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To the second article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith that three of the
sayd 24 sayle of shipps were Hollands Men of Warr, and did conduct
or Convoy the other 21 shipps, two of the sayd Men of warr sayling
in the head of the sayd ffleet, and one of them to Leeward, and saith
he knoweth that the sayd Men of warr were Holland shipps by the holland
Colours which they were under which they fought with and against the
sayd Elizabeth frigot wherein this deponent was the tyme aforesaid
And otherwise cannot depose.

To the third article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that of his sight the
foresayd s Hollands men of warr att the head of the foresayd ffleet did
for severall howres chase the arlate English shipp being a Private
Man of warr Commanded by the arlate Allington, and for and during
the sayd Chase, the other twenty two shipps followed on after the sayd
two men of warr that chased the English shipp as aforesayd, for the
space of 4 or 5 howres. and otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith, that of his certaine
nowledge, and sight the sayd Elizabeth frigot att the tyme she came upp
with the foresayd ffleet wore out the English Colours, and the sayd
three hollands men of warr had and wore out the Hollands Colours. And
otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fifth article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith that of his like certayne
knowledge and sight, when the Elizabeth frigot came upp with the
rere of the sayd ffleet, the foresayd two Hollands men of warr tacked
upon the Elizabeth and to the Rescue of the sayd ffleet as this deponent
verily beleiveth. and saith of his like sight the foresayd ffleet kept
not on their way, but together with the sayd Hollands Men of warr
tacked upon the Elizabeth frigot, which they so did as this deponent
did then and still doth assuredly beleive in Assistance of the sayd
Hollands Men of warr against the Elizabeth. And otherwise he cannot

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith that the sayd two holland
men of warr being most weatherly of all the sayd ffleet came upp
with the Elizabeth frigot and exchanged their broad sides with her,
and tacked upon her againe, but having receyved some hurt from
her bore off to the Leeward through the sayd ffleet to the sayd third
Man of warr of their Company, and one of the Merchants shipps
of the sayd ffleet got off with them. which he knoweth seeing and
well observing the premisses and otherwise he cannot depose.

To the seaventh article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that of his
certaine knowledge sight and observation the afore named shipps
being the shipps schedulate, who were within shott of the sayd shipps
that fought, did not during the sayd fight strike to the Elizabeth
frigat nor afterwards till such tyme as the Elizabeth bore in upon
them, and fired att them, neyther did they putt abroad any Colours
or use any meanes, so farr as this deponent being there present could
see or discerne, to lett the Elizabeth know and understand that they were
not Hollanders and enemyes of this Commonwealth And otherwise
he cannot depose.

To the eighth article of the sayd allegation, this deponent saith that the sayd shipps
above specifyed being the shipps schedulat were taken in the Company
and under the Conduct and convoy of the Enemyes of this Commonwealth