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The .24th day of September 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The claime of Jasper de Surmount}
of Tournay in fflanders for 400 peeces of}
eight. in one bag marked as in the mardgent. taken}
in the ships Saint John Evangelist whereof}
John de Vos is Commander taken by some of the}
shipps of this Commonwealth.}

Examined upon the Allegation given on the
behalfe of the said Claymer.



John de Vos of Ostend Commander
of the ship the Saint John Evangelist
aged 47. yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined

To the first second and third articles of the said Allegation hee saith and
deposeth That in or about the moneth of Aprill last past
there was laden and put on board the said shipp the Saint John
Evangelist whereof this deponent then was and now is Commander
at Cadiz in Spaine the number of fower hundred peeces of
eight. Sevill and Mexico in a bagg marked


with the marke in the margent to bee from thence transported in the
said ship to dunquirke or Ostend where the same were
consigned to bee delivered to the producent Jaspar [?XXX]
Surmount or his assignes for his use and accompt [?who]
Since the ladeing thereof on bord the said shipp hath bin and still is
comonly accompted and reputed to bee the true and lawfull owner
of the said plate. The premisses hee deposeth being when th[?XX]