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To the Crosse Interrogatories [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first negatively.

To the 2d he saith he had knowne the producent for his youth and saith he is a
Spaniard and inhabitates in Madrid with his family and was borne there and ther
hath lived all the tyme, and his house is in the street called A[?locka].

To the 3d he saith he was not present att the buying the woolls in question
but knoweth that the producent doth usually deale in wools. and otherwise
saving his foregoeing depositions wherto he referreth himselfe hee
cannot depose.

To the 4th he saith he was not att Allicant neyther saw the wools in question
in the producents possession. but saith he keepes [?continuall] and constant
correspondencyes with the producent and thereby well understandeth his busines
and trade, and thereby understandeth that ffrancisco and Gaspard da Maxito
Spaniards Inhabitants of Allicant did lade the wools in question for the
Accompt aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fifth Interrogatorie negatively

To the 6th Interrogatory negatively to every part thereof.

To the 7th Interry he saith he is a native of Lisboa in Portugall and is
an Inhabitant of Antwerpe. and otherwise negiatively.

To the 8. 9. 10 and 11th Interrogatories he saith he knoweth nothing thereof



Repeated in Court before the [XXX] Judges


The 26th day of October 1653

The keepers of the Liberty of England by Authority}
of Parliament against the shipps mentioned in the schedule}
herunto annexed and the severall goods wares}
and merchandizes therein respectively taken}
and seized by the shipp named the Elizabeth}
ffrigot whereof Christofer Myngs was Master}
in the immediate service of this Commonwealth}
[?Bud] Suckley.}

Examined upon an allegation on behalfe of the Keepers of
the Liberty of England by Authority of Parliament.


John Major of East Smith feild in the County
of Middlessex Leiftenanant of the Elizabeth
frigot in the immediate service of this Commonwealth
aged five and twenty yeares or thereabouts
a witnes sworne and examined deposeth and
saith as followeth.

[?Rew d:?t]

To the first article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith that on or about
the third day of this Instant October the arlate Captaine Christopher Myngs
haveing espyed att sea about four leagues off deepe a ffleet of
shipps consisting of twenty four sayle whereof the shipps hereafter
specifyed were part that is to say The [?fflean] Boyde Peterson Master. The Hope
Martin Mi[XX]dorson Master, The Gideon. Gerdt ffal?cas Master. The [?Mercury] Jan de[?toire] Master
The Hope Henry Caven Master. The [XXXXX] Clases Van?Reden Master. The ffortune ?Barnde van
Danck Master. The ffortune Joachim ?Devok Master The Hope Henrdrick Martin Master. The King David
[?W]eitt Weittenson Master. The Salvator Henry Dorder Master. The Hope John Peterson Master. The Saint Anthony
Zacharia [?Wild] Master. The ffortune Arient Ga[?llen?tyneMaster Master. The Mathew Claes [?Billiet] Master. The
Golden Butt Hans Clasesin Master. The [?Car fange]r Bernt [?Carfanger] Master The King David Jacob Young
Master. The Golden [?ffan] Peter Eppon Master. The Prophet Elias Simon Cornelias Master
gave chase unto them from about nine of the Clock in the Morning untill
two in the afternoone, and about that tyme came neer and allmost upp
to the hindermost or Reare of them which this deponent knoweth being
Leivetenant of the sayd shipp, and an eye witness of the premisses, And
otherwise he cannot depose.