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seaven monethes, hath suffered losse and dammadge to the summe
of 23 li 18, whereof for wages 18 li 18 s. And that this deponent who
was imprisoned tenn monethes, by the chardges thereof and losse of his
wages for the voyage, and of thirteene kintells of driefish and six kintells
of cod fish, and of his clothes, Instruments bookes and other commodities
and for other chardges and expenses
hee this deponent hath by the said seizure suffered losse and dammage
to the summe of 165 li, and saith this deponent and all his company lost
all their wages for the whole voyage by occasion of the said seizure, and
have suffered and sustained all the foresaid losses thereby, and for the
manifestation of the particulars of the said losses and dammages and the [?tawes] of certaine persons

To the fourth hee saith the said shipp was of the burthen of 80 tonnes
or thereabouts, and had two small brasse guns and three iron guns in
her at the time of the said seizure, and that the weare and teare
of her per moneth was worth 30 li sterling per moneth
and saith shee was detained under the said seizure for all the said
time of this deponents imprisonment being tenn monethes, and there
this deponent lost her when hee came thense, and there as hee hath
heard shee was detained under the said arrest untill the moneth
of ffebruary 1651 and saith the said shipp was much damnified
in her hull by the said lying when this deponent came thence, and
the said owners have in his estimation sustained at least 30 li per
moneth dammage and Losse for weare and teare of the said
shipp for all the time afore said. And otherwise hee cannot depose.
saving that one Peter Philmer a mariner in the shipp Swann that came
from Newfound land in company of this deponents shipp had aboard this
deponents said shipp at the time of the said seizure six kintells and
three quarters of drie fish, worth 90 Rialls oer lintall one kintall with
another which hee lost by the said seizure.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


Peter Philmar of dartmouth Mariner aged 28
yeares or thereabouts sworne and exámined as aforesaid.

To the first and second Interrogatories hee saith and deposeth that hee well
knew the shipp the hopegood interrogated whereof John hayward
was commander at such time as shee was seized by the Portugueses;
and saith that humphrey hill, John hill and Rowland hill and
other English merchants were then her owners and for such commonly
accompted, And saith that the said shipp tooke in her lading of
Newfound land fish in Newfound land in or about the moneth of
August 1650, and therewith set saile thense about the end of the
said moneth for Port a Port in Portugall, and arived there with her
said lading on the thirteenth day of October 1650 old stile, and that
on the said thirteenth day after her said arivall the said shipp and
lading were seized at Port a Port by the ministers of the king of
Portugall, and her commander and company all turned out and
imprisoned in the Castle there by the said Kings officers, which All which
hee knoweth because hee this deponent went all the said voyage in
the shipp Swann Thomas Pitcher commander belonging to the