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In the presence of this deponent and of Don Antonio de Ponte his
precontest with others whose names this deponent doth not particularly
Remember, and the same being so firmed in the sight and presence
of this deponent and his sayd precontest and others delivered to the
sayd Lewis ffernandez Angell, being then aboard the sayd shipp the
Sampson. And he saith that the Bill of Lading or Schedule annexed
to the allegation and showne unto him now att the tyme of his examination
is one of those three Bills of Ladeing so signed as aforsayd by the sayd
Pedro the Purser, this deponent knowing it by the markes of the
sayd sylver thereon, and haveing seene it firmed as aforsayd, And
saith further that he this deponent likewise saw this bill aboard the
Sampson in the Custody of the producent in the [Course?] of the sayd shipp
toward [Ostend?], and doth verily believe that the same was aboard the
Sampson att the tyme of the seizure arlate in his the sayd producents
Custody and possession, and somuch the producent after his arrivall
att London told and acquainted this deponent, and was as this deponent
likewise beleiveth sent or delivered into this Court by the produrent
or some other person in his behalfe. And further he cannot depose for
referring himselfe to the sayd Bills of Lading, the Contents whereof he beleiveth are true.

To the fourth he saith and deposeth That the sayd shipp the Sampson
having aboard her the sayd thirteene barrs of sylver in the month of
October last past this deponent the arlate Lewis ffernandez Angell
and his sayd precontest Don Antonio de Ponte being aboard her and
all bound for Ostend, sett sayle and departed from the sayd Bay of
Caddize and in her Course to Ostend in the English Channell about
a month after her departure from Caddize together with some
other shipps that sayled along with them was mett with taken and
surprized by the shipps of this Commonwealth, the sayd sylver arlate
being then aboard, this deponent knowing the premisses as being
aboard as aforsayd att the tyme of the sayd seizure, and thereby
likewise knowing that the barrs of sylver arlate came to their
possession of the Takers of the sayd shipp. And otherwise he cannot

To the fifth he saith and deposeth that the thirteene barrs arlate were
Laden aboard the Sampson as aforsayd for the onely and proper use and
Accompt of the sayd Lewis ffernandez Angell, and not for the use or
Accompt of of any Subiect of the arlate States of the united provin[c]es
nor had any [person] besides the arlate Lewis ffernandez, as this deponent
for the reasons aforesayd knoweth and is fully perswaded, any right
title or interest therein or any part thereof. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the sixth he saith and deposeth that he this deponent knoweth that
the arlate Lewis ffernandez Angell is by Nation a Spaniard, and to
this deponents knowledge, hath bene for theis thirteene yeares now last past
an Inhabitant of Caracas in the West Indies under the Jurisdiction of
the King of Spaine, And for and as a subiect of the sayd King was and
is comonly accounted reputed and taken. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the seventh he referreth himselfe to the foregoeing depositions
which he saith are true and further he cannot depose.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith That he came as a Passenger in the shipp the Sampson
wherein he was att the seizure interrate, And saith that he came aboard



Lewis ffernandez Angell
Antonio de Ponte