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HCA 13/69 Silver 5 f.7v: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


The 21th of May 1653. [CENTRE HEADING]

The claime of Lorenzo da Veles for his}
moneys and plate and goods in the Sampson.}

Examined upon the allegation and schedule
on the behalfe of the said Lorenzo
da Vales.


Roderigo Alonso of Cadiz in Spaine marchant
aged 33 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined


the said bay, which hee knoweth because hee this deponent came
from the said Indies in the same fleete with him, and sawe him
in the possession thereof at Vera Cruz in Nova Hispania where
and in other parts of the Indies hee gained the same with traffique
and merchandize, and at vera Cruz this deponent sawe him
imbarque the same aboard the Admirall of the Spanish fleete
bound for Cales, and at vera Cruz this deponent helped the producent
to sewe up the said plate and mark the same, and helped to tell
and sawe the telling of all the said peeces of eight, assisting
therein the said producent, who assisted him in the like occasion
And further that upon the arivall of the said Spanish fleete from
the West Indies at Cadiz, namely in or about the moneth of July
last and about two or three dayes after the said arivall the said producent
tooke all the said silver and plate out of the shipp wherein the
same came from the West Indies being the Admirall of the fleete wherein
the said producent came himselfe, and put and laded the same aboard
the shipp the Sampson arlate Otto George master for Osetnd for his
owne accompt of this deponent sight and knowledge rthis deponent
alsoe assisting therein.