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Amsterdam, where hee was to receive 34 guilders for the Voyage from the

To the 9th hee saith, there were Hollands Colours and a Danish flagg aboard the
shipp at the time shee was seized neare Jutland by Captaine Welch And
otherwise cannot depose./

To the 10th hee saith hee cannot depose:-

the marke of
William X Meys [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 11th day of January .1653:-/

Ryley and Company against the shipp or Herring busse}
the Saint Peter, (Hendrick Backer Master) Smith}

Examined upon Interrogatories on the behalfe of
the said Ryley and Companie./



Hendrick Backer of Enckhuysen in Holland
Mariner Master of the said shipp the Saint Peter
aged 63. yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith, the said shipp or Herring busse belongeth
to the Port of Enckhuysen in Holland, where shee was built, and saith that
this rendent and John Louson a Merchant of Enckhuysen are the Owners

To the second he saith, hee this rendent hath 1/16 part in the said shipp and the
said Merchant the rest from whom this deponent bought his part for 300 gilders

To the third hee saith hee this rendent and all his said shipps Companie were
and are Hollanders and Subjects of the States of the United Netherlands.

To the 4th hee saith, the said Owners have lived from their infancie at
Enckhuysen aforesaid, and were and are Subjects of the States aforesaid

To the 5th hee saith, his said shipps lading consisteth of Sparrs and
deales laden aboard her at Oudenell in Norway by this rendent for thee
Owners proper accompt to be transported to and delivered at Enckhuysen.

To the 6th hee saith there were no bills of lading signed for the said goods.

To the 7th hee saith hee never was in france, And otherwise referreth to
his foregoeing deposition:/

To the 8 and 9th hee saith hee had Holland Colours aboard at the time the said shipp
was seized upon the open sea by Captaine Welch. And otherwise
cannot depose, saving his voyage was to end at Enckhuysen:-/:

To the 10th hee saith hee was not fraighted by Charterpartie upon the voyage in
question, but undertooke it according to agreement between him and his said
fellow Owners:/

henderÿch Backer [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day

Examined upon the sayd Interrogatories



Abraham Arentson of Enckhuysen in Holland
Mariner aged 25 yeares or thereabouts sworne and
examined saith as followeth videlicet:/

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth, That