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To the 22th hee saith hee hath not knowne the said Mollar but from the
time that the said shipp was preparing to saile from Amsterdam as aforesaid
and saith hee is commonly reputed a hamburger by birth; and this deponent
never knewe him in Spaine, and saith hee hath iust now seene him while
hee hath bin answereing to this Interrogatorie; and saith hee was Sopracargo and
the said Spaniard marchant of the said shipp, And saith hee cannot further

To the Interrogatories in the second place. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the said Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively, saying hee doth not
know the vessell interrogated named the Propatria.



The 21th of Aprill 1659. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the fosaid allegation of the 7th of January.


John Eering of Ha[?nt]s Holme in denmarke
Shipwright, aged 30 yeares or thereabouts sworne and

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that the goods arlate seized in the
shipp the Santa Maria arlate were laded aboard her at Santa Domingo a
port in hispaniola under the king of Spaine, and saith the lading of
them was of his [?sight] ordered by the Spanish Captaine that commanded the said shipp
(whose name hee knoweth not), And saith hee cannot otherwise depose
having gonne but a little while to sea, and soe unacquainted with the
proceedings and custome of the place.

To the second hee saith that the said shipp departing from Amsterdam
the voyage in question, came and arived in Santa Cruse almost two yeares since
and there hee saith the said Spanish Captaine went ashore and hired and
sent about twenty Spaniards aboard the said shipp to goe to the West Indies
in her, amongst which was one to be master, andother stiersman, another
boatswaine and another boatswaines mate of the said shipp and the rest common
men, and the said officers assumed those places accordingly. And further hee
cannot depose.

To the third hee saith the said shipp went from Santa Cruse to Santa Domingo
and at Santa Domingo often put out and wore the Spanish flagg or Spanish colours
and that the said Spanish Captaine being there for the most part ashore, and
many of the other Spaniards frequently alsoe ashore, John van lynen the
dutch master by order of the said Captaine commanded in and ordered the [?afreightment GUTTER]
of the said shipp, which continued there about eight monethes, and when the said
Spanish Captaine came aboard the said master did the like, he Captaine only
ordering affaires and whether the shipp should goe. And further hee cannot depose.

To the fourth and 5th hee saith that the said shipp the Saint Mary was calked at Santa Domingo
by order of the said Spanish Captaine, but who paid them that did the
worke hee knoweth not, and saith hee there heard that the shipp must goe
where and whether the said Spanish Captaine would, which Captaine hee
saith came from holland in the said shipp. And further hee cannot depose
saving what followeth:

To the 6th hee saith that in the said shipps retourne from Santa Domingo, after
shee had bin in her said retourne at Santa Cruse, there was at sea a fleete
of ffrench Newfoundland men espied, and this deponent heard aboard that
thereupon there were papers and the Spanish flagg put into a bagge and
throwne over board, but hee did not sea it as gee saith, And
otherwise hee cannot depose.