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said Mr ffernandez hath received from the said Perera the Attestation
left by the said ffernandez and now shewed unto him. And that the said
shipp tackle and furniture doe solely belonge to the said Mr ffernandez
and that shee is laterly arived in the Downes and the said Mr
ffernandez hath sent an English master and mariners to goe thereaboard
and take possession of her to his use. The premisses hee
knoweth living in house with the said Mr ffernandez, and writing
and doing businesse in his counting house, and seeing the foresaid
lettres and hee is particularly acquainted with what ever els is above

Alonso de ffonseca Meza [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 25th day of ffebruary 1655.

Smith and Company against Page Ingram Body}
and Kendal: Suckley Smith.}

Examined on an allegation given in on behalfe of
the sayd Smith and Company./


Henry Sheere of deptford in Kent Mariner aged fiftie
yeares or thereabouts a wittnes sworne and examined saith and
deposeth as followeth videlicet./

To the first article hee saith hee cannot depose not being privie to the Charter
partie nor letter in the sayd article mentioned./

To the second and third articles of the sayd allegation and the schedule in the sayd 3 article mentioned hee saith hee well knoweth being
Commander of A shipp called the Richard of London that the shipp the Prosperous
(Mathew Smith Commander did upon the thirteenth of October 1655 (old stile)
in Company of this deponents sayd ship, and also of other English shipps videlicet the
Shipp the Katherine (Jervase Russell Commander) the Exchange John Yonger Com=
mander, and severall other English shipps (the names whereof hee remembreth
not) safely arive and come to anchor at the Canary Islands videlicet in the roade
of Oratava at the Island of Teneriff, and saith hee this deponent sawe him
there deliver certaine goods but by whome sent or to whome delivered hee
knoweth not And hee alsoe saith that hee well knoweth that the sayd Smith with
his sayd shipp the Prosperous laye in the sayd Roade (expecting as this deponent
beleeveth to receave in ladeing from thence) from the thirteenth of October aforesayd
till the nynteenth day of the same moneth (old style) and saith that while the
Prosperous and this deponents shipp the Richard and the other English shipps soe lay
in the sayd Roade videlicet upon the seaventeenth day of the sayd moneth of October
old style there came a generall letter under the hands or subscriptions of
the English ffactors resideing at Teneriff and amongst others from the
arlate Arthur Ingram David Stephens and others which letter did advise
as well the sayd Mathew Smith as this deponent and all other English Masters
of English shipps then there rideing at Anchor to depart the sayd Roade
And hee this deponent having perused the schedule in the sayd third article
mentioned well knoweth that the same is a true coppy of the originall letter soe
sent for that hee sawe the same compared with the originall letter soe sent and