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plate and other merchandizes and carry the same to Angola and
other places of Ginney and dispose thereof, which hee knoweth having
himselfe (who is a Spaniard) used that trade, And this hee saith is
true publique and notorious.

To the fifth 6 7 and 8 hee saith hee well knoweth the shipp the lady of Conquest
arlate and the arlate John Rodriguez Calderon who was Captaine of her, and
saith shee was a Permission shipp having license from the officers
of the king of Spaine to trade in manner oforesaid, and in the yeere
1656 hee this examinate being at Camana in the Spanish West Indies
sawe the producent there, whether hee
had brought from Angola in the said shipp about fiftie Negroes, and
had many of them than there having disposed of the rest,
and when they were recovered of sicknes, which they had got in the voyage
hee put them (being about 35) into this deponents precontests and brothers
shipp that was bound thense for Cartagena, and went along with
them himselfe, and at Cartagena disposed and vended them for his
owne account, and this hee saith was in the yeere 1656, and that hee
sold some of them namely the most part of them there to one
Diego de la Torra there dwelling; at 380 peeces of eight a peece,
and soe as hee tooketh it hee sold all the rest, all which hee knoweth because
hee this deponent went from Camana with him and his said Negroes
to Cartagena in the same vessell, whereof his this deponents
said brother was master, And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving
the said producent had license from Angola for the said voyage, which this deponent sawe

To the nineth and tenth árticles hee saith and deposeth that the said
Antonio da ffonseca ffranca out of and with the proceede of his
Negroes and other Marchandizes and effects of his did at Cartagena
aforesaid buy and provide for his owne account fourtie nine
Potaccoes of tobaccoe, six hundred sixtie and three hides, and
foure chests of Tortois shells, which hee was purposed and
(soe declared) to embarque and send for Angola, but the shipp the
Lady of Conquest which was at Cartagena, being by the giovernour
disposed of into the king of Spaines immediate service, and soe
hee disappointed and finding noe other shipp bound thether,
unwilling to loose the market and retourne of his said marchandizes,
finding the shipp the Virgin Mary and All Saints of Cartagena to be bound
for the coast of Spaine, did in or about ffebruary last lade and put
all his said tobaccoes, hides, and tortois shells aboard her to be carried
to Saint Lucar, Cadiz and Saint Sebastians and disposed for his owne
account of him the said producent who was and is the true and
lawfull owner thereof, and for such commonly accounted, all which hee
knoweth because hee sawe the said producent soe buy them namely the
tobaccoes of the Alfarez Major of Cartagena, the hides and shells of Joan
da Alsa, and sawe him lade them for his owne account, and sawe
him pay for them, And saith the said shipp the Virgin Mary was and
is a Merchandizing shipp, and his said precontest master of her, And
otherwise hee cannot depose, saving as aforesaid.

To the xith article hee deposeth that presently after and upon the lading of the said
goods, hee sawe his said brother and precontest signe two bills of lading