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the Viceconsull or factor Mariner for the English Nation at Scanderoone,
and being by that meanes imployed to weigh and shipp the
sayd 39 bales and two faugotts aboard the sayd shipp by order of the sayd
henry Mitchell, and saith that amongst the sayd 39 bayles by him this
deponent shipped aboard the sayd shipp by order of the sayd Mitchell
one bayle of the sayd silke was numbered 10 and a faugett numbered
A and saith that all or the greatest part of the sayd 39 bales 2 faugetts
were delivered by the sayd Mitchell to this deponent under the marke


in the margent but this deponent by order of the sayd Henry Mitchell
did sett new markes upon divers of the sayd bayles before
their ladeing, and well remembreth that upon the faugott numbered
was sett the marke ensueing videlicet [MARKE: MARK IS A THREE HEADED CLOVER ON A VERTICAL STICK INSERTED IN A "V"] and
alsoe saith that having perused his booke by him kept as servant to the
sayd factor marine at Scandaroone which hee hath in his custody and is ready to produce if hee shall bee soe required by this Court hee doth finde that in his
sayd booke at the entrie of the sayd bayle number tenn hee had
made a smale crosse to put him in minde that the marke of that bale
which was only thus videlicet AA was to bee altered, and hee verily
beleeveth the same was or should have bin altered and marked
with the same marke as the sayd faugott numbered A was marked
with videlicet, this marke [MARKE IS A THREE HEADED CLOVER ON A VERTICAL STICK INSERTED IN A V], and saith as to the qualities of the silke
whether the bale numbered 10 and by this deponent laden aboard the sayd
shipp were Legee silk and the faugott numbered A by him also laden aboard the said shipp were S[?uffa] silke or
whether the same were for the use and Accompt of the arlate John [?B]lasbloud hee
knoweth not but saith hee this deponent is very well acquainted
with the hand writing of the arlate Mathew heaman having seene
him signe very many bills of ladeing and having perused the bill
of ladeing arlate, hee verily beleeveth the sayd Bill of ladeing
is true and was and is signed with the proper handwriting of the
sayd Mathew heamans for the bale and faugott of silke in the sayd
bill of ladeing mentioned as now the same appeareth to bee And
further to these articles hee cannot depose

To the 3 hee saith. that hee well knoweth that hee this deponent did by
order of the sayd henry Mitchell lade amongst other bales and faugotts
the bale of silke numbered 10 and the faugott afoesayd numbered A
but who was to [?share] the risks of them if they were not delivered hee
knoweth not And further hee cannot depose/

To the 4th hee cannot depose/

To the 5th hee saith hee well knoweth that all the 39 bales and 2 faugotts
of silke arlate were all entered into the booke of the factor
Marine arlate with his this deponents owne hands and were by
this deponent shipped aboard the shipp harry arlate./

To the 6th hee saith that Mr Phillipp Mitchell the brother of the sayd henry
Mitchell being much troubled that hee could not finde out what was
become of the sayd bayle of silke number 10 did about three moneths