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To the 5th hee saith hee cannot depose:

To the 6th hee saith that after the Lading of the foresd ffoure and
ffifty hydes and the said Chest of Tortoise shells on board the said Ship
the Morning Starr, this Deponent and Company set saile in and
with the said Ship, and the said goods in her from the said Roade
of Santa Cruze bound for Amsterdam, and in her Course thither was
the said Ship, together with the said 54 Ca?ra?cca Hydes, and the
said Chest of Tortoise shells and the rest of the Lading on board
her were seized, and taken by the Lizard ffrigot Captaine Baker
Comander, (being in the Imediate Service of this Comonwealth and
by him and Company Carried to Milford Haven, and from thence
to this Port which hee knoweth being aboard the said Ship Morning
Starr at the said time of her seizure, and
carried in her: to Milford haven, and from thence to this Port ./.

To the 7th and 8th hee deposeth not :/:

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true ./.

To the Interrogatories /: [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith (as aforesd that hee was Master of the said ship and
was in her when she was seized. and saith hee belonged to the
said Ship about a yeere before shee was seized, and came into
her first at Amsterdam:/:

To the second hee saith hee doth not knowe the said Alfonso Gomez
Dias And further cannot Answer ./.

To the 3d hee saith hee Doth know the said John Lonsel and hath soe done
ever since March 1657: but knowes not where hee was borne
but taketh him to be a Dutch, man. and further cannot Answer
saving as aforesd:/

To the. 4th hee saith hee sawe the said John Lonsell. often times at Santa Cruze
in the moneth of March 1657. And the said Lousel sent the foresaid
goods in Boates aboard the said Ship Morning Starr and further
cannot Answer it being soe long since;/

To the 5th hee saith that hee sawe not the said Hydes or Tortoise
Shells bought or paid for and further cannot answer.

To the 6th negatively-

To the 7th hee saith that hee signed the said three Bills of Lading
on or neere about the 10th of March 1657. (new stile), in
Santa Cruze; in the warehouse of the said Lonzel/:

To the 8th hee saith that hee is fully persuaded in his Conscience
that all the foresd Bills of Lading was and are true and reall, and not Colourable
and saith hee signed onely the said three bills of Lading for the said 54 Ca?racco
hydes and the said Chest of Tortoyse shells now Claimed; and knoweth
nor beleeveth that there were any other signed for the said Goods
by any other person or persons whatsoever: and otherwise negatively for his

To the 9th and 10th hee hath not soe deposed./:

To the 11th: hee saith that hee verily beleeveth that if the said
Shipp and Lading. had in her passage from Santa Cruze to Amsterdam the
said Voyage, bin sunck and lost in the sea. the said Alfonso Gomez Dias