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or cause to bee laden any goods for any other men under all or any
of the said markes, but reserve the same in peculiar to their owne
goods, Which hee well knoweth by his long continued familiarity with
Them and observation of their merchandizeing transacted as
aforesaid, hee further saith, That the arlate Peter fferrari to
whom the sugars of the said Lewis Scarlatti and Gregorio Diaz
were consigned was and is alsoe an Italian borne, and is onely
resident in ffrance as a Merchant stranger, which hee knoweth having
had many yeares correspondence with the said fferrari, and further saith
that whereas in the bill of lading signed for the goods of the said Gregorio
Diaz the name of ffrancisco dirckson of hamborough was and is
inserted, hee this deponent well knoweth, That both by the generall
practize of Portugueze Merchants it is usuall and ordinary to
insert in their bills of lading the names of free and neutrall persons
as those of hamborough and others, the better to secure their goods from the
Spaniards (with whom the Portuguezes are in enmity) and that in case
of a meeting with Ostenders or Dunkirkers, andalsoe for that this deponent
hath had particular and faithfull advise to that purpose from the said
Gregorie Diaz; further this examinate saith, that hee doth by many
years correspondance well knowne (sic) the arlate Philipp Bequin to
whom the two bales of Cinnamon and half Chest of sugar of the
said Anthonio Maria de Conte were consigned, and that hee
the said Bequin was and is the ffactor and Agent of the said
Anthonio Maria de Conte who constantly doeth and dispatcheth
the said de Contes merchandiseing affarires in ffrance Which hee
alsoe knoweth to bee true by meanes of his said Correspondence. And
further cannot depose

To the third Article hee saith, it was and is true and notorious
That the said shipp Nightingale with the said sugars and
Cinnamon aboard her was in her Course from Lisborne
to haver de Grace aforesaid mett with and seized by some of the
shipps of this Commonwealth, And further cannot depose

To the last hee saith, his foregoeing deposition is true/

The same examined úpon the Crosse Interrogatories./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith, hee was never was in the shipp interrate
and is a Native of florence in Tuscanie, and hath lived in this
Citie and at Lisborne aforesaid for all the time interrate, And
otherwise negatively.

To the second hee referreth himself to his foregoing deposition.

To the third hee saith, hee was not present at the buying up the goods interrate
and therefore knoweth nothing thereof, otherwise than is predeposed

To the 5th hee saith hee was not at Lisborne the time interrate; and
therefore cannot to this Interrogatorie further or otherwise answer than