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To the eighth hee saith that the said producent having soe put
the said Negroes aboard for the said voyage, did in the moneth of
October of the said yeere or thereabouts imbarque his person
alsoe, and depart with her, and arived with her and the said
Negroes and touched at Camana in the West Indies in or about
January next following, where hee disposed of some of them
and afterwards [XXXX]ted the rest in another vessell to Cartagena,
and there sold them or most of them to diego da Terra after the rate
of 380 peeces of eight per head, all which hee knoweth coming from
Angola with the said producent and Negroes, and touching with the
said shipp at Comana, and seeing the producent there dispose of
some of his Negroes, and hee the producent staying there to
refresh him selfe and the rest because of sicknes that befell them on the voyage, this deponent went before
to Cartagena in the said shipp and after sawe the producent with the
rest of his Negroes arive there in another vessell. And otherwise
hee cannot depose

To the nineth and tenth hee saith that at Cartagena the said producent
having disposed of his said Negroes
did provide and buy for his owne account these sixe hundred sixtie
and three hides fourtie nine potacoes of tobaccoe and foure
chests of Tortois shells, purporting to lade them for Angola, but
the said shipp the Lady of Conquest which came from Angola, and
was intended to retourne thither, being otherwise disposed of
by the Governour of Cartagena, the said producent being
disappointed of his sending his said goods for Angola (there being
then noe other vessell bound thither) and having the same upon his
hands, and finding the shipp the Virgin Mary and all Saints of
Cartagena bound for Cadiz, Saint Lucar or Saint Sebastian in
Spaine, did lade them aboard her to get a market for them, and
imbarked himselfe alsoe in the said shipp to dispose of them and
sell them for his most advantage, And saith that the said producent
was and is the sole owner of áll the said tobaccoes, hides and
shells and for such commonly accounted. yeelding asXXXX of his
knowledge as aforesaid.

To the eleaventh hee saith hee sawe the same the commander of the said
shipp (his precontest diego de la Baton) signe two bills of lading
both of one tenor for the said goods after the lading thereof, namely
presently after the said lading, which bills hee beleeveth to be true
and reall, and saith the said shipp with the said producent and
his said goods in her departed from Cartagena on the said voyage
for Spaine in ffebruary last or thereabouts./

To the 12th hee saith that the said shipp with the said goods aboard
her was in her course for Spaine met with and seized by a frigot
of this commonwealth (having another frigot in her company) and
brought into England, all which hee knoweth seeing the same [donne GUTTER]
hee this deponent being one of the mariners of the said shipp the
Virgin Mary and all saints.

To the 13th hee saith the said producent was aboard at the XXXX of