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Eighteene busts of Rubarbe or thereabouts, about ffifty bales
of Grogram Yarne about seaventeene bales of Cordevant Skins, and
severall other Goods and Merchandizes to be brought in
the said ship from Scanderoone to this Port upon the
Account of the said Owners and other English Merchants
(all Subjects of this Kingdome) and here to be delivered
to them or their order. And the said Goods, wares, and
Merchandizes being soe Laden on board the said ship [?XXX]
shee departed and set saile with the same from Scanderoon
for this Port, and in her course hither neere the Streights
Mouth on the ffifteenth of May English stile shee was met
with and violently and hostily set upon and seized
together with her Lading by a ship called the Santa Maria
(Laurence Anderson Captaine) and other ships in her
Company. The Premisses hee deposeth being Master of and
onboard the said ship when shee was seized, and seeing
the Lading of the said Goods at Scanderoone, et alr nescit.

d 6um dicit that when the said ship the Santa Maria was haled
by the Boatswaines Mate of the said ship Reformation
one of her Company, in this deponents hearing made answer she
was of Amsterdam, and shee had then Hollands Colours
up, and saith shee was Dutch Built and soe her Captaine told this deponent and severall of her Company
were Dutch men. et alr nescit./

Ad 7um dicit that the said ship and all her said Lading being
soe seized as aforesaid shee was by the said Seizors carried
to the Mould of Gibraltar, where this deponent and Company
were by the said seizors turned ashore and dispoiled and
dispossessed of the said ship, and thereby
the said William Dennis, Silvester Dennis, John Buckworth
Henry Spurstow, Richard Boyleston and Company and
others Owners of the said Ship and Lading were and are
spoiled and deprived thereof. Et alr nescit./.

Ad 8um the said lading taken and seized in the
said ship as aforesaid was then worth in this deponents judgement
and estimation the summe of ffower score thousand pounds
sterling And the said ship tackle apparell furniture and
things belonging to her were then worth in his estimation the
summe of ffoure thousand pounds sterling or thereabouts
shee being of the burthen of about foure hundred tonns
and having then in her thirty peeces of ordinance. The
premisses hee deposeth being master of the said ship as aforesayd
and having used the sea for about six or seaven and twenty
yeeres. et alr nescite.

Ad 9um that the said Owners of the said ship and Lading, besides
the vallues of the same have suffered very great dammage by meanes
of the losse of the Imloyment of their Moneyes, but how much hee
cannot estimate et alr nescit./