HCA 13/66 Silver IMG 118 07 2456 Annotate

From MarineLives
Revision as of 18:58, September 2, 2015 by ColinGreenstreet (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
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 13/66 f.4v.

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 13/66 f.4v: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


The 11th of November 1652. [CENTRE HEADING]

The keepers of the libertie of England}
by authoritie of Parliament against}
the Sampson of Hamburgh}

Rowe dt.


Hance Heytman of Hamburgh Mariner
master of the shipp the Sampson of Hamburgh
aged 47 yeares or thereabouts sworne before
the right worshippfull John Exton doctor of lawes one of the Judges of
the high Court of the Admiraltie and examined upon certaine
Interrogatories ministred on the behalfe of the State touching the said
shipp saith and deposeth as followeth, videlicet.

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith and deposeth that Garret
Booremaster, hendrick Cordes his heires, John Eykehoff, Matthias
heyndrick, hendrick heytman, and hee this deponent all Hamburgers
and natives and dwellers there all their times have bin and are the true
and lawfull owners of the said shipp the Sampson of Hamburgh and of
her tackle and furniture, namely the said Garret Booremaster of a
fourth and each of the said other persons of an eighth part thereof
And saith they are all subiects of the free state of Hamburgh. And
otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the secpnd Interrogatorie hee saith that in the ueare 1636 the said owners
and the predecessors of some of them (to whom they are heires) willing to
set out a shipp to sea and understanding that there was one neare built
at Lubeck and to be sold, sent this deponent thither to but the same for
them which hee did accordingly and ever since hee hath bin master thereof and
constituted master by the said owners, and saith hee bought the same of
one hanse ffouck of Lubeck who built her, and had a bill of sale
thereof made by the said ffoucke to his said owners, on whose behalfe
this deponent paid the money for the same.

To the fourth hee saith that the said shipp never belonged to Amsterdam
or other place of the dominions of the States of the United Netherland
Provinces, and that shee began this present voyage outward from
Hamburgh in July last, and came last before her seizure from

To the fifth hee saith his lading consists of wine and fruite
and more particularly hee saith that hee had aboard
at the time of the said seizure three hundred eightie foure pipes and
halfe pipes of Malaga wine for his merchants all Hamburgers, and
for accompt of him selfe and shipps company sixteene pipes, and for
his merchants sixe hundred [?corses] or frailes of raisins and for himselfe
thirtie and for his companie about tenn frailes of raisins, and about
200 barralls of raisins for his said merchants, all which hee saith were
laden at Malaga by severall merchants and factors
and consigned to severall merchants in Hamburgh all mentioned in his
papers and bills of lading seized and delivered at Dover to the
States officers, to which hee referreth himselfe in that behalfe, and
saith that some small part of the said goods belonge to merchants of
Malega,a nd the rest to Hamburgers, according to his said bills and papers
And further that hee had 14 guns aboard, eight muskets, 8 pikes, 8
broadswords and some powder, ball and match. And otherwise hee cannot

To the sixth hee saith hee signed bills of lading for all his said goods
received aboard for merchants accompts, but not for those for accompt of
himselfe and companie, which his bills came to the hands of the States