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account of himselfe and his aid three partners to be carried to the
Canaries and such places in the West Indies as the said van hulten or
his Agents should direct and appoint, to be bartered and sold awy for
goods of those places to be brought to such places as the said van hulten
or his factors or agents should order, all for the foresaid account. All which
hee knoweth for that hee saw the said hulten but the said goods and sawe them
packed and marked and [?part] of them paid for by him; and saw
the other three [XXXX] their parts in payment thereof.

To the fifth article hee saith and deposeth that after and upon the said affreightment
the said Phillip van hulten appointed and constituted this deponent (a
hamburgder borne and then dwelling at Amsterdam with the said van hulten)
Cape Mearchant of the said shipp, and entrusted the management of the
voyage of and disposall of the goods unto him, and at this deponents proceeding
the said van hulten gae him instructions in writing under his hand for
the ordering and governing of the said voyage.

To the sixth article and schedule annexed now showed unto him hee
saith and deposeth that the said schedule is a true copie of the said Instructions
soe given unto him by the said van hulten for the said voyage, and the contents
thereof were and are true and soe had and done as therein is contained,
which hee knoweth well remembring the said Instructions, and having now
read the said copie over.

To the seaventh article hee saith that after the lading of the said shipp with
the said goods soe provided, shee set saile and departed therewith from
Amsterdam and arived therewith at Santa Cruce in Teneriff in the Canaries
where this deponent delivered out a parcell of deales and other of her
outwards lading to Cornelius Suystens a factor there residing, a dutch man, subiect
of the States of the United Netherlands and factor of the said van hulten borne at S'Hertogenbosch. and in
barter and retourne thereof received there aboard the said shipp thirtie
pipes of Canarie wines and thirtie ar[robes] of oile, and six s[?taes] (blacke)
for the use and account of the said foure claimers the producents.

To the eighth article hee saith and deposeth that at the Canari{a}s aforesaid
this deponent according to [?an] order by him receied beforehand from the said
van hulten before his departure from Amsterdam received and tooke aboard
the said shipp fourteene Spaniards upon hire and wages to be added to the
said shipps company consisting before of six and thirtie persons, all dutch and
Easterlings in amitie with this Commonwealth, in regard the Spaniards
were better experienced in stowing of hides than the dutch men are
and more free and [?for] to goe ashore and appeare in the parts of the said
Werst Indias in the Spanish dominion than the dutch or any other nations
are and soe more usefull for the furtherance of the said designe.

To the nineth article hee saith and deposeth that after receiving and taking
in the said goods and Spaniards at Canaries the said John van lynen master
of the said shipp and company departed therewith and with the rest of the
said outwards lading towards the Spanish West Indias, and arived at Santa
domingo therewith, this deponent going along therwith to Santa domingo, where
with the assistance of John Mexia da herera (who being skilled in that
trade went al[?one] from Amsterdam in the said shipp to assist this
deponent) bartered sold and trucked away all the said
outwards goods and those brought from the Canaries, and invested the same
in hides, Cacoa, Tobacco, Brasill wood and Ginger for account of the
said foure claimers the producents.

To the tenth hee saith that the said goods soe made and bought by the said
herera and this deponent for the said account in retourne of their said goods
there sold were nine thousand, seaven hundred and twenty bull hides,
three thousand fourtie nine middle sized hides, one thousand one hundred
twenty eight raw hides, in all thirteene thousand eight hundred ninetie