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sent to the said producent intimating and expressing, that they had respectively
laden as is predeposed, the severall parcells of moneys aforesaid for the said producents
[proper] accompt, and accordingly this deponent saw the said [?] sett downe and outred
in the said producents bookes of accompts by his [percontest]. And otherwise saving his
following deposition hee saith hee cannot depose.

To the 4th article of the said Allegation and schedules annexed hee saith and deposeth, That the ffactors
predeposed in some of the moneths of the yeare 1652 before the ladeing of the
said peeces of eight as aforesaid, sent over Land from Cadiz to Antwerp to the said
producent letters of advise thereby intimating that in lieu of the goods received by
them from fflander for his accompt, they intended to send him returnes of moneys
in the said shipps the Sampson, Salvadore, and Saint George, And since the said
baggs of pieces of eight were by them respectively laden videlicet in the moneths
of August September October and November 1652 or some of them, the said ffactors
againe writt unto the said producent declaring unto him that they had as
aforesaid laden the said severall baggs of pieces of eight for his accompt and
adventure, and together with their letters they sent also to the said producent 4
bills of lading (which this deponent verily believeth to be the bills of ladeing
annexedto the said Allegation and non showne unto him) and saith the same are
reall and true bills of lading, and really made and done according to the contents
thereof, which hee deposeth having by reason of his intimate acquaintance as
aforesaid, beene constantly admitted to see and peruse the letters interchangeably sent betweene
the said ffactors and the producent for and concerning their Correspondence and trade,
and by that [priand] well knowing the handwriting wherewith the said bills of
lading are filled up namely 2 of them with the handwriting of the said
Gerard Ryper, and two of them with the handwriting of the brother of the
said John Lamotte, and two of the said bills being firmed by the said John
Martins Dorp and one by the said Christian Cloppenburgh with their
owne handwritings, and the fourth by the Purser of the said Otto George in
his name, whose usuall firmes this deponent by the former frequent sight
and observation thereof, is well acquainted withall, And otherwise
canno depose.

To the 5th hee saith That shortly after the said producent has received
advise of his said ffactors intentions concerning the lading of the moneys
aforesaid, and some time before the seizure of the said shipps, the said
producent writt a letter, which this deponent then presented and sent the same
into England unto Paul Mariner, his Correspondent dwelling at Southampton [bene] signifying
unto him that according to advise received from his ffactors in Spaine hee
expected the parcells of moneys deposed, and desired him in Case the same
were brought into England, to make demands thereof in the said producent
behalfe, or to that effect. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 6th hee saith, That as hee hath Credibly heard and belleveth
the said shipps with the moneys predeposed respectively on board them in
their Course from Cadiz toward Ostend were mett withall surprized and
taken by



Gerard Ryper
The brother of John Lamotte
John Martins Dorp
Christian Cloppenburgh
The Purser of Otto George

Paul Mariner, Correspondent of Smeesters at Southampton






Saint George


pieces of eight