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The seventh day of October 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Patrick Browne merchant of}
[?Galloway] in Ireland, and of Nicholas Geraldine of Waterford}
in Ireland for their moneys and sylver in the shipp the}
'Saint Peter (whereof Cornelius Jacobson Seyl was master)}
[?XXX] taken and surprized by the shipp the Handmaid}
whereof Charles Wills was the Captaine.}
Smith ffrancklin}

Thomas Martin of Gallaway in Ireland merchant aged five
and twenty yeares or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth.

To the first article of the sayd allegation this deponent saith and deposeth that the arlate
Patrick Browne in the monethes of June and July 1653 last past was and
att present is the true and lawfull Owner of the four hundred peices of 8/8

No 1 2

arlate conteyned in the two baggs of the first marke in the margent, and the
sayd Nicholas Geraldine the tyme aforesayd was and is lawfull Owner of

3 4

four hundred peices of eight conteyned in two baggs of the second marke
in the margent and so accompted, the premisses he knoweth for that the
factors of the sayd Browne and Geraldine of the certaine knowledge of
this deponent did buy and procure the sayd moneyes for the sayd respective
Claymers and by their respective Orders and their Accompts respectively
and this deponent saw all the ayd moneyes told, and assisted att the
telling thereof, and did bagg upp the same, and saw the same marked
with the respective markes aforesayd and saith the premisses were so had and
done in Bilboa in Spaine in June last past. And otherwise saving his
subsequent depositions he cannot depose.

To the second he saith that the sayd Browne and Geraldine by their respective
factors and for their owne Accompt did in the month of June 1653 att
Bilbo in Spaine lade aboard the sayd shippe Saint Peter Cornelius Jacobson
Seyl master all the said moneyes to be for their sayd Accompts and
Risgo respectively transported in the sayd shipp from Bilboa to Nantes in
ffrance and there to be delivred for their use and Accompt respectively.
the premisses he knoweth for that he saw the respective factors of the sayd
Claymers deliver the sayd moneyes in the baggs marked as aforesayd
to the sayd Master of the shipp Cornelius Jacobson Sley (sic) to carry, and putt
aboard for the Accompts aforesayd, and afterwards saw the sayd Master firme
to[?10] bills of lading for the same accordingly. And otherwise cannot depose

To the third and fourth articles of the sayd allegation and to the bills of lading exhibited
This deponent saith that after the lading of the sayd moneyes as aforesayd
this deponent saw bills of lading signed for the same att Bilboa that is to
say upon the 26th day of June 1653 he saw the sayd Cornelius Jacobson
Seyl signe three bills of lading all of one tenor for the sayd 400, peices
of 8/8 of the sayd first marke in the margent, and saith the bill of lading
exhibited remaining in the Registry of this Court was and is one of the
sayd bills, and the contents thereof were and are true. And saith that
upon the 28th day of June 1653. he saw the foresayd Cornelius Jacobson
Sayle signe three bills of lading all of one tenor for the 400. peices of
8/8 conteyned in the sayd two baggs of the sayd second marke in the margent