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On the same day.


Hans Jacobson Larson of Larwick in Norway
Skipper aged about 18 yeares, being sworne
upon the holy Evangelists on the first day of
August 1657 Before the right worshippfull John
Godolphin Doctor of Lawes One of the Judges
of the high Court of Admiralty of England
In the presence of Millicent Colequite Notary
publiq did by vertue of such oath depose as followeth

That he this deponent did and doth well knowe the shipp
the Saint John of Larwick, his this deponents brother Okey
Larson being Skipper of the sayd shipp the Peter, and
hee this deponents brother Abraham Jacobson Larson having
bin for many years Skipper of the sayd shipp the Saint John
and that both the sayd shipps are of the burthen of (about)
250 Tonns, And that by reason of his this deponents being
in the River Thames and present with his said brothers
he very well knoweth that his said brother Okey Larson
did by and according unto power, authority and order to
him in that behalfe given by and from Pet Ambioen Larson
and hands halvvorsen the Owners and Proprietors of the
said shipp the Peter make sale of her unto Peter Rich
Edward Askew and Robert killner of London for and in
consideration of the summe of five hundred and fifty pounds
lawfull English money to him the sayd Okey payd and
satisfied by them, and that in consideration of the said sale
the sayd Okey hath delivered possession of her unto them
the sayd Peter Rich Edward Askew and Robert kilmer and
that they are accordingly at this presente in quiet possession
of her, and soe ought to bee, And he further deposeth That
his sayd brother Abraham Jacobson Larson did by and
accprding unto the orders and authority unto him to that
purpose give by and from Ambioen Larson and hellwick
Tagersons widdow the Owners and Proprietors of the said
shipp the Saint John of Larwick make sale of her unto Peter
Rich Edward Askew and John Dyson of London for and
in Consideration of the sume of sixe hundred pounds lawfull
English mony to him the said Abraham Jaconson Larson
payd and satisfyed by them, and that in expectation of the
sayd sale the sayd Abraham hath delivered possession
of the sayd shipp the Saint John unto them the sayd Peter
Rich, Edward Askew and John Dyson, and that they are
accordingly at this present time (as they ought to bee) in quiett
possession of her; The premisses he deposeth for that he
was present at the making up of the bargains of the sale of
both the said shipps, saw the payment of the sayd summes of
money for them, and saw the delivery of the possession of both
of the sayd shipps by him predeposed.

hans Jacobson [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]