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was and is commonly accompted a hollander borne and a subject
of the States of the united Netherlands, and there hee enjoyed the
priviledge of a hollander and subject of the said
States accordingly to the articles of the last peace made betwixt
Spaine and holland libertie of exercising his Religion in that
house [?in XXXXX] hee dwells exemption from severall taxes that the
Subjects of Spaine and many other natives are liable unto, and otherwise and saith the
the holland Consul beinge upon occasion of striking a Spanish
gentleman forced to quit the country, hee the said Peter Reynolds
being a hollander was authorised from holland (which authoritie
this deponent sawe in writing) to be Consul for that nation
in his absence, and executed the same place. And saith the said Peter lived and liveth there
as a factor and marchant stranger and for such was and is commonly
accompted and reputed. All which hee deposeth and knoweth
being there intimately acquainted with the said Peter there
and observing the premisses. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the said Interrogatories hee answereth that the said Peter Reynolds
is of the age of six or seaven and twentie yeeres or thereabouts
as this deponent guesseth, and keepeth a servant or two, alsoe
hollanders, and otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing
deposition and saving the same, hee cannot answer, saving
negatively for his part.



To the answer of the said william Burridge to the

To the said Interrogatories hee saith the said Peter Reynolds is of the age if
about six or seaven and twenty yeeres, and keepeth a servant who is alsoe
a hollander, and that this deponent is an English man and a subject
of this Commonwealth, and otherwise hee referreth himselfe
to his foregoeing deposition, and saving the same, and that this rendent
answereth negatively to what is demanded concening himselfe
hee cannot answer.


They are both repeated before the two Judges in court


The 6th of March 1655. [CENTRE HEADING]

Touching moneyes for Assurance}
of the shipp ffrancis receaved at}


James Wilson nowe of London Merchant formerly
Agent for the State of England at Cadiz in the
kingdom of Spaine, aged 34 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne before the right Worshipfull John Godolphin
doctor of lawes one of the Judges of the high Court
of the Admiraltie saith and deposeth by vertue of
his oath.

That in the yeere 1654 in the moneth of September hee this