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da Conte, And the said Gregorio Diaz did the time and place
aforesaid lade or cause to be laden in and aboard the said shipp for
his proper accompt and adventure five chests of white sugars, and
five chests of Muscavadoes sugars of the third marke in the
margent. All which goods wares and merchandizes were to bee transported
in the said shipp to havre de Grace in ffrance, and there to bee
delivered to their respective factors and Agents for their severall
and respective accompts. Which the premisses this deponent saith hee
knoweth, and is well assured of the trueth thereof partly by the letters
of advice which this deponent received from the said ffactors and correspon=
dents of the said Proprietors from Roane shortly after the seizure of the saiid
shipp Nightingale and her lading, and partly by the originell letteres of
advise sent over land by the said Proprietors to their said Correspondents
and sent by them inclosed in their said letters of advise to this deponent, All
which did concurr as to the numbers quantities and qualities of goods
soe laden for and upon the respective accompts aforesaid and under the respective
markes predeposed, with which markes this deponent saith he is perfectly
well acquainted, by the familiar acquaintance which hee hath formerly
had and hold with the said producents at Lisborne aforesaid by the space
of eight or nyne yeares consecutively, wherein this deponent there lived
and frequently there saw and observed the said respective markes usually
and constantly marked and putt upon the respective goods and Mer=
chandises to the said Claymers respectively belonging, and by their order
sent abroad, as also this deponent by the familiarity aforesaid is well
acquainted with the usual firmes and subscriptions of the said respective
Claymers with whichh the originell letters of advise from Lisbone aforesaid
to their said Correspondents to the effect aforesaid were really subscribed,
and this deponent hath since received divers and severall letters from the
said Claymers importing their respective interest aforesaid and
desiring him to further the reclamation thereof in this Court And
further to this Article hee cannot depose./

To the second Article hee saith, That hee this deponent well knoweth, that
the said Lewis Scarletti and Antonio Maria da Conte two of the
producents in this Cause were and are Natives of Italy, that is
to say the said Lewis Scarletti of fflorence in Tuscany, and the said
Antonio Maria da Conte of Genoa, both being places in amity
with this Commonwealth, and that they have resided at Lisbon
aforesaid as Merchant strangers for the space of ten of fifteene
yeares last hee further saith, the said Gregorio Diaz was and is
a Portugueze, and a Subiect of the king of Portugall, and saith
that all the said producents were and are Merchants that send out
great parcells of sugars from Portugall for their owne accompt and
adventure which they constantly cause to be marked with their
severall and respective markes predeposed, but never lade



Lewis Scarletti


Primary sources



SP 79/1 Secretaries of State: State Papers Foreign, Genoa. Scarlatti to Robert Lye. Folio 191. 12 May 1665