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States of the united Provinces but of the King of Spaine, as aforesayd
being bannisht out of the Territories of the sayd Provinces as this
Rendent hath heard but for what cause knoweth not, and further saving his
forefoeing depositions he cannot depose

To the 4th he saith the sayd shipp Leopard is of a hollands make but where
it was made or by whom he knoweth not nor for whose use.

To the .5. he saith he was not present when the sayd shipp was bought
and otherwise saving his foregoeing depositions he cannot depose

To the .6. he saith he knoweth one Leonard Thyson of Compla[?ire] whom
he taketh to be the producents brother. and otherwise negatively for
his part.

To the .7. he saith the sayd daniell Thson is a burgher of Ostend, and
a merchant of good reputation/ and for and as such comminly
accounted att Ostend./ and otherwise or further cannot depose.

To the 8. he saith there were aboard the sayd shipp the tyme interrate
this deponents Commission for Master a sea briefe from the Governour of Ostend
and a passe port from Osetnd, and the foresayd deed of sale made by
Thomas daw[?les] aforesayd, and were all of them till of late in this Rendents
owne possession videlicet till he delivered them to Mr Suckley one of the
proctors of this Court in whose hands they now are. and otherwise
negatively for his part.

To the nyneth he saith hee saw not any moneyes paid for the sayd
shipp. and further referring to his foregeoing depositions hee
cannot depose./

mijoXiez vandez her[XXXXXXX] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated with his
precontest before the
Judges in Court


The third day of december 1653

The Keepers etcetera against the ffortune,

Examined upon the sayd allegation.


Josiah Ricroft of Broadstreet London merchant
aged 35 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and
examined deposeth and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the nynth Articles of the sayd allegation This deponent saith for their
th?ree yeares last past he hath frequently attended and bene present
att the publiq sales by the Candle of prize goods made by the Commissioners
for prize goods, and hath bought severall parcells of goods him selfe
and hath observed that prize goods which have bene sold by the
sayd Comissioners att the Candle have generally bene sold att as great
a price as merchants usually sell their goods of the same sort and quality
in their ware howses, and that some goods have bene sold by the sayd
Comissioners by the Candle to a farr greater value than they have bene worth XX
and that the buyers have lost considerable summes of moneyes by
many parcells of prize goods soe bought, and so much the deponent
himselfe hath had experience of to his owne losse, and hath heard
severall other merchants make Complaint thereof to the same effect.
And otherwise cannot depose.

Upon the rest he is not examined by direction.

To the Crosse Interrogatoryes [CENTRE HEADING]

To the 1. 2. 3. and 4th Interrogatoryes he saith he cannot depose otherwise than negatively.



Repeated before Doctor Clarke
and Doctor Godolphin