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To the 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. and 17 hee hath not
so deposed and therefore they concerneth him not.

To the 18th hee saith that hee can write and reade, and learned the same
when hee was a youth.

To the 19th hee saith hee can reade written hand well, and understandingly.

To the 20th hee remembreth not the particular day or dayes of seeing
the said Commission, which hee sawe and had in his hand and perused
at many severall times. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as

To the 21th hee saith hee doth not remember the date of the said Commission
and saith that about a weeke or 8 or tenn dayes after the bringing in the
said prize to dover, mr Godwin demanded the same of Captaine hendricks
saying hee must send it to London, and then this deponent last sawe
it, which was in the said Captaines house in dover where this deponent
then was. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

Willm Robijs. [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the foresaid allegation.

Rp. 2.

John de vos of dover late Gunner of the shipp or Galliot
the hound or Black-dogg (derrick hendricks Commander)
aged 38 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the tenth article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that at
such time as the said shipp or Galliot the hound or dogg (the man
of warr) tooke and surprized the shipp the Saint John and her lading, derrick
hendricks commaunder of the said man of warr had his Commission
on board the said man of warr for taking and surprizing the shipps and
goods of the ffrench kings subjects; which hee knoweth for that the said
derrick Ryn master of the Saint John comming first aboard the said man of
warr after the said seizure, would not beleeve the man of warr to be
English, because there were fflemish and dutch in her, whereupon the
said derrick hendricks (who by a nick name is commonly called
derrick Swi[?ne]) caused his Commission to be fetcht by this deponents
precontest William Rubois. and showed to the said derrick Ryn in this
deponents presense; and saith the said shipp the Saint John and her lading
were seized by vertue of the said Commission. And otherwise hee cannot depose.
Upon the rest hee us not exámined by direction of the producent.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was Gunner of the said man of warr and
on board at the time of the said seizure, wherein hee assisted, and
saith that hee served for shares, and was to have nine shares of the
Captaine and Companies third part of each prize.

To the second hee saith that hee hath endeavoured and doth desire that the
lading of the said shipp Saint John should be declared prize, as hee conceiveth
the same ought to be the said not him selfe having acknowledged the same to
be ffrench and belonging to ffrench men of Roane, and saith that this deponent
expecteth his shares thereof after the rate aforesaid. And otherwise hee
cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the third hee saith hee hath lived last in dover for thirteene monethes
last and before that two yeeres in dunquirke, and before that againe five yeeres
in dover, where hee liveth at present

To the fourth negatively, and referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the fifth hee saith hee hath bin in the service of the interrate Goodwin and