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being very well acquainted with the hand writing of
the said Producent having received many letters
from him, and very often seene him write, And
further cannot depose, saving as aforesaid:/:

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

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath noe part or share in the
said Wines Claimed, and was neither present at the Lading
or seizing of them, nor saw any money paid for the same

To the Second hee saith hee is of the age of 36 yeeres
or thereabouts and hath knowne the said Cowling
for the time aforesaid. but knoweth not his ffather or mother
and hath bin Credibly informed that the said Cowling
was borne at or neere Rippon in Yorkeshire/

To the third hee saith that the said Cowling hath
lived at the Canaryes for all the time of this Deponents
Knowledge of him, but knoweth not when hee went
first thither, And saith hee hath, not bin in England
since this Deponents Knowledge of him, that hee knoweth
of, And saith the said Cowling is a Bachelor and
payes Customs, for his goods, as other merchant
Strangers doe; but no Taxes or Contributions
And further cannot Answer./.

To the 4th hee saith hee doth neither Knowe beleive or
hath heard. that if the wines now clamed to be lost, that
any subiect of the King of Spaine must or will beare
the losse thereof, or that they were laden upon the
hazard of any subiect of the said King:/:

Repeated before Doctorr Godolphin



The 27.th of October 1659:/:

Clarke against Scattergood aforesaid)

Examined on the Libell:/:

Rp. 2:us

vide C: C: and ?H:

Robert Hercules of Ratcliffe
Mariner aged 40 yeeres or thereabouts
Sworne and Examined:/.

To the first position of the said Libell hee saith and
Deposeth that in or about the time of Libellate the
Libellate Robert Clarke was Master of
the Lilate: ship the Warewell, and was in or
about the said time a part owner, of her of this Deponents
Knowledge, which part of her, hee the said Clarke
bought of the said widowe of one Warewell that was the
former Master of the said ship, and the said Clarke and Company
in or about the said time were the true Owners of her