HCA 13/72 f.246r 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.246r.

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.246r: Right click on image for full size image in separate window


aforenamed and all except one Tanira Sevinian, and the sayd Paramore and higgs were
soe active that they brought the shipp to an Anchor neere Cormantine for
some tyme, contrary to the sayd hyatt their Master his expresse command, and
refused to proceede on the sayd voyage till hee the sayd hyatt had subscribed and
sealed the sayd bond, And this deponent knoweth that after the arrivall of the sayd
shipp at the Barbados the sayd Towers Trigg and ffrost and other the mariners
aforenamed did convey away and dispose of two of the Negros which were
brought in the sayd shipp at their owne will and pleasure, And hee saith that
after such their arrivall at the Barbados and after the sayd bond was soe sued
they all except the sayd Sevinian Parramore and higgs neglected and refused
to worke about the sayd shipps busines, and the sayd Towers utterly forsooke
the service of the sayd shipp, and shipped him selfe and his boy aboard a shipp
called the West India Merchant (Richard Greeeneleafe Master)
and refused to give any Accompt of his charge as Boatswaine of the ffreindshipp aboard which shipp
the East (sic) India Merchant as this deponent hath heard the sayd Towers dyed, and the rest of the sayd shipps company
except the sayd Sevinian Paramore and higgs kept the sayd shipp the ffreindshipp by
violence for the space of about sixe weekes soe that nothing could bee laden aboard her and thereby wasted
the provisions of the sayd shipp and exposed her hull and tackle to much
hurt and dammage and the sayd hyatt the Master by such their mutinous and
rebellious actions and their sueing and molesting of him as aforesayd
was soe troubled and perplexed that hee vereily beleeveth it was the cause of
his distraction, and hee this deponent seeing such his distraction and
unfittnesse thereby to continue his charge of Master did (soe soone as hee
could recover possession of the sayd shipp out of the hands of the Mariners
who kept the same and still refused to proceede for London to accomplish
their voyage though hee severall tymes offered them to lade goods
of the Owners of the sayd shipp sufficient to secure all their wages which
they pretended might be due unto them, when the sayd voyage was finished and to provide them with all necessaries fitt for their voyage)
appointe one Richard harwood Master of the said shipp for the remaynder of
the sayd voyage, and was faine to provide new Mariners to sayle the sayd
shipp home (all the rest except the sayd Sevinian Paramore and higgs refusing
to goe home in her) though they confessed as aforesayd that by their first
agreement they were not to have their wages till their returne to London
And further hee cannot depose saving hee saith the sayd mariners above named
(except above excepted) did in the tyme they kept violent possession of the sayd shipp
as aforesayd saye to this deponent that if they were by any power compelled
to returne homeward in the sayd shipp, when they were at sea they would
doe well enough with her, and that the owners should bee little the better for her
or words to that effect purporting and meaning as hee beleeveth that
if they were forced to returne in her they would runne away with the sayd

To the last hee saith his foregoeing deposition is true/



To the Interrogatories brought in the 24th of ffebruary 1657 English style

To the first Interrogatorie hee saith the Interrogate Barton is his this respondents
Uncle And to the rest of the Interrogatorie hee answereth negatively./

To the second and 3 Interrogatories hee saith hee this respondent was factor as aforesayd to the foresayd
Isaac Barton Samuell Pixley Richard Pixley and Captaine Wills at the Barbados and
sawe not the shipp ffreindshipp till her coming to the Barbados nor was present at the hyreing
of any of her company but saith the sayd Towers was Boatswaine of her at her arrivall