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To the 17th Interrogatory he saith he was not present at nor saw the buying of the
sayd sylver. and otherwise saving as aforesayd cannot depose.

To the 18. he saith he cannot depose.

To the .19. he referreth himselfe to his foregeoing depositions. and further
cannot depose/

To the .20th he saith he knoweth the sayd bill of lading now shewne him to be one
of teh sayd originall bills of lading signed att Cadiz as aforesayd by the marke
firme and contents thereof and by the handwriting of the sayd William Cornelison
who filled the same upp, and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 21th he saith he cannot depose otherwise than as aforesayd.

To the 22th he saith the sayd sylver was laden in the bay of Cadiz under
the Command of the fforts of Cadiz. and otherwise cannot depose.

To the 23th he saith that board the Sampson in the bay of Cadiz about the
14th day of August 1652. he this Rendent saw the sayd three bills of lading
signed as aforesayd,a nd the same being so signed he saw the sayd William Cornelison
take two of them into his hands, and saw Peter Huckfelt aforesayd take one
of them into his hands. and more particularly to this Interrogatory cannot depose
saving that the sayd bills of lading were loose and without Covers.

To the 24 and 25th. he saith It is prohibited to transport sylver and moneys
out of the Ports of Cadiz Saint Lucar and others Ports of Spaine without license
and saith if unlicensed sylver and moneyes be seized in the Spanish ports
before transportation It is confiscate to the Kings of Spaines use, but
if it arrive in fflanders or elsewhere out of the Power of the Lawes of
Spaine It is a free merchandize. And so much this Rendent hath
observed and the same is commonly knowne and taken notice of. And
otherwise cannot depose.

Lorenço develes [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Sam Delapalace [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]



The tenth day of december 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Simon de ffonseca Pyna}
merchant of Madrid for his sylver in the}
shipp the Salavador whereof Christian Cloppenbergh
is Master taken by some of the Parliaments shipps}
Budd Smith}

[?Sr. Mendez dt.]


Lorenzo de Veles of dunkirke merchant
aged 38 yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne
and examined deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet.

To the first second third fourth and fifth articles of the sayd allegation, This deponent
saith that in the moneths of August September October November december
January ffebruary and March 1652. the arlate Simon de ffonseca Pyna
was and att this present is and ought to be the Owner and lawfull proprietor of
the arlate one barr of sylver of the marke in the margent of the weight
of one hundred twenty three markes 6 ounces or thereabouts, the premisses this
deponent knoweth to be true for that in the sayd moneth of August 1652 he
saw the sayd barr of sylver in the howse and possession of William Cornelison
the producents factor and this deponents freind att Cadiz, who then and there
told this deponent that the sayd barr was the producents sylver, And saith that
about the 14th day of the sayd moneth of August 1652. He this deponent did
accompany the sayd William Cornelison with the sayd barr of sylver and went aboard
with him and saw him lade the same aboard the arlate shipp the Salvador