitting her for the said
voyage which is her first voyage, and being present at the said
affreightment and a witnes to the Charter partie.

To the second article hee saith and deposeth that the said voyage the said
John van lynen at Amsterdam did for his proper use and account
lade and put aboard the said shipp in or about the moneth of May
1657 diverse parcells of stuffs, hatts, and other merchandizes
to be thence transported in the said shipp to the Spanish West Indies
and there the said shipp afterwards arived in safetie therewith, and with severall other goods laded upon
the account of the freighters and others, which hee knoweth because hee
this deponent, who went Sopracargo of the said shipp for the freighters
saw the said lading of the said goods of the said van lynens by him the
said van lynen.

To the third and fourth articles of the said alleagation and schedule annexed
now made knowne unto him, hee saith and deposeth that after the
arivall of the said shipp and lading at Santa domingo, the said John van
lynen with the assistance of this deponent for the account of
him the said John sold and bartered away the said outwards lading soe
laded for his account, and in truck and retourne thereof had [XXXX]
produced many and severall peeces of
wrought silver or plate in dishes, Trenchers, cups, candlesticks, spoones
and other utensills which this deponent saw told over and weighed, and
made up into two casks, namely into the cask No. 1. there was soe
much as weighed one hundred eightie two markes 5/8 ounces. and
into the caske No. 2. as much as weighed seaventie markes three ounces
and a halfe, this deponent seeing each parcell weighed when
and as it was readie to the p[XXX] into each of the said chests, and assoone
as the said parcells were soe weighed, saw them fastened up in the said
two cases, and were all for account of the said John van lynen
and for him and his account there were alsoe produced and received
in truck of his said outwards goods two thousand peeces of eight in money