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of the sShipp the hector arlate (the arlate [?Nols] Christianson Master thereof) her tackle Apparrell and furniture
and soe comonly reputed and this he the better knoweth having lived at Swinsound
arlate these tenn yeares last and bin imployed in the sayd shipp as one of her Company for these
two yyeares last past or thereabouts, And saith that on or about the beginning of
Aprill last the sayd Christian Markusson did for his owne Accompt and adventure
lade on board the sayd shipp the hector her ladeing of deales arlate and set
her forth therewith consigned to the Port of hull arlate to be there
delivered to certaine Marchants there whose names this deponent knoweth
not And that in her course thitherwards the sayd shipp with her sayd ladeing
of deales was mett with neere the dogger sands arlate about the 28th of
Aprill last by a dutch Caper or private man of warr and by him seized
and carried to a place upon the Coast of Holland named the Vlye and
the sayd [?Nols] Christianson Master of the sayd shipp the hector to redeeme
his sayd shipp and goods did there agree with the sayd dutch Caper for a certayne
summe of money (but what summe this deponent knoweth not) to dismisse
and free the same, and being soe dismissed the sayd [?Nols] Christianson went with
his sayd ladeing of deales then on board to harlingen in Friezland and
there sold the same the premisses hee knoweth being one of the shipps
Company and aboard all the sayd tyme And further to these articles hee
cannot depose./

To the 4th hee saith that hee this deponent being still on board
the sayd shipp the hector and one of her company alsoe well knoweth
that the sayd shipp after her returne from harlingen aforesayd was met
withall neere the Riffe arlate and there seized
by a shipp of warr belonging to the Common wealth of England
but the name thereof or of the Commander hee knoweth not And saith that
at the tyme of such her seizure this deponent knoweth that there were linnens
and peeces of stuff and wyne and silke on board the sayd shipp the hector (but what
quantities of them hee remembreth not) and hath alsoe heard that there was then
alsoe on board the sayd shipp two hundred dollers, and two hundred dollers more
in the chest of the sayd [?Nols] Christianson the Master of her, but what became
of the sayd money or goods hee cannot depose for that presently after the sayd
seizure the seizer thereof tooke the master aforesayd this deponent and the rest of the shipps company
on board his owne ffrigott and there kept them as prisoners two or three dayes
and then turned them all on shoare upon the Coast of holland And further
to this article hee cannot depose./

To the last article he saith that his foregoeing deposition is true./

To the Crosse Interrogatories./

To the first Interrogatory hee saith hee was one of the Copany of the Hector
at the tyme of her seizure aforesayd by the dutch Caper and at the tyme of her
seizure predeposed by the English man of warr, and came first on board her at