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To the fowrth fifth 6 and 7th hee saith and deposeth that the said Betts as aforesayd
was constituted master of the said shipp, John lopez principall Sopra cargo and
this deponent his assistant, by the said Imployers, to carry the said goods to
the Spanish West Indi[?a]s and there truck and barter them away for goods
of that country to be brought for this coast, on which said voyage hee saith they
departed in or about September 1657 in the said shipp with the said goods from
Amsterdam, and went to Trinidad, Comana, Truxillo and honduras
and having at Comana vended a small quantitie of goods, to raise
moneys for the shipps occasions, they at honduras sold and bartered away the
rest being the maine cargo, and therewith produced in truck, bought and
provided for the said porducents their account severall goods and [?wares GUTTER]
of those places, namely two hundred and eightie chests of Indigo; two
and twenty chests, two small barrells and two small potacoes of druggs
foure hundred seaventie six hides and one thousand ninetie foure arobes
of Sassaperilla, and laded the said goods soe produced aboard the said
ship for the said Imployers (the producents) their account, in
which matter the said John Lopez being a Spaniard and soe the more free
there to trade, did especially appeare and act, but all upon the sole account
of the said producents, for whom the said goods were truely and really
bought and provided, and were really the retourne and produced[XXX GUTTER]
of theeir said outwards cargo, and were laded to be brought un th[?at GUTTER]
said shipp for dover or the downes whense the marchants aforesaid
of this cittie were to be advised of their arivall, to the end to order
her discharge, and saith shee departed from the West Indies to
come to the said places or one of them accordingly with the said
goods, but by by (sic) adverse wind and weather was put into Milford
haven, where shee arived safely with the said goods. All
which hee knoweth going from place to place in her, and seeing the
premisses soe donne, and being assistant to the said lopez in that

To the eighth nineth and tenth articles hee saith and deposeth that after
such arivall of the said shipp at Milford haven, the said John lopez
hasted thense by land for London to advise his said principalls thereof
and when the said shipp had bin about fifteene dayes there,
namely at Milford haven, this deponent alsoe came thense to see his
wife and familie in London, and left all the said goods aboard the said shipp
without [?diminution] And further cannot depose.

To the eleaventh hee saith the said goods soe provided in the West Ind[?ias GUTTER]
(before particularized) were the oroceede of the said outward cargo of
the said Imployers, and really and truely provided for them, without
any Spaniards or enemies of this Commonwealth having any interest thereof
which hee knoweth for the reasons aforesaid.

To the 12 hee saith the said Gowan Painter, John Page and Andrew
dunkin are English men and subiects of this Commonwealth. and [?they GUTTER]
and the said Anthony ffernadez and Antonio Robles were and are
Inhabitants and merchants of this cittie, where this deponent hath [?bin GUTTER]
at all their houses (saving mr Painter being myr Pages father in lawe
and liveth with him) and knoweth that mr Robles hath a wife and familie
in this citie; and this deponent hath knowne him five or six yeeres [XXX GUTTER]
mr ffernandez about tenn yeares, and the others a shorter space.

To the 13th hee saith the said John Tilley is a native of Slega in Ireland
where this deponent (being alsoe an Irishman) knoweth his friends, and
that hee is a subiect of this Commonwealth, and for such commonly
accounted and lives in holland only as a merchant Stranger.