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To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the 1 he saith he comes to be a witnes att the Request of Mr Elrock a merchant
of the Citty, and was severall tymes aboard the sayd shipp att Messina in
the monthes aforesayd or about that tyme, upon occasion of seeing her
and freinds aboard her being an English shipp, and the Respondent an
Englishman, and saith he hath noe manner of relation to Mr Beale aforesayd

To the 2d he saith that the sayd Edward Beale as hee credibly heard and
beleiveth did that the sayd shipp to [ffreight] in the year 1650 on a voyage
from Messina to Constantinople and back againe to Messina, and saith
the sayd voyage was in the summer tyme 1650 as he remembreth
and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 3d he referreth himself to his foregoeing depositions and otherwise

To the 4th hereferreth himself to his foregoeing depositions and otherwise

Abraham Hopegood [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctors Clarke and Godolphin


The sixth day of October 1653

The Keepers of the Liberty of England}
against the lading of this shippe the}
White Unicorne (whereof Claes}
Albertson was and is Master taken}
by the Successe ffrigot whereof}
Captaine Kendall was Captaine and}
against Jeronimo de Casseres}
and others Claymers of the sayd}
lading. Budd ffranklin}

Examined upon an Allegation of the behalfe of
the sayd Jeronimo de Casseres.


ffrank. dt.

Claes Albertson of Stockholme in Swethland
Mariner Master of the sayd shipp the Unicorne
aged forty five years or thereabouts a witnes
sworene and examined deposeth and saith as
followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd Allegation, This deponent saith that he never
was in ffrance in all his life, and saith he never did nor doth know, nor
ever was accquainted with the person or persons to whom any of the
sayd shipp the Unicornes lading now in controversy was consigned,
to be delivered att Havre de Grace, nor did this deponent to the best of
his knowledge ever see or speake with the sayd person, or persons or any of
them, being indeed wholly and altogether ignorant of them and not knowing
these persons. And saith by vertue of his oath, that he never was told
or made accquainted by any the laders of the sayd Goods or by any
other person that the same goods, or any part thereof did or doe belong
to any ffrenchman or ffrenchmen living in Havre de Grace Roane
or any other parte of ffrance whatsoever. And further he cannot depose.

To the second article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth, That
he this deponent for his parte did never see or heare of any order or direction
to be given by any ffrenchman, or ffrenchmen, eyther for the buying
providing, or ladeing of any of the goods laden aboard the sayd
shipp now in question. And saith he de never know see or hear of any