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hath observed out of the said producents bookes and letters and of his owne knowledge, which said
Correspondents bought and sent severall goods to and for the producents accompt to
such places as they had directions from him to doe. And otherwise

To the 25th. hee saith, That the surnmae of John Baptista interrate is Baptista
and that the person meant and intended by P. D. X. is Peter de Zoletta aforesaid
who is accounted a Biscayner borne. And further hee cannot depose:-/

To the Interrogatories in the second place./ [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first and second hee cannot depose: haveing nver beene in Spaine, nor knoweth
of any obstructing or hindering the passage of silver from thence./:-

Sam Delaplace [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

Jan Popeliers [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 29th. day of September 1653:- [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the said Allegation:


Francis Rubbens of Antwerpe in Brabant Servant
to the said John Bollart Of Antwerp, aged 25
yeares or thereabouts a Wittnesse sworne and examined
saith and depposeth as followeth, videlicet:-

To the first article of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth, That hee this
Deponent very well knoweth the arlate John Bollart the producent, and hath
so done for theise ten yeares last or thereabouts, During all which time the
said producent hath bin and at present is a Merchant of Antwerp, [?who]
hath driven and doeth drive a very great trade to Cadiz Saint Lucar Sevill
and other parts in Spaine, to which hee hath frequently sent, and sendeth
Usuallu=y diverse sorts and quantities of Merchandizes from the King of Spaines
Ports in fflanders for his owne accompt and adventure, and had and hath his factors
and Correspondents in Spaine who negotiate and manage his Merchandizing
affaires for him, receiving his goods from fflanders and selling and disposing of
the same in Spaine according to his direction, and makeing returnes thereof to
him and his deputies on his behalfe into fflanders The premisses this deponent
knoweth being a Native and inhabitant of Antwerp, where hee hath for
all the time predeposed observed the premisses by vulgar and Common Report
there, and particularly for theise two yeares last past, this deponent being by the
said producent employed to keepe his Journall booke, wherein and whereby
hee is well acquainted with the trade and negotiation of the said producent.
And further hee cannot depose./

To the second hee saith and deposeth, That hee this deponent being employed
by the producent in the quality aforesaid, hath by his bookes of accompts
perceived that the said producent for divers yeares past hath had the
returnes of his goods and Merchandizes so sent into Spaine, made and
remitted to him in fflanders, and severall times to the Ports of Dover and