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the Jonathan as aforesaid that shee was bound for Bantam, told
them plainly that they might not nor should goe in thither and taht they (speaking of teh said [?XXXX]) lay there purposely to keep them out And
to come to an anchor neere the Admirall, his precontest henry dacres
went aboard the dutch Admirall, and upon his retourne aboard the
Jonathan declared that the dutch Admirall had expressly forbidden and
prohibited their going in to Bantam, and had declared that if they endeavoured to goe in
hee would sink them or to that effort, and thereupon the said Mr Dacres being
sopra cargo or merchant of the Jonathan made a protest against such their
hinderance by the dutch. All which hee knoweth being present aboard
the Jonathan. And further deposeth not.

To the 9:th article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that
the said shipp the Jonathan being soe prohibited and hindered by the dutch
from going into Bantam to which shee was designed with her said lading
was constrained to depart and goe to other places for which her goods
were not proper and to which they were not designed, and there to barter
and truck them away, to the great losse and damage of the said
imployers in respect of what the proffit would have bin if the said goods
hath bin [?carried] to and delivered at Bantam according as they were designed

To the tenth hee saith that by the said hindrance and prohibition of the
dutch the said Imployers have suffered greate losse and dammage, but
the valew thereof hee cannot as hee saith estimate

Repeated with his precontest before
Doctor Godolphin.



The 17th of ffebruray 1658

Examined upon the foresaid allegation


Alexander Prescott of London Marchant aged 27 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles hee saith and deposeth That hee very well
knoweth the producents Maurice Thompsom, Thomas Canham, Christofer
Willoughby, John Page and company aclate and saith they were in and for
all the monthes arlate of the yeere 1656 XXXXX and Imployers of the
shipp the Jonathan arlate (Robert [?Groves] commander) as a trading or
merchandizing voyage from England to the parts of East India whence shee
was to retourne for England for their use and accompt, and saith that in
January last was two yeares the said shipp being quietly trading in the said
parts, and having aboard her a quantitie of marchandizes consisting in [?XXX]
cottons and callicos which were for the said account taken aboard her on the coast
of Cormandel was carrying the same for Bantam for which place the said goods were
proper and were provided purposely to be there vended and disposed of
and not [?soe] [?proper] to be disposed or at any other place, nor would [?XXXXX] in
those parts yeeld soe much proffitt to her said merchants as at Bantam, which hee
knoweth being purser of the said shipp and goeing the said voyage from place to
place in her, being alsoe second to Mr Dacres the [?Copa] merchant of the said [?shipp]

To the third and fourth articles hee saith and deposeth that the said shipp being
soe in her course from the said coast for Bantam and comming neere the Island
of Pullipanjan about foure or five leagues distance from Bantam Road
found five saile of dutch shipps (which were in the service and Imployment
of the dutch East India company) lying there, saving that one of them [?XXXX]
them [?XXXX], and came some way along with the Jonathan, and saith [?XXXX]