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The 31th day of August 1653.

Examined upon the sayd Allegation.


Michael Perry Severino of Saint Lucar
in Spaine merchant aged four and twenty yeares
or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith that the arlate
Christian Cloppenbergh master or Captaine of the Salvador in or about
the beginning of October 1652 did lade aboard his sayd shipp then being
in the bay of Cadiz for his owne accompt and att his adventure all and
singular the goods and moneyes hereafter specifyed, that is to say eight
butts of sherry sack marked with the first marke in the margent,


three patashoes of Tobacco marked with the second marke in the margent


one Chest of sugar without marke, one bagg of monet conteyning
four hundred peices of eight coyne of Mexico marked with the third marke in


the margent to be transported from thence to Ostend and there to be
disposed for and to the use and accompt of him the sayd Christian
Cloppenbergh, which sayd Cloppenbergh att the sayd tyme of lading
and continually since, hath bene and now is the lawfull Owner and
proprietor of the sayd moneys and goods and so accounted the premisses
this deponent knoweth for tha the sayd Christian Cloppenbergh bought
all the sayd wines at Xeris in Spaine of Pedro ffrancisco a merchant
there who told this deponent that the sayd producent had payd for the same,
and the sayd Cloppenbergh bought the sayd Tobaccoes of Manuel Corea
a Spaniard a passenger aboard his shipp, who told this deponent a shipboard
neere Cadiz, that he had receyved full satisfaction for the same. and
a servant of Vincent del Campo a merchant of Cadiz acquainted this
deponent att Cadiz that his sayd master had presented the sayd producent
with the Chest of sugar above mentioned as a guift. and this deponent
saw the sayd bagg of moneys tould att sea, the voyage in question before the
seizure in the pecliar possession of him the sayd producent videlicet in
his owne Chest in his Cabbin where this deponent likewise saw the
same told and counted out of the sayd bagg into a Baskett and putt upp
againe into the sayd bagg marked with the sayd marke videlicet VV
And further saith that the producent then told this deponent that the
sayd moneyes were his owne arising to him out of the freight of his
shipp and merchandizes by him sold att Cadiz. And saith he saw
the sayd wines sugars and tobaccoes laden att Cadiz as aforesayd
And further he cannot depose.