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To the first and second Articles of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith and
deposeth that in the monthes of August and September last past the
arlate Phillip Dunkar was master or Captaine of the sayd shipp the
ffortune, and was accounted the Owner thereof. And saith that the sayd
shipp the ffortune being att or neere the Isle of Palma the arlate
Jospeh Marks and Juan Baptista Magher[?tta], and Pedro Serrano, Juan
Salazar Diegodo Valetta, Juan Gomez [?BXXto] Antonio Riche, all
Spaniards, and subiects of the King of Spaine did putt and lade aboard
the sayd shipp about the beginning of August 1653 last past for
their owne Accompt and other Spaniards subiects of the King about
3500 hides. one barr of sylver of the weight of about 900. pieces of 8/8
about .1500. pieces of 6/6 in moneys. three Church bells, about .7. barrells of
Tobacco .60. potaces of Tobacco of varinas or thereabouts. one barrell
of tortle shells, and some dozens more of tortle shells. a small quantity
of Campecha and Brazil wood, and severall good quantityes of
ginger and sugars. to be transported in the sayd shipp to Dunkirke
and there to be delivered for the Accompt aforesayd. And saith that
the aforesayd Joseph Mark[?s] Jean Baptista Magherita and others
the Laders of the sayd goods sylver and moneyes att the tyme of lading
the same were the lawfull Owners thereof and so accounted, and saith
that some of the sayd goods are since lost and perished by shipwrack
and particularly the Sugar and ginger or most part thereof, and some
of the foresayd Owners were likewise cast away, to witt, Antonio [?Roshe]
and diago Valetta. And saith that the aforesayd Spaniards the
Laders of the sayd sylver goods and moneyes, so many of them as are
living and the heyres of them that are dead are now and ought to be
the lawfull Owners of the sayd sylver money and goods that remaine
unperished. the premisses he knoweth to be true having seene many
of the sayd goods bought, and all of them quietly possest, and laden
att Palma by the sayd Spaniards the Claymers thereof for the
Accompt aforesayd. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the third, and fourth articles of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith and deposeth
that the sayd shipp the ffortune having taken in her lading as aforesayd
in August last past sett sayle from Palma and in her Course for dunkirke
whither she stood bound about the sixth day of September last past neere the
Westerne coast of England not farr from Plymouth mett with a violent
storme wherein she was cast away, and part of her ladeing lost, the
sugars especially. And saith that the master of the sayd shipp and all
the mariners and all the Passenger, two excepted, were preserved
and gott to shoare, and this deponent amongest the rest. and saith
he saw a great part of the aforesayd lading preserved and brought safe
to shoare, and particularly the hides and Tobacco aforesayd or a great part
of them, and saw them in the possession of the Vice Admirall there, And
this deponent then saw likewise upon the Strand one Mr Trevill whom he
then understood to be the Vice Admiralties deputy of devon and Cornwall