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The 8th day of October 1653:- [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Edward Peters of Antwerpe for his}
sylver in the Salvadore (Christian Cloppenburgh Master)}
and in the Sampson (Otto George Master) and in the}
Saint George (John Martins Master) Suckley Budd}

Examined upon an Allegation on the
behalfe of the said Claymers:/:-


Anthony Lewis of Antwerpe in Brabant
and Cashier and Booke-Keeper of the said Edward Peters
aged thirtie yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne
and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet:-

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That the arlate
Edward Peters the producent is a Merchant of Antwerpe, who for theise five or 6
yeares last past of this deponents Certaine knowledge hath driven a Constant trade
to Cadiz Saint Lucar and other parts of Spaine for silver and other goods and
Merchandizes, and for the expedition of his affaires in those parts, hee hath
diveres Agents ffactors or Correspondents residing there, And for such a Merchant
so tradeing and dealing the said producent for all the time predeposed hath bin and
is commonly accompted and reputed, The premisses hee well knoweth being
Cashier and booke-keeper to the said producent for all the time predeposed
and by that meanes well acquainted with all his negotiation. And further saving
his following deposition hee cannot depose:-

To the second and third articles of the said Allegation,
That in the yeares 1651. and 1652. arlate, and the moneths therein respectively
concurring or some of them the said Edward Peeters, did send from Oastend
in fflanders diverse and sundry parcells of goods and Merchandizes, videlicet of Ryssell
stuffs, flemmish Lace, and Linnen to the value of 16000. pounds flemmish or
thereabouts, for his owne accompt, to the arlate John Lamotte William Jansen
and others his ffactors and Correspondents at Cadiz in Spaine with instruction
to them to sell and dispose of the same for his use and advantage, and to make
him retournes thereof in silver bullion and peeces of eight; Which said goods and Merchandizes
the said ffactors received, and Certified the said producent by letters of advise
sent over land of the receipt of the same, And that according to his directions they
would make him retournes thereof in bullion coyne and plate, Which this deponent
knoweth being as aforesaid Cashier and Booke keeper to the said producent, and
having Copied seene and perused the letters of advise passing betwen the said producent
and his said ffactors to the effect aforesaid, and having entred the goods and
Merchandizes aforementioned into the said producents booke of accompts at the
severall and respective times of their sending, And he further deposeth
That in the moneths of July August September and Octoober in the yeare
1652. or thereabouts, the said producent by his said ffactors did lade or cause
to be laden on board the shipp the Salvador (whereof the arlate Christian