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Voorst Comanded and Compelled the said ship the Bantam
ffrigot to weigh Anchor, and the said Van Voorst
Caried the saud ship to Battavia, and further cannot
depose saving as aforesaid./.

To the 12th hee cannot depose/.

To the 13th hee Cannot depose saving the said Bantam
ffrigott lay at Battavia under Comand of the
said Comander Van Voorst, and severall other
of the shi[[s belonging to the foresaid dutch East
India Company./.

To the 14th and 15th hee saith that after the arrivall of the said
ship the Bantam ffrigot at Battavia, the said Mr Newman
and Captaine Taylor were sent for to appeare before
John Ma?etsuijker the then Generall of the Dutch
East India Company at Battavia to appeare before
him, which the said Mr Newman and Captaine Taylor
accordingly did, severall times, but what words passed
betweene them hee knoweth not. And further saith
there were two or three waiters and their slaves
put on board the said ship by the order of the said
Generall, to see that noe goods should bee put on board her which Continually kept on board her
during her stay there, And saith that the said Newman
was not permitted to take any goods on board the said
ship at Battavia which hee knoweth for that hee was and
Continued on board the said shipp, allXX of the time
shee lay there, And further cannot depose./

To the 16th hee cannot depose./.

To the .17th hee saith that the said Bantam ffrigot was
Detained and hindered by the said Generall of Battavia, and the
ships in the service of the said Dutch East India Company
from the Eleaventh of October 1657: or thereabouts (being
the day (as hee remembreth that the said Admiralls ship, and
the said three Pinnaces anchored about her as aforesaid)
Untill about the tenth day of December 1657 and then
hee saith that the said Generall of Battavia forced her
to depart from Battavia and out of the East Indias, without
any more or other Lading than the foresaid Pepper which
was taken on board the said ship the Bantam before the said Dutch
Vessells came and anchored about her as aforesaid, Which said
Pepper did not (of this deponents knowledge) amount Unto
two third parts of the said ships lading, And further
cannot depose:/:

To the 18th hee saith that the said ship was as aforesaid [XXX]
to Depart from the East Indias with only the foresaid Pepper on board
her and bring the same to Europe, And saith that had not the said
ship bin hindred as aforesaid, shee might and would have taken [?aboard]