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To the 13th he saith he was borne in Segovia in Spaine, and hath his habitation att
Limma in the West Indies. and otherwise negatively.

To the 14th. 15th. 16th. and 17th he cannot depose.

To the 18th 19th 20th 21st he saith that the producent brought the sayd three bills of
lading to the sayd allegation annexed along with him from Cadiz aboard the
Saint George. And otherwise saving his foregoing depositions he cannot depose.

To the 22th he saith that the sayd sylver and money was all laden under the command
of the fforts of Cadiz and otherwise negatively.

To the 23th he saith that the sayd money and plate was brought from Limma in the
West Indies in a shipp commanded by Admirall Saint Malvides General of the
South Seas to Portovela, and from there aboard a shipp commanded by this Admirall
Don Paulo de Contrera to Cadiz interrate. And further he cannot depose.

To the 24th he saith he knoweth not nor hath heard that any sylver or plate was delivered
out of any of the sayd shipps interrate after lading the sylver interrate before the
sayd shipps came came into the possession of the English. And further saving his foregoing
depositions he cannot depose.

To the 25th and 26th he saith that he saw the sayd Christian Cloppenburgh signe
three bills of lading all of one tenor for the moneys laden aboard him and he did
deliver them all loose to the producent, And then imediately the producent
delivered back one of them loose to the sayd Cloppenburgh. And otherwise saving
his foregoing depositions he cannot depose.

To the 27th he saith that it is one and the same danger and perril in Spaine for a man to lade
sylver to be transported, and to have sylver laden for a mans Account, for the
avoiding of which perill and danger the sayd Mexia de Herrera [caused] the
foresayd Carasco to lade the sayd sylver and the same in the Bills of lading to be
entred for the Accompt of the foresayd Cabrissy, And further he cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories in the second place [CENTRAL HEADING]

To the 1st 2nd he saith and deposeth that it is notorious that there is a prohibition
to carry any sylver out of Spaine without license, and saith that in case
any such sylver or money be so laden in any the ports of Spaine without
licensed and there be seized the same is lyable to confiscation, But he saith
the King of Spaine is very indulgent in such cases by admitting the owners to
a moderate composition, and in case the sayd sylver or money escape unseized
out of the ports of Spaine it is wholly without danger of being left to the
true owners thereof. And further he cannot depose.

Nicolas de ferrari [SIGNATURE LH SIDE]

John de Losa Berona [SIGNATURE RH SIDE]

Repeated before Doctor Clark and Mr Cock


The same day [CENTRE HEADING]

Examined upon the sayd Allegation


Antonio Aevan Balderas by birth of Madrid in
Spayne by habitation of Limma in the West Indies merchant aged eight and thirty yeares
or thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined
deposeth and saith as followeth videlicet.

To the first and second Articles of the sayd Allegation This deponent saith and
deposeth that the arlate John Mexia de Herrera about the latter end of
September 1652 by his agent Luis Crasco dias in the presence and sight of
this deponent did lade in the bay of Cadiz in Spaine aboard the
arlate shipp Sampson six cases of Rialls of eight of Peru money each