To the 1. 2. 3. 4 and 5th Interrogatories … To the 1. 2. 3. 4 and 5th Interrogatories he saith that Gloyn Ollart and<br />
Company Burghers of ffLushing were and are the lawfull owners of<br />
the sayd shipp, which belongeth to fflushing, and tooke in her present<br />
lading att Brouage in ffrance, and the same is about eight or<br />
nyne hundred of salt and was consigned to be delivered<br />
att haver de Grace for the Grand party of ffrance as he hath<br />
heard: as for the consignatary or freight, or writings touching the<br />
same he fr his part knoweth not: And further cannot depose.
To the 6. and 7th he saith the sayd shipp hath five gunnes, some musketts<br />
and pikes, three Cables, three anchors and one warp anchor, a whole<br />
suit of sayles, and provisions sufficient for the voyage which was<br />
to end att havre de Grace whither the sayd shipp was bound.
To the 8. 9. and 10th he saith he is steersman of the sayd shipp<br />
and came first aboard att fflushinge. And further referring<br />
to his foregoeing depositions he cannot depose.
To the 11. 12. 13 and 14th he saith he knoweth nothing thereof
Jacob Jansen [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
The sixth day of November <u>.1654</u> [CENTRE HEADING]
On behalfe the Lord Protector}<br />
against the sayd shipp ''Saint Michael''}<br />
Woulter Michelsen Master}
Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories.
'''David Jacobson''' of Assendelft in holland mariner<br />
steersman of the sayd shipp the ''Saint Michael'' aged<br />
thirty yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and<br />
examined deposeth and saith.
To the 1. 2. 3. 4. and 5th Interrogatories he saith that Cornelius Mos<br />
and Company most of them being Burghers and Inhabitants of<br />
Amsterdam (whereto the sayd shipp ''Saint Michael'' belongeth) were and are<br />
the Owners of the sayd shipp. And that she tooke in her lading<br />
being salt att Brouage in ffrance from whence she last came<br />
and was bound therewith to Havre de Grace in ffrance there<br />
to make delivery thereof. but who did lade the sayd salt or for [?whose]<br />
accompt or att what rate or to whom to be delivered, or what<br />
writings were made for the same or instructions given for this voyage<br />
he for his part knoweth not nor can further depose, saving that<br />
there were delivered to him the deponent three or four letters<br />
neere Saint Martins directed to some persons livinge in haver de<br />
Grace, which letters this deponent knoweing the Contents of<br />
them did upon the seizure of the sayd shipp by the English [?throwe]<br />
into the sea.
To the 6. and 7th he saith the sayd shipp hath two gunnes some [?XXXX]<br />
musketts and pikes and other ammunition four Cables three greate [?anchors]<br />
one warp anchor, two shutes (sic) of sayles, and other furniture [?XXX]<br />
and further he cannot depose.
To the 8. 9. and 10th he saith he is steersman of the sayd shipphe saith he is steersman of the sayd shipp +