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áboard her, and being brought into the Downes in the company of
the said shipp the Virgin Mary and her lading. And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the second article hee saith that at the time of the lading
of the said tobaccoes at Cartagena in the West Indies on board
the said shipp, all the severall Potacco's of tobacco, namely aswell
those laden by and for account of the said producent as the
said other foure hundred and upwards were all marked and
had visible markes thereon, and that there were not any
Potaccoe or Potacoe's of tobacco laden or received aboard
the said shipp the said voyage without marke, All which hee
knoweth being present and seeing the lading of the said tobacco's
and taking notice thereof, and of the entrie thereof made in
his boatswaines booke, And otherwise hee cannot depose
seeing his precontest Antonio Martinez da Meza was
alsoe present and others and tooke notice of the said lading.

To the third hee cannot depose, not being present at the
unlading arlate.

To the fourth hee saith that the markes with which the said
potaccoes were all marked at the time of the said lading, were
made upon peeces of canvas (namely a peece of canvas to
each potaccoe of tobaccoe) the said peeces of
canvas being each about the bignes of a mans hand, and
were all sewed or stitched with thredd unto the Potacco's, and
all which hee knoweth seeing the same to be in such manner
marked, and taking notice thereof, and comming from
Cartagena commander of the said shipp, And otherwise
hee cannot depose, not being present at the said
unlading arlate.

To the fifth hee cannot depose.

Upon the rest hee is not exámined by direction of the producent

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was present at the said lading
at Cartagena, but did not exactly view every particular
potacco of tobaccoe that was soe laden,
but viewed them enough to take
notice of the said markes made on the canvasses, And
otherwise hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the second, third and fourth hee saith that all the said
potaccoes were all marked and had markes on them at
the time of the said lading, and there were not any [potacoes GUTTER]
laden but what were marked, and otherwise hee cannot
answere, not being present at the unlading, and saving
his foregoeing deposition.