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Wismar and the rest of the company Easterlings. And otherwise hee cannot depose
saving as aforesaid.

To the fourth hee saith hee knoweth not who are owners of the said shipp nor
where they dwelle/

To the fifth hee saith that the said shipps lading consists in clapboard laden as
hee was informed at Riga to be transported for Bordeauxm for which place this
deponent was hired in the Sound as the said shipp outwards bound came with
the said lading. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee saith hee knoweth not of any papers aboard, nor of
any made away.

To the 7th hee saith hee hath bin in ffrance and holland in other shipps but
never in the Peace, and otherwise hee knoweth not the person to whom
the said lading was consigned, nor knoweth ought of the correspondence of the

To the 8th hee saith that hee was agreed with by the master to serve in the
said shipp to Bordeaux, and thence to hamborough and there to end the
voyage, and was to have 60 Rix dollars for the voyage, halfe whereof
hee received in hand of the said master.

To the 9th hee saith there was a Swedish and a wismar flagg aboard but
noe hollands colours that hee knoweth of, and that the said seizure was
made on the coast of Norway on the open sea by Captaine Welch.

To the last hee cannot depose.


Repeated before Doctor Clarke and [BLANK IN MANUSCRIPT]


The last of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

Crandley and company against the shipp the}
Saint John Baptist whereof harman Garells}
was and is master. Smith.}


Harman Garrells of Embden Mariner
Master of the said shipp the Saint John Baptist
aged 31 yeares or thereabouts, sworne the day
aforesaid as in the acts of Court, and examined
upon certaine Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe
of the said Captaine Crandley and company
saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that hee hath bin master of the
said shipp the Saint John Baptist for theise three yeares last past and upward, during
which time shee hath belonged and doth at present belong to Embden, and
that her owners dwell there and have soe done for all the said time and
have bin and are burgers and Inhabitants of Embden and subiects
of that free State, and all borne in the towne and libertie thereof that the said owners were and are by name Gadard
Borovall, John Gossens, Hendrick Johnson Mayris, Lambert van Ham,
[?Tado] Reyus,Jacob Clauson Eylers, Lambert Cremer, Hendrick Lemers,
John Scudirke, Etsle Oben, Hendrick Dadden, Here Helling, Tise
Woulders, John Scrum, Wigert Mekeler, John van Lamm, Tidde Harmans
Hasling, Jans Cornelis, Cornelis Awten, Albert Geers, Hesset Budd,
Aysh Jacobs, Helmer Johnson, Lute Tunis, and hee this deponent
and Cornelis Emeson, and Herricke Clauson
and that the said Godard Brewelt hath a sixteenth part, John Gosens
a sixteenth part, John Scudinke three 32th parts, and Tidde harmans hastling
a sixteenth part and therest have every one a 32th part in the said vessell
And that shee was built at Lubeck, and was bought there by the said
owners above three yeares since, which hee knoweth because hee this deponent
paid for her with the moneys received from his said owners, who constituted him
master of her, and that shee was bought of one Jens Johnson of [?XX XXXX]
(who received the said money being [?gXX] old Rix dollers and a Rose Noble for
a gratuitie to the said Jens Johnson.