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the said seizure and had one of his said bills of lading with him, as
alsoe his papers showing his service of and subiection to the kinge
of Portugall, and his passe from Angola, and other papers and
documents touching his present lading, all which this deponent
sawe, and sawe them taken from him by the boat swaine
the frigot that tooke the said shipp, and by him throwne
over board into the sea, soe that hee is deprived thereof./

To the 14th hee saith that all the said goods under the respective
markes arlate were really and truely bought and provided by the said
producent at Cartagena, and paid for by him, and hee was and is
the sole owner of them, which hee knoweth seeing him soe buy and
provide and pay for them.

To the fifteenth hee saith that the said producent was with
this deponent and others committed to Chelsey Colledge prisoner,
and afterwards released by his highnesse the lord Protectors
order as being a subiect of the kinge of Portugall.

To the crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition, and saith
the producent is of about 32 yeeres of age. And otherwise hee cannot

To the second hee cannot answer, saving hee was this was
never in ffarnambuck.

To the third hee saith hee the examinate came last from Angola
in the yeere 1655, and came thense with the said producent, and
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the fourth and 5th hee saith the subiects of Spaine have and doe frequently
sel tobaccoes, hides, tortoise shells and other commodities brought
from the west Indies at Angola, and the Portugall subiects carry
commodities from Angola to Cartagena and there sell the same
and returne the proceeds to Angola, notwithstanding the warres
betwixt them, having passes to that purpose, and that without
any hazard of confiscation.

To the 6th hee saith that the person that is a subiect of
Portugall coming from Angola to Cartagena, and having thense
occasion to goe to Spaine, hath ordinarily a passe from the Governour
of Cartagena to that purpose, and to carry goods.

To the 7th hee saith the said shipp is a permission shipp, and
otherwise hee referreth him selfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 8th hee saith the interrate de Nessa had equall parts
with diego de la Baton in the merchandize of the shipp, but the said
diego had the command of the navigation. And saith the said
goods were bought soe marked and not altered, and that is the cause
of the varietie of the markes, and otherwise hee referreth himselfe
to his foregoing deposition.

To the 9th and tenth hee saith that the boatswaine was the cheife person
that this deponent sawe soe throwe away the papers. and otherwise
hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the 11th hee saith the said producent was severall monethes at
Cartagena before the lading of the said goods.

To the last hee saith hee this examinate is a native of Saint Lucars and Subiect
of the kinge of Spaine, and saith the goods were all in hold as hee beleeveth, and
otherwise negatively

Repeated in Court before
Doctor Godolphin./