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To the last hee saith that this Deponent severall
times sawe the Truncks of the said Passenger opened
and thereby well knoweth, that there was nothing therein
saving Cloathes and necessary waring things, and not
Packetts papers or writings And saith the said passenger
told this DEponent that hee was noe Spaniard, Although hee spake Spanish
well, And further hee cannot Answer saving as aforesaid./:

Repeated with his precontest
before Collonell Cock./

Abraham van Dintur [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 23th of November 1659. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.


Rocus vander Maes of Ziricksea but dwelling in the hague
in holland Merchant, aged 37 yeares or thereabouts sworne
and examined.

To the first hee saith hee well knoweth John haydekoper, lord of
Marsaven, Volckwyn Momma, James R[?u]land, hendrickMatthyssen, John
Pelt, William Johnsson Bruijn, Conrade Pasterlosse, Peter Jacobsson hoyewager
the widow of Emanuell Pelt and Skipper John Stmonsson Burch,
and saith they were and are the owners of the shipp the Marcus Aurelius
arlate and subiects of the Lords States of the United Netherland Provinces
and for such commonly accounted, which hee knoweth having bin at a meeting
with them at Amsterdam where they were about the said shipps occasions and there declared themselves to be her owners
And this deponent hath heard that the said shipp was built at Sardam in holland, and was bought there by her owners all hollanders. And further
hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith and deposeth that the said meeting of the said
owners at Amsterdam was in or about Aprill last and while the said
shipp was taking in her lading for this present voyage for Cadiz, and then and
there this deponent heard some of the said owners gave expresse order and
charge to the said John Simmonson her master not to take in any but free goods
and that hee tooke in noe goods for Spaniards account or any contrabande good, and
saith his contest Abraham van dentur and mr van hulen both
merchants of Amsterdam and subiects of the said States laded goods aboard for
their owne accounts, of this deponents sight and this deponent laded two greate chests or cases of
merchandize for the proper account of this deponent (alsoe a hollander and subiect
of the said States) consisting in stuffs and looking glasses and alsoe a greate chest
of maderines for merchandize (this deponent having bun a Chirurgeon) and a
trunck of clothes and having some fine linnen for Merchandize alsoe in the
said trunck, and severall other dutch merchants alsoe laded goods aboaard
her, and that the said shipps lading belongs wholly to subiects of the said
States, and was all to be carried to and delivered at Cadiz for their account;
which hee knoweth being passenger in the said shipp, and saith hee was at
Cadiz to receive and dispose of his owne goods aforesaid, and further hee cannot

To the third hee saith that the said shipp tooke in her whole lading before
Amsterdam and in the Texel, and this deponent saw severall of her goods put into
lighters from the key at Amsterdam, and there this deponents said goods were
laded by limselfe, and mr van dentur laded goods there,
and saith the said laders of all the goods were and are commonly accounted Hollanders
and subiects of the sid States, And further saving as aforesaid hee cannot depose.