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Andrew Rand, And this deponent did att or about the time aforesaid
passe a solemne promise upon his voluntary oath before Velchior Vaz
Ribero and John de Carvallo Merchants then being at the Bahia, wherein
and whereby this deponent acknowledged the receipt of the said tenn Chests
of sugar conteyning two hundred and fower arobes for the proper
accompt of the said Andrew Rand, And that because there was then some
difference and Controversie betwixt this Commonwealth and the king of
Portugall, hee thsi deponent (out of his affection hee bore to the English Nation
(as being himselfe discended from English Parents) would not disclose the said
Tenn Chests of sugar to belong to the said Andrew Rand within any of the
dominions of the king of Portugall, expressely to more preserve them form
being rendred lyable to sequestration. And saith [?moreover], That the first
schedule annexed to the said Allegation and now perused by the examinate was and is
one of the said orginall bills of ladeing filled up and firmed with
this deponents owne handwriteing, And that the second schedule annexed and
now perused by this examinate, being a declaration or engagement as aforesaid
for the indemnifying of the said sugars, or preserving the same from
sequestration, was then and there also written and subscribed by this deponent in
the presence of the Wittnesses aforesaid, and that the contents of the said
schedule respectively were and are reall and true and so had and done as
therein is contained. Which the premisses this deponent saith hee knoweth and
deposeth of a certaine trueth, being himselfe the person who acted and transacted the
same as aforesaid. And further hee cannot depose./

To the third hee saith, That the said shipp the Nostra Seignora da Rosario
being in her Course from the Bahia towards Lisbone was in her passage
thitherwards surprized and taken by Captaine Joseph Jourdaine Captaine of the Pelican in the
immediate service of this Commonwealth, this deponent then being Master and
Commander of and aboard the said shipp the Nostra Seignora, and thereby
well knoweth that the said ten Chests of white sugaar then were and
remained aboard the said shipp, and came to the possession of the said Captaine
Jordan and Companie the seizers thereof, And were according to publique
fame and report brought or sent up by them to the Port of Plymouth
where they were disposed pf by the Collectors for Prize goods or their
deputies to and for the service of this Commonwealth. And further hee
cannot depose:-

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true:-/

To the Crosse Interrogatories:-/ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith. That hee this rendent was Master and Commannder of the
shipp interrate during the Voyage in Controversy, and till the seizure predeposed,
and so had bin and continued from the time shee was first built and sett to
sea from [?Carhen] in the parts of Guiney, And saith hee is a Native of
Lisbone in Portugall borne of English Parents, and hath lived for all the
time interrate sometimes at Lisbone sometimes in Guiney, sometimes in