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is well acquainted with. And saith the first of the sayd Bills of lading is
of the Bills of lading which this deponent say firmed for the large barr of
sylver marked AT as aforesayd. and saith that the third bill of lading
annexed is one of those two bills which this deponent saw att Cadiz in the
hands of the sayd [?] de [?] as aforesayd. And further he cannot

To the fifth he saith he was a passanger in the shipp Sampson aforesayd
and aboard att the tyme of seizure, and thereby knoweth that the sayd shipp
after the lading of the sylver aforesayd sett sayle from Cadiz and in her Com[pany?]
to Ostend was seized by some of the shipps of the Commonwealth by meanes[?]
of which seizure all the sayd sylver as he verily beleiveth came into the
possession of the Takers. and further he cannot depose.

To the sixth and seventh he saith that be common repute the arlate Peter
and Andrew [?], and Joanna [?]anden Berque are fflandriane
borne subjects of the King of Spaine and Inhabitants of Antwerpe
and so have bene for most of their tymes respectively. And saith
that by like[?] comon repute the arlate ffrancisco de [?] is by birth
a [?] a subject of the King of Spaine, and for ten yeares and
upwards hath bene and is an Inhabitant of bera[?] Cruz in the west Indies
and saith the sayd sylver was laden for the sayd parties respectively
as he hath predeposed, and further he cannot depose

To the [?] Interries

To the first he saith that he was aboard the Sampson att the tyme of seizure
and came first aboard as a Passenger att Cadiz aforesayd in October 1652

To the second he saith he knoweth the interrate Peter and Andrew [?]
Joanna panden Borgaue and ffrancisco [?] by letters and correspondence
onely and so hath know them for six years or thereabouts, and knoweth
Pedro [?] by name onely, and saith John Baptista [?] is as [?]
beleiveth a feigned name, which this deponent hath heard [?]
his precontest[?] say he made use of for the sylver which he laded att Cadiz in
his owne person, not [?] that he should be knowne to transport sylver
out of Spaine and further not knowing the persons of any the[?] parties
interrate he cannot depose.

To the third he saith that peter Janson interrate is the barksman to whom the
sayd Lorenzo Jearkes[?] delivered the large barr of sylver to lade as affronted
and further saving his present depositions whereto he referred himself
he cannot deposeth

To the fourth he saith the interrte Peter Janson and Pedro Arangall
are by comon repute Spaniards and Inhabitants of Cadiz and subjects of
the King of Spaine. and otherwise referring himself to his foregoing
depositions he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith the [?] sylver [?] aforesayd was laden aboard
the sayd shipp in the day tyme by Lorenzo [?] aforesayd and was
carryed aboard by Otto George master of the sayd shipp the Samson
and otherwise saving his foregoing depositions he cannot depose

To the 6th he saith he saw Pedro de Campo firme the sayd three bills of
lading all of one tenor for the large barr of sylver aforesayd aboard
the ninth day of September 1652 aboard the shipp Sampson in the bay
of Cadiz. And further he cannot depose, saving he saith he [?]
nor was present when the rest of the bills of lading were signed

To the 7th he saith that the name John Baptista [?] one of the
bills of lading mentioned is a supposed fictitious name as he believeth and otherwise

To the 8th and 9th he saith he saw the Pursor of the Sampson att the tyme
of lading the sayd [?] entred the same into his book with the
marke thereof and the name of the sayd Lorenzo [?] to whom
the same was cosigned, and believeth that agreeable[?] to the sayd
entry the Bill of lading for the sayd Cochindale[? and [?]. And further
he cannot depose