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To the second third .4 .5 .6 and 7th hee saith that hee cannot answer thereto,
this deponent neither being in the voyage nor acquainted with the parties interested
nor privie to the lading in question otherwise than as aforesaid, referring himselfe
to his foregoeing deposition.

To the eighth and 9 hee referreth himselfe to that policie of Assurance annexed to the
allegation, and to his foregoeing deposition, And otherwise hee cannot answer.

To the tenth hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the eleaventh hee saith hee doth not knowe any one named William [?Gana]
and otherwise hee cannot answer, for hee never sawe the goods claimed.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

John [?Niclaess] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 25th of July 1655. [CENTRE HEADING]

Touching the goods}
aboard the shipp the Orange}

fra. dt.


Reyer Cornelison of Euchusen in North holland Mariner, master
of the shipp the Orange tree of the same, aged 32 yeares
or thereabouts sworne as in the Acts of Court
saith and deposeth by vertue of his oath.

That his said shipp the Orange tree comming from Porto Port
in Portugall laden with oile, Sumack and sugar and two chests of tobaccoe
and some confeitures bound for Rouane in ffrance was on the six and twentieth
of May last newestile neare haver de Grace met with and seized
by Captaine Saunders in the Tyger frigot in the service of this Common
wealth, and thence brought up to Portsmouth. And saith that
after the said seizure and as the said frigot and bringing the said shipp
the Orange tree for Portsmouth, they came to an anchor in the Roade
of Portsmouth, and being soe come to an anchor the master, and cheife
boatswaine and others of the frigats companie, in their boate went
aboard the Orange tree and tooke out of her and brought aboard the
said frigot two chests of sugar, (one of the first and the other of



the second marke in the margent) and a pipe of oile of the third


marke in the margent, and two baggs or sacks, (namely one small
and the other greate) of Sumack, alsoe of the said third marke, and
three greate boxes of [?confeturas]. the markes whereof hee remembreth
not, all which hee knoweth because hee was aboard the said frigot and
sawe the going and returning of the boate and the bringing of the said goods
aboard her and the carrying them into the said frigots hold by
the company of the said frigot and saith they were merchants goods. And further saith that there were
aboard the said shipp the Orange tree at the time of the said seizure for the accompt of this deponent
and shipps companie five thousand lemmons and foure and fiftie
thousand of oranges, twelve small barrells of confaiture weighing
36 pounds or thereabouts, two boxes of marmalade, weighing together foure
pounds and a halfe or therabouts, and one hogshead of pickled lemmons,
all which were bought and provided by this deponent and shipps
companie and laded for their owne proper account, and that there were
noe oranges or lemmons aboard but such as were for their accompt, being
the parcells aforesaid.

Reyer Cornelisson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]