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to doe unlesse Some of the said Ships Company would goe on
shore with him in the said Ketchers boate; The Premisses hee deposeth
hearing the same, And further hee cannot depose./.

To the 10th. hee saith that one of those who came in the said Boate Pretended
himselfe to be the ffactor to whom the said ship was Consigned who did
alsoe demand the Captaine, Mate, Purser and one or two more of the
said ships Company to goe ashore as aforesaid, and then hee would
procure them Prattick for their said ship, and one in the said Boat
said in the hearing of all other Spaniards in the said Boate that
hee knew they were all Englishmen. (meaning the said ships Company)
and thereupon the Company of the said ship perceived they
were discovered to be English; And the said Ty did then and there refuse
to goe ashore in the said Spanish Boate, And further hee cannot depose

To the 11th hee saith that the said Spanish Boate soe came unto the
said ship the Lisbone ffrigot upon or about the 28th day of July 1658
and further cannot depose saving as aforesaid and saving what

To the twelveth and 13th hee saith that a while after the foresaid Spanish Boate, was
gone from the Lixon ffrrigot to shore, there came a Spanish Boate
from Shore, (which Boate this deponent verily beleeveth was the same
boate that came before to the said ship the Lixon ffrigot,) with about
five or six Spaniards therein, (some of which men were
alsoe in the Boate that came first to the said ship;) and they
alsoe spake to the master Mate Purser, and some others of the said
ships Company to come ashore, to get Prattick (as they pretended)
and while the said boate Lay by the said ships side, the
Master and Company of the said ship espyed three small vessells or
Barques which were sent out from Oratava, and some of the Company
of the said ship asked them in the said Boate what Vessells they were
and one in the said Boate made answer. in broken English,
that they belonged to him, and were carrying of wine to Santa Cruze
and then hee saith the said Vessells were sailing from the Lisbone
ffrigot, and the said Ketcher furled his sailes, and Comanded his
boate to be ready, and intended to have sent some of his Company
on shore therein, and came to an Anchor with the Lisbone ffrigot
whichsoe soone as the Company in the said Vessell perceived they
Imediatley altered there coarse, and came directly before the winde
as if they would have seized the said ship, and lading, which the
said Ketcher and Company perceiving, they weighed Anchor, and
put the said ship the Lisbone ffrigot under saile, which being perceaved
by the said Vessell then presently Altered their course, and sailed from the Lisbone
ffrigot againe, The Premisses hee deposeth hearing and seeing the same, and further hee cannot depose./:

To the 14th hee saith that in case the said Ketcher had sent his boate
and foure or five of his Company a shore at such time as the
said Vessells were sailing as aforesaid in all Probability and likelihood
they might and would have takena and seized the said ship and lading
for want of men.:- And further hee cannot depose./.

To the 15th hee saith that at such time as the said last Spanish Boate
was and remained by or neere the Lixon ffrigot, some of the Company