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The 16th day of ffebruary 1658

The Claime of the foresid Robbles)
in the Saint Laurence)

Examined on the said Allegation:

dt. Rob/ .2.

John Caseby of London merchant aged 32
yeeres or thereabouts: sworne and Examined.

To the first 2d and 3d articles of the said Allegation hee saith and deposeth that
hee hath well knowne the Producent Antonio Rodrigues Roblez for
about twelve yeares last, and knewe him first living in the
Canaryes, from whence hee went about seven yeeres
since for this Port of London, And saith that for the foressaid
time of this deponents Knowledge of the said Producent
hee the said Producent. hath bin and is Commonly
accounted and reputed a native of Portugall, And saith
that the said Robles hath evere since his said Coming from
the Canaryes to this City, (as this deponent is Credibly informed
and verily beleeveth) lived here, and this deponent coming over
from the Canaryes to London about three yeeres since, then
found the said Robles dwelling in Dukes place London where hee
hath ever since lived, and there keepeth a house and family
and doth (as hee beleeveth) pay Taxes to the Army, amd
alsoe all parish dutyes and saith the said Dukes place, and further hee cannot depose:/.

To the 4th. hee saith that for theise six yeeres last the said Robles
hath driven a greate Trade from this Port to the Canaryes
and hath often freighted ships wherein this deponent hath
bin interested to carry goods from hence to the Canaryes, and
to bring hence wines, and other goods and hath a ffactor or Correspondent
at the Canaryes called Don Simon da herrera Leywa, And saith
the said Robles, doth receive a greate quantity of wines
every yeere from the Canaryes, for his owne account, And
further hee cannot Depose./:

To the 5th hee saith that ever since the Warrs betweene England
and Spaine the said Robles hath and doth foe in the Canaryes
under a fictitious name of Adrian Turin, And saith that
this deponent hath Received many Packetts of Letters
which have come in shipps to this Port from the Canaryes, wherein
there hath bin Letters inclosed directed to Adrian Turin in
London, and this deponent hath sent or delivered the same to the
said Mr Robles, as really belonging to him, and to noe other person
and saith that the reason of such the said Robbles his goeing
by the said fictitious and fained name of Adrian Turin is
for that it is a dangerous thing for a subject of this Common
wealth to Trade to any of the dominions of the King of Spaine
by his right, and reall name, and further hee deposeth not./