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shall see there our present Letters et cetera and ending, Retributing unto their
Subjects and sealed with a Seale on greene waxe, was and is an ould colourable
passe, which this deponent usually carried to ffrance for the securitie of his
trading there, but saith that his then shipp the Sea Merve mentioned in the
said passe, (which shipp about 2 yeares since was taken by the Irish, as this deponent
hath heard) did then really and truely belong to one Julian Gowson and others of
Ostend, and not to any of Middleborough, but that the same was so pretended
for the better securing of the said shipp from the ffrench men of warr, and
that it is usaull and common for shipps of fflanders trading into the Ports of
ffrance so to doe. Which hee knoweth being a fflandrian, and haveing for
many yeares sailed from thence to ffrance and England, and being as Master
of the shipp now Claimed well acquainted with all and singular the
premisses And otherwise cannot depose:-/

To the 8th and schedules annexed hee saith and deposeth, That one of the
said papers is a letter and the other a Procuration or letter of Attorney
both dated the 12th of August 1653. which were delivered unto this deponent
at Croisick in ffrance by a ffrenchman whom this deponent never saw before,
to enquire of one John Mourain his sonne deceased, and about the said
deceaseds estate if this deponent could find any in fflanders iin which businesse hee
was to act or not to act according as himselfe pleased. And otherwise cannot

To the 9th hee saith That the arlate Paul Maillart hath no manner of
interest in the salt predeposed, Which hee knoweth for the reasons ppredeposed
And otherwise saving his foregoing deposition hee cannot depose, saving this deponent
paid for his owne salt with his owne moneys, and heard the said Rozee say at
Nantes before the lading of the other salt, That hee was to be payd for
the same by order of the said Owners out of the Bancks of Paris and Nantes

To the 10th hee saith, That the said Vessell with her said lading of salt
being in her Course from Croisick to Dunquirke was surprized and taken
by Captaine Henry Greene and Company with a private man of warr, who
by shortly after the seizure thereof plundered and pillaged the same and tooke
away one hawser and a small anchor worth foure pounds sterling, two pieces of
Ordnance with thei Carriages and other appurtenances worth twenty foure pounds
one hundred pounds of Gunpowder worth seaven pounds ten shillings, all the
Cookes furniture, worth three pounds, the shipp Carpenters furniture worth two
pounds one hogshead of aquavita worth ten pounds, all this deponents apparrell
linnen trunck and other things worth seaven pounds, the shipps Victuallls worth forty pounds
and three musketts with the bandeleers worth one pound ten shillings
in all to the valew of One hundred and three pounds sterling or thereabouts
according to the best of this deponents Judgement and estimation. Which hee
deposeth for that this deponent being brought aboard the said Captaine Greenes
man of war, saw severall of the goods predeposed, when they were by the said
seizors brought aboard the said man of warr, and since hath seene some of