materialls at the tyme of such their deliv … materialls at the tyme of such their delivery were well worth the rates<br />
schedulate, And as touching the goods in the second schedule mentioned hee<br />
saith hee knoweth nothing touching the delivery of them, The premisses hee<br />
deposeth for the reasons aforesayd And further cannot depose
To the 3 hee saith hee cannot depose./
To the 4th hee saith hee referreth him selfe to the Registry of this Court<br />
and further hee cannot depose./
To the 5th hee cannot depose
To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/
Repeated before doctor Godolphin
Edward Baynard [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]
The 11th of March 1657.
The claime of Claes Petersson [?kay])<br />
fir his goods laden aboard a certaine<br />
shipp called the ''Morning starr.'')
Examined upon an allegation on<br />
behalfe of the said claimer, annexed<br />
to the commission.
'''Claes Willemson''' of Amsterdam mariner, Master<br />
of the said shipp, aged 36 yeares or thereabouts<br />
sworne and examined.
To the 1 article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth<br />
the producent Claes Persson kay, and hath soe donne for theise<br />
two yeares last or thereabouts, and saith hee the said Claes useth to trade<br />
betwixt the Canarie Islands and Amsterdam for marchandizes on his<br />
owne account, and hath correspondance with a<br />
factor or factors at the said Ilands, yeelding a reason of his<br />
knowledge as followeth. And further doth not depose, saving the<br />
said Claes is commonly reputed to trade as aforesaid.
To the second article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth<br />
that in or about the moneth of ffebruary 1656 (old stile) the said<br />
Claes Petersson by Simon or Timm [?G]olephin his factor loaded<br />
aboard the said shipp the ''Morning starr'' then lying at Santa Cruse
[MERCHANT'S MARKE IN LH MARGIN]
in Teneriff an hundred large or Carackas hides (marked as in<br />
the margent), to be transported in the said shipp to Amsterdam, and<br />
thereto be delivered to the said Claes Petersson or his order and<br />
for his account, which hee knoweth for that hee this examinate<br />
was then master of the said shipp, and received the said hides on<br />
board at Santa Cruse, and signed bills of lading for the same<br />
to the effect aforesaid.
To the third hee cannot depose, not remembring what letters were<br />
written in this behalfe, it being soe long since.
To the fourth article hee saith and deposeth that the said Simon<br />
Galepin at the time aforesaid of the said lading of the said goods<br />
told and acquainted this deponent that they were for the account<br />
proper of the said Claes Petersson, and further hee doth not depose<br />
to this article.
Toot depose<br />
to this article.