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bills of lading interrate. And otherwise saving his foregoing deposition hee saith hee
cannot depose.

To the 7th hee saith by vertue of his Oath That the bill of lading predeposed sent over land from
Spaine to the producent at Antwerp, and from theure to Mr. Rishoult his
Correspondent here, and the duplicat thereof remaining in this Court, were and are,
as hee in Conscience firmely beleeveth true and reall bills of lading made according
to the verity of the matter, and no way fictitious or Colourable.

To the 8th 9. and 10th hee knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 11th hee saith hee doeth not knoe neighter doeth hee in Conscience beleeve
That the [Pacacons] now Claymed or any part thereof, doe belong to any
Subject or Subjects of the King or States interrate, nor that the said shipp
was designed for any other place then Dunquirke.

To the 12. and 13th hee saith That the said producent of this deponents Certaine
knowledge gave order to his said ffactors by severall letters of advise sent before
the lading of the [Pacacons] in question to lade money and plate for his accompt in all such free
shipps as should come from Cadiz to Dunkirke or Ostend, And otherwise cannot

To the 14th hee saith That the said Gerard Ryper had severall goods and effects
in his hands of the said producents, forasmuch as the said producent by John
de Vos in his shipp the Saint John Evangelist and by ffoppe Wessell an
Ostender had in the moneths of ffebruary and March 1652 sent from Ostend
severall fflander wares and merchandizes to the valew of about 24000 gilders
part whereof was consigned to the said ffactors besides the remainder of severall
effects formerly sent him from Ostend.

To the 15th negatively, saving hee understood by the said ffactors letters, that the
said Patacons were laden for the accompt and adventure predeposed.

To the 16th hee saith hee is an Antwerper borne and inhabitant there and a
domestique servant to the producent, Otherwise negatively.

To the 17th hee referreth to his foregoing deposition, And otherwise cannot depose.

To the 18th hee saith there is no insurance made upon the said [?Patacons].

To the 19th & 20th hee referreth himselfe to his foregoing deposition.

To the 21th hee saith the bill of lading by him predeposed was sent by the ordinary
packett boat or Poast to London to Mr. Rishoult as aforesaid. And otherwise
cannot depose.

To the 22. and 23th hee knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 24 and 25th hee saith That it is commonly reported and knowne
amongst Merchants, That the transportation of sylver plate or peeces of
eight out of Spaine without permission is prohibited by the Lawes of that
land, but saith that notwithstanding the said prohibition it is usuall and ordinary
for Merchants to receive their returnes of silver from thence without any
Interruption Confiscation or losse of propriety in the same. And otherwise
cannot depose. And further hee cannot depose not haveing been in
Spaine nor knowing the lawes of that Nation.

Sam Delaplace [SIGNED]

Anthonio Lois [SIGNED]

(The same day



Mr. Rishoult, Correspondent in England of the producent
Gerard Ryper

John de Vos, Master of the Saint John Evangelist





Saint John Evangelist


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