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HCA 13/72 f.501v: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


The eighteenth of October 1658.

Affidavit touching the)
George and Angell)
ex parte ffernandez)


Manoel de ffonseca of London Merchant aged 21 yeares or
thereabouts and William Tucker of the same aged 25 yeares or thereabouts sworne before the right Worshippfull Charles-George
Cock Esquire, one of the Judges of the high Court of the Admiralty
of England, and examined upon an Interrogatorie ministred
on the behalfe of Antonio ffernandez Caravajall, free denizen
and subiect of the Commonwealth of England, say and deposeth
by vertue of their corporall oathes

That they well knoweth the shipp the George and Angell interrogated
wherof hee this deponent William Tucker is master, and well knoweth that
about six yeares since the said Mr Antonio ffernandez Caravajall
bought her here at London of the Commissioners for Prize goods with
his owne money, and really paid for the same,
and that ever since such buying of her hee this
deponent William Tucker hath gonne in her in the sevice of the
said ffernandez, and is now master of her, and is now bound out with
her on a voyage for the streights, and thence to retourne immediately
to this port of London for finishing the said voyage, and that the
said master and all his company intended to saile the said voyage
are Inhabitants of this Commonwealth of England, and Subiects of the
same, and that the shipp is of 60 tonnes burthen thereabouts

Manuell de ffonseca [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]

William Tucker [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE]