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To the 17.th he saith the sayd Daniel Arthur is an Irishman
a subiect of this Commonwealth hath resided here in London about 18.
monethes as he hath heard. and otherwise cannot depose.

Micho: Rlle


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd allegation.


ffrancis Water of Limmerick in Ireland merchant
aged 33 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and
examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet.

To the first and the rest of the Articles of the sayd allegation This
deponent saith he hath knowne the producent Andrew Creagh about
nyne yeares who is as he saith a native of Corke in Ireland and a subiect
of this Commonwealth and so accounted, and hath knowne the arlate
Patrick Creagh from a boy who is as he saith a Native of Limmerick in
Ireland, and is an Inhabitant of Limmerick and a subiect of this
Commonwealth and so accounted. And saith about 2 yeares now past of the
certayne knowledge of this deponent the sayd Patrick Creah did
send to David England his factor and Correspondent att Bilboa
from the Port of Amsterdam in the shipp Peter Daniel Holland master
a quantity of old Copper and some other goods of good value videlicet
200 li sterling or thereabouts, and ordered the sayd David England to remitt
the provenue thereof to John White of Amsterdam for Accompt of
him the sayd Patrick. and this deponent hath credibly heard and
verily beleiveth that the sayd England did remtitt the provenew
thereof in sylver by the Saint Peter Jacobson Seyle master for nantes from
Bilboa consigned to John White for the Accompt aforesayd, and that the
moneyes now in question seized in the arlate shipp the Peter were
and are , or a good part thereof was and is the foresayd provenue of
the sayd Copper and other goods. And further saving his subsequent
depositions he cannot depose and saving that the sayd white was and is
the factor of the sayd Patrick Creagh.

To the Crosse Interrogatories.

To the 1. he saith he comes to be a witnes by the meanes of Mr Daniel
Arthur. and further otherwise than negatively he cannot depos, saving
his foregoeing depoitions and saving that he is Cosin to the sayd Patrick
Creagh about the 4th degree of kinned.

To the .2. he saith he is a native of Limmerick in Ireland and is by
Religion a Roman Catholique, and hath for theis two yeares and halfe last past
lived as a merchant stranger in severall places, Hamburgh,
Amsterdam, Bilboa. Zealand and Saint Sebastian trading to and fro as
occasion happened, and resided last att Amsterdam about 2 monethes
and went from thence to Hamburgh in June last, and there stayed
2 monethes and came from thence to London about 10 weekes agoe
and hath here resided ever since, And otherwise cannot depose, saving
that all the rest of his tyme he hath lived in Limmerick.

To the third he saith the sayd Andrew Creagh for the most part of
theis 7 yeares past hath lived in Amsterdam, and Rochall as a merchant
stranger, and is now att Virginia. and dwelt before that in Corke