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To the nineth hee saith that when the Marcus Aurelius came into [?Portland GUTTER]
Roade there were two English frigots there in service of this Commonwealth
but their names hee knoweth not, and that the foresaid dutch [XXXX GUTTER]
a man of warr was alsoe there, And further hee cannot depose.

To the tenth hee saith the said English shipps [XXXXX] and [XXXXX]
colours in the said roade while the Marcus Aurelius was there, and
that one of their boates came with men aboard the Marcus Aurelius
and signified to her master that they were sent by their Captaine to [XXX GUTTER]
her, and hee told them they might freely come and visit when they
pleased, it being as hee saith evening when they soe came
first, and saith that the next day they were expected to come but [?did GUTTER]
noe. And about a weeke after when the wind came faire and the
Marcus Aurelius with the other shipps preparing to saile, [XXX GUTTER]
a day before her intending to saile an English frigot [XXX GUTTER]
Marcus Aurelius, and sent her boate aboard, with company [XXX GUTTER]
that they came to know if their Captaine should come and visit her, and the said master of the Marcus
Aurelius willed them to come freely and visit, and the Captaine
comming the master caused a note to be drawne by way of [?protest XXX GUTTER]
him to come, and protesting of the dammage hee should suffer by
delay, and gave it to the said persons of the said boate; and did not
any time denie or avoid visitation, but was with his company [XXX]
time to time ready and willing thereto of this deponents sight, [XXX GUTTER]
the Captaine of Convoy give any lett or hinarance in the visiting
alsoe offered the same to be donne. And further hee cannot depose.

To the 11th hee saith that saving the foresaid stranger, there was [?not GUTTER]
any person whatsoever that went or was carried from the Marcus
Aurelius aboard the Convoy shipp, nor were there any goods [?carried GUTTER]
out of the Marcus Aurelius aboard the Convoy saving the bag[XX GUTTER]
the said stranger in two chests a case of bottles, his bedd and [XXX GUTTER]
And further hee cannot depose.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid Interrogatories.


Abraham vandentur of Amsterdam Merchant, aged
28 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth That hee well
knoweth the shipp the Marcus Aurelius arlate, and hath soe done
a yeare or fourteene monethes last, during which space or most
thereof hee hath knowne her to have bin remaining at Amsterdam [?untill GUTTER]
this very voyage wherein shee was staid, and never knew her make any
other voyage, and that all such time of his knowledge of her his
precontest Ida Symonssen Burgh hath as hee saith bin master of her
who is a subiect of the Lords States of the United Netherlands, and [?liveth GUTTER]
in Amsterdam, And further hee cannot depose.