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sugar for their accompt according to consignement to his factor there,
and saith that the said affraightment of the said Mr fford this deponent
having delivered the said lead and sugars at Haver da Grace
hee should goe with the said shipp in ballast to Saint Malo's and thence
bring a cargo of goods to this port for accompt of him or of him
and companie, which this deponent accordingly did, and at Saint Malo's
received the said shipps lading in bales of linnen for the said accompt
referring himselfe to his Roll or manifest of his said lading
seized by Captaine Nixon and to the bills of lading signed by him
for the particularitie of the said cargo of goods; and that the said cargo was aboard
at the time of the said seizure by Captaine Nixon, and noe silver,
Jewells, armes or ammunition were in the said shipp; and
saith that the said cargo of linnens were laden by monsieur Le Mot
Arman, and consigned to this port to the said Mr fford, And
otherwise hee cannot depose, showuîng as aforesaid and what followeth

To the sixth hee saith hee signed only three bills of lading for
the said cargo of linnens, which were all of one tenor, and were
and are all true and reall, and that the goods were really consigned
to the port mentioned in the said bills, namely this port of London,
and were and are truely and really (as hee verily beleeveth) belonging to the person
or persons to whom they are consigned or for XXXX accompt they are
in the said bills mentioned to be laden, namely to the said Mr fford or to
him and companie, and the said Monsieur Le Mot Arman alsoe told
and acquainted this deponent that the said goods were for the said account
And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving as aforesaid

To the seventh hee saith his company at the time of the said seizure
consisted of 6 men and a boy, two of the men and the said boy
hee saith are Hambergers, two Danes, one ffrenchman, the steersman
a Middleburger, but hired by this deponent here at London, and this
is one of the said Hamburgers, having lived there and bin a burger there
26 yeares and bin a married man and housekeeper there soe longe,
but was borne in Pomerland, and otherwise negatively.

To the 8th hee saith hee was borne under the dominion of the
Duke of Pomerland, but nowe the said countrey is under the Swedes
and touching the rest hee hath satisfied the same before.

To the 9th negatively.

To the 10th hee saith hee alsoe signed a bill of lading for the said
good for Amsterdam, which was donne mearly for a colour and to
preserve the said goods from seizure by the Hollanders in case hee
should be met withall by them, and for the selfe same reason hee
brought none of the three bills predeposed signed for
London, alonge in the said shippe, but brought the said false and
colourable bill for Amsterdam, which came to the hands of the
said Nixon, and left the said three true bills at Saint Malo's with
the said factor.

To the 11th negatively.

To the 12th hee saith hee was to receive the the freight for the said
goods of the said Mr fford here upon deliverie, namelie the said