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of the sayd cases containing two thousand eight hundred peru peices one case
excepted wherein were onely fifteene hundred Ryalls and the same was
filled upp with sevrall barres of sylver weighing in the whole one hundred
eighty four markes, the sayd six cases being mentioned in the fifth
schedule arlate, and aboard the Salvador Christian Cloppenburgh master one
Case of Ryalls of eight Peru money conteyning two thousand seven hundred
and fifty peices mentioned in the second schedule arlate. And aboard the
arlate shipp Saint George twelve barrs of sylver weighing sixteene
and two cases or trunkes with linnen and table, plate and a bagg of
moneyes contayning two hundred and and fifty peices of eight more or less
all the sayd plate money and goods to be carryed transported in the sayd
shipps respectively for the use accompt and Risgo of the sayd John Mexia
de Herrera to be delivered att Ostend to himself or Agents for his use
and Accompt And his further saith that for and during all the tyme arlate
the sayd Producent was and att present is the true sole and lawfull Owner and
Proprietor of the sayd money plate and Goods and for such was and is
accomted and taken, the premisses this deponent knoweth to be true having
seene all the sayd money plate in the quiet and peaceable possession of the
producent att Limma in the West Indies where he bought and procured the
same for his owne use, and seeing and knowing that he brought the same
from the Indies aforesayd to Cadiz where this deponent saw the same
laden aboard the sayd shipps respectively as aforesayd for the use Risco
and Accompt of him the sayd John Mexia de Herrera. And further saith
that he this deponent saw the sayd moneys told and counted in the West Indies
and there assisted to take upp and bagged up the same, and there otherwise
saw the markes and numbers of the weight of the sayd barrs and barretons
whereby and by the bulke thereof he cometh to know the weight of the same. And otherwise he cannot
depose, saving he saith he saw the sayd cases and barres marked but cannot
sett forth the particular marks referring himselfe in that particular to the
Bills of lading to the Allegation annexed and saving that producent as he hath heard came from Cadiz
in the Saint George and was aboard her att this tyme of seizure By the Parliaments shipps

To the third he hath saith That after the lading of the Sylver as aforesayd and on or
about the thirteenth day of October as this deponent hath heard and beleiveth
the sayd shipps departed from Cadiz and were seized in the downes by the shipps
of the Takers as the deponent beleiveth. And further he cannot depose

To the fourth he saith and deposeth that after the lading of the sayd sylver and
plate as aforesayd videlicet on or about the seventh day of October 1652. he
this deponent was present and saw the arlate Otto George Captain of the Sampson
aboard his shipp signe and firme three bills lading all of one tenor
for the sayd six cases of Ryalls of eight with the sayd barretons laden aboard the Sampson as
aforesayd mentioned in the said first schedule arlate, and saw likewise the arlate
John Martin dorp signe firme aboard his shipp the Saint George
three bills of lading all of one tenor for the sayd twelve barrs of sylver and seven Chests of
barretons of sylver mentioned in the sayd third schedule arlate laden aboard the sayd
shipp Ssint George as aforesayd. And further saith that after signing of the sayd
Bills as aforesayd sylver eyther of the sayd Captaines had and tooke one of the sayd
bills respectively keeping the same in his owne position. And further
referring himself to the Acts of this Court he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith that the two Bills of lading one whereof hath this name
Otto Jorgen in the foot thereof, and the other this name Jan Martin dorp
att the foot thereof annexed to the allegation and now shewne him by the [?XXX]
and firmes he well knoweth to be two of those very bills of lading [?XXX]