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And saith that the bill of lading to the sayd allegation annexed was and is
one of the sayd originall bills of lading for the sayd 2248 peices of
8/8 which this deponent saw as aforesayd signed att Bilboa And further
saith that although in the sayd bill and the other 2 bills mentioned as aforesayd
to be signed for the same the sayd moneyes are entred for teh Accompt of
John White, Andrew Creagh and Patrick Creagh yet in truth the sayd
moneyes doe appertaine to the sayd Andrew and Patrick onely by way of
property, and not to the sayd John White, the reason of this deponents
knowledge in the premisses was and is, for that before the lading of the
sayd moneyes as aforesayd he saw in the hands of the sayd David [?England]
an order or direction under the hand of the sayd Andrew Creagh for the
receyving of and from ffrances Bodkin of Bilboa 800 dukets of plate
and to remitt the same in peices of 8/8 to Nantes there to be disposed by
the directon of the sayd John White for the Accompt of the producents of
which John White was and is a ffactor of and for the producents; and [?saith]
likewise att the same tyme a letter and bill of exchange drawne by the
sayd Andrew Creagh in the hands of the sayd ffrancis Badkin who was ?pXXX
ordered to pay 800 ducatts of plate to the sayd David England. And this
deponent saith he saw the sayd 800 duckatts accordingly payd to the
sayd England by the sayd Badkin, and knoweth that the sayd England
did convert them into peices of 8/8. and that he did lade them as he [?XX]
for the Accompt aforesayd. And otherwise referring himselfe [?to the]
Acts of this Court he cannot depose saving his subsequent deposition.

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation. this deponent saith that soone after the [?lading]
of the sayd moneyes he saw the sayd David England att Biboa signe [?XXX]
and direct a letter of Advise directed to Patrick Rice att Nantes being the correspondent
of the sayd John White, touching the moneyes now in question and [?sawe]
a bill of lading was sent together with the sayd letter. And further he cannot

To the seventh article of the sayd allegation he saith that for the reasons aforesaid
he is well assured and verily beleiveth that noe subiect of the States of the
united Provinces or King of ffrance had or hath any share or Interest
in the sayd moneyes, nor the subiect of any Prince or State in [hostility]
with this Commonwealth. And otherwise referring himselfe to his
foregoeing depositions he cannot depose.

To the eighth and ninth articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth
that the sayd David England is an Irishman and so accounted and the
sayd Patrick Rice is by common report an Irishman and did in June
and July last reside as a Merchant stranger att Nantes, and both or
eyther of them were and are by like repute factors of and for the producent
and never were nor are subiects of the sayd States of the United Provinces
ffrench King or any Prince or State in Enmity with England that this
deponent ever knew or heard of. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the tenth he saith that after the lading of the sayd moneyes oas aforesayd
the sayd shipp Saint Peter sett sayle from Balboa and in her course to [?XXX]
whither she was bound was taken and seized by the shipp Handmaide
arlate whereof Captaine Wills was Commander, and saith he this deponent
being then a Passenger aboard the sayd shipp then saw the sayd [?XXX]