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The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd Allegation


Lorenzo de Veles of dunkirke in fflanders
merchant aged eight and thirty yeares or
thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first and second Articles of the sayd allegation this deponent saith and
deposeth that for and during the tyme arlate the sayd Christian Aelst and
Jeronimo Brudgmans were and are the true and lawfull Owners of the
moneys plate and sylver arlate by equall halfes or moyetyes, and so
accounted; And this deponent saith that he saw att Cadiz in the hands of the
said Jeronimo letters of Advise from the sayd Aelst wherein the sayd Jeronimo
was ordered to turne and convert the effects he had in his hands upon their
Accompt into plate and moneys, att Cadiz, and for somuch plate or moneys
as he thought fit to procure and send to fflanders above the value of the
sayd effects to draw Bills of exchange upon him the sayd Aelst in Cadiz
And this deponent saith that he saw the sayd Jeronimo Brudgmans in
the moneth of July buy att Cadiz of a Biscay merchant the four
barrs of sylver arlate weighing according to the weight marked on
them as the came marked from the Indies three hundred sixty six markes and
five ounces, marked and numbred as in the margent; which sayd barrs
were afterwards laden aboard the Salvador Christian Cloppenbergh master
att Cadiz aforesayd as by the bills of lading for the same under the hand of
the sayd Christian Cloppenbergh whoe character and manner of writing
this deponent is well acquainted with, which this deponent afterwards saw
att Cadiz did evidently appeare
And allso in the moneth of September
bought and procured att Cadiz three thousand seven hundred and fifty
peices of eight coyne of Peru which were putt upp in fifteene baggs videlicet
250 peices of eight in every bagg more or lesse marked as in the margent
which he saw afterwards videlicet toward the latter end of September laden
aboard the sayd shipp Salvador; And moreover saith that the sayd
Jeronimo Brugmans bought and procured att Cadiz three thousand peices
of eight more coyne of Peru which were putt into twelve baggs
videlicet into each and every bagg two hundred and fifty peices of eight more
or lesse, marked as in the margent with the same marke the sayd fifteene
baggs were marked with videlicet a large double crosse,
sayd twelve baggs of money this deponent afterwards videlicet toward the
latter end of September 1652 saw laden aboard the shipp Saint George arlate
whereof John Martinsdorp was master, All the sayd moneys and barrs
of plate for the use and Accompt in halfes as is arlate of the sayd
Christian Aelst and Jeronimo Brudgmans to be carryed
and transported in the sayd shipps respectively from Cadiz to Ostend, and there
to be delivered unto the sayd Christian Aelst and Jeronimo Brudgman for their
use and Accompt, or to their Order. And further he cannot depose

To the second and third he saith that att the tyme of lading the syd moneyes
on board the sayd shipps respectively this deponent saw six bills of lading
signed for the same. that is to say, the sayd John Martinsdorp signed