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HCA 13/71 f.505v Annotate
First transcribed 19 October 2012  +
First transcriber Alex Jackson  +
Folio 505  +
Parent volume HCA 13/71  +
Side Verso  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 19/10/2012  +
Transcription this deponent and the rest of the shipps cthis deponent and the rest of the shipps company for slaves the premisses<br /> hee deposeth for the reasons aforesayd./ [?Jo ?Soon] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] ************************** The seaven and twentyeth day of ffebruary 1656./ [CENTRE HEADING] A business of Assurance touching a losse<br /> in the shipp the ''Blessing'' of London Examined upon Interrogatories ministred on<br /> the behalfe of Manuell Swares./ '''Perera dt.''' '''1.''' '''Joseph Soon''' of Saint Mary Magdalens Bermondsey<br /> Mariner Master of the shipp the ''Blessing'' of London<br /> aged thirty three yeares or thereabouts a wittnes<br /> sworne before the right Worshipfull John Goldophin doctor<br /> of Lawes one of the Judges of the high Court<br /> of Admiralty saith as followeth/ To the first Interrogatory hee saith hee well knew the shipp the ''Blessing''<br /> Interrogate the voyage Interrogate hee this deponent being the Interrate<br /> Joseph Soan the Master of the sayd voyage which voyage<br /> was to bee made from Roane in ffrance to Garachicho a harbour<br /> of the Canarie Islands and thence to any other of the Canarie<br /> Islands as occasion of freight required which voyage hee this<br /> deponent began with the sayd shipp from Roane and departed thense<br /> with her on the first day of March one thousand sixe hundred<br /> fifty six./ To the 2 and third Interrogatories hee saith that before the sayde shipp departed<br /> from Roane the voyage aforesayd there were there laden and put on<br /> board the sayd shipp by the sayd Manuell Swares twenty<br /> bales of fine linnen Cloath and one Peece of scarlett and<br /> a trunck with hatts therein for all which this deponent signed bills<br /> of lading as laden by the sayd Swares but whether Vas da<br /> Britto or any other were interessed or concerned in them hee<br /> knoweth not And saith the sayd shipp having receaved the sayd ladeing<br /> and other ladeing put on board her by Jer[?onimo] and Manuell G[?rXXX GUTTER]<br /> Pesson for Accompt of the sayd da Britto, departed therewith bound<br /> to the Canaries and was with all her ladeing surprised and<br /> taken neere the North Cape upon the Coast of Portugall upon<br /> the high and open sea by three Sallye men of warr after this<br /> deponent had continued fight with them soe long as hee could and<br /> the sayd Sallye men of warr tooke the sayd shipp the ''Blessing'' and<br /> all her ladeing and this deponent and the whole shipps company and<br /> carried them all to Salley and sold this deponent and the shipps company<br /> for slaves and made Prize of the sayd shipp and her ladeing<br /> without any recompense given to the Owners thereof that this deponent<br /> knoweth of And further to these Interrogatories hee cannot answere saving<br /> that hee saith hath lost his booke wherein the markes and numbers of the sayd goode were entered the<br /> same being taken by the Sally men of warr The sayd Soon to the Interrogatories ministred [CENTRE HEADING]<br /> on the behalfe of the Assurers/t;br /> on the behalfe of the Assurers/  +
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