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The 13th of May 1658.

The claime of Bastian Cornelison}
and others of fflushing for the shipp}
the Saw Mill and her tackle and furniture}

Examined upon an allegation
on the behalfe of the said

Rp. .jus.

Cornelius Bastianss[on] of fflushing Mariner, aged
25 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first and second article{s} of the said allegation
hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the producents
Bastian Cornelison and Company for theise six or seaven and
twenty weekes last or thereabouts have bin and are the true
and lawfull owners and proprietors of the shipp the Saw mill
arlate and of her tackle apparell and furniture and for such
commonly accounted, And that about sixe or seaven and twenty
weekes since they did for and upon their owne account buy and
provide the said shipp the Saw Mill (before called the John of
Ay[?sham] at Ostend of one Baudwin van Bow[?me], and paid
for the same the summe of one thousand and seaventie gilders,
and afterwards the said Bastian Cornelison and company having
taken possession of her carried her to fflushing and there at their owne
costs and charges rebuilt and repaired her, and in such repaire
and in fitting her with teackle apparell and furniture, and
setting her out to sea bestowed and expended eleaven hundred
gilders or thereabouts, and named her the Saw-Mill, in
regard one of her owners there dwelling (named Peter
Eling) kept and was master of a Saw Mill there,
All which hee knoweth for that this deponent, sonne of the
said Bastian Cornelison is one of the said owners, and
with his said father did at Ostend buy the said shipp at
ostend, and thence brought her to fflushing, and when shee
was there this deponent was consitituted master of her by all
her said owners, who hee saith were and are all dutch
men and Burgers of fflushing, and natives of that place
and subiects of the States of the United Netherlands, and for
that this deponent saw the payment of and laying out of
the severall summes predeposed.

To the third hee saith that the said shipp the Sawmill in or about
the end of November or beginning of december last was soe brought
from Ostend to fflushing, and that continually after such
her comming to fflushing, shee was reported, esteemed, and
knowne to be belonging and apportaining unto the said Bastian
Cornelison and company, of fflushing, and set
out thence on this voyage from fflushing on the proper account
of the said owners, in whose service and imployment this deponent
and company were shipped this voyage, and that this deponent
and company are all dutch men and subiects of the
said States, And saith that noe person of fflanders or other subiect
of the king of Spaine, hath had any interest in the said shipp from
the time of the said buying to this present, rendring a reason as
aforesaid. And further cannot depose.