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Or dunquirke: The premisses hee knoweth being Master of and onboard
the said shipp Salvadore during the Voyage or passage in question
at the time of the said seizure. And further cannot depose./

To the 12. hee saith and deposeth, That the shipp the Mercuruis
whereof the arlate hanse Younger was Master, did depart from
Cadiz in or about the moneth of September 1652. last past with her
lading there taken aboard, and about a moneth before the said shipps
the Sampson Salvadore and Saint George did depart from thence, and the
said shipp Mercuruis did not at any time after such her departure
meet with at sea, or come in sight of the said three shipps during
the time of their said passage, nor were the saud shipps at any
time in the said passage separated from the Mercury, nor [?ever] from
another by any tempestuous or fowle weather, neither indeed did
any such weather happen in the said passage of the said three shipps
in which they had much calme and still weather, but no stormes at
all. Which hee knoweth being as aforesaid Commander of and
on board his said shipp Salvador and in Companie if the saud
Sampson and Saint George during the said Voyage. And further hee
cannot depose, saving hee was an eye Wittnesse of the said Mercuries departure [?XXX GUTTER]

To the 13. hee saith, That the shipp the Goulden Sunn arlate
whereof the arlate Peter Tam was Master having received her full
lading of Cuchineale and hides and other commodities at Cadiz to be
transported thence to fflanders for the service of his Catholique
Majestie of Spaine, did of this deponents sight and knowledge, depart
from Vadiz in or about the moneth of June 1652. arlate
and about five moneths before the said shipps Sampson Salvador
and Saint George departed thence, and about three moneths before
the arrivall of the Spanish Plate fleete from the West Indies
and saith hee beleeveth not that the said shipp the Goulden Sunn did
or could in that Voyage carry any quantity of Plate or money
from thence for that at and about the time of such her departure, there was [?no GUTTER]
considerable quantities of plate or money then to be had in Cadiz that
Merchants generally not having money sufficient to pay for freight of [?the GUTTER]
goods they then received, and the Plate fleet having then been
retarded about a yeare beyond expectation And saith That the said
shipp being about the moneth of August in the yeare 1652 [?arrived GUTTER]
at Ostend and having there discharged, was pressed into the service
of th king of Spaine, and continued in that service [?upwards of GUTTER]
6. moneths. under the fort of dunquirke, and was not in [?XXXX GUTTER]