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To the second hee saith that the said shipp being in her Course for
Druntun aforesaid shee was met with by an Ostend Man of
warr (Comanded by Laurence Andreas) of off Lewes Island on
the back side of Scotland, by whom shee was taken and
seized, and carryed as Prize, together with her lading aboard her to
Grinea Port in the King of Spaines Dominions. Which Seizure he
saith was made on the 5th of August last, The Premisses
he deposeth being a Comon man, and on board the said
ship at the Surprizall aforesaid, and an Eye witnes of the same

To the 3d and 4th Interrogatories hee saith hee well knoweth the Interrate
John Broughton and John Abbot of London
which Broughton and Abbot hee saith had aboard the said shipp, at the time of her
seizure for their owne accompt (as this deponent hath Credibly
heard and verily beleeveth) Part of the Lading of the said
shipp, according to their parts they were owners of the shipp
for as hee saith the owners were ffreighters of the same, And
saith the said Lading was Pipestaves, Leather, Slatts, Wooll,
Cloth and a good quantity of˺ Money (but howe much hee knoweth not) which were
laden by the Interrogated John Abbot Master of the said ship at Carr[ies GUTTER]
Vergus, and were to be carried to Drunton aforesaid and there
to be sold by the said Abbot upon the joint accompt, And
saith that the said John Broughton was owner of five 16th parts
and John Abbot of six sixteenth parts of the said shipp Tackle
and furniture, (As by the bills of Sale made for the same
and nowe seene by this Deponent appeareth) At the time of her
seizure aforesaid, 11 Parts together with their parts of the
Lading aboard her were utterly lost to the said John Broughton
and John Abbott, by the meanes aforesaid without any satisffaction or restitution for the same All which hee knoweth
to be true for the reasons aforesaid:/:

Randall Wilkinson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Rp. 3us

George Wilkinson of Ipswich in Suffolk Marriner
late fforemast man of the said ship King David
aged 18 yeeres or thereabouts, sworne and Examined as

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith hee did very well
knowe the Interrate shipp the King David of London whereof John
Abbot was Master and Soe hath done ever since her departure from
Gravesend upon this her last Voyage, And that the last port the
said shipp was at before her seizure was Carrisvergus, and
that shee set saile from thence about the latter end of July or beginning of
August last bound for Druntum in Norway and that in her course