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her full Lading of Pepper, and brought the same (undoubtedly)
safe to Europe, for the account of the foresaid Merchants and
further cannot depose./:

To the 19th hee Cannot depose./:

To the 20th hee saith that the sayd Bantam ffrigot is and
at the said time of her being at the East Indias was a
ship of the Burthen of about two hundred and tenne
Tonns, and hee verily beleeveth shee would have brought 210 Tonns
of Pepper from the East Indias the said Voyage, had shee
not bin hindred as aforesaid: And further cannot depose

To the 21th hee saith the said Bantam ffrigot after her
departure from the East Indias arrived in the Port of
Legorne in the moneth of August 1658 and there unladed her
said Pepper Brought from Indra Ponza, which hee knoweth
for that hee sailed in the said ship from the East Indias
to Leghorne. And further cannot depose./.

To the 22th hee cannot depose./.

To the 23th 24th 25th 26th 27th and 28th hee Cannot depose.

To the 29th hee saith that the said Sir John Dethick and the
Merchants aforesaid have suffered great Losse and damage
by reason of the Premisses. but hee Cannot Estimate the
same, And further cannot depose./:

To the 30th hee saith that during all the time that the said
ship the Bantam was and remained in the East Indias
the said Voyage, neither the said Mr Newman, nor the
said Captaine Taylor nor any of the said ships Company
did doe any Injury or Wrong to the Generall of
Battavia, nor to any of the ships of the said Dutch East
India Companie, nor the Captaine Comander or Company
thereof, but did Demeane and Carry themselves very
Civilly and Peaceably towards all of them, and further
hee saith hee cannot depose./.

To the 31th hee cannot depose:/.

To the 32th hee sath his foregoeing deposition is true:/.



The 28th day of March 1659:

Examined on the said Allegation:/:

Rp. (3us:

William Chambers of Ratcliffe Mariner
Gunner of the ship the Bantam ffrigott
aged 48 yeeres or thereabouts, sworne and
Examined saith and deposeth as followeth

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