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Captain Bowmanss wages for himselfe and servants was nine pounds per moneth, and soe
per moneth hee lost in wages during his said imprisonment, besides
hee had aboard (which was taken from him and his servants) in clothes
and other goods and Instruments with plate and ammunition to the value of
150 li, and that hee the said Captaine had severall peeces of eight in a
locker in the roundhouse, amounting as hee supposeth to 33 li 15 s sterling
which hee knoweth being Purser of the said shipp and imprisoned with
the rest of the company and seeing and taking notice of the premisses
to be soe donne.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


William Pennington of London Marchant aged 30
yeares or thereabouts sworne and as aforesaid, saith
and deposeth.

That hee well knoweth that James Bowman late commander of
the shipp Morning Starr, was turned out of his said shipp at
Lisbone by the authoritie of the king of Portugall, and his said
shipp sequestred and detained, and that his said imprisonment
began the 12th of June 1650 and the same and his restraint or
detention there lasted about thirteene monethes, in which space
hee was not soe at libertie nor suffered to depart out of the
countrie; which hee knoweth being there all the said time
and imprisoned asome part thereof with the said mr Bowman

Wm: Pennington [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]


The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


Ambrose Gunn of London Mariner, late masters mate
of the shipp Morning Starr, James Bowman commander
aged 40 yeeres or thereabouts sworne as aforesaid, saith

That hee was one of the company of the morning starr when shee
was seized at lisbone, which happened in the moneth of June 1650
at which time her said master and company were turned out of her
and imprisoned by the authoritie and officers of the kinge of
Portugall. And the said Bowman foure monethes after (when this
deponent came thence) was under the said imprisonment;
and that during his said restraint hee lost his wages for himselfe
and servants, and supplied many of his companie with moneys
Besides hee lost to the valew of 150 li in Instruments, bookes,
plate and amunition, and lost a quantitie of peeces of eight
which were in the round house, all which hee knoweth being his mate
and alsoe imprisoned.



The same day. [CENTRE HEADING]


James Bowman of London mariner late Commander
of the said shipp morning starr, aged 34 yeares or
thereabouts sworne as aforesaid, saith.