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of Proceeding thitherward shee and her lading of goods aboard her
were met with set upon and seized by an Oastend man of warr
and by them Carryed as Prize to Grina in the Spanish
Dominions And saith shee was soe seized of off Lewes Ile; on
the back side of Scotland on or about the 5th of August last
The Premisses hee deposeth being a fforemast man of, and
aboard the said ship at the time of the seizure, and sawe
the Premisses acted and done as aforesaid.

To the 3d and 4th Interrogatories hee saith hee well knoweth the said John Broughton and
John Abbot the Master of the said Shipp which Broughton and Abbot (had in
her at
the time of her Seizure for their owne account (as this deponent hath heard and verily beleeveth) Part of the Lading aboard her
namely according to their Parts in the shipp, which
Lading hee saith consisted of Slatts, Pipestaves, Wooll, woollen
Cloth Leather, and a good parcell of money which was for the
ships Stock (but howe much hee knoweth not) And saith
they said goods were bought by the said John Abbot at Carrickevegus
and there Laden aboard the said shipp, to be carryed to
Drunton aforesaid, and there to be sold upon and for
the account of the said Broughton and Abbott and Company and
every one of the ships owners was to have had according to theire parts in the
ship as aforesaid. And that the said Broughton was owner
of five sixteenth parts, and the said Abbot of six 16th parts
of the said ship and of her tackle and furniture (as
by the bills of Sale which this deponent hath seene appeareth)
at the time of the said seizure, Which Parts of the said
Shipp and Lading, were and are Utterly lost to the said John Broughton and
John Abbot by meanes of the surprizall aforesaid The
Premisses hee knoweth for the reasons aforesaid, And
otherwise hee cannot Answer:/.

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