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Page and others her Imployers aforesaid, were and are owners both of her and
of the said lading, and saith shee did not carry the Spanish flagg or colours
And further hee cannot depose.

To the 7 hee saith that one or two and twenty men belonged to the said shipp when
shee was seized, of which seaven (whereof this deponent is one) were Spanish
and are all now in London as hee beleeveth. And otherwise hee cannot answer
saving as aforesaid.

To the 8th hee saith the said shipp had tenn guns when shee was seized at
Milford haven, and that shee is of about a hundred and fiftie tonnes burthen
and saith there were a couple of Plates two cupps, [?one ?salt] and eight spoones
and a little tobacco box all of silver aboard the said shipp when shee was seized
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the Interrogatories the second place a further Interrogatorie [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith that the said shipp passed by but did not touch at
London, nor was in Ireland the said voyage before her comming to Milford haven
and that noe English men aboard her, only in sight of London [?that ?came GUTTER]
an English fishing boate aboard her upon the Hoyes [?starting] off again,
which shee did to get information where shee was, and the said boate comming
aboard the said Bets spoke with and answered the English that came in
the said boate, without the Spaniards hiding them selves, and the said Betts
both then and before and after commanded the said shipp, And otherwise
hee cannot answer


Interpreter Wm Martyn [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

To the second hee saith the said shipp the hope arived at honduras (the place
of her finall outward discharge and abode) in or about the end of January
last was a twelve moneth, and there continued and did abide about
five or six monethes, in which time the said Juan Lopez landed and disposed
the said rest of the said outward cargo, and was for the most part of that time
ashore in providing the said Indigo and druggs, and when hee came [XXXXX GUTTER]
aboard hee declared that hee had bin all that while busie in disposing the said
rest of the said outwards cargo and buying and providing the said Indigo and druggs
and otherwise cannot answer, for hee this deponent kept all the while
aboard unlesse now and then that hee came ashore to carry goods


Interpreter Wm Martyn [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]


The same day.


Benito deyrigoin of Elgeta in Biscay
Mariner aged 18 yeeres or thereabouts
sworne and Examined/

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith hee Came first on board
the ship the hope at Amsterdam. about Eighteene monthes
since, about which time shee was outwardbound and
departed for the West Indies, but for what particular porrt
there he was not made acquainted. And saith shee
carried wines, and packs of merchandizes from Amsterdam
but the Contents of them hee knoweth not, And that he
was hyred to Goe the said Voyage by Juan Lopes as this deponent [XXXX who GUTTER]
was supra Cargoe, of the said Ship, [XXXX GUTTER]