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To eight and twentieth article hee saith and deposeth That forth with after the
said shipp was soe brought to the said Captaine Stokes, her bulke was by his order
broke, and all her hoods and merchandizes taken out at Thulon by his owne
proper authoritie without being sent for England to be here proceeded
against, having withall possessed himselfe of her papers and documents as
aforesaid, referring himselfe to his foregoeing deposition, and further cannot depose.

To the 29th hee saith and deposeth that all and singular the foresaid goods
soe laded and taken aboard the said shipp the Santa Maria at Santa Domingo as
aforesaid consisting in hides, cacoa, tobacco, Brazil wood and ginger
were wholly and entirely aboard the said shipp and the said fflute the
Propatria when the said Captaine Story made the said seizure, and came
entirely to the hands and possession of the said Captaine Story and Captaine
Stoakes (and their disposall of this deponents sight and knowledge, referring
himselfe for the particularities, weights, numbers and measures to his
foregoeing deposition and especially to the said bills of lading.

To the 30th article hee saith and deposeth that the articulate Philip van
hulten, henry Matthias, Christian Cotsenburgh and Cornelius Mayeart
were and are dutch men. Marchants, dwellers and keepers of houses with
families at Amsterdam, and for such this deponent hath there knowne them
for theise tenn or eleaven yeares last, and for such they were and are commonly
accounted, and were and are subiects of the States of the United Netherlands
and greate dealers to the Canaries and other places beyond the seas in
traffique and marchandize, and have factors and correspondents there.

To the 31th hee saith hee hath knowne the arlate Cornelius van Suyskens
foure or five yeares last having knowne him at Cadiz before hee went to the
Canaries, and saith hee is a hollander, and lives at the Canaries as
a factor and hath not lived there above a yeare and halfe as hee taketh it, and
was and is a batchelour and factor of the said Philip van hulten and company,
and for such commonly accounted.

To the 32th hee saith hee alsoe well knoweth the arlate Peter Ren{?ienson]
and hath often seene and bin with him at Cadiz, where hee dwelleth as a
factor, and marchant,
and saith the said Ren[?ierson] is alsoe a dutch man,
and borne as this deponent taketh it at Amsterdam, and a subiect of the said
States of the United Netherlands, and for such as aforesaid hee was and is
commonly accompted.

To the 33th article hee deposeth and saith that in case the said John Moller
and this deponent had not soe met with the said order of the said Philip van
hulten at Santa Cruse in Teneriff, they had (and this deponent was fully
purposed to) come with the said shipp Santa Maria and her said lading to Amsterdam
and not to Spaine or any other place, and that in case the said Captaine
Stor[?e]y had not come and made the said seizure, all the said hides and Brazil
wood were intended and had bin sent and delivered (the perills of the seas
excepted) to the said van hulten and company at Amsterdam, as was ordered
and designed as aforesaid, which hee knoweth for the reasons aforesaid, and
further cannot depose.

Tp the foure and thirtieth hee saith that by the bills of lading
signed as aforesaid by this deponent the said goods and merchandizes soe laded at
Santa Domingo are said to be for the proper account of the said Philip van hulten
and company, and if they are their proper goods as hee beleeveth they are, they must and doe (as hee
saith) run the hazard and adventure thereof, and by the said bills they are said