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is and ought to be the true and lawfull Owner and Proprietor of fifty fower
hides marked with the third marke in the margent, and for and as


Owner of the said goods respectively the said persons were and are well
knowne and commonly reputed and taken, Which hee this examinate well
knoweth for the reasons in his subsequent depositions expressed And further
cannot depose./

To the second hee saith, That in or about the moneths of June and July
in the yeare 1654. allate the said ffrancisco Lopez at Santa Cruz in
the Island Teneriffe aforesaid caused the said one hundred and thirty halfe
Chests of sugar and six hundred and twenty hides of the first marke
before expressed to be laden in and aboard the said shipp the Santa Maria
de Guarda Lupa, whereof this deponent was Master and that for and upon the
proper accompt and adventure of the said francsico Lopez, and saith That
in or about the moneths aforesaid the said John Baptista de Pontey
ffontey Papes at Guarachicho in Teneriffe caused the said six great
ffatts of sugar of the second marke predeposed to be for his owne accompt
laden and putt aboard the said shipp, And saith That in or about the
moneths aforesaid tthe said Asensio daranga Maderos did at Guarachicha
aforesaid for his owne proper accompt cause to be laden in and aboard the said
shipp foure and fiftie hides marked with the third marke predeposed, All
which goods were so laden and designed to be transported in the said shipp
from the Teneriffe aforesaid, and there to be delivered to Balthazar and
John Coymans Merchants of Amsterdam, their the said producents Agents
and Correspondents there, for the said producents uses and respective accompts
as aforesaid. The premisses hee well and perfectly knoweth as being Master of
the said shipp the Voiage in question, and for that hee gave order for the receiving
of the said goods aboard his said shipp, and upon ticketts sent from aboard by
this deponents steeresman for the receipt of the same, hee this deponent signed
bills of lading to the aforesaid prioprietors and entred the same in his shipps
booke accordingly And further cannot depose/

To the third article hee saith, That after the lading of the said goods and
Merchandizes in the said shipp shee departed and sett sayle therewith
from the Teneriffe aforesaid bound for Amsterdam, and in her Course
thitherwards was mett withall and taken by Peter Collaart inder pretence
of a Commission from the king of ffrance, upon which surprizall the
said Collart and Companie tooke out of the said shipp six and Twenty
Chests of sugar or thereabouts, and between two and three hundred hydes,and
about three hundred peeces of Campeche wood and some other small things,
but did not take out anye ther of her lading so long as shee was in his
possession, nor carried her under Commaund of any ffort or Castle in ffrance,
neither were all the said shipps Companie taken out of her by the said
Collart and Companie, but about five or 6. of the said shipps Companie
remained and were aboard her at such time as shee was afterwards pursued and
taken by the Saphire frigatt in the immediate service of this Commonwealth
This deponent being as Master aboard his said shipp when shee was taken by the
said Collart and Companie, and afterwards aboard the said Collaarts