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The Clayme of Manuel and Francis Derrickson of
Hamborough for their goods laden aboard the shipp the
Nightingale (whereof Henry Glassing was master)
taken by some of the shipps in the immediate service
of this Commonwealth. Budd. ffranklin.

Examined upon an Allegation
given on the behalf of the said
Manuel and ffrancis

Doctor Mr Ferdinando jus/
ffra [LH MARGIN]

Vincent de Basto of Lisbone in Portugall
Merchant aged 22 yeares or thereabouts.
Witnesse sworn and examined saith as
followeth. Videlicit

To the first Article he saith That hee this deponent hath knowne the arlate
Manuel and francis Derrickson Merchants of Hamburgh for about
three yeares last past by correspondence, during all which time the said
Manuel and francis the producents in this Cause have been well knowne
and observed amongst Merchants in Lisbone to have their ffactor and
Correspondent there, who on their behalf and by their direction did and
doeth usually send goods thence to Havre de Grace, Roane and other
parts in ffrance, particularly this deponent saith he well knoweth and is
intimately acquainted with Manuel Rodrigues Isidro who was and is
Correspondent of and Agent for the said producents there in manner
aforesaid. And further saving his subsequent deposition hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith, That in or about the month of June 1654
the said Manuel and francis Derrickson by their said Correspondent
Manuel Rodrigues Isidro did cause to be laden and putt on board the
shipp the Nightingale then at or neere Lisbone (whereof the arlate Henry
Glassam was then Master) bound for Havre de Grace or Roane in
ffrance foure chests of sugars for the said producents proper accompt as
the said ffactor with whom this deponent was familiarly conversant, did upon
the lading thereof, acquaint this deponent but of what marke the same were, hee
saith he knoweth not, Hee alsoe saith That hee this deponent by the
said producents order and for their accompt did then and there alsoe lade
or cause to be laden in and aboard the said ship six bales three chests
and two barrills from No 1 to 11 marked as in the margent containing
these sewall goods ware and merchandize ensuing videlicit two barrells
of aloes, six bales of matts, fiftie douzen of beades, fiftie eight pounds of
wax candles and small Rolls, two parcels of thread and one chest of
earthenware to be transported in the said ship from Lisbone aforesaid
to Havre de Grace or Roane aforesaid for the accompt of the said
producents, and there to bee delivered unto one Anthonio Rodrigues
de Marais their factor or Agent there. The premisses hee deposeth upon
the grounds and reasons therein expressed. And otherwise saving his
foregoing deposition hee saith hee cannot Depose.

To the third hee saith, That after the lading of the said goods marked


The 30th day of July 1655