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To the Interroghatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee is sent out of the Steights by the English Admirall
to testifie his knowledge in this busines, and promised him his wages due for
his service in the said shipp, and otherwise negatively.

To the second hee saith hee is a dane as aforesaid, and can neither speake nor
understand other language than dutch, and saith hee went a youth
from the said place of his Nationalitie and hath dwelt for seaven or eight yeares
in hamburow saving when hee hath bin in voyages at sea.

To the third hee answereth negatively for his part, and otherwise cannot answer

To the fourth and 5 hee saith hee hath not knowne the said shipp the Saint Mary but
from the said time of his comming to serve in her upon her proceeding from
Amsterdam., where hee first saw her, and hath knowne the said Spanish
Captaine for the same time and not longer, who went in her to Santa
domingo as aforesaid.

To the 6 hee saith the said shipp carried a cargo of goods in her from
Amsterdam to Santa domingo, And further hee cannot depose saving as

To the 7 hee saith that hee cannot answere thereto.

To the 8 hee saith the said shipp at the time of her said seizure was
laded with hides cacoa, tobacco, and Brazill wood, namely there were
(as was said) fifteene thousand hides, but the quantitie of the other goods
hee knoweth not, and that the same came all to the Comanders or officers of this State
upon the said seizure by Captaine Storey, saving a small quantitie of
tobaccoe that was drunck (sic) by the company in their passage at sea, and saith
that at Tolon the goods were landed by the takers, on their order, and
further hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 9 negatively for his part, and otherwise cannot answer saving as

To the tenth hee saith that all the said Spaniards soe taken in at Santa
Cruse were there againe retourned ashore upon the shipps comming but
saving the Spanish master, and were at first taken in because they
better understood the matter of stowage of hides and other things of the
management of the affaire at Santa domingo than the dutch, and
saith there were other master, boatswaine and other officers besides the
said Spaniards, namely such as were dutch, and that having spoken
of a Spanish master, hee saith hee meant not that master to be master of
the Saint Mary but of the said shallop that was soe s[XXX]. And further
hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 11th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and cannot further

To the 12th hee hath not soe deposed, saving as aforesaid.

To the 13th negatively for his part and otherwise cannot answer.

To the 14 hee cannot answer, not knowing the interrogated Corneluis huys[XXs]

To the 15 hee cannot answer.

To the 16 negatively saving as aforesaid.

To the 17 and 18 hee saith the said tarr was landed at Santa domingo and
was more than the shipp had use of or the said shallop, and saith the
said shallop in the said one voyage predeposed went to the maine land
to fetch hides and brazill wood and other things to the shipp. And otherwise
hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 19 hee cannot answer not knowing of any bills.

To the 20th hee hath not soe deposed.

To the 21 and 22 hee saith hee hath knowne the said John Mollar only for
[?the GUTTER]