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Spanish service were comming from Santa domingo for Tortoadas upon their
said designe, the Spaniards tooke the boate of one of the said two
dutch shipps that were in the said Squadron and manned it with
Spaniards and Irish and therewith tooke a ffrench boate that was upon the coast
of hispaniola, And saith hee is well assured that the said two brothers
were carried away prisoners for Spaine, before Generall Penn and
the English fleete came upon the coaste of hispaniola. And otherwise
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot depose.

To the 8th negatively for his part and otherwise hee cannot answer
having never bin in Spaine, nor knowing ought of
the [XXXXXs] interrogated.

To the 10th hee cannot answer, not being aboard, nor knowing
ought of the matters interrogated./

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The 20th of Aprill 1658.

Examined upon the said allegation.

Rp. 4.

Simon Claeson of Serdam Mariner, one of the
company of the said shipp the Nicholas, aged 23 yeares
or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that hee
well knoweth the two brothers arlate Claes Johnson and Barent
Claseson and hath soe donne for theise twelve yeares last or thereabouts
and well knoweth that shortly after the beginning of the late warrs
betweene England and the States of the United Netherlands the said
Claes Johnson in a shipp named the Angell and Barent Claeson
in another named the Yellow Sun carrying each twenty guns were
set out from Amsterdam for Guinney on a trading voyage, which
hee knoweth being then at Amsterdam (and seeing such their setting out
and seeing the said two brothers goe masters of the said two shipps,
and saith that Peter Poulla and hartie Johnson allegate and company
were then commonly said to be their setters out and imployers, and this
deponent saw the said Peter and hartie busie in the said setting out
the said shipps. And further hee cannot depose.

To the fourth fifth and 6th articles hee saith and deposeth
that afterwards this deponent comming from Genoa to Cadiz in Spaine
in a Genoa shipp, there found the said Claes Johnson and Barent
Claseson, who there (namely at Cadiz) recounted unto him their hard
shipp and ill successe with the said two shipps the Angell and
Yellow Sun, and what had passed to that time, and that now
by the permission and leave of the king of Spaine they were at
Cadiz bying a shipp to
goe to Santa domingo to fetch off their said two former shipps effects and goods
and spake to this deponent
to goe with them as carpenter of their said shipp, whereto hee and INSERT

Hee saith they proceeded and bought the said shipp there of Vice Admirall da Rutter and they put [?gunns] and goods
into her, and then this [?XXXX] standed, and sent
[?XXX] being free from
[?XXX by ?XXXX] went aboard the
[?said shipp] which was named the Nicholas and
[?XXXXX] twelve guns