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The 24th of ffebruary : 1658:

On the behalfe of Richard North:)
Gunners Mate of the ship the ffrederick)
Samuel Stanton Master)


Thomas Sloper of Limehouse
in the Parish of Stepney and County
of Middlesex Mariner Late one of the
Carpenters of the ship the ffrederick
aged 24 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
before the right worshipfull John Godolphin Doctor
of Lawes one of the Judges of the high
Court of the Admiralty of England. and
Examined upon Interrogatories ministred on the
behalfe of the said Richard North, saith and
deposeth by vertue of his oath:/:

To the first Interrogatories hee saith that hee hath well knowne?th (sic)
the said Richard North for about seaven yeeres last, who
hee saith was Gunners mate of the said ship the ffrederick att
the time of her seizure by some of the ships in the service
of the Dutch East India Company of holland, which
seizure was soe made about ffifteene moneths since
The Premisses hee deposeth, goeing from hence in the
said ship ffrederick, and Continueing aboard her till
the time of her said seizure and further deposeth not.

To the second hee saith that at the said time of seizure
the said ship ffrederick by the said Dutch ships, the said
Richard North had on board the said ship ffredericlk for
his owne account and adventure two Parcell and a half
of White Pepper each Parcell containing 132 lb worth here in England about Eighteene
Pence per pound: About Eighteene Hundred of Ca?mes [OR, ?Ga?mes], worth
here in England thirty shillings a hundred: A hogshead
of Rack, well worth in England 2: li sterling about two hundred
weight of tamezin, worth here in England 3: li per hundred
And the said respective goods would as hee verily beleeveth
have yeilded the foresaid Prices. here, had they safely arrived
All which aforesaid goods came to the hands of the said sei?zors
The Premisses hee deposeth, being very familliarly acquainted
with the said North; and was with him when hee
bought the said goods at Bantam, and helped him to
Lade them on board the said ship: And further Cannot depose

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin

Thomas Sloper [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]