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losse and dammage in the seizure of the said ship and hindering
the Voyage, and detaining of the said ship to the summe or
Vallue of Eleaven Hundred Pounds Sterling or thereabouts And
further deposeth not./:

To the 10.th hee saith that hee this Deponent hath heard one Mr Perry
a ffeather seller in this City say the foresaid ship called the
Charles belonged to him, and one Morgan Jones. and further
hee deposeth not:/:

To the last hee saith that the foresaid James Bogle, John Walkinshaw
ffrederick Hamilton, Robert Ray, Robert Anderson, Robert Kinins
Hugh Benny, Thomas Knox, and John Cauldwall, are all Merchants
of Glascoe, and all Scotchmen, and Subjects of the King of England
Scotland ffrance and Ireland et cetera and for such they are well knowne, and accounted to bee,. This
Deponent having knowne them all, ever since hee could remember
being borne at Glascoe./:

To the Interrogatories./: [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first (it being done as required) hee saith hee is of the age
of 22 yeeres, and is a Merchant by profession, and Liveth at Glascoe
And saith hee is not of Kin to any of the foresaid Partyes, and
expects to receive nothing for his Testimony herein./:

To the second hee saith hee never was in Holland but once and
staid there only about seaven weekes. And saith the foresaid Hart
is a Scotchman borne at ffalkirke as this Deponent hath bin Credibly
Informed, and the Interrate Robert Thomson is an Englishman
borne in Dorsetshire as this Deponent hath bin likewise Informed
And saith that their wives liveth at Rotterdam, and there the said
Hart and Thompson reside sometimes as this Deponent beleeveth, and
hee hath heard that they are ffree Denizans of Rotterdam.
And saith that both the said ship the Hope, and the Interrate
ship the Golden Cock, belong to Glawscoe and the forenamed Persons
are Owners f the hope, but hee doth not knowe where or whom shee
was bought, nor for what, nor where built, And saith that John
Anderson senior John Anderson younger, Ninian Anderson and hee
this Deponent are the true lawfull owners of the said ship Golden
Cock, and this Deponentand the said Ninian Anderson bought her at Rotterdam on the sixth of July last
of on (sic) Peter De Hance, or one gaving some such name, and this Deponent
with his owne hands then and there paid Eighteene hundred Guilders
for the said ship, shee then lying at Rotterdam, and saith the said Ninian
Anderson one Peter Pa[?e]s notary Publique and one Hugh Nesbit of Glascoe and
some others were oresent, and sawe this Deponent pay the said money
to the said Party of whom hee bought her, but this Deponent doth not
knowe where shee was built, but beleeveth shee was built in Holland,
and further cannot Answer./

To the 3rd hee saith that on or about the 20th of July last this Deponent sent
the said ship Cock from Rotterdam to Glascoe, with a Lading of Iron
Mader, Starch, fruits, Sugar, Deales and wine for account of John
Anderson the elder and Ninian Anderson, and this Deponent and the greatest
part of the the said Lading was sold upon trust at Glascoe and the rest for ready