White that the sayd shipp did belong to Da … White that the sayd shipp did belong to Dantzyck and shewed him their<br />
Seabriefe whereby the same might and did appeare, but the sayd White<br />
brought the sayd shipp into Dover about a month agoe and there still deteynes<br />
the same, the premisses he knoweth being Carpenter of the sayd shipp and<br />
aboard her for and during all the sayd voyage, and att the tyme of seizure.<br />
And otherwise hee cannot depose.
To the third he saith that soone after the seizure aforesayd the sayd Captaine<br />
Whit and Company did pillage and take from the sayd Groote and Company<br />
all their Cloathes bookes and Instruments and out of the masters<br />
Chest about 17 halfe [?Lewis] peices of sylver, and fron the steersman<br />
of the sayd shipp severall Rix dollars and halfe Lewis peices - and also<br />
a new pennant, 2 masketts 1 pistoll 3 bar. powder severall quiles of roapes, a barrell<br />
of butter bacon and other provisions, the shipps kettle, a Copper pott, and<br />
severall other things this deponent being present and aboard when<br />
the sayd shipp ''Saint John'' and her Company were pillaged and plundered<br />
as aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose, saving he knoweth not the<br />
value of the sayd goods so pillaged.
To the fourth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth That<br />
the sayd Captaine White and Company after seizure of the sayd shipp<br />
turned all the Company thereof a shoare and allowed them noe moneyes<br />
or other provisions for their suppor this deponent being one of the sayd<br />
shipps Companie so turned out as aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose.
To the fifth he saith that the sayd Lord Roscoe and Company Owners of<br />
the sayd shipp were and are all of them Inhabitants of dantzyck and<br />
subiects of the King of Poland and so accounted which he knoweth being<br />
himselfe of dantzyck as aforesayd.
To the last he saith his depositions are true.
To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]
To the .1. he saith he cometh to be a witnes by meanes of the master<br />
of the sayd shipp. and saith he hath knowne the sayd shipp nyne yeares<br />
hath belonged to her about a yeare and came first aboard her att<br />
dantzyck. and othewise negatively.
To the 2. he saith since this Rendent belonged to the sayd shipp she brought<br />
her loading of goods as aforesayd from dantzyck and [?Ray] to Callice<br />
and went from thence to Rochell in her ballast, and from Rochell<br />
brought a shipps lading of salt and there unladed the same. and<br />
in her course back to Rochel for salt being in her ballast was seized<br />
by Captaine White as aforesayd.
To the .3. he saith the sayd shipp came last from Callis and was in her ballast<br />
and he knoweth not of any gold sylver Jewells or precious stones in the<br />
sayd ballast nor any money aboard the sayd shipp save what was plundered<br />
as aforesayd.at was plundered<br />
as aforesayd. +