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To the third article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that it being
the Custome to signe three bills of lading all of one tenor for each parcell
of goods, and this deponent having well veiwed the two bills of lading
to the allegation annexed which, by the knowledge he hath of the sayd John
Martins manner of writing, he is well assured are firmed with the
handwriting of the sayd John Martins, and having seene two other
bills of lading for the sayd woolls of the same tenor with the sayd bills of
lading to the allegation annexed and now shewne him respectively, for these reasons
he is as he saith firmely perswaded and verily beleiveth that about
the day of the date of the sayd bills of lading the foresayd
John Martins dorp did signe three bills of lading all of one tenor
for the sayd unwasht woolls, and three bills of lading all of one tenor
for the sayd washed woolls, and that two of the sayd bills of lading
of each parcell one came along with the sayd woolls and came into the hands of the Takers
and by them were sent into the Registry of this Court. and that the contents
of the foresayd bills of lading were and are true. And otherwise
he cannot depose

To the fourth and fifth articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the
sayd shipp Saint George as he hath credibly heard and verily beleiveth after
the lading of the sayd woolls departed from Cadis and in her Course to
Ostend was seized together with the sayd woolls therein by some of the
shipps of this Commonwealth whereby the sayd woolls came into the possession
of the Takers, and that the sayd producent did and doth runn the sole
hazard and adventure thereof. and otherwise saving his foregoeing
depositions he cannot depose.

To the sixth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the arlate
ffardinando Numez was and is a merchant of Sevill in Spaine and
there hath lived .25. yeares of this deponents knowledge, and by common
repute all or the greatest part of this time, and is a Spaniard borne and
a subiect of the King of Spaine and so accounted. And otherwise he
cannot depose.

To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the .1. negatively.

To the .2. he saith he knoweth the producent and so hath done 25. yeares and
saith he saw him putt the woolls aforesayd into barkes att Sevill but did not see
him at Cadiz./

To the 3. he saith the sayd woolls were carryed aboard by a factor of the
producent, whose name he knoweth not, and this deponent saith that he
saw the sayd woolls in the producents possession att Sevil as aforesayd.

To the .4. he referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition and further
cannot depose.

To the .5. he saith he saw not the sayd wools bought. and otherwise saving
his foregoeing depositions whereto he referreth he cannot depose.

To the 6. he saith he was not present att the signeing of the bills of lading interrate

To the .7. he saith the bills of lading now shewne him are as he beleiveth
true and reall, and further he cannot depose.

To the 8 and 9. he saith the wools were laden by the producents order but
not by himselfe in person, but by his agent or factor and otherwise being not
present aboard att the tyme of lading he cannot depose

To the .10. he knoweth nothing thereof