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said shipp and imployment by merchants (as this deponent well understood) of
this citie and of Amsterdam, this deponent seeing one John Lopez ?Phillip
living in Amsterdam (and being correspondent of Antony ffernandez Carr[?avajall GUTTER]
and Manuel Rodriguez Carrion living alsoe there (and being correspondent
of mr Painter, mr Pope and mr dunkin of this citie and is himselfe
interessed in the cargazon) and ?soe John Tilly accompanie, assist and set forwards the said
John Lopez from Amsterdam and furnish the said outward lading or [?cause GUTTER]
it to be sent aboard, and saith the said Tilly is
an Irish man, and Chant??erell is as hee beleeveth a hollander, and
saith the said dutchman
was to appeare as master from Amsterdam to the ??height of the TeXXXXXX
and thence Betts was to act and appeare the master till the shipp
came to or neere the Indies, and then the said John Lopez was to appeare
master and the like they were to doe upon their retourne, and hee
saith the said John Lopez received direct orders by word of mouth from his
said Imployers for the management of the said voyage, wherein the most
was left to his owne discretion, And further hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith there were some accounts aboard the said
shipp touching the said shipps lading when shee came to Milford, and
this deponent doth not know of any papers, bills of lading or
writings whatsoever torne throwne overboard or made away
and otherwise hee cannot answer saving negatively for his part,

To the 6th hee saith hee knew the said shipp about a
a (sic) moneth before such his embarking at Amsterdam as aforesaid, and
that she was as hee understood belonging before to denmarke, and
was bought from danish owners for the said voyage by John Tilly aforesaid
for the account of him the said John and the rest oof the imployers, and otherwise hee cannot answer saving

To the 7th hee saith there were twenty one persons of the said ships company
when shee came to Milford, of which seaven (as hee taketh it) are Spanish
comprizing the said John Lopez in that number, who is in London
and soe is the said Toribio ffernandez and this deponent, but where
the rest (whom hee left aboard) now are hee knoweth not. And further hee
cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 8th hee saith the said shipp had tenn greate guns in her when shee [?was GUTTER]
seized, and that shee is of about an hundred and fiftie tonnes burthen
and saith there were two cups, one salt, two plates, one tobacco box
foure peeces of eight and eight spoones (all of silver) aboard at the time
of the said shipps coming to Milford, which the said John Lopez as hee
beleeveth disposed to raise money for his iourney to London. And
otherwise hee cannot answer

To the last hee saith that hee cannot answer thereto.

Repeated before Collonell Cock.




The same day.


Toribio Fernandez native of Asturias in the Realme of Spaine
aged 30 yeeres or thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first second and third Interrogatories hee deposeth and saith that
this deponent came first aboard the said shipp Hope the voyage in question
in the Gulfe of Honduras in or about August last
where the Captaine John Lopez entertained him and told him hee would [?receave GUTTER]