HCA 13/65 f.24v Annotate

From MarineLives
Jump to: navigation, search

Expand this area to see details of page purpose, how to register, how to add footnotes, and useful links.


This page is for the annotation of HCA 13/65 f.24v.

Annotations can be viewed by everyone on a read-only basis.

For more information on MarineLives and the MarineLives Annotation Project read our Shipping News blog entries:

Annotating Marine Lives, May 1st 2013
Adding value to primary documents, May 8th 2013
Witnesses in Court, 1657-1658 (May 9th, 2013)

Registration to annotate documents

Registration is required to contribute annotations to this page and to other pages in the wiki.

You can register using the following Form, and we will issue you with a UserName and Password for the wiki.

Text formatting

The MarineLives transcription platform is built on MediaWiki, which uses wiki markup to format text. For a guide showing how to produce italics, bold, escaped text and headings, see the MediaWiki page on formatting; there are also guides for internal and external links, image embedding, tables, and more on lists.

Adding footnotes

  • Go into edit mode
  • Insert immediately after the sentence or phrase you wish to annotate the following macro:<ref>This is the footnote text</ref>
  • Replace 'This is the footnote text' with the footnote you wish to add, using the format: first name, surname, title, (place of publication, date of publication), page or folio number
  • Save the page

For more information and advanced formatting, including how to add and format links within the footnote, see the Wikipedia help on footnotes. This uses the same markup formatting.

Example footnote template:

  • ''HCA 13/XX f.XXXX Case: XXXX; Deposition: XXXX; Date: XXXX. Transcribed by XXXX''<ref>[http://XXXXX Electronic link to a digital source]</ref>

Suggested links

Annotate HCA 13/64 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/65 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/68 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/69 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/70 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/71 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/72 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/73 Volume Page
Annotate HCA 13/74 Volume Page
Marine Lives Tools




16. July 1651.

The claime of John Bushell and}
company for 20 chests of sugar in the}
Nostra Seniora [?alias] Saint Anthony etcetera}

Examined upon the allegation in acts made 13 [?december] 1650 and exhibited therein

Rp. 1

Garret Johnson of Amsterdam in holland Mariner aged
31 yeares or therebouts sworne and examined.

To the said allegation and exhibit therein mentioned, and more particularly
to the seale thereof in Greene wax nowe showed unto him, hee saith and
deposeth that hee verily beleeveth the same to be the publique and towne
seale of the towne of Amsterdam, with the print and Impression where of
hee saith hee is very well acquainted having had many of the same [?sent]
to severall Instruments which hee hath carried to sea, which Instruments hee
this deponent hath fetched from time to time from the Burgomaster of
Amsterdam for the time being, and hath two of them in his tinne
box in this court, taken in his shipp the Blew Unicorne by Captaine Bourne
And otherwise hee cannot depose.

[?Jarett Jann] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day.

Examined upon the allegation and exhibit aforesaid.

Rp. 2

Peter Musart of Amsterdam Merchant, aged 31. yeares or
thereabouts, sworne and examined.

To the said allegation and exhinit under seale nowe showed unto him, hee
saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the publique and common
seale of Amsterdam and hath often seene the same sett and imprinted
to severall writings and Instruments, and bin present at the said setting
thereof unto such writings, and saith the seale or impression nowe showed
unto him in Greene wax to the said exhibit, is of the very same figure
and forme that is made with the said publique and common seale of
the citie of Amsterdam, And therefore hee verily beleeveth the same to be made and
imprinted with the said seale. And otherwise hee cannot depose, saving
that hee alsoe well knoweth the signing and subscription of
Gerrard hulst Secretari[?a] of the said citie, and hath often seene him set his
name to publique Instruments passing under the seale of the said towne,
and verily beleeveth his the said Secretaries name in the foote of the said
exhinit, adioyning to the said seale to be written with his proper hand.

Repeated with his precontest before doctor Clerke.

Pieter Muyssart [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


17. Julij 1651.

On the behalfe of George Clarke}
of London Merchantt concerneing}
a losse in the shipp Garland of}

Upon Interrogatories on the behalfe of the said Clarke Examined.

Rp. jus

Alexander Robinson of Saint Catherines nere the Tower London
Marriner aged 30 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined deposeth
as followeth videlicet.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth That hee did and doth very well knowe
the Shipp the Garland of London Interrogated whereof John Prestman was Master att
the time shee went last from this Port of London. [XXXX] did depart and sett saile
from Gravesend upon or about the 4th of June last being bound for dublin in Ireland
and there to make her discharge which he knoweth for that hee was Masters Mate
of and in the said shipp for the then intended voyage And further hee cannot depose,

To the second hee saith that there was laden and putt abord the said Shipp att this Port of London
for the Accompt of the producent George [?Clark?e] severall Butts of sackes
fifteene Chests of Sugar, two [?dozen] fatts of Sugar, and (as hee beleeveth)
one hundred rolles of Tobaccoe and about [XXX XXXXXXX] which Goods, and others in the said Shipp hee
beleeveth were worth three thousand pounds but what the said Wines, Sugars and Tobaccoe and [XXX GUTTER]
were vallued att he cannot depose saveing that hee was on bord when the said Goods were laden
and Masters mate as afore said