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sayd shipp for his owne Accompt, And allso about the same tyme aboard the
sayd shipp bought of Michael Perry a Spanish merchant the arlate four
hundred nynety six peeces of Campecha wood laden aboard the sayd shipp
to be transported in the sayd shipp to Ostend for the accompt and Adventure
of the sayd John Ropke there to be delivered and disposed to his benefitt and
accompt by Christian Cloppenbergh to whom as the sayd John Roopke
told this deponent att Cadiz he the sayd Roopke had given sufficient order and
Commission in that behalfe; And saith for the reasons aforesayd the sayd
John Roopke was and is the lawfull Owner and Proprietor of the sayd moyety
of eight butts of sack, and the sayd 496 peices of Campock wood, and
as and for such was and is commonly reputed and taken and further he
cannot depose.

To the fourth he saith there was of the sight and knowledge of this deponent
about the tyme predeposed laden aboard the sayd shipp three butts of
sack for the accompt of the Mariners of the shipp the Salvadores Company


one whereof was marked with the first marke in the margent another


with the second marke in the margent another with the third marke


in the margent, to be transported from Cadiz to Ostend for the accompt
and Adventure of the sayd Mariners and there to be delivered and
disposed by them the sayd Mariners being their owne goods and
bought for their use and accompt
att the port Santa Maria in Spaine And for lawfull Owners
of the sayd three butts of sack the sayd Mariners were and are commonly
accounted and taken. And further he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith that after the sayd goods and moneyes were laden
aboard as aforesayd the sayd shipp having the sayd goods and moneys
and severall other greate quantityes of goods and sylver aboard set
sayle from Cadiz towards Ostend and in her course thither was seized by
some of the ships of this Commonwealth, by meanes of which seizure
the sayd goods and moneys now claymed came into the possession of the
Takers, which this deponent knoweth being master of the Saint George
that sayled along from Cadiz in Company with the Salvador aforesayd
And further he cannot depose

To the sixth he saith the arlate Christian Cloppenbergh is a native, and
Burgher of Hamburgh and there hath his wife and damily, and hath
there lived all his tym, and is a subiect of the free state of Hamburgh
and so accounted this deponent being an Hamburgher and well acquainted with the sayd Christian Cloppenbergh

To the seventh he saith that John Ropke arlate was and is a native of
Hamburgh and for all his tyme till within six yeares now past hath
dwelt att Hamburgh, and for theis six yeares or thereabouts hath lived
att Sevill in Spaine as a merchant stranger, which this deponent knoweth
being an Hamburgher and well acquainted with the sayd John Roopke And
further he cannot depose

To the eighth he saith that all the Mariners of the sayd shipp the Salvadores
Company were Hamburghers, and others subiects of the free Sttates and
Principalityes neere to Hamburgh in freindship and amity with this commonwealth
and not subiects of the States of the united Provinces or King of ffrance
which this deponent knoweth by the frequent conversation he hath had with
the sayd Mariners. And further he cannot depose.