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cleere of all Charges. And the said John Anderson [?Ninaian GUTTER]
Anderson and James Ker. by meanes of the said seizure
sustained great dammag, but how much hee cannot particularly
Estimate otherwise then as aforesaid. And further cannot [?depose GUTTER]

To the 10th hee saith that the said Browne did acknowledge [?to GUTTER]
this Deponent and the said Thomson that the foresaid Morgan Jones set out the said ship Charls [?to GUTTER]
sea, the said . Voyage, and was the Captaine of her and
hee the said Browne was put into her by the said Jones [?And GUTTER]
further cannot depose./:

To the last hee saith that the said John Anderson Ninian
Anderson, and James Kerr were and are Merchants of [?Glascow GUTTER]
in Scotland, and Subjects of this Commonwealth, and soe
Comonly Accounted, And further cannot depose/:

Repeated before doctor Turner

henry hart [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The scond of May 1660. [CENTRE HEADING]

The keepers of the}
Libertie of England et cetera against}
a small vessell called the}
Elizabeth of dunkirke.}



Captaine Nathaniel Cobham of dunkirke Commander
of a foote Company there, aged 40 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
in Court saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

That on or about the end of ffebruary last past was a twelve moneth
the said vessell the Elizabeth being departed from dunkirke to come
for London laded with hopps, thredd and other goods under the [XXXX GUTTER]
of John St[XXXX] her master, was taken (as hee hath bin credibly
informed) by two small Sloopes belonging to Ostend, and carried to
Ostend. And saith that at the time of the said seizure, and [XXXX GUTTER]
Lieutenant Callawell Kingwell, hee this deponent, Captaine [?GXXX GUTTER]
Lieutenant hemmings and the said John St[XXX] were the sole
owners of the said vessell and of her tackle apparell and furniture
and soe are and ought to be at this present. And that the said owners
are all Englishmen and subjects of this Commonwealth. And
saith that the said vessell being in dunkirke and belonging to
the king of Spaine, when the towne of dunkirke was about two
yeeres since taken by the English, this deponent and the said other
owners bought her of the Lord Lockart Governour of the Place
[XX] [?thereat] shee was there appraised at, and truely paid the money
according to the summe of the said appraisement.

nath: Cobham: [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]