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The 16th of December 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Keepers of the Libertie of England by}
authoritie of Parliament against the silver laden}
aboard the shipp the Wheele of ffortune, Jacob}
Gevers, Captaine. Budd. ffrancklin.}

Examined upon an allegation given
in on the behalfe of John Bolaert and


Jacob Gevers of Hamborough Mariner, Commander of
the said shipp the Wheele of ffortune aged 41 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article of the said allegation and to the schedule annexed and bills of lading
mentioned in the said allegation hee saith and deposeth that in or about the
moneth October last newe stile there were laden and put aboard the shipp the Wheele
of ffortune arlate in the port of Cadiz in the dominion of the King of Spaine
the severall and respective parcells and quantities of silver schedled to be thence transported and carried in the said shipp for Hamborough and there to be
delivered to the severall and respective persons hereafter following or their assignes
according to the said respective bills of lading, videlicet one greate barr of silver
weighing one hundred fiftie one markes and five ounces marked * consigned to
Samuel [?Requestowe] of Hamburgh for accompt of John Bollaert of Antwerp. Item to ffrancis Sloyer marchant of Hamborough
one barr No. 75 alloy 2326 weighing ninetie three markes and one ounce marjed F.
Item to Albert Anquelman marchant of Hamburgh 16 barrs of silver weighing
together two hundred eightie foure markes, six ounces and a halfe marked Lo
Item the same person tenn baggs each containning 500 [?pottacones] [?Peruish]
No.1 to 10 marked PCE Item to Joachim van Campen sonne of Pardon van
Campen marchant of Hamborough three peeces of silver No.1. 2. 3 weighing
together one hundred and one markes three ounces and a halfe marked C.
Item to the same person one bagge with five hundred peeces of eight marked V
Item to Daniel Brandes and Jeronimo Snitger marchants of Hamborough [MARKE]
one barr of silver weighing one hundred fourtie one marjes two ounces marked [MARKE]
Item to Peter and Arnold Roland marchants of Hamborough one bagge
containing five hundred peeces of eight marked R. Item to Adrian
Yoncker marchant of Hamborough two baggs containing two thousand
peeces of eight marked B. Item to the same person one bagg conteyning
one hundred ninetie one peeces of eight and a halfe marked D. Item
to Derrick Cordes merchant of Hamborough two baggs Bo: 5. 6
conteyning together seaven hundred and fiftie peeces of eight [?PeruXXXs] marked [MARKE]
Item to Manuel Texera marchant of Hamborough three baggs No. 1 .2 .3,
each containing two hundred peeces of eight, in all 600 peeces of eight
marked [MARKE]. Item to Abraham van [?Nuffel] merchant of Hamborough
one bagge contayning three hundred and fiftie peeces of eight No. 1. marked AL'
Which hee knoweth because hee this deponent was then commander of the
said shipp and received the said parcells of silver aboard and kept a small note
of the particulars thereof, which hee hath yet in his custodie, and signed
bills of lading for the same, namely three bills (all of one tenor) for
each of the said parcells, with his this deponents owne hand, and
hee did not signe any other bills or bill of lading of any other tennor
than the said three bills for each parcell all of one tennor as aforesaid,
and saith that the said bills of lading nowe showne unto him were and are
each of them one of the said bills soe signed by this deponent, and were and
are true and reall bills
[?XXXXX to the names of the laders which hee supposeth to be feigned [?XXXXXXX] meanes only assumed which hee [?XXXXXXX] for the