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On board the said Turtle Dove in the Molaine and English Language
buth which Languages the said Van Voozst, and alsoe this Deponent well spake
and understood and saith that one Kaleb Kime Mate of the Bantam
heard some of the said words, and further hee cannot depose,
saving that both the said Van Voozst, and the Turtle Dove, and
alsoe the said ther three Vessells were then in the Imediate
Service of the Dutch East India Company:

To the 6th hee saith that the next day after this Deponent had bin
on board the Turtle Dove as aforesaid the said Captaine
Taylor went on board the said dove, but what discourse or
Words passed betweene him and the said Van Voorst hee knoweth
not in regard hee went not with him, And further cannot

To the 9th 10th 11th and 12th hee saith that on the day that the said Taylor Went onboard
the said Turtle Dove as aforesaid or the next day after this deponent and
the said Taylo:r did againe goe aboard the said Turtle Dove, together,
And this deponent and the said Taylor after their Coming on board her told the said
Van Voozst that besides the Pepper that was on board the said
Bantam ffrigot hee this deponent had laid out at Indra Ponza three Thousand
Dollars and had invested the same in Pepper. And desired
the said Van Voozt that hee would not hinder the lading
of the same on board the said Ship the Bantam or to that
effect, But the said Van Voozst in a Violent and Angry manner
said that none of the said Pepper should be brought aboard
the Bantam ffrigot, and said ffurther that if any attempt
was made to bring any Pepper aboard the said ship the
Bantam ffrigot hee would seize, and take the same, And
alsoe told this deponent and the said Tailor that
all the Trade for Pepper on the West Coast of Sumatra in
the Queene of Acheines Dominions, belonged to the Dutch
East India Company: And then this Deponent
went on board the Bantam and from thence this Deponent
went in the Bantam ffrigots Boate ashore, and there
caused about a Bahaire of Pepper to be put on board the
said Boate; and having soe done, this deponent went him
selfe into the said Boate intending to goe directly onboard
the Bantam with the said Pepper. but in his passage
one of the said Dutch Vessells. which came and Anchored
at or neere the Barre of the River of Indra Ponza, sent her
boate and alsoe another Boate well manned to seize this deponent and the said Bantam
ffrigotts boate and the Pepper therein which they accordingly did
and Carried this deponent and the Said Boate and Pepper to the
said Dutch Vessell and from thence they were sent to the
said Dutch Admirall the Turtle Dove; and there the said
Pepper was by the said Van Voozst his order. taken out
of the said Boate and putt aboard the said Turtle Dove