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Wessell a Shipper of Ostend the said producent sent from Ostend severall
quantities of Ryssels stuffs and fflander lace and linnen to his said ffactors with order
to make him returnes thereof in silver plate and monies for his owne accompt, and
this deponent hath also seene and perused the said factors answers to the said producent
wherein they Certified him of the receipt thereof, and their intentions to doe
according to his order. And further cannot depose.

To the 15th hee saith the factors interrate did not at all acquainct this deponent for
whose accompt or adventure the said sylver was laden, otherwise then that this
deponent saw their letters wherein hee understood the same.

To the 16th hee saith hee is an Antwerper borne and dwelleth there. And otherwise negatively.

To the 17th hee cannot depose otherwise then hee hath predeposed.

To the 18th hee saith hee knoweth not of nor beleeveth any Insurance is made for the said sylver or any part thereof.

To the 19. negatively. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 20th hee referreth to his foregoing deposition. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 21th hee saith, the bills of lading interrate were sent to Mr. Rishoult
a Merchant of London by the parket boate or ordinary passage from fflander. And
otherwise cannot depose.

To the 22. and 23th hee cannot depose.

To the 24. and 25th hee saith, It is commonly and generally spoken off amongst
Merchants, that the transportation of sylver out of Spaine without espetiall
permission is forbidden by his Catholique Majestie and the silver Confiscable to his
said Majestie if discovered by his Officers in Spaine, but saith That tis publique and notorious
that large returnes of silver notwithstanding the said prohibition are continually
made to Merchants in fflanders without any losse of Propriety at all. And
otherwise cannot depose.

Sam Delaplace [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]

Joan Vernoort (sic) [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

Repeated with his precontest before Dr.
Clarke and Dr. Godolphin.


The 24th of October 1653

The Clayme of Edward Peters Merchant of}
Antwerp for his silver in the shipp the}
White Angell, John Lowison de Vischer Master}
[?Suchloy] Budd}

Examined upon an Allegation on the behalfe
of the said Claymer


Anthonio Loïs of Antwerp in Brabant Cashier
and Bookekeeper to the said Edward Peters aged
thirtie yeares or thereabouts A Wittnesse sworne
and examined saith as followeth videlicet.

To the first second and third articles of the said Allegation hee saith and
deposeth, That in or about the moneths of March or Aprill last past, the
said Edward Peters the partie producent in this Cause, being a Merchant
and inhabitant of Antwerp and a Subject of the King of Spaine did by his
ffactors Gerart Ryper dwelling at Cadiz in Spaine cause to be laden and
putt on board the shipp the White Angell arlate (John Lowison de Vischer Master)



Mr. Rishoult, a Merchant of London
Edward Peters, Merchant of Antwerp
John Lowison de Vischer, Master of the White Angell
[?Suchloy] Budd
Anthonio Loïs, of Antwerp in Brabant, Cashier and Bookekeeper to the said Edward Peters, aged thirtie yeares or thereabouts

Gerart Ryper, factor to Edward Peters





White Angell


severall quantities of Ryssels stuffs and fflander lace and linnen
ABSENCE OF INSURANCE : "To the 18th hee saith hee knoweth not of nor beleeveth any Insurance is made for the said sylver or any part thereof. "