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baggs of peices of eight coyne of Peru conteyning three thousand
peices of eight videlicet each bagg two hundred and fifty peices of eight


more or less marked and numbred as in the margent. And allsoe
the tyme and place aforesayd the sayd Christian Aelst and Jeronimo
Brudgmans did cause to be laden aboard the shipp Salvador
whereof the arlate Christian Cloppenburgh was master, fifteene
baggs of money conteyning three thousand seven hundred and fifty
pecies of eight of Peru videlicet each bagg conteyning two hundred


and fifty peices of eight more or lesse marked numbred as in the
margent. And further sauth that the sayd Christian Aelst and
Hjeronimo Brudgmans in the month of July 1652 did cause to
be laden att Cadiz aforesayd the sayd shipp the Salvador
the aforesayd Christian Cloppenburg master four barrs of sylver
which were of good alloy of Nova Hispania marked and numbred


as in the margent and weighing in the whole three hundred
sixty six markes and five ounces, All the sayd moneys plate
and sylver for the proper use and Accompt in halfe of the sayd
Christian Aelst and Jeronym Brudgmans to be carryed and
transported in the sayd shipp respectively from Cadiz to Ostend and
there to be delivered to the sayd Christian Aelst and Hjeronimo
Brudgmans for their use and accmpt, The premisses he knoweth
be true for that he saw the particular numbers of the weight of the sayd
barrs as they came from the Indies, and did himselfe tell and count
all the sayd peices of eight and putt them upp in their respective baggs
and marked the baggs, and was aboard the respective shipps att the
lading of all the sayd moneys and plate, and saw and assisted att and in
the lading thereof. And further he cannot depose

To the third he saith that upon the day of the lading the aforesayd
twelve baggs of money as aforesayd conteyning three thousand peices of
eight the arlate John Martinsdorp aboard the Saint George in the
sight of this deponent firmed three bills of lading all of one tenor for
the same, one whereof was left with the sayd John Martinsdorp, and
did remayne as this deponent beleeveth aboard the sayd shipp att the tyme
of seizure; and two of the sayd bills this deponent took and delivered
to his sayd master Jeronimo Brudgmans who sent one of them to fflanders
and kept the other himselfe and brought it with him to this Citty, And
saith the Bill of Lading to the allegation annexed with the name
Jan Martinsdorp att the foot thereof is one of the originall bills of lading
signed a shipboard in the bay of Cadiz, for the sayd twelve baggs, and is
true and reall which he knoweth by the handwriting of this deponent
wherewith the body and margent thereof was then written and now it is
and by the firme of the sayd Martinsdorp who signed the same in sight of
this deponent, who alsoe knoweth that the sayd Hjeronymo Brugmans his
master brought the same to this Citty where he saw it in his possession
And further referring himself to the Acts of this Court he cannot depose.

To the fourth he saith that att the respective tymes of lading the sayd 3760
peices of 8/8 in fifteene baggs as aforesayd, and the sayd four barrs of
plate as aforesayd aboard the Salvador, the arlat Christian Cloppenburgh
on board his shipp the sayd Salvador in the sight of this deponent signed
six bills of lading for the same that is to say three of one tenor for the
sayd 3750. peices of eight, and three of one tenor for the sayd four