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aboard his sayd shipp the Saint George three bills of lading all of one tenor for the
sayd twelve baggs conteyning three thousand peices of eight of Peru
one whereof was left with the sayd master of the Saint George and the two other were
by this deponents precontest Diego Maistre delivered to the sayd Hjeronimo
Brudgmans Annd saith that the bill of lading to the allegation annexed
and now shewne to him this examinate having att the foot thereof this
name John Martinsforp is one of the sayd originall bills of lading
which this deponent knoweth by the contents marke and numbers, and
by the handwriting of Diego Maistre his precontest whom he saw
fill up the same, and of the sayd John Martinsdorp whom he
sawe signe and firme the same as aforesayd. And saith he saw likewise
the arlate Christian Cloppenbergh signe three bills of lading all of
one tenor for the sayd fifteene baggs of moneyes of Peru
conteyning in the whole three thousand seven hundred and fifty peices
as aforesayd aboard his shipp the Salvador, one of which billls was left
with the sayd Cloppenbergh and the two other were by Diego Maistre
aforesayd delivered to his master Jeronimo Brudgmands, And saith that
by the markes numbers contents and firmes aswell of the bill of lading
annexed to the allegation =for the sayd fifteene baggs, as of the other
bill of lading for the barrs of sylver to the sayd allegation likewise
annexed he is well assured that the sayd bills are the very originall
Bills for the sayd moneys and plate in them respectively mentioned
And saith that three bills of lading, videlicet one of each different
tenor respectively were as hee verily beleiveth on board the sayd
shipps respectively att the tyme of seizxure. And further referring
himselfe to the Acts of this Court he cannot depose.


To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first negatively

To the 2d. he saith he hath knowne the Interrate Aelst well for five yeares
and upwards, and the Interrate Brudgmans for seven yeares and upwards
and saw the sayd Brudgmans att Cadiz who liveth neare a place in Sevill
called Saint Nicholas. And otherwise he referreth himselfe to his foregoing