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The 10th of June 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The claime of the said Pinquett for}
his goods in the Sampson, Salvador and}
Saint George.}

Examined upon the foresaid allegation and


ffrancisco Boesdonck Cashier and Booke-keeper
of James Pinquett the partie producent aged 20 yeares
or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles of the said allegation hee saith and deposeth
that hee well knoweth the producent Jacques Pinquet and hath soe
donne for theise foure yeares and a half last past, during which time hee hath lived
with and bin servant to him said Jacques, and hath bin his cashier and
booke keeper for all the time arlate and thereby and the reasons following
hee well knoweth as hee saith that hee the said producent was and is
the true, lawfull and sole owner and proprietor of all and singular
the money plate and silver mentioned in the 12 schedules or bills of
lading annexed to the said allegation and nowe showed unto him, and for such
commonly accompted and reputed. And saith the said producent for all
the said time of this deponents said knowledge of and dwelling with
him, hath lived in and bin and is a merchant of Antwerp, where
as this deponent hath bin informed hee dwelt eleaven or twelve yeares
before this deponents comming soe to dwell with him, and was and is
a native of [?Courin] in fflanders, and kept his wife and familie in
Antwerp and was and is a subiect of the kinge of Spaine ad for
such commonly accompted and reputed, And saith that for all rge said
time of this deponents dwelling with him, hee the said producent
hath driven and still doth drive a greate trade and commerce to
Cales and Saint Lucar for money and plate but especially to Cadiz, and hath had
and hath his factors there residing, who receive his goods sent from
fflanders, and send him retournes thereof in plate and moneys, and that
within theise two yeares last past the said producent hath sent from
fflanders to his said factors to Calez many and greate quantities of
goods to be there disposed of and sold by them for the uying and getting
silver and plate to be sent in retourne thereof by them to him to fflanders,
which hee knoweth being his servant as aforesaid, and acquainted with the
buying packing and sending away such goods for Spaine to his said
factors, and making the entries and keeping the accompts thereof
and coppying the letters of order and advise sent to the said factors
thereabouts. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the third dourth and fifth bills of lading or schedules aforesaid annexed
hee saith and deposeth that within the time arlate and more particularly
in or about the monethes of August and September last past the said
producent by his respective factors Maximillian de hogh and ffrancis de la Sierpe
at Cadiz did lade and put aboard the severall shipps arlate the
severall quantities and summes of plate and silver mentioned
and expressed in the said bills of lading annexed and marked and
numbred as in the said bills is specified, namely on board the
shipp the Sampson Otto George master three baggs No. 11. 12. 13 each


with four hundred peeces of eight, old Peru [?mine], marked with the first
marke in the margent, alsoe one barr of silver no. 2. weighing 104


markes and two ounces of the second marke in the margent. More
one bagg No. 9. with a thousand pattacones or peeces of eight, all


of New Peru specie of the third marke in the margent. more fourteene
small barrs of silver weighing together ninetie eight


marks seaven ounces and three eighth parts of the fourth marke, and more three barrs of silver


weighing together 357 markes and three ounces of the fifth marke in the margent