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To the 5th sixth and seventh articles and to the letter of advice
and Invoice therein mentioned and now showed unto him hee
saith and deposeth that in or about the monethes of July and
August last,
this deponent received advice from the said Producents
factor don lewis Perez da Vittoria that hee had laded at
Santa Crise del GRata?ca (being a port in the Iland of Teneriff
one of the Canarie Ilands) aboard the shipp the Saint Laurence,
(Peter Bennijsent Master) for the account of the said Peter
Maria and Cesar Gentilis six barres of silver, and consigned
the same to be delivered in this port of London to this deponent
for the said account of the said Producents, and afterwards this
deponent received the lettere of advice and Invoice annexed from
him the said factor in the said shipp Saint Laurence after her seizure, together with the bill of lading articulate
which hee hath nowe alsoe seene, And this deponent hath heard that
the said shipp belonged to the arlate mr fford, And further hee
deposeth not saving that the said lettere, Invoice and bill of
lading exhibited, were and are the same soe by him received

To the eighth hee saith that after the said seizure hee this deponent
was advised by letteres from Plimouth of the seizure of the said
shipp and lading by Captaine Aylot, and of her bringing [XX GUTTER]
thither, whence hee saith shee was brought to this port, for
this deponent here received the said silver in question out of her

To the 9th hee saith hee is well assured and verily beleeveth
that the said six barres of silver were really and truely ?provided
and laded for the proper and sole account of the said producents
and upon their adventure and that they run the sole hazard thereby
and that noe Spaniard or other subiect of the king of Spaine
had at the time of the said lading and seizure any interest there[?in GUTTER]
which hee is induced the more assuredly for that this
deponent hath from time to time by their order made good unto them such silver, as hee hath soe received from them (and soe [XXX GUTTER]
for the silver in question)
and accounted with them for the
silver and ?saith noe other. And further deposeth not.

To the tenth hee saith hee beleeveth there was peace and ami[tie GUTTER]
betweene this Commonwealth and the State of genoa and
their subiects the time arlate, And further deposeth not.

To the rest hee saith his foregoeing deposition was and is true.

To the Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]


To the first hee saith hee cometh ordered by the Producents
Proctor to be sworne in this cause, And otherwise negatively

To the second hee saith hee was never at Genoa, nor ever [??saw GUTTER]
the producents that hee knoweth of, nor knowe their fathers or [mothers GUTTER]
And otherwise hee referreth himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.