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ánd in particular about fifteene monethes since hee saw the said
producent trading at the Canaries, and at Cadiz hee this examinate
heard it commonly said and reported about six yeares since
that the said producent being and trading in the Spanish West Indies
was there imprisoned for soe trading, being a Genoese, and
noe Spaniard, and was constrained to redeem his libertie with
much money. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second, third and fourth hee saith hee well knoweth the arlate
Thomas Clercq, and hath frequented his companie in Teneriff,
and saith hee is a dutch man and for such and a subiect of the
States of the United Netherlands commonly accounted. And
otherwise hee cannot depose saving as aforesaid.

To the fifth hee saith that before hee heard any newes of
the taking of the shipp or goods in question, hee this deponent being
here in London, received a lettere of advice written by and from this deponents
unckle and correspondent John Maria Bassa, resident in
Lolagona in the said Iland of Teneriff, and there dated in January
or ffebruray last (as hee remembreth the time)
and sent to this deponent by the way of Amsterdam,
wherein hee amongst other things advised this deponent that
the said Augustin was speedily to depart thense in the shipp
the Morning Starr for Amsterdam, in which hee had laded
Indigo and other goods for his owne account, And otherwise
hee cannot depose.

To the 6th hee saith there is peace betweene the Commonwealth
of England and Genoa and their subiects.

To the Interrogatories. [CENTRE HEADING]

To the first hee saith hee hath bin severall times at the house of
the said producents mother in Voltra aforesaid, and otherwise
saving his foregoeing deposition hee cannot answer.

To the second 3. 4. and 5 hee cannot answer saving as aforesaid.

To the 6 hee cannot answer for hee was not in the shipp nor voyage.

To the 7th hee cannot answer.

To the 8 negatively for his part, and otherwise hee cannot answer.

Repeated with his precontest before doctor Godolphin.

William Martyn [SIGNATURE, LH SIDE]