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Very well affected to the Government, thereof, and soe are
commonly aććounted, and reputed, and further cannot depose

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/:

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee was aboard the Batchelor
when shee was seized by the Ostend ffrigot, but was not aboard
her at the instant when she was retaken, by the ffrigotts of this Comonwealth
and to the rest hee knoweth nothing thereof, being put ashore
at Sunderland by the Ostender:/:

To the second hee saith that the Batchelor was not as this deponent verily beleeveth
used or Imployed as a man, of warr by the Ostender, against the
ffrench or English, for as hee saith shee was not about 9 houres.
space in the Ostend man of warrs Custody, and otherwise hee cannot

Richard Rudstone [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day, [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said Allegation:

Rp. (2.us

John Hunt of Colchester, Mariner, a foremast
man of the Ketch the Bachelor, aged 21: yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and Examined:/:

To the first article hee saith that during all the time arlate
the arlate Giles wigoner and Company were the true and Lawfull
owners and Proprietors of the arlate Vessell called the Batchelor
(whereof his Precontest Richard Rudstone was Master) and
of her tackle apparrell and furniture: And further
saith that the said ship being in the Haven of Sunderland
his precontest Richard Rudstone did by the order
of the said Wigoner and Company and for and upon their
Use, and account, lade and put aboard the said Vessell seaven
Chaldron of Coles to be carried thense to Colchester, And
saith the said shipp (after shee had receaved the said
Coales aboard) weighed Anchor and Sayled into the Roade,
expecting Company, and having bin, about 3 or 4 hours at Anchor
in the said Roade; there came a ffrigot of Ostend which seized upon
her, and turned the Master and Company ashore, and sailed
her to Sea, and after they had bin aboard 8. or 9 houres at
Sea, with her, shee was, (as this Deponent found and understood
afterwards) retaken by 2 ffriggotts in the Imediate Service of
this Comonwealth, and by them carried into Scarborowe,