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space of two yeares or thereabouts at Cadiz, saw the said
producent then severall times there at trading and going
and comming betweene Genoa and that place upon merchandizing

To the 4. 5 and 6 hee cannot answer, for hee was not in the
shipp, or voyage, nor knoweth ought thereof saving as aforesaid.

To the 7 hee saith that the said Rosetti hath declared and said to
this deponent that having advice of at the Canaries, and it
being there commonly said that Generall Blake had staid
severall Genovese shipps and goods, hee
caused his goods (in [XXXXX], to be laden in the name and as for account of
a hollander, for the better preservation thereof. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the last negatively for his part, and otherwise hee cannot
answer, for hee was not then there.

William Martyn [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

Bernardo Medici [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]

Exámined upon the fore said allegation.


Antonio Basso Merchant, a native of Genoa
aged 27 yeeres or thereabouts, now living in London,
saith and deposeth as followeth.

To the first article hee saith and deposeth hee well
knoweth the producent Augustin Rosetti, and hath soe donne
for theise six yeeres last or thereabouts, and well knoweth the
mother of the said producent to be inhabiting in Voltra
where the said Augustin was borne, and cometh soe to knowe
the same, for that hee this exáminate is a native of Sestria
da Poncute, which is within a league of Voltra, and hath bin
acquainted with the said producent for the time aforesaid, and
further that the said native places of the said producent
and of this deponent are in the territorie of the State of
Genoa, of which state hee the said producent was and
is a subiect, and for such commonly accounted. And
saith the said Rosetti hath for diverse yeares last bin and
is a merchant of good qualitie and repute, and this deponent
hath bin acquainted and conversed with him in that qualitie
both at Genoa, Cadiz and in the Canaries and seene the
said Augustin trade there as a merchant in severall goods