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To the third hee saith hee hath not bin taught or instructed nor had speech
with any touching what hee should say or depose in this businesse, and
saith hee knoweth not by what authoritie or Commission the said
shipp hope was seized, but saith the Captaine showed him
a parchment with a seale, but the contents hee knoweth not.

To the fourth hee saith the said shipp as hee conceiveth was
either sold, or should here be sold after her arivall hither, and
saith hee was addressed to the said Cornelius with letters, wherein
hee supposeth the order touching the disposall of the said shipp
was contained, and saith hee received the said letters from the
said Clerke at fflushing. And otherwise hee cannot answer.



The same day [CENTRE HEADING]


Peter Pauls of Middleborowe Mariner Stiersman of
the said shipp the Hope, aged 49 yeares or thereabouts
sworne and exámined.

To the first hee sayth hee is a Native of Antwerp, and that hee
nowe dwelleth at Middleborowe and hath soe donne for theise
eight or nine yeares last, and saith that hee hath only knowne
the said shipp the Hope from Satturday last was a seavenight
at which time hee was shipped and came aboard her neere fflushing
and was shipped to come with her to this port, whether hee came
stiersman of her, and was soe shipped by his precontest the

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith hee neither knoweth where the
said shipp was built, nor who are her owners or where they dwell
nor knoweth hee to what place shee belongeth, but beleeveth shee
belongeth to Zealand, nor doth hee as hee saith knowe William
Colen or Phillip de Pape, now whether the said shipp was ever
at dunquirke or Ostend or not, And otherwise hee cannot answer

To the third hee saith that hee hath not bin instructed nor hath hee
communication with any about what gee should answer or say in this
businesse, And otherwise hee cannot answer as hee saith.

To the last hee saith hee hath heard that the said shipp was [?here GUTTER]
to be sold, and as hee conceiveth shee came hether to this purpose
And otherwise hee cannot depose as hee saith.


Repeated with his precontest
before doctor Godolphin.


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]


Jacob Johnson of Middleborowe Mariner, aged 25 yeeres
or thereabouts sworne and exámined.

To the first hee saith hee was borne at [?Terwiner] in Zealand and
hath dwelt there and at Middleborowe all this time, and that hee
hath dwelt at Middleborowe about two yeeres last, And saith that