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Adventure of the said Antonio Rodrigues Robbles. And the
other bill of Lading in the Dutch Language bearing date
the six day of Aprill 1658: in which the said goods are mentioned
to be for the account and risco of S:r Pieter Lois Van Lostach
of Amsterdam Merchant which said Dutch bill was made meerely
Colouable, and the better to save the said Goofs from Confisc=
=tion in case the said ship should be taken by Spaniards.
and saith the said Lostach doth live at Amsterdam as this
hath bin informed and further deposeth not.

To the 19th (having perused the 2 bills of Lading to the said Allegation annexed
hee saith and deposeth that the same were and are
the bills of Lading which were signed by the said Benniwysent
for the said Robles his goods which were sent hence to the Canaries and saith ?they were soe signed by
the said Peter Bennewysent in this deponents Dwelling house situate
in ffanchurchstreet London in this deponents presence on or neere about the dayes of the
dates thereof. And further deposeth not./.

To the 11th 12 13: and 14th hee saith that upon the arrivall of the said ship the
Saint Laurence from the Canarijes, there were aboard her
six Pipes of Canarye wines of the first marke,
in the Margent, and Eighty Eight Pipes of Canary wines
marked with the second marke in the margent, and one
hundred and sixty sticks of Logwood, and Eight and thirty
bundles of sassa Perillia, and two baggs of Cacoa Nutts
which were (as this deponent verily beleeveth and as hee is
perswaded in his Conscience), Laden aboard the said ship
at the Canaryes by the said Simon da herrera Leyva with
the Proceed of the foresaid goods sent to him from the said Mr
Robbles, for and upon the sole account (and adventure
of him the said Robbeles and having nowe seene and perused
the bill of Lading for the said wines and other goods formerly Exhibited and the subscrip=
=tion thereto, hee saith that hee being well acquainted with
the Character or manner of writing of the said Peter Benniwysent
hee is Perswaded in his Conscience that the said bill is really
signed by the said Peter Bennywijsent the Master of the said ship
the Saint Laurence; And saith that whereas in the said Bill
of Lading (which is in the Dutch Language) for the said wines
and other goods brought from the Canaries in the said ship it is
mentioned and Expressed that the said wines and other goods
afore specified were for the account and Risgo of the foresaid
S:r Peeter Louis van Lostach, the same was soe done meerely to
Colour the said goods (as hee verily beleeveth), and in case they
met with any Spaniards the said Bill might be shewed, the
better to Colour the said wines and goods. and to Prevent the seizure
and Confiscation of the same, and saith the said bill of Lading
was and is true in all things. saving the said wines and