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To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatory This Rendent saith that the sayd shipp the Lewis or
?Lowisa was taken neere to Holy yeland by the Kentish frigot whereof Captaine
Reynolds was Commander and this Rendent masters mate, and saith he
comes to be examined as a witnes by the meanes of the sayd Captaine
Reynolds, and saith he knoweth not what he is to have if the sayd shipp
and goods be condemned. And as for the Hunter and her lading
he knoweth nothing thereof. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the second Interrogatorye This Rendent saith that there
was about 15 tonne of oyle taken out of the Lousia (sic) and sent upp in a
hoy to this port of London but by whose order he knoweth not, but doth
beleive It was sent to London by the Order of the sayd Captaine Reynolds.
and saith he doth not endeavour to procure the sayd shipps Lowisa and
Hunter and their lading to be condemned for prize, but being sworne
in Court in a legall way to speake the truth in this cause hath now declared
the same according to his knowledge. And saith that Captaine Brandley
Commander of the Squadron whereto the Kentish frigot did
belong, did cause three small Iron gunnes with their carriages wormes
sponges and other appartenances to be taken out of the Lowisa into the
Kentish frigot for the service of this Commonwealth. And further he
cannot depose.

the marke of the R [HIS MARK] sayd
Richard Moore [MARKE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before Doctor Clarke
and Doctor Godolphin


The 26th day of October 1653.

The Clayme of don Sebastain Cortizos of}
Madrid for one hundred and eleven sackes}
of wooll of the first marke and nine sackes}
of wooll of the second marke Laden in the}
shipp Saint Augustin whereof Simon Johnson}
Abequert master taken by some of the}
Parliament shipps under the Command of}
Captaine Badily}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe of
the sayd Don Sebastian Cortizos.

Henrique Jorge Mendez of Antwerpe
in Brabant merchant aged forty eight
yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and
examined deposeth and saith as followeth

To the first second and third Articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith
and deposeth that he hath knowne the arlate Don Sebastian da Cortizos
from his youth, and saith that he hath for twenty yeares now past bene
and now is an Assentista of his Catholique Majestie the King of Spaine and
doth furnish his sayd Majestie with moneyes for his occasions in Italy and
fflanders, And that the sayd Don Sebastian da Cortizos in January ffebruary
and March last past 1652 and in March Aprill and May 1653 was and att
this present the true and lawfull Owner and proprietor of one hundred and
eleven sackes of wool of the first marke in the margent and of nyne
sackes more of wooll of the second marke in the margent, and that in or
about the moneth of January 1652 the sayd Don Sebastian da Cortizos did
att or neere Allicant in Spaine cause the sayd 111 sackes of wool of the
first marke in the margent and the sayd nyne sackes of wool of the second
marke in the margent to be laden on board the sayd shipp the Saint Augustine
Simon Johnson Abaqaert Master to be carryed and transported from thence