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her as a Passenger bound for Ostend in October last past the sayd
shipp then being in the bay of Cadize aforesayd.

To the second he saith that he well knoweth the Interrate Lewis [Fernandez]
and hath so done for this sixteen years and upwards and as an
Inhabitant at Caracas in the West Indyes for thirteene years.
And otherwise he cannot depose, saving that he saith the sayd
Lewis ffernandez is by Nation a Spanyard and so accounted.

To the third he saith that as he hath before sett forth he this deponent
saw the sayd Lewis ffernandez his sayd precontest Antonio de Ponte
being in his Companie, lade the sayd sylver Interrate the sayd Lewis
being then personally present aboard the Sampson. And otherwise he can[not]

To the fourth he saith that the sayd produrent himselfe laded the sayd
sylver in the day time, and the Purser of the Sampson receyved the
same aboard as he hath predeposed.

To the fifth he saith that this deponent saw the Purser of the Sampson
signe the bills Interrate aboard the sayd shipp Sampson and the tyme
he well remembreth was about the tenth or eleavnth day of September
as he hath predeposed. And further he cannot answer.

To the sixth he saith by vertue of his Oath that he doth not know or bel[eive]
that the bill of lading Interrate was or is colourable feigned or [?fraudulent]
but is fully perswaded that is was and is true and reall, and made
according to the verity of the matter. And further he cannot depose.

To the seventh he saith that he this deponent saw the purser that [receyved]
the sylver interrate take or make a note of the same but the particular
contents of the same, or whether he entred the same into his ship boo[ke]
this deponent cannot declare. And further he cannot depose.

To the eighth he saith that the sylver interrate was really and in dee[d]
laden by the very same party in the bill of lading mentioned being the
sayd Lewis ffernandez and noe other. And further to this [Interrogatorie]
he cannot depose.

To the nynth he saith that he knoweth not of any bills of Lading sign[ed]
for the sayd Sylver other then the three by him formerly mentioned one
whereof is annexed to the allegation whereon he hath been examined, A[nd]
otherwise saving his former depositions he cannot depose.

To the tenth he saith that he knoweth not nor beleiv[eth] any part o[f]
this Interrogatory. And further cannot depose.

To the eleventh that the producent who laded the sylver aforesayd
hath oftentymes before the seizure aforementioned both at Ca[ddize]
amd att sea told this deponent that the sylver interrate was laden for
the producents owne Account and att his owne [proper] perill and [Adventure]
And further he cannot depose.

To the twelfth he saith that he this deponent was borne att Sevill in
Spayne, and when in Spayne inhabiteth att Sevill, and saith that he hath
noe interest in the sylver Claymed eyther in property or ensurance
and further saith likewise that it will not be any advantage to him [?in]
any kind if the sayd sylver be restored. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the thirteenth, fourteenth fifteenth and sixteenth Interrogat[ories]
he cannot depose.

To the seventeenth he saith that he this Rendent saw the sayd [Pedro]



Lewis ffernandez Angell

Antonio de Ponte