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said Gardemards house on the key at Tolon then and there being alsoe
present Peter Arnand a notary there dwelling, david Martens a Merchant
of Marseilla, and Lewis Gr[?russon] vice-Consull of the dutch Nation at Tolon, but the day of the moneth or weeke hee remembreth not
but taketh it to be in the beginning of december last. And further cannot
answer saving as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee saith the said papers were soe delivered back all at once
and the same time and place, and saith there were about six or seaven
dayes space betwixt the said receipt thereof by John van lynen and this
deponent, and the said redelivery thereof to the said Secretary.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



[XXX dt. wt ?X sequentibus.


Ide Symonson Burch of Amsterdam Mariner master
of the shipp the Marcus Aurelius of Amsterdam, aged
48 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that hee hath well
knowne the shipp the Marcus Aurelius interrogated about nine yeares
last, and saith that in the yeere 1649 hee this deponent and partners
bought her at Serdam as shee came new off the stocks and then
finished and fitted her and ever since this deponent hath bin master
of her being a part owner and tooke that office upon him with the
consent of the rest of his said partners, owners of the said vessell, and
saith that about five yeares or more since hee made a voyage with her
to Venice, Scandaron, Alexandria, and Naples and other places in the Mediteranean sea, and since
hee made three or foure voyages to Spaine, the last whereof hee
saith hee began from Amsterdam about two yeares and halfe since and went to Cadiz and
thence to Carracas in West India to lade hides, and thence to
Amsterdam where hee dischardged them; and that such his arivall at
Amsterdam was in the beginning of September was a twelve moneth
new stile, where hee continued about a yeere with his shipp without
voyaging, and that on the first of September last past new stile
hee came from the Texel in her on her present voyage bound for
Cadiz, and saith this deponent is a native of Mur[?X]ward in East ffreizland, but
frpm his [?part] hath lived in holland, and now liveth in Amsterdam
and hath soe donne for foure or five and thirtie yeeres last past or thereabouts and is
a subiect of the Lords the States of the United Netherlanads.

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp was now bound
to Cadiz in Spaine, and was there to discharge her present lading, and
there this deponent was to take a freight for her further imployment, and
was not bound now for any other place but Cadiz, nor intended for any other