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To the 9th hee saith that sometimes ffactores at the
Canaryes doe marke all the wines and goods which they
send to one Merchant for the said Merchants account
with one marke: and sometimes with severall marks
to distinguish of what Vinyard they are of, and further
Cannot answer.

Repeated before D:r Godolphin./
the 2d of March 1668./

Richard Casby [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The ?8th of March 1658:/.

Examined on the said Allegation./.

R:X 3us

David lloyd Citizen and Cloathworker
of London, aged 56 yeeres or thereabouts sworne
and Examined:/:

To the first articles of the said Allegation hee saith hee hath knowne
the arlate John Casby for about fourteene yeeres last during
all which space the said Casby hath bin a Merchant of great dealing
and quality, and in the moneth of July 1658. and ever since, and
for many moneth before the said Casby hath and doth trade
from hence to the Canary Islands and from thence to this port of
London for wines and other goods: and doth send many Goods
and Merchandizes from hence on ?their ?owne account to the Canaryes and doth receive many pipes
of wines yeerely from the Canaryes on his owne account and this Deponent verily
beleeveth hee hath a ffactor at the said Islands: The premisses hee deposeth
being the said producents packer, and hathe as hee beleeveth packed goods at severall times for
the said producent to the vallue of above twenty Thousand pounds And further
cannot depose:/:

To the 2d hee saith hee Cannot depose:/.

To the 3d hee Cannot depose, saving hee saith that English merchants
doe, (and have done since the warre betwixt England and Spaine)
trade at the Canaryes under fained and fictitious Dutch names
the better to Colour their goods, and preserved them from Spanish

To the 4th hee saith that in January & March, 1657: there were laden on
board the arlate ship the Susan ffrigot, whereof Abraham Philliter
was Master sixty one bales, and truncks of Severall goods and
Merchandizes which were all for the account of the said Mr Casby
and Company and of this deponents knowledge there were three
bales or Truncks Laden aboard the said ship at the same time, for the said
Mr Casbyes sole account, all which were to be Carried and Transported
in the said ship from hence to the Canaryes And saith hee beleeveth
that the said 3 bales or Trunckes, and the part and share which the
said Mr Casby had in the said sixty one Bales about foure or five Thousand
Pounds, the said [?Trade] being most XX them XXX XXXX
Woollen [XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX]Cloath [XXXXXXXXXXXXX] And further hee cannot depose.

To the 5th and 6th hee Cannot depose:/.

To the 7th and 8th hee saith that about the [XXXX] moneth of March Last there
were laden aboard the arlate ship the same [XXXXXXX] here in the
River of Thames about [XXXXXXXXXX] Bales or Truncks of Severall goods
of the first marke in the margent [XXXXXX] [bales and trucks of]
the third marke in the margent All which or the greatest part of them were for the Account