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Peter Johnson Calles, and [?XXXXX] of
[?borne] subiecrs of the duke of holstein advanced each of them an hundred Rix dollars
at interest to this deponent towards the building, for which his shipp is liable upon
bottomrie to pay fourteene Rix Dollars yearly besides the principall. And
saith that this deponent and his company with himselfe three persons
are all of ffrederickstadt, there and thereabouts dwelling in the dominion
of the duke of holstein, and there borne, and are his subiects, and that noe
Hollanders, ffrench or dane hath any part in the said vessell or lading, And further that
about 6 weekes since hee came from ffrederickstadt with his said shipp with
clapboard, firrwood, and some timber (all for ballast and for this deponents
and other burgers of ffrederickstadt subiects as aforesaid their accompts). bound for
Amsterdam to fetch Rhenish wine for the said dukes [?house]provisions [?account]
some mill stones for his mills, in which service one ditloff hendricks in the
Orange tree alsoe sailed, And comming to the west of heylige land
in his course for Amsterdam hee was met with and taken by the Crowne frigot and
afterwards sent up into the River of Thames, and that the takers tooke from
him 32 [?ducatons] and 3 Rix dollars, and two greate flaggs and a spritt flagg
his cookes kettle, and a barrell of [?gammons], And saith hee delivered up all
his papers to the Captaine, and had noe false documents aboard, And
lastly that his vessell is of 16 lasts burthen.



25:° Septembris 1666

Contra navem the Orange tree)
of ffrederickstat)



vide 1:xx in D

Ditlof Hendrickson de ffrederickstat in Holsatia
Nauta, [?Nuvarrhuis] dicta navis the Orange tree
a'tatis 38 annorum aut eu circiter testis in
preoparis examinatus, deponit et sequitur, videlicet

That his said shipp (of the burthen of sixteene lasts) was built at
ffrederickstadt about eight yeeres since, and hath ever since belonged to that
port in that Dominion of the Duke of Holstein; and that Cornelius vander
Loo and this deponent of ffrederickstat and John ffolkers trading at Colembet neere
that citie (where they alwaies dwelt and were and are subiects of the said
Duke) have bin the owners ever since the said building and are soe at present
namely this deponent owner of halfe the shipp and the other two each of
a fourth part, and that noe Hollander, ffrench or dane hath any part
or share therein. And that about seaven weekes since(as hee remembreth
the time) hee (in company of the shipp the Death Hance Derker Master) came
from ffrederickstat with a parcell of timber and clapboard (by way of ballast)
and some [?fenthers], which wood was laded by John Johnson Burger there
and the fenther by Miles Johnson and John Ruttenbeg two other
Burgers there and a widow there dwelling all subiects of the said duke
and there was a pack (the contents hee knowes not) laded by Claus [?hayster]
alsoe a Burger there, and they were all to be delivered at Amsterdam
for accompt of the said [?XXXX], to which [?place] of Amsterdam the said shipp
was bound (in company as aforesaid) to fetch Rhenish wine and Millstones
for the use and accompt of the said duke to be brought to ffrederickstat.
And that his company was noe more than himselfe and one man more
both subiects as aforesaid and dwelling in the dominion and natives there
And that coming off her [?heliger land] they were taken by the Crowne
frigot, and after brought up into the Thames, and that the Captaine
and company of the Crowne tooke this said pack and fenthers aboard the
man of warr, and some of the clap board and many of this deponents utensills. And saith hee delivered
up his passe to the Captaine, and kept another by him, which hee is
ready to produce, and had noe other papers but the said passes nor
were any [?imbezeld] or made away