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and contents thereof and by the handwriting of the sayd David England who [?filled]
the same up in this deponents presence. and further otherwise than negatively
he cannot depose saving as aforesayd.

To the 7. he saith he came along in the Saint Peter and had in her goods upon his
owne Accompt 1000. pieces of 8/8. and 311. kintalls of Iron for which he had bills
of lading one bagg of ambergrease worth 212 pieces of 8/8 1/2. one bag with
75 pieces of 8/8 and gold in value of 147 1/2 pieces of 8/8. and one cloth with 36 1/2 pieces of
8/8 for which he had noe bills of lading. and otherwise negatively.

To the 8 he saith he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd.

To the .9th. he saith he hath lived in Holland and Zealand as aforesayd. But
had noe intention to goe to Holland when the shipp was seized neyther
hath any such intention now or hereafter to goe thither. and saith hee for
the present lives as a Merchant factor and hath a howse and Inheritance in
Galloway as heyre apparent to his father Dominick Martin a merchant and
Inhabitant there. and further cannot depose.

To the .10. negatively to every part thereof, saving he beleiveth that the
name of the sayd White was by David England putt in the bills of
lading aforesayd as one that was the producents factor, by whose
order the sayd moneyes were to be disposed for the producents Accompt
and use.

To the 11th he saith that he this Rendent about 2 dayes after the Peters arrivall att ffoy did
to deliver to Captaine Mills in this Rendents lodgings in ffoy severall bills of lading
and Letters, none whereof as he remembreth did any way concerne the sayd shipp
the Peter or her lading. and otherwise negatively.

To the .12. he saith he saw the sayd letter interrate in the hands of David England
about the latter end of June att Bilboa. and beleiveth the contents thereof
are true and reall. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the .13. negatively to every part thereof.

To the 14 he saith for the respective persons named in the sayd bills of lading
that the sayd John White hath as he beleiveth lived in Amsterdam about
six yeares, and there now lived as he hath heard. and Andrew Creach liveth [?att]
the West Indies as factor or Merchant Stranger and so hath done about a yeere
as this deponent hath heard, and knoweth not the certaine present residence of the
sayd Patrick Creach, but hath heard he nnow resides in fflanders and formerly lived att Limmerick and so hath done
a good part of his tyme. and David England hath lived in Bilbo .4. yeeres and
there now resides and Patrick Rice was and is as he hath heard Resident [?as factor or]
as a merchant stranger. and he hath knowne the sayd England 4 yeares. and [?knoweth]
not Patrick Rice but by report onely. And otherwise saving his foregoeing deposition
he cannot depose.

To the 15 he saith the shipp Saint Peter att the tyme of seizure was in the possession of Dutchmen subiects of the
States of the United Provinces and her Company were most of them Dutch subiects of the [?States]
And she and her lading were bound for Nantes in ffrance and thither would have gone if
they had bot bene hindred.

To the .16. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the .17. he saith that Daniel Arthur interrate is a native of Limmerick in Ireland and
hath lived in England about a yeare and an halfe as he hath heard. and about [?a ?yeaere]
agoe lived in ffrance as he hath heard. but when he came last from thence this
Rendent saith he knoweth not. and otherwise negatively. And further[?he]
cannot depose.


Repeated before Doctor Clarke
and Doctor Godolphin