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and read the same, drew bills of exchange for the same
upon the said producents for the payment of the moneyes for the said silver
and plate soe bought and laden for their accompt, and drew the same
by the waye of Sevill, namely the payment of the one halfe on
the said Puiquet and the other halfe on the said Boscaert, and for
that soe drawne on the said Boscaert hee saith it was by the
said de la Sierpes order drawne on him by Giles and Michael
Dieusart of Sevill by 6 bills of exchange for soe much money in ducats
as amounted to 5900 ducats payable to Christofer Dieusart John
Alst and others at Antwerp, which the said producent George Boscaert
accepted and hath paid the same by this deponents hands, and this deponent
was present and sawe the payment made by the said Puiquet at
Antwerp for the halfe soe drawne on him alsoe by exchange and for that soe drawne on Mr Boschaert hee leaveth an abstract thereof taken by this deponent of his [?bills ?of ?exchange]. And
saith the said producents alone have and doe runn the hazard and adventure of the
said plate and that noe hollander or ffrench man or subiect of the
States of the United Neherlands or of the ffrench kinge had or hath
any interest or share whatsoever therein, which hee knoweth for the
reasons aforesaid. And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving the said George
Boschaert within the time arlate sent diverse goods to Cadiz, and the said de la Sierpe had goods and effects
of his in his hands

To the nineth article hee saith and deposeth that hee hath knowne
the said ffrancis de la Sierpe for theise seaven yeares last past during
all which time hee hath lived and dwelt in Cadiz in the dominion of
the kinge of Spaine, and was and is a subiect of the said kinge and
for such and a native of fflanders, and noe subiect of the States of
the United Netherlands or of the ffrench kinge hee the said ffrancis
was and is commonly accompted and reputed, And otherwise hee cannot

To the tenth hee saith hee hath well knowne the arlate Peter Lams
for theise two yeares last, during which time hee hath lived and liveth
at present in Ostend, and was and is a subiect of the kinge of
Spaine and for such commonly accompted and reputed and noe subiect
of the said States or ffrench kinge, and saith the said producents made
use of his name for the more comodious taking up the said plate by him
to be sent to Antwerp, and that in regard of the said Peters dwelling in
Ostend where the said shipp was to have arived. And otherwise hee cannot
depose, saving that there is amitie betwixt the kinge of Spaine and
this Commonwealth.

To the 11th hee saith hee hath knowne the said James Pinquet alsoe
about two yeares last and Mr Boschaert about for seaven yeares last
and that the said Boschaart was and is a hamburger borne where this
deponent was alsoe borne and well knoweth his friends, and hath lived
in Antwerp for all the said time of this deponents knowledge of him and there
liveth at present, where the said producent Boschaert
hath alsoe lived about two yeares last and before that at Cadiz for
five yeares for all which time this deponent hath dwelt with him in
the said places, and neither the said Boschaart or Puiquet were or are
subiects of the States aforesaid or ffrench kinge, but are subiects of
the kinge of Spaine, and were and are merchants of good accompt
and for such commonly accompted. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 12th hee saith that after the said lading of the said plate the
said shipps as hee hath heard in their course for Ostend were seized by the
Parliaments shipps together with the said plate in them. And otherwise hee cannot

To the last hee saith his foregoing deposition was and is true.