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money, And saith that the said Lading did amount unto [XXX GUTTER]
li Sterling, And saith that the Hope went from Rotterdam
with a small quantity of wine and sope and some
other things, this Deponent seeing her there, and seeing most of the goods put on
her) in the moneth of June. last past 1659 and
Sailed with the same to Berghen and there tooke in Tarre and Deales as this Deponent hath bin Credibly
Informed, and brought the same to Ayre in Scotland
but hee doth not know how, or for what the said Lading was sold for And
further cannot Answer./.

To the 4.th hee saith that the Golden Cocks lading which was taken
in her consisted in seaven lasts and seaven barrells of
Herrings 42 Caskes of butter weighing 6500: pound weight
and upwards and ffive hogsheads of Tallowe And saith that
the Reason why the said Ships had Dutch Papers onboard
them, was to prevent their being seized by Spanish men
of warr, and to the rest hee referreth himselfe to his
foregoeing deposition./,

To the 5.th hee saith that neither the said hart ir Thompson
had any interest in the said ships or in the said Lading
but saith that It is Probable that they might have a barrell
of herrings or butter, onboard upon their private account
and otherwise cannot answer saving as aforesaid./.

To the 6.th hee saith that the said goods taken
into the hope, at Rotterdam, and the Tarr and Dealestaken in at Berghen, were carried to Scotland in the said
ship, upon the Account of the foresaid Owners of the
said Ship, and otehrwise cannot depose./

To the last hee saith hee was not in either of the said
ships when they were taken by the said Browne
and therefore cannot depose hereto./:

Repeated before doctor Zouch
the Judge.



The 23.th of June 1660./:

Touching the Golden Cock aforesaid}

Examined on the said Allegation:/

Rp. 3.us

Robert Cuming of Glascoe in Scotland
Merchant aged 34 yeeres and upwards sworne
and Examined./.

To the first artcile of the said Allegation hee saith that heee well knoweth
the arlate John Anderson Ninian Anderson and James
Ker, and hath soe Done for above twelve yeeres last during
all which time they have lived at Glascoe iin Scoland saving
when they have bin out upon Voyages, And saith that
they the said Andersons and Ker have bin Commonly accomted
and reputed the true and lawfull Owners of the
arlate ship Golden Cock whereof Robert Thompson
is master, ever since August last, and soe this Deponent verily
beleeveth they have bin, this Deponent well knowing that they