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brought in the Maidstone frigot in the immediate service of
this Commonwealth, and therest (as hee heard) brought in the [George]
and the Newbury, they being in the same service, And saith hee came
h[?ence] in the Maidstone, and therefore knoweth of bringing of part of
the said tobaccoe therein.

To the second hee saith that the said shipp the Saint Nicholas [?next]
before such her seizure by the English shipps came from Santa domingo
aforesaid, and there received and tooke all the said tobaccoes aboard her
and her other lading, and that the same were laden by Spaniards
Subiects of the king of Spaine and for and upon their account of
his sight and knowledge, and were to be caried to and delivered at
Cadiz in Spaine, in the said kings dominions, and consigned to
Spaniards living in Sevill and Cales and that the said shipp
the Saint Nicholas was in her course thitherward therewith when
shee was seized and would have sailed thither if shee had not
bin soe interrupted, all which hee knoweth being then in her and
coming from Santa domingo in her, and seeing the said tobaccoes
and goods there laden.

To the third hee saith that there came and was brought in
the said shipp from Cadiz to hispaniola
[?a] person that was
made president of hispaniola, and was sent in that office, and
when shee was soe seized by the English there were letters of
intelligence aboard her sent from the Governour of Santa domingo
to the king of Spaine, And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth hee saith the arlate Nicholas Jans[?e]n when the said
shipp the Nicholas soe came from Cadiz to Santa domingo, came
master of her, and was master of her when shee was taken by the
English, and this deponent aboard her heard him say that shee was
none of his owne, and that hee had noe propertie in her, but
that shee was the shipp of a ffleming that lived in Spaine. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith that there were alsoe wines brought in the
said shipp the Nicholas to hispaniola when the said President came
over in her, which were alsoe for the account of Spaniards. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee saith there was warr betweene England and Spaine
when the said tobaccoes were soe seized.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

The marke of Edward EP Phillips. [MARKE, RH SIDE]


The 23th of October 1657.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.

Row dt.


Captaine Thomas Addams Commander of the Maidstone
frigot in the immediate service of this Commonwealth aged
35 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first 2. 3. 4. 5 and 6th articles of the said allegation hee saith