chapter  10
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Juan Pacheco, Deposition, Borburata, April 16, 1565

Bernaldez came down to Borburata. He affected unwillingness to deal with Hawkins and reminded the citizens of the law against such. traffic. The municipality then elected Alonso de Valenzuela its procurator in the case and he assembled witnesses and took their depositions to effect that to avoid grave consequences it was imperative to grant Hawkins the license to trade which he demanded. Juan Pacheco was one of these witnesses.