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But saith they remained either in Port at an Anchor, or sayling about the
Ports mouth of Porto Longone and the Island of Elba or Lilbo very [?neare]
to Porto Longone so long as the English ships continued there in Port
And otherwise cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith hee hath knowne the interrate Roger ffowke at Cyprus since
the latter end of the yeare 1651. English style, And saith hee is there accompted a ffactor or
Agent for other English Merchants besides the interrate Alderman ffrederick
Chewne and Companie. And further cannot depose./

To the 6th hee saith hee this rendent was never in Ciprus or Turkey before the
Voyage in Controversie, and saith hee hath for manie yeares past heard,
and that it is publique and notorious amongst Merchants and Mariners That
those of Tripoli have for a long time been and still are in hostility against
the English, and saith That it is also notorious That for severall yeares last past
the ffrench have also surprized and seized and still doe seize and make
prize of English shipps and goods, And saith That during the time the said
shipp Thomas Bondaventure was last at Ciprus and thereabouts, it was then
and there notorious that the Tripoly men had a farr more considerable [?XXX]
of shipps of warr at Sea, then they had in manie yeares before, And
that hee beleeveth, it was and is generally observed and knowne amongst
Seamen and others that saile or trade for Turkey, that they are or maybe
in danger to be taken by Tripoly men of warr or by the ffrench. And
further cannot depose./

To the 7th hee saith hee never saw the interrate William ffowke at
Ciprus, And saith hee never heard nor was present at any such discourse
as is interrate. And further cannot depose./

To the Interrogatories exhibited 15 december 1654:- [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie and schedule therein mntioned and now shewne
unto and perused by this examinate, hee saith and deposeth, That
the same was and is a letter written with the proper handwriteing of this
rendent by the appointment of the said George hughes, and that this
examinate by appointment as aforesaid sent the said letter from Porto
Longone to the interrate Alderman ffrederick and Companie, And saith
That the contents thereof were and are true. And further cannot depose

To the second hee saith hee this rendent was at Leghorne in the monethes
of November and december 1652. and saith That part of the dutch fleet
was then there, the rest of the said fleet then remaining at or about
Porto Londone, and saith hee cannot further depose./

To the third hee saith that hee this rendent is the person who delivered the
goods interrate as by him is predeposed, and saith That 2. originall notes for the [?receipt]
thereof were delivered to this deponent who hath since shewed the same to the
said George hughes and Owners interrate, one of which receipts this deponents
ledt and last saw in the hands and Custodie of Mr Jennings interrate