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thousand Royalls Vallon (being about one hundred twenty eight pounds sterling
to stand to the Judgment of the Court of Madrid whither the sayd lockerams
should be confiscate as Contrabanda goods, by which meanes this deponent
gott liberty to dispose of and sell the sayd Lockerams, (the [?produce GUTTER]
whereof is part of the foresayd 15 thousand twenty five and a halfe Ryalls
plate which this deponent as aforesayd accounted for to the sayd Cowse) but
this deponent was forced to leave in the hands of Michaell Perez that was
his suretie, effects to the value of the sayd bond entered into, for his the
sayd Peryes securitie, which by reason of warrs betwixt England and
Spaine are now like to bee lost and the sayd Cowse lyable to make
satisfaction to this deponent for the same, but by whose meanes the
sayd lockerams came to bee [?discondred] hee knoweth not And further
hee cannot depose./

To the 3 article hee saith that hee knoweth that it is usuall for
Merchants that trade to Spaine to carry ffrench linnens thither without license
and to land and sell them there, but with great hazard if any
ffrench linnens bee found amongst other free goods and they are usually
confiscate at being a prohibited commoditie unlesse
brought or sent by such persons as have licence to that purpose And
further hee cannot depose/

To the 4th article hee saith hee well knoweth that the lockerams
arlate were privately packed up in fower fatts of flaxe And further
to this article hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/

To the Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee cometh to testifie at the request of
the producent Cowse to whome hee is neither Kinne nor indebted
nor a servant, but was only a factor for him touching the
Cargo in question, and that hee hath noe share or interest in this cause
but favoureth all parties therein alike and desyreth right may prevaile
therein and hath receaved nothing nor expecteth any thing for his testimony and saith it will bee neither profitt nor preiudice to him which
soe ever of the parties litigant prevaile therein./

To the 2 Interrogatorie hee saith hee knew the shipp the John
and Elizabeth Interrogate and sawe her and the voyage in question
and was aboard of her at Saint Lucar, but was none of her company

To the 3: and 4th Interrogatorie hee saith that hee being at Saint Lucar when
the shipp John and Elizabeth came in thither sawe that at her comming
in she wanted a mast and was otherwise much damnified and
torne which was as hee beleeveth and hath heard by two of her company
(which was all as hee remembreth except the master which came in her to Saint Lucar) occasioned
by stormy weather, and by an other ship comming fowle of her at Sea
and thereby much damnifying her, and this deponent beleeveth that att
her comming to Saint Lucar shee was soe damnified that shee was not
in this deponents Judgement fitt to goe to sea without being repayred,
and hee knoweth that such of her goods being as were there put on shoare were
part of