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To the fourth he saith that the arlate John de Laffly named in the [?] bills of
lading for the moneys and plate as lador thereof is a Spainiard, and an Inhabitant of
Saint Lacar where this deponent hath knowne him live for theis four years or thereabouts, it
was the Barkeman who brought the above mentioned sylver and goods from Saint Lucar
to Cadize as aforesaid, and who by the direction of the said producent in the
sight of this deponent carryed the sayd sylver and moneys aboard the sayd severall
Shipps the Sampson and Salvador. And further he cannot depose.
To the eighth ninth and tenth Articles this deponenth saith the the sayd Michael
Perry Servino is by comon repute[?] a native of Saint Lucar in Spaine, and there
for eight years last past of this deponents knowledge have lived, and by comon
repute for all his tyme and he was and is a subject of the King of Spaine and
so accounted. And this deponent saith that the sayd goods money and plate
now claymed in this caise[?] belong to him and were laden att his Request[?] and for
his Accompt as this deponent hath before sett forth; And further saith that noe
[?] of the ffrench King or of the statue of the unified Provinces or of
any other prince or state in conflict with this Commonwealth had or hath any
share or Interest therein or any [?] thereof. And otherwise he cannot depose
saving he beleiveth to be true that the shipps arlate in their Course
from Cadize towards Ostend together with the sayd money plate and goods
respectively on board them were seized by some shipps of this Comonwelth
and came into the possession of these those that seized them, and after sent or brought
into the River of Thames as is arlate.

To the [?] Interogatories

To the first he saith he belonged not to either of the said shipps or was aboard either
of them att the tyme of seizure. And further hee cannot depose, saving as above
To the second third and fourth he refferith himselfe to his foregoing depositions
and further he cannot depose saving that the sayd Laffly is a Barkman only
and noe ssailor[?] or merchent.

To the fifth he saith that the [?] aforesaid was as this deponent believeth laden by Diego [?]
and the moneys and plates aforesayd was carreyed aboard by the
sayd Laffly, mentioned in the sayd bills of lading, but were indeed laden
by the sayd Michael Perry Severino in the day tyme, and the pursers[?] of
the sayd severall shipps retayned them aboard

To the sixth he saith he cannot depose otherwise then above he hath deposed saving
he believeth the bills of lading were signed towards the latter end of September
last past of beginning of October.

To the seventh he saith that the bills of lading for the sylver moneys and
plate aforesayd now showne him were and are tolerable[?] in manner as
this deponent hath in his depositions to the said allegation and the first fourth[?}
fifth and seventh Articles thereof sett forth. and not otherwise for ought
that this deponent knoweth or beleiveth And saith he knoweth not whether
and false or colourable bill were found aboard either of the sayd shipps
And further cannot depose.

To the eight he saith he cannot depose

To the nynth he saith that the sayd moneys and plate was really brought or
carryed onboard by John de Laffly mentioned in the Bills of lading for the [?]
but was indeed laden by the producent for his owne proper Accompt as he
hath predeposed. And further he cannot depose.
To the tenth he referreth himselfe to his foregoing depositions, and otherwise
he cabbit depose.

To the eleventh he saith that he doth not know or his convinced in his [?] that
the goods and sylver now claymed in this can for or [?] [?] thereof doth belong
to and Hollandor or other Inhabitant of the statue of the united provinces or of
the ffrench kind. And saith that neither of the shipps [?] were bound