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saith that the silver aboard was laden in the day time within command
of the fortresse of Cadiz, And othwrwise hee cannot depose, saving hee
beleeveth that by Henry Luck interrate, this deponent is intended,
being his name.

To the 9th hee saith that the bills of lading found in the said shipp for the goods were signed ashore at Cadiz and those for [?XXXX] were
as he remembreth signed aboard the said shipp
in the bay of Cadiz, and that hee signed two other bills of lading of one
tenor of each of these to [?carry] aboard, and being thre for each parcell, and
did not signe any other bills of other tenor, or more than the saud three
for each parcell, and having signed the same and as hee signed them hee
kept one by order of the lader for each parcell, and brought to the
lader or such imployed by him to bringe the goods and money aboard,
and that the said bills of lading taken in teh said shipp were never
out of this deponents custodie that hee remembreth, till the sizure
thereof by the shipp of this Commonwealth, And otherwise referring
himselfe to he said bills, hee cannot depose.

To the 10th hee saith that the said bills when the said shipp ws seized
were all together in a bundle or letter case aboard, only hee beleeveth
that for the sugar bill is in a letter
to ffrancis Sloyer to whom the same is consigned to Hamburg
and that hee knoweth not otherwise for whose accompt the
said goods and silver are than by the said vills of lading whereunto
hee referreth himselfe, saving such as are belonging to him and
company as aforesaid.

To the 11th hee saith that hee kept noe booke being a badd writer, but tooke only a little
note in a paper of the goods as they came aboard, which hee beleeveth
is amongest the papers seized, referring himselfe to the bills and
papers seized, and otherwise hee cannot depose saving the said
note is very short and not soe full of particulars as the bills
to his remembrance, and saving hee had noe Purser.

To the twelfth hee saith hee began to take in his lading about the
24th of September and ended the same in a monethes space or thereabouts
finishing on or about the 20th of October last, and that hee tooke
in his wooll at once as fast as hee could stowe, and the campecha
and figgs the like.

To the 13 and 14 hee saith hee knoweth not whether it be possible
or not to carry silver in a shipp from Spaine without license, hee
having bin at Cadiz but one before this voyagem and then taking none
at all aboard; and the quantitie aforesaid which hee hath [?XXX]
is soe small, that hee was not occasioned to informe himselfe
whether it was unlawfull to export it or not. And otherwise hee
cannot depose.

To the 15th hee saith that none of the said money belongeth to [?any]
owners of the said shippp or any of them, and that there is noe [?and ?XX ?but]
what there are bills of lading aboard for some.

To the last negatively.

[?Hinrich] [?l?insen] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated before doctors Clerke and Godolphon