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two hundred and fourteene dry [?linles] marled PA and fiftie
hides marked IF nbeing two huNdred sixtie foure hides in all,
and were as hee taketh it all bul hides, and alsoe one and thirtie charges
of cacoa, each charge seaventie five pounds weight (Spanish weight)
all for the proper account of the said van lynen, and were really
and truely bought with and were the proceed of his outwards
goods. And having soe gained or produced the same the said
John van lynen laded them aboard his said shipp the Saint Mary
for gis owne account to be carried in her to amsterdam for his
account and adventure. All which hee knoweth seeing the
premisses soe donne, and being assistant to the said John in the
producing the said plate, money and goods for him of his said outwards

To the fifth hee saith that after the said goods and plate and
money were soe laded the said shipp departed for Amsterdam
with the plate and her other lading, and in her course of proceeding
was seized by Captaine Storet in the ffairfax frigat, and
upon the said seizure the said Storey tooke the said two cases of
plate into his frigot of this deponents sight and alsoe the said
two thousand peeces of eight in two baggs, and then carried
the said shipp and the rest of the said producents said goods and
thereof of her lading to Tolon, the said goods being all aboard
and with the said money and late comming all to the hands of
the said Captaine upon the said seizure of his sight and knowledge
And further hee cannot depose, saving the said Storey hath acknowledged
the receipt of the said plate, money and goods, and having the said
plate and silver aboard his said frigot, this deponent
saw him open the said two cases and tell the peeces of plate, and
saw him alsoe tell the said money, and soe lay them up in his

To the 6 hee saith the said silver peeces or plate, money and goods
before mentioned to be soe laded for John linenes account were
really and truely provided and laded for his account, and
hee alone with his owne goods paid for the same, and hee alone
runneth the adventure thereof, which hee knoweth for the reasons

To the 7th hee saith the said John van linen is a hamborger
by birth and liveth in Amsterdam and hath soe done severall
yeares with his wife and familie, namely this deponent hath
knowne him to dwell for about foure yeeres last. And
further deposeth not.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath noe part or share in the said plate
money or goods here claimed in this cause, and was in the said shipp
when shee was seized, and saith hee is a native of hamborowe
and a subiect of that free State. And otherwise negatively.

To the second hee saith hee hath knowne John Van Lynen about
fifteene yeeres, and saith that when this deponent first knew
him hee the said John lived in hamborowe aforesaid, and saith hee
is a married man and keepes house and familie in Amsterdam
And otherwise negatively referring himselfe to his foregoing depositions