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this deponent persuading him to the contrary, and soe went with
the said shipp to GarrachiXo, and thither hee XXXX XXXXX the said
Capitan dell Mara had told him that there was an English shipp there
and comming neere GarrachiXo the said ketcher looked with his
perpective glasse, and seeing a shipp of burthen there, said shee
was a man of warr, and that if they went further in shee
would take them, and soe stahed his course for the Madera Island?s
where the said ketcher sold part of his said lading and tooke
in other goods for Barbary. All which hee knoweth being present
and seeing the premisses soe donne.

To the twelveth hee saith that when hee this deponent was soe
at Oratava hee was there informed that there had not in a
long time bin any shipp there from Italy or parts thereabouts saving one that
came from Majorca, and that there was in the Canaries XXXX
Want of Rice, sope, silke, silke stockings paper and other
goods such as were brought by them in the said shipp the Lisbone
frigot, And hee verily beleeveth and was informed that the
said goods of the said shipp would have proffited ?three cento
per cento, for hee saith that silke stockings which were aboard
and cost at ligorne but two peaces of eight and a quarter per peice
would at Oratava have yeelded five peeces of eight per peice,
And saith the said John Maria Basso declared and told
this deponent, that hee had prepared and would make
retourne of the said shipps cargo in CannXXcha Wood from
the Canaries to London, And otherwise hee cannot depose

To the thirteenth hee cannot depose. saving the losse is very great.

To the fourteenth hee referreth him selfe to the Registrie of this Court
and further hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee cometh requested by mr Parker and
mr Greene to testifie the truth in this busines, and saith at Ligorne
hee was by mr Michael aforesaid (as correspondent or agent
of the said mr Greene and company) imployed in the said
shipp the Lisbone frigot, and the said mr Michaell was to pay him his
wages or salary, which was twelve peeces of eight and halfe per
moneth, and saith hee hath received but thirtie three peaces
therof as yet, and saith hee was 6 monethes and about 20 dayes
in the said service, for the rest whereof hee is yet unpaid, and saith
that hee takes only soe much as soe was him for his present support
and doth not here expect the payment of the rest, but expecteth it when
hee comes thence to Ligorne.

To the second Interrogatorie hee saith hee this deponent had only two fictitious
letters in his custodie and carriage from Ligorne wherewith to
help secure the said shipp and goods in her passage against enemies, but the
bill of health, letter to John Maria Basso, their cocket and passeport for
the greate duke were in the custodie of the said ketcher till such their
comming to an anchor before Oratava, and that the said mr ketcher
delivered them to this deponent, and this deponent kept them