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The 23th of ffebruary 1658.

The claime of the said Robles in the)
Saint Laurence.)

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.

dt Rob


Augustin Coronel of London Merchant, aged 33 yeeres or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first, second, third and fourth articles hee saith and deposeth that hee
well knoweth the producent Antonio Rodriguez Robles and hath soe donne
for theise twelve or thirteene yeeres last or thereabouts, who was and is commonly
reputed a Native subiect of the king of Portugall, and to be borne in the said
kingdome, and for all the said time hath bin and is a Merchant, and saith
that hee this deponent hath lived in London about five yeeres last, and for all
that time hath knowne the said producent to be living and a house keeper with
his wife children and familie in dukes place London, where hee hath from
time to time paid and doth pay taxes and duties as other Inhabitants
and parishioners of that parish use to doe of his condition, wherein hee liveth in
good ranck and is a merchant of very good dealing and qualitie, and was and
is by such residence a subiect of this nation, and for such hee was and is alsoe commonly
accounted, which hee the better knoweth this deponent alsoe living in
dukes place neere the said producent and having soe donne severall yeeres
And this deponent hath in discourse with him heard him often say that hee
was setled to his minde in London, and that in this citie or nation hee intended
to spend and end his dayes and this hee useth seriously to declare and averr
to his friends and acquaintance. And further that the said producent
Antonio Rodriguez Robles hath for all the said time of this deponents
living in London driven and doth drive a constant and considerable
trade from London to the Canaries and from the Canaries to London
in and for Canarie wines and other Merchandizes but especially in wines
and hath factors and correspondents at the Canaries, and particularly don
Simon da Herara Liva, who is alsoe this deponents correspondent there
in the same way of trade, and this deponent dealing in the like manner
to the Canaries, and living as aforesaid neere the said producent, well
knoweth that hee hath great quantities of Canarie wines for his owne
account sent him from yeere to yeere and time to time to this port
which have bin by him and his order here received and vended for his

To the fifth hee saith that for the easons arlate, to avoid seizure and
confiscation by the Spaniards, the said producent in such his trade [assumed GUTTER]
the name sometimes of Adrian Turin, and sometimes of Peter Louis van
Los?bach, and hath his bills of lading, Invoices and addresses usually made
to him from thae Canaries under those fictitious names as this deponent
hath often seene, and this was and is well knowne to his acquaintances
and driverse merchants in this citie, and so his said correspondent abroad

To the 6 7th and 8th articles hee saith that hee well knoweth that the said [pXXXXX GUTTER]
hath sent severall bales of goods and merchandizes within a yeere last and before [?from GUTTER]
this citie for the Canaries for his owne account to be invested in wines
of this deponents knowledge, who is correspondent with him and well knoweth
and taketh notice of his trade, and that about a yeere since the said
producent understanding then that the shipp Saint Laurence arlate was bound for
this port to the Canaries, did hire and freight of the arlate mr Caseby
seaventie tonnes of tonage of the said shipp wherein to lade and send goods there and bring
wines from the Canaries to this port for his account, which hee knoweth
being present at and privie to the said affreightment, and having soe
freighted and hired the said tonnage, the said producent laded thirtie six bales
of goods in her in this port and consigned the same to be delivered to the said
Simon da Herera Liva, to the end with the proceeds thereof to buy wines
and lade and send the same in the said shipp to this port to the
said producent for the producents account, which hee knoweth for the reasons
aforesaid, And cannot further depose.