HCA 13/71 f.400r 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 13/71 f.400r.

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 13/71 f.400r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


To the 7th hee saith hee was present at the Barbados and heard the sayd
Nayler and horne and Company agree with the foresayd Kerwall and others
owners of the shipp Justine to give them fifty pounds a moneth for seaven
monthes certayne and eight moneths uncertayne, under which pay the sayd shipp
was at the tyme of her seizure and saith the sayd shipp was by contract
to be delivered to her Owners at Barbados after her returne from
Guinney and further hee cannot depose./

To the last hee saith his foregoing deposition is true/

Repeated before Doctor Godolphin/

Williame Buckland [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The 6th of November 1656

Corsellis and Debenham against the Sara of Leith}
and against Bilton and Trent coming in for their}
interest Suckley ffrancklin}


Examined on an allegation on behalfe of the sayd
Corsellis and Debenham./

John Hall of Eastsmithfeild in the parish of Saint Bultolph
Algate Cooper aged fifty five yeares or thereabouts a
wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as followeth videlicet

To the first second and third articles of the sayd allegation hee saith that
in the yeare 1650 and moneth of September that yeare
there were certaine quantities
of beere to the quantitie of about sixty tonnes, and a last and a half of
barrells and about fourty five tonne of Casks (of which beere and barrells the
arlate Abraham Corsellis was commonly reputed the lawfull Owner
and Proprietor, and of which fourty five tonnes of caske the arlate Andrew
Debenham was commonly reputed the lawfull Owner and Proprietor) laden
on board the arlate shipp the Salem then rideing in the River of Thames
and within the Jurisdiction of this court for the use and accompt of the
arlate Samuell Atkins this hee the better knoweth for that hee this
deponent being a Cooper by trade was imployed by the sayd Andrew Debenham
to trimme and fitt the casks wherein the sayd beere was put, before the
and well remembreth that the sayd Debenham then told this
deponent after the sayd beere, barrells and Casks were soe laden aboard
the sayd shipp for the use and Accompt of the sayd Atkins, that the sayd
Atkins found fault with some of the casks into which the sayd beere
was put and thereupon refused to pay the sayd Debenham for any of
the sayd Caske unlesse the sayd Debenham would send somebody with
in the sayd shipp to Leith in Scotland whether shee was to
carrie the sayd beere, barrells and Casks to see and take notise
what leakage might happen thereto by defect of the sayd Casks,
And this deponent was thereupon employed by the sayd Debenham
to goe and did goe a longe in the sayd shipp with the sayd beere and Casks
to Leith in Scotland in which [?part] of her voyage thither noe dammage or leakeage happened through any defect of the sayd Casks #

[#] [?XXXX] apparently to
[?XXX] and the shipps company
[?XXX or XXXXX] have
[?XXX] the same by the
[?XXX] if any
[?XXXX X]akeage bad [LH MARGIN]

And further to these articles hee cannot depose.
not being privie to what rates the sayd Atkins agreed to pay the sayd
Corsellis for the sayd beere and last of barrells or to the sayd Debenham
for the sayd forty five tonnes of Casks, but hath heard the sayd Debenham
sayd that the sayd Atkins was by agreement to pay him eighteene shillings
a tonne for the sayd forty five tonne of Casks./