HCA 13/72 f.131r 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 13/72 f.131r.

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 13/72 f.131r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


ánd deposeth that in or about the beginning of January last 1656 the shipp the
Nicholas (whereof Claes Johnson was master) was off the Southwood Cape
or Cape Saint Vincent taken and seized by this deponent and
company in the Maidstone frigot in the immediate service of this Commonwealth
and that the said shipp Nicholas had then aboard her besides other goods
severall parcells of tobaccoe, which have since bin brought to this port
in severall shipps, and saith that the said shipp the Saint Nicholas (as her
company declared) then came from Santa domingo in hispaniola, and there
(as her said company declared) tooke in the said lading of tobacco and
other goods. And that the said Spaniards aboard further declared that the same
namely the said tobaccoes and other goods were laden at Santa domingo
by Spaniards, and were for the account of Spaniards, subiects of the
king of Spaine or to that effect #, and were to be carried to and deliveres
at Cadiz in Spaine or thereabouts in the king of Spaines dominions,
and saith the said shipp the Nicholas was then in her course for cadiz
or Santa Lucars, and would (in all probabilitie) have gone in thither if shee
had not bein prevented by this deponent and company in the said frigot.
And further that when shee was soe seized their were severall papers
aboard her, which this deponent hath caused to be delivered into this
Court; and hee and this examinate was informed that while the
said frigot after the said seizure was in stormes and this deponent and
company were busie upon the deck to prevent danger, the said Claes
Johnson went into this deponents cabbin (whither all the papers that
had bin taken in the Nicholas had bin brought) and tooke two packets
and heaved them over board into the sea. And otherwise hee cannot


[#] saving some baggs
of [XX]kow and some
[GUTTER XXXX] tobaccoe, were
for account of a dutch
skipper that came passenger
in the Nicholas, which
of the said skipper were
plundered away, but [XXX]
[GUTTER XXXX] Blake made gave
[GUTTER XXX] satisfaction for them
and restored him his XXXXXX)