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for that purpose hee this deponent saith there are
offices of the Contraband whereupon all occasione[?] and
[?] and doe constantly visitt the said goods and company[?]
them with theire certificates witch being found to agree there[?]
are addmitted and allowed [?] for good and as a
Comodite free to bee bough and sould in that country
And hee further deposith that in case and doubt or
scrumple bee made thereof the Judge of the Contrabande
in and for the said Islands doeth appoint, or [?] inferior officers
of his veiwe[?} and upon theire oath to make a riport
concerning the quality and nature of the said goods before
they can be allowed of as good there which soe[?] knoweth
hee this deponent haveing as aforesaid live in the Canaries by the
spane of theise 5 years or thereabouts and hath observed
the Custome and mannor there to bee as is thering bifore
[?] and hath bin credibly informed that the same hath
bin observerd in the same manner for many yeares before his knowledge
of the said place. And further to theise Interries he cannot

To the fourth Interrogatorie hee diposith that hee doeth verrily
believe that all the [?] which are sent heure for
the Canaries are the same that the East India com-
panie bring home thither and saith that the same are then
dyed and other Fabrica used upon them; and are
and have bin accompted lawfull goods to bee transported
fro[m] heure to the said Islands, with said Callicoes[?] this diponent
is confidently assured doe not come from and place in
the East India under the Power of the King of Portugal
And otherwise to this interogatorie hee cannot dipose
To the fifth Intirrie hee saith and deposith that thee
English Merchants resident at the Indies have never
[?] to expect[?] and Indes Logwood or other West India
goods from them, before and without [?] and order
first obtained for that purpose from the Judge
of the Indies there for the tyme being on
[?] in [?] under him and after payment
of such Customes and [?] as are payable for the
same it hath as hee saith bin usually and Lawful
for them to export and dispose of the same
to theire best advantage and whether they please
[?} hee knowth hee this diponent having knowne
the said Customer to be exported and hath alsoe knowne such goods
exported upon such [?] as aforesaid for the Accompt
of severall English merchants there and further hee cannot dipose