HCA 13/70 f.653v 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 13/70 f.653v.

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


HCA 13/70 f.653v: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


afterwards comming aboard her said the Governour had given leave
for their going into the harbour to supplie themselves, and soe daid some souldiers
and a pilot that come with him from the Governour, whereupon in confidence
of honest dealing they went into the harbour, whither when they were come
under commannd, namely the same day of their comming in, the said shipp salt
and goods were by the Government order seized, and confiscated, and after
such seizure the said Tompson and company (whereof this deponent was one)
were there detained prisoners, for the space of
thirteene monethes, and their said salt and goods were taken out and
sold, and the shipp disposed of with her tackle and furniture by the said Governour
and his order, whereby the said Tompson and company were and are utterly
dispoiled and deprived thereof, of this deponents sight and knowledge. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the sixth hee saith that the said shipp the Small Mallaga Merchant
at the time of the said seizure and [?spoile] with her tackle apparell and
furniture and lading, were well worth the summe of two thousand and
foure hundred pounds sterling, and soe much the same would have
yeelded at New-England in case they had come in safetie thither. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the seaventh hee saith that the said Tompson and his mariners
by reason of their said imprisonment have in expenses, losse of time
and othe hinderance bin damnified to the summe or valew of five hundred
pound sterling and upwards.

To the eighth hee saith that the said Tompson and company of owners by reason of
the losse of their said shipp and goods and through want of the imployment
of the money which the same would have yeelded besides the principall
have in his estimation suffered losse and dammadge to the valew of
1000 li sterling.

To the nineth hee saith that the said Tompson and company at Santa domingo
aforesaid by [?satisfaction] and applications to the Governour and
otherwise used all the meanes they could for recovery of the said shipp and
goods, but could in nothing prevaile the Governour finally answering hee would
keepe them for the accompt of the kinge of Spaine, or to that effect.

Repeated before doctor Godolphin.

Robert Dilleek [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 24th of November 1655. [CENTRE HEADING]


Peter Butler of London Mariner aged 38 yeares or
thereabouts sworne and examined.

To the first article hee saith and deposeth that hee well knoweth the
producent John Thompson and hath soe donne for theise foure or five yeares
last past or thereabouts, and saith hee was commonly accompted master of the
shipp the Small Mallaga Merchant arlate seized at Santa domingo And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second third and fourth hee saith that about this time three yeares