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deposeth, That in the moneth of January 1653 new style, the sayd
Dominigo Centurione (who is commonly accompted and reputed an
Assistenta and one of the Council of the King of Spain, and the
principall factor or Agent) by John de Windt a Merchant of
Cadiz in Spaine and Correspondent to the said Centurione caused ?to
be laden and brought aboard the shipp the Morning Starr (whereof
this deponent was and is Master) then lying at Cadiz one hundred thirty and eight baggs
of Spanish wooll marked with the marke in the margent for the


accompt of the ffactories of his Catholique Majesty of Spaine, to bee
transported from thence to Dunqerke and there to be delivered
to the factor of Jaques Suarez Citizen of Antwerp for the
accompt aforesaid, Which this deponentt knoweth being Master of
and aboard his said shipp at the time that the said baggs of wooll
were received on board the same, and haveing before the lading thereby
contracted and agreed with the said John de Windt at Cadiz for the the
freight of the said woolls, and after the reception thereof this deponent
signed three bills of lading of one tenor and caused the same to be entred into his books.
the receipt of the same, and to whome they were consigned as aforesaid
And otherwise saving his subsequent depons hee saith hee cannot depose

To the third fourth and fifth articles and to the schedule or bill of
lading mentioned in the said 4th article hee saith and deposeth, That
shortly after the Lading of the said woolls for the accompt
aforesaid this deponent in the house of the said John de Windt of
Cadiz signed three bills of Lading all of one tenor and date with
this deponents owne handwriting, one of which bills of Lading was taken
aboard this deponents said shipp at the time of her being seized by the
English. and now is remaining in the Registry of this Court, And
saith That the said bill being now showne unto him was and is
one of the originall bills of Lading so signed and firmed by this deponent
for the aforesaid woolls and that the Contents thereof were and are true
and so had and done as therein is expressed, And saith hee beleiveth
the said bill of Lading now showne unto him to be the bill of Ladeing [?soe]
taken as aforesaid, And saith that the said woolls were truely and really
Laden aboard his said shipp for the service and supply of the accompt
of his Catholique Majesties in fflanders and so much the said John de
Windt both before and sewerall tymes after the lading of the said woolls told and
acquainted this deponent. All which hee deposeth of certaine knowledge
And otherwise cannot depose:-

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