HCA 13/72 f.45r 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.45r.

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.45r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


And further saith that (as his precontest William Wright told him this deponent) hee the
sayd William Wight was imployed by the sayd Mr Thompson to sell the sayd
pepper for ready money, and accordingly had sold to the arlate Gyles Vanderpost
forty baggs (being part of the sayd parcell of pepper) weighing Noate fowerteene
thousand sixe hundred forty two pounds at nyne pence halfe penny per pound, to
be paid in ready money upon delivery thereof, which forty baggs at that
rate doth amount to five hundred seaventy nyne pounds twelve shillings
fower pence sterling, The premisses hee deposeth being then warehouse
keeper to the sayd Mr Thompson, and being by him imployed to deliver, and
delivering the sayd forty baggs in the sayd Moneth of September 1656.
to the use of
the sayd Gyles, And further saving his subsequent deposition hee cannot

To the third article of the sayd allegation hee saith that hee being warehouse
keeper as aforesayd, thereby knoweth that after the sayd forty baggs of
pepper were weighted and delivered as aforesaid
under the marke in the margent and the warehouse whense
they were taken being upon Custome house Key, and neere the waterside
they were presently put into a boate and put aboard the
arlate shipp the Reformation (whereof Nicholas Terrick was Master or
Commandr) as hee hath heard the said Terrick, say and acknowledge And further saving his foregoeing deposition hee
cannot depose./

To the 4th and 5th articles hee saith that hee being as aforesayd an Agent
imployed by the sayd Maurice Thompson in his Merchandizing affayers
did by order of the sayd Thompson presently after the delivery of the sayd
Pepper in the sayd moneth of September, and severall tymes afterwards in
the moneth of October, demand of Rowland Saint John the sayd mr Vandeputts
servant at the sayd Mr Vandeputts house (the sayd Mr Vandeputt being sick
and not to bee spoken with) the sayd summe of five hundred seaventy nyne
pounds twelve shillings fower pence, in part whereof the sayd Saint John paid
by the sayd Vandeputts order did pay to this deponent for the use of the sayd
Maurice Thompson the summe of two hundred thirty pounds sterling
and noe more, and this deponent went severall tymes
after wards to receave the remaynder of the sayd 579li - 12s - 4d but the
sayd Mr Vandeputts sickenesse encreaseing, and hee afterwards dying, there
was noe more paid of the sayd summe of 579li - 12s - 4d saving the sayd
summe of 230li aforesayd, (though the sayd Saint John as servant of the said Vandeputt severall tymes promised
this deponent to pay the remaynder,) whereupon the sayd forty baggs of
pepper were (as hee hath heard) and as hee heard the officer say attached by order of this Court
but for more certainty thereof referreth himselfe to the Registry of this
Court And further cannot depose/