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To the 2nd. negatively/

To the 3rd. negatively/

To the 4th. negatively/

To the 5th. negatively./

To the Interrogatories 2.° Loco.

To the 6th. he saith he knoweth nothing thereof.

To the 7th. he saith the knowledge of the differences interrate and
Embargo aforesayd came to Teneriffa in the Canaries upon the
eighth day of October 1655 last past. And saith that severall
English shipps (whose factors had noe effects in their hands) comeinge
to the Canaries after the sayd Embargo returned home empty, but how
many he knoweth not. But this Rendent ćame home in a shipp that
was laden being the Two brothers Edward ffarmer Captaine. And
otherwise negatively.

To the 8th he saith he is noe way related to the sayd Body nor
hath any manner of Interest in the goods interrate nor in
this busines other than to declare the truth according to his Oath. And
otherwise or further knoweth nor can answer.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.



The xijth day of May 1655,

Examined upon the sayd Libell

Rp. 4.

William Clapham of London merchant áged 29 yeares or
thereabouts a witnes sworne and examined saith as followeth

To the and 5th. articles of the sayd Libell This deponent saith that
he was att the Canaries in the moneth of September October November and December 1655. last
past, ánd then and there heard of and from one. Mr Stephens who did
busines there for the sayd fferdinando Body, that he did expect there
the arrivall of a certayne vessell ćalled the Little Mary George
dennis Master (being the shipp and Master arlate) which which hee
sayd, was to come thither with a lading of herrings, beefe and
pipe staves from Ireland, and that the same was consigned to and
was to be laden by him the sayd Stephens with wynes (and to
returne for England. for which reasons he doth beleive that the
sayd Body or some for him had taken the sayd vessell to freight
for the sayd voyages. And further or otherwise saving his
subsequent depositions he saith he cannot depose.

To the 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. and 14th articles of the sayd Libell hee saith That in case
{The} 243. barrells of herrings, the six thousand weight of beefe
ánd the eight thousand pipestaves which are in this libell alledged
to have bene laden on board the sayd shipp Little Mary att Waxford
in Ireland were well conditioned and such as usually come from that
place and had to come to Teneriffe in the Canaries in or about the
moneths of September October November or december 1655. Last past they might