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To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee was not one of the said ship Saint Laurence
her Company, and cometh to Testifye in this Cause at the request
of the said John Casby, And saith hee this deponent was borne at
Sivill and to the rest Negatively./:

To the second hee saith as aforesaid that the said Don Christovall
da Alvarado is the ffactor of the said Producent at the Canaryes; and
saith the said Alvarado was borne at the Canaryes. as this Deponent hath oftentimes
heard, and is as hee beleveth a subiect of the King of Spaine
And saith that of his this deponents Certaine Knowledge, the said
Producent hath had above a Thousand pipes of Canary wines
brought from the Canaryes to this Port for his Owne Account
within theise three yeeres last, And the said Producent doth
frequently send great quantityes of Goods from hence to the
Canaryes. upon his owne account and Adventure, In ships
wherein his Deponents said master hath Alsoe sent goods to
the said Islands. And further cannot Answer/.

To the third hee saith that hee doth not knowe any man
called by the name of Peter vander Rubin; but the said Mr Casby
who is soe called for the reasons aforesaid: And
further is not able to Answer./.

To the ffourth hee saith that hee doth very well knowe the
said da Alverado and hee is generally knowne by that name
which is his true and reall name. And saith that hee beleeveth
the said Da Alvarado hath lived for theise tenne yeares last
in the Canaryes saving some time that hee lived here in England,
And is (as hee beleeveth) a Batchelor. And further cannot
Answer, otherwise then Negatively:/:

To the 5th hee saith that hee Cannot Estimate the vallue of
the said Goods sent hence to the Canarye, by the said
Mr Caseby for his owne account, but saith they were of
Great vallue, and saith that the wines now Claimed by
the Producent when they were seized were worth in his estimation
a Thousand Pounds or thereabouts: And further cannot depose/

To the 6th hee saith hee sawe not the Interrate Bill of Lading
signed and further cannot Answer:/:

To the 7th hee cannot Answer.:./.:.

To the 8th hee hath not soe deposed:/.

To the 9th hee saith that it is usuall
at the Canaryes oftentimes for the ffactors of Merchants to
marke pipes of wine with severall markes, although they are for One
Merchants Account, and the reason of their soe doeing
Cheifely is to distinguish which Pipes of wine are
th best, And further cannot Answer./.

Repeated before Collonell Cock./

Domingo de La [?C]erda [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]