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since or upwards) for holland, And saith the said doctor having soe bought
parts of the said shipps, hee remitted moneys by exchange to
Amsterdam for the payment for the same, And for the reasons
aforesaid hee saith hee well knoweth that the said docter ffrancisco
Benzi was and s a part owner of and in both the said shipps and as such commonly accompted
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second hee saith hee cannot depose.

To the third hee saith that the said doctor ffrancisco Benzi
is a native of Como in Italy, and that that was (the
time aforesaid his ordinarie place of Residence) only hee frequented
Venice upon occasion of traffique as a merchant, and for practice
in the lawe. And othewise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories given in the claime of C{?XXXX] [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee answereth negatively.

To the second hee referreth himself to his foregoeing deposition, and
otherwise hee cannot depose, saving the said producent hath his
wife and familie at Como aforesaid.

To the third 4. 5. and 6 hee referreth himselfe to his said foregoeing deposition
And cannot otherwise depose.

To the last negatively saving as aforesaid, referring himselfe to
his foregoeing deposition.

William Willmott [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 23th of January 1654. [CENTRE HEADING]

Prince against the Charitie and goods}
seized therein./. Smith./ Suckely.}

Examined upon an allegation on the
behalfe of
Israel [?Mareius] and others.


Gerhard Menschever Secretary to the Resident
of Sweden, aged 38 yeares or thereabouts a Wittnes
sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth

To the first Article of the said Allegation and schedule thereto annexed hee saith and deposeth, That
that in the moneth of december 1653. arlate, and before the shipp the
Charitie with her lading sett sayle from Gottenburgh the Voyage in
Controversie, the said shipps lading now in question were entred into the
Custome house at Gottenburgh aforesaid for the accompt of the joynt
Owners of the same, except foure lasts and three quarters of tarre, which
were then also entred for the account of the Master and Mariners of the
said shipp, Which hee declareth for that hee this deponent having seene
and seriously perused and observed the said schedule or Custome
brief, and having both at Gottenburgh and here in London seene and