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before the finishing of the said worke, and well knoweth that the said [?XXXX]
was [?XXXX] [?XXXX] and perished as aforesaid, and by reason of the said
heate and stench hee ws faine to goe with and could not [?XXX] to worke
[?XXX] and thereof, being ill and out of temper therewith. And they
ioyntly affirme and depose that they are accustomed to worke in corne aboard
shipps and otherwise and thereby are well acquainted with the condition pof
that commoditie, and alsoe well knoweth thereby that in case the said corne
had laine three weekes longer aboard, the best of it would have bin
soe perished and [?XXXX] that it would have bin nothing worth, nor not to give
unto hoggs, and if it had laine a moneth longer they beleeve it would
have taken fire through its owne heate, and have fired it selfe
and the said shipp.



The sixteenth day of November 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Blaes de La Pyna}
for his goods in the Salvador et cetera

Examined upon the sayd allegation


Antonio de Ponte of Teneriffa merchant
aged 30 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne
and examined deposeth saith as followeth

To the first and the rest of the Articles of the sayd allegation This deponent
saith That the arlate Blaes de La Pena, a merchant of Sevill who
this deponent hath knowne well for 7 or 8 yeares now past in the monethes
of September October and November 1652 was and now is the lawfull
Owner of the arlate eleven baggs of wooll marked as in the margent
four whereof were and are washed woolls and seven of them foule
Lambs woolls unwasht, and that about the latter end of September
or beginning of October he the producent caused the same to be
laden att Cadiz aboard the sayd shipp Salvador Christian Cloppenbergh
Master for his owne accompt to be transported to Ostend and there delivered
to his Agents for his use, the reason of this deponents knowledge
of and in the premisses was and is that he being att Sevill in the
sayd month of September then and there saw the sayd baggs of
wooll in the ware howse of the producent there, and heard him
say they were his owne goods and that he would send them to
Ostend aboard the sayd Christian Cloppenbergh and accordingly
this deponent saw the same embarked att Sevill to be carryed
downe and laden att Cadiz aboard the sayd shipp, And this
deponent afterwards saw two bills of lading for the same
both of one tenor in Sevill in the hands of the producent
firmed with the handwriting of the sayd Christian Cloppenbergh
with whose character this deponent is well acquainted. And hee
further saith that the bill of lading to the allegation annexed and
now shewne him is one of those bills of lading which he so saw
for the sayd woolls in Sevill in the hands of the producent, and
the contents thereof were and are true. And saith the sayd shipp
at her