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To the tenth and schedule annexed hee saith that the said schdule is one of the
said bills soe signed, which hee knoweth being very well acquainted with the said
masters hand. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories

To the first hee saith he hath bin and and belonged to the said shipp for foure yeares last
and upwards and came first aboard her at hamborough, And otherwise hee referreth
himselfe to his foregoeing deposition.

To the second and third hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition and to the said
bill of lading, and otherwise hee cannot answer not knowing any other persons

To the fourth hee cannot depose.

To the fifth hee saith the said silver was laden in the day time and received bu the
said master or in his presence

To the 6 7 and 8 hee saith the said master made entrie of the said silver in his
booke which hee beleeveth agreeth with the bill for soe much as is written
in the said booke And otherwise referring himselfe to the said bill and vooke
hee cannot depose.

To the 9th hee cannot depose.

To the 10. 11. 12. 13. and 14 negatively.

To the 15th hee saith he is a native of hamburgh and ther liveth, and
otherwise negatively.

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To the 16 hee cannot depose, saving as aforesaid.

To the 17 hee saith the saud shipp went from hamburgh neere three yeeres
since laden with peece goods for Cadiz which were there dischardged, and
since that shee hath gonne and traded from port to port in Spaine and the
streights till the receipt of her ;ading at Cales the time aforesaid.

To the 18 and 19 negatively.

To the 20 hee cannot depose.

To the 21 hee saith the said silver was laden under commannd of the
fortresse of Cales and with license, which license was in the said shipp
at the time of the said seizure.

To the 22 hee saith the said master having signed the said three bills delivered
two of them to the backero that brought the said silver aboard, and brought
the third alonge in the shipp. And otherwise hee cannot answer saving as

To the 23 hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the 24 and 25th hee saith that it is prohibited to lade and export
plate from Spaine without license and in case any be taken that is soe laden without
license it is confiscable.


Repeated before doctor Clarke and Mr Cock


The same day.

Examined upon the foresaid allegation.


John Wittigrove of Hamborough mariner Coxen of
the said shipp the Morning Starr aged 30 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first and second articles hee saith that the producent John Stephen
Spinola was and is Comonly accompted a Subiect of the Kinge of
Spaine and a Merchant of fflanders driveing a great trade for silver
betwixt that Country and Spaine and otherwise hee cannot depose/

To the third 4th 5th 6th and 7th articles hee saith and deposeth that in the moneth of
January last past or thereabouts in the Bay of Cadiz there were laden and
put on board the shipp the Morning Starr aforesayd in the name and as