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surprize all the sayd six barrs of sylver were all of them aboard the sayd
shipp Sampson, and came into the possession of him that tooke the sayd shipp
this deponent being a passenger in her from Cadize aforesayd and being aboard
her att the tyme of the sayd seizure. And further he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith that the arlate Antony de Ponte was and is a Spaniard
borne in Teneriffe and of the Canarie Islands and was and is a subiect of
the King of Spayne, And this deponent hath knowne him for ten or
eleven yeares now last past to [drive] a trade of merchandizing betwixt
the West Indies, and the Canaries and other places under the jurisdiction
of the sayd King of Spayne. And for and as a Spaniard and a subject[] of
the sayd King the sayd producent is commonly accounted and taken and otherwise
he cannot depose.

To the sixth he saith that for the reasons by him formerly sett forth he this
deponent knoweth that the sayd six barrs of sylver were laden aboard
the sayd shipp Sampson for his [the] producents owne proper accompt & att his owne proper
hazard and Adventure, and the same should have beene[] delivered to him for his owne accompt
in case the shipp had safely arrived att Oostend. And further he cannot

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

To the Crosse Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first he saith that he this Rendent as a Passenger about the middle of
September last as he remembreth embarqued himselfe in the shipp Interrate
in the Bay of Cadize. And further he cannot depose.

To the second he saith that the sayd Antonio da Ponte was borne att Teneriffe
and there hath his hanitation and family of the knowledge of this Rendent for
about eleaven yeares. And further cannot depose.

To the third he saith that the sylver interrate was laden aboard the Sampson about
the beginning of August last past. this deponent being then present, and the
producent and the sayd Pasquall Andrada with him was then also present
But the sayd producent did lade the same for his owne Accompt, as he hath
predeposed. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fourth he saith that the sayd sylver was laden in the day tyme by the
sayd Don Antonio da Ponte himselfe, and the purser of the Sampson Pedro da
Campo receyved the same aboard. And further he cannot depose.

To the fifth he saith that he this deponent saw the sayd Pedro da Campo Viela
signe the bills of lading interrate aboard the shipp Sampson then riding
att an Anchor within the bay of Cadiz, upon or about the sixth day of
September 1642. new stile as he hath predeposed. And otherwise he cannot

To the sixth he saith by vertue of his Oath that he doth not know or beleive the
Bill of lading interrate to be fictitious and colourable but knoweth it to be
true and reall according to the verity of the matter. And otherwise he cannot

To the seventh he saith that the Purser of the Sampson made entryes of the
sayd sylver with markes and numbers in a booke and to whom the same was
consigned and att [] port to be delivered. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the eighth he saith that he knoweth that the sayd sylver was laden by the
party that is mentioned in the bill interrate, which as this deponent beleiveth doth
agree with the sayd Pursers booke. And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the



Antonio da Ponte
Pasqall Andrada

Pedro da Campo Viela



Canarie Islands