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Rosario the voyage arlate, and thereby well knoweth that
within the time arlate namely in or about the moneth of June
1650 there were at Bahia in Brazila laden and put aboard
her by Edward Garcia da Binar for account of Simon Barbosa
of Lisbone twenty five chests of sugars, videlicet seventeene chests
of white and eight of Muscovada's, marked with the first
marke in the margin, and for account of Simon Mendez Charon
arlate thirtie chests of sugar, videlicet one and twenty chests and
a halfe of whites and nine of Muscovada's, and twenty Rolls
of tobacco of the second marke in the margin, all to be transported
in the said shipp to Lisbone and there to be delivered to them
the said Simon Barbosa and Simon Mendez Charon each
their said severall parcells, or to their agents or factors for
their uses. And saith that upon the said lading hee this examinate
signed bills of lading for the same before the departure of the said
shipp from Bahia, and that the two bills of lading annexed
(and now showed unto him) were two of the originall bills soe
by him signed, and were and are signed with his owne hand
and that hee signed two other of each of the said bills, all of
the same tenor, and that the contents of the said bills were and
are true, and soe had and donne as therein is contained, and that
there were not any other bills of any other tenor signed for the
said goods, or any of them. And lastly that the said respective
merchants (the claimers) were and are respectively the true and
lawfull owners and proprietors of the said goods.

To the third árticle hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth
the arlate Edward Garcia who hee saith was and is an Inhabitant
of Bahia, and alsoe well knoweth the arlate Simon Barbosa
and Simon Mendez Charon, who hee saith were and are natives
of Portugall, and all three were and
are subiects of the king of Portugall and for such commonly
accounted, and the time aforesaid were resident in Lisbone.

To the fourth hee saith that the said shipp with all the said sugar
and tobaccoe aboard her were in her course for Lisbone met
with surprized and taken by some of the shipps of this Commonwealth
and soe the said proprieters deprived thereof, the same being brought
to this nation, which hee knoweth being
the Nostra seniora when shee was seized, and ˹afterwards˺ turned of out
of her by the takers with his company, and put into a Pink
to be carried ashore at Saint Coves or Setubal.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith that hee had bin commander of the said
shipp about two yeeres before her seizure, and is a native
of Lisbone (but his father was an Englishman)
and saith hee hath lived here in London about 5 yeeres last, and
before, at Lisbone from his birth saving when hee hath bin on voyages
and otherwise negatively, saving as aforesaid.




Simon Barbosa of Lisbone
Edward Garcia da Binar
Simon Mendez Charon

king of Portugall


Bahia in Brazila

Saint Coves or Setubal.


Nostra seniora


one and twenty chests and a halfe of whites and nine of Muscovada's
thirtie chests of sugar
twenty Rolls of tobacco