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To the third he saith and deposeth that after the sayd thirteene barrs of sylver
were laden aboard the Sampson as is arlate, videlicet in the moneth of September
1652 the Purser of the sayd shipp the Sampson named Pedro da Campo
signed three bills of lading for the same all of the same tenor, in
which bills it was and is expressed that the sayd barrs were putt aboard
the sayd shipp for the Accompt and adventure of the sayd Lewis
ffernandez and to him and for his Accompt to be transported
to and delivered att Ostend, this deponent being present att the signing
of the sayd bills, and well remembing the effect thereof. And he
further saith that one of the sayd three bills being the very bill to the sayd allegation was on board att the
tyme of the seizure arlate and was in the custody and possession of the
sayd Lewis ffernandez Angell att the tyme of the sayd seizure. And
the sayd Bill of ladeing annexed [?to]
the sayd allegation and now shewed him att the tyme of his examination
was and is subscribed by the
hand of the sayd Purser Pedro da Campo, and the contents of the sayd
Bill were and are true, both for the markes of the severall parcells and weight of the
severall barrs noted in the margent thereof and the body and contents
of the Bill it selfe, this deponent being privy to the same and present
at the signeing thereof as aforesayd. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fourth he deposeth and saith that the sayd shipp the Sampson
sett sayle and departed from Caddiz (sic) with the sayd sylver aboard her
on or about the thirteenth day of October 1652 new stile, and about a moneth
after in her direct Course to Ostend was taken and surprized in the
English Channell by one of the shipps of this Commonwealth, and
brought into the River of Thames as is arlate. And saith that
the barrs of sylver arlate came by that meanes into the possession
of them that tooke her, the sayd barrs of sylver allegat being then all of them aboard the
shipp the Sampson, which this deponent having continued constantly
from the tyme of her departure from Caddiz to the tyme of her seizure
is well assured of. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith that the sayd Lewis ffernandez Angell was and is [?the]
onely proprietor of the barrs of sylver arlate, and the same were really
and truly laden for his Accompt, and not for the Accompt of any [?subiect]
of the States of the united Provinces, the reason of which his knowledge
he hath formerly sett forth. And otherwise cannot depose.

To the sixth he saith and deposeth that the arlate Lewis ffernandez [?Angell]
was and is a Spaniard borne and a subiect of the King of Spayne [?and]
hath bene an Inhabitant of Caracas in the West Indies under the Jurisdiction of the sayd king of [?Spayne]
sixteene yeares now past as this deponent hath heard, and for eight
last past of this deponents knowledge. And otherwise he cannot depose

To the seventh he saith and referreth himselfe to his depositions aforesayd
which he saith were and are true. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith that he as a Passenger came aboard the shipp Interrate at
Caddiz in October last past and was aboard her att the tyme of seizure
And further deposeth not.