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unto a letter to these interrogatories is annexed and now
shewed unto him ay the tyme of this his examination And
saith that by letters of Advice from thence hee this deponent
hath bin lately informed that all the said English Merchants
were in or about the Month of ffebruary last past seized
upon and apprehended and imprisoned by Don Pedro de
Carillo Gusman cheife Generall of the said Canary Islands
and that they were by him or his Command proceeded
against upon a pretense of bringing in Contrabande goods
thtiher and for exporting thense diverse sugars
and other West India goods and Merchandizes which hee beleiveth
is soe by him the said Don Pedro de Carillo Gusman done
with an intent to punish the said Merchants and by such
his rigorous proceedings to fforce them to a composition
and to pay monies for noe offence att all by them committed
And further to this Interrogatorie hee cannot depose.

To the second and third Interrogatories hee saith and depo=
seth that for this five years last past during which tyme the
deponent hath lived and resided att and in the Canary Islands hee
of his certaine knowledge can depose and hath heard
that for diverse years next before proceeding that all Merchants
whatsoever which send goods from England to the Canaryes have
and doe constantly use to carry or send certificates from the Custome
house London or from the Lord Mayor of the said Citty
of the severall sorts and conditions of theire goods soe sent thither
And saith that dureing the said tyme hee never knew or heard
of and English Merchant at the Canaryes that was
troubled or molested for any goods soe carryed thither as
aforesaid and of which such mercjamt had his certificate
nor for and West India goods exported thense untill at
this present that he hath bin and is informed they are soe
done unto and punished by the said Don Pedro de Carillo
Governour there, And this deponent further said that
in all the tyme predeposed of this deponente knowledge of
the said Islands such Certificates soe sent or carryed from
hence as aforesaid have usually bin soe done for the clearing
of such fraud and suspition as might happen and fall and
by and through the likenesse of merchandise which said
certificates and goods being presented in the Custome
house there the officers thereunto belonging hath as hee
saith allwaies from tyme to tyme allowed thereof and
soe took theire Customes for them without making of
any further question about or concerning the same, And