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Silver ,12,

The 12th day of March 1653 [CENTRE HEADING]

The Clayme of Pedro Michelson of Antwerpe}
for his money plate sylver and goods}
in the Sampson Otto George Master in the}
Salvador Christian Cloppenbergh}
Master and in the Saint George John}
Martens Master taken by some of the}
Parliaments ffleet. Smith Budd}

Examined upon an allegation on the behalfe of the
sayd Pedro Michelson.

Robert Demetrius of the parish of
Saint Andrew Undershaft London merchant
aged 23 yeares or thereabouts a witnes
sworne and examined deposeth and saith as
followeth. videlicet

To the tenth article of the sayd allegation This deponent saith that the arlate
Peter Michelson long before the sayd shipps Sampson Salvador
and Saint George were seized by the shipps of this Commonwealth
did write over from Antwerpe to the arlate James Stanier here
in London, and that he Certifyed him that he the sayd Michelson had
receyved advise and intelligence from his factors and Agents att
Cadiz and Saint Lucar that they had laden severall parcells of
sylver, (meaning the sylver now Claymed as this deponent doth
Conceyve) on board the sayd shipps Sampson Salvador
and Saint George for his use and accompt and desired the sayd
James Stanier that in case the sayd shipps or any of them happened
to be seized by the Parliament shipps, that then he should Clayme
the sayd sylver for his the sayd Michelsons use and accompt which advise the sayd James Stanier
did here in London receyve in a letter from the sayd producent before
such tyme as the sayd shipps were taken of the knowledge and
certayne remembrance of this deponent who being the servant
and apprentice and Cashier of the sayd James Stanier saw and perused
the sayd letter here in London in the Custody of his sayd
Mr James Stanier before the tyme of the seizure in question and
otherwise he saith he cannot depose.

Upon the rest he is not examined by direction of the Proctor of the producent.

To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the 1. negatively.

To the .2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. and 10th Interrogatories he saith that he knoweth
ffrancisco de la Sierpe interrate and so hath done for 5 yeares or thereabouts
and saith he liveth att Cadiz and is by report a fflandrian borne
att Ostend. and saithh he hath knowne the producent by Correspondence[?y]
about 6 yeares, and not otherwise and he as by his letters doth
appeare, lived att Antwerpe, and is reputed to be a fflandrian.
and further having not bene att Cadiz nor seene the sayd sylver
laden , nor bills of lading for the same signed he cannot depose.

To the 11th. negatively to every part thereof.

To the 12th. and 13th. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 14th. he saith that in the yeare 1649. and about the 19th day
of January of the same yeare This deponents master James



James Stanier: see his deposition: James Stanier of the parish of Saint Andrew Undershaft London merchant, aged 44 yeares[1]
  1. HCA 13/63 f.391r