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To the 11.th negatively.

To the 12th. he referreth himselfe to his foregoeing depositions and
further cannot depose.

To the 13. he saith he is a native of Madrid, and an Inhabitant of
Limma in the West Indies and otherwise negatively.

To the .14. he saith the producents factor att Cadiz whose name he
remembreth not did there acquaint this rendent for whose accompt
and Risgo the sayd woolls were laden videlicet the Reckoning and risko

To the 15. 16. 17. and 18. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 19. negatively.

To the 20. 21. and 22th he saith that being not present att the tyme
of firming and delivery of the bills of lading interrate he cannot
depose otherwise than as aforesayd.

Anto. [?XXXXX]
el [?valdera] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Roger Kilvert [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]
Sam Delaplace [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

Repeated in Court}
befpre the Judges}


The fourth day of November 1653

The Keepers et cetera against the Lewis of}

Examined upon the sayd allegation


John Greene of East Smithfeild in the County
of Middlesex Mariner late Captaine of the John and
Elizabeth one of the shipps imployed in the service
of this Commonwealth aged 44 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth.

To the first Article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith and deposeth
that This Commonwealth of England by the violence miscarriages and
irregular proceedings of the ffrench King and allso of the States
of the united Provinces and of their respective subiects that suffered
losse and dammage to a very great value. And there are universall
Reprizalls grannted against the ffrench and Dutch Nations for
Reparacion and satisfaction for the sayd dammages, and for that [?XXXX]
All shipps in the immediat service of this Commonwealth are authorized
and empowered to take and seize all shipps and goods att sea
belonging to the sayd ffrench King or States of the united Provinces
or their respective subiects. which he knoweth being sometymes
imployed in the service of this Commonwealth in their expedicions of
warr att sea. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the second third and fourth articles of the sayd allegation he saith he cannot

To the fifth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the [?place ?of]
ffrench fishing for whales is very farr to the North ypon the Coast
of Greenland and the direct Course from thence to Rochell in
ffrance or other ports of ffrance neeere thereto was and is by the
North of Ireland and that way the ffrench shipps using the
Greenland trade doe usually passe which he this deponent well
knoweth having severall tymes seene them passe that way, and
more especially the last yeare this deponent mett with [?XXXX]
Greenland ffleet of ffrench vessells off of the Lands End and