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HCA 13/71 f.309r Annotate
First transcribed 24 October 2012  +
First transcriber Colin Greenstreet  +
Folio 309  +
Parent volume HCA 13/71  +
Side Recto  +
Status Uploaded image; transcribed on 24/10/2012  +
Transcription Master upon the Quarter deck, And hee saitMaster upon the Quarter deck, And hee saith (the same day) after the<br /> premisses soe happened the sayd May meeteing this deponent as<br /> hee this deponent was comming out of the steerage desyred this<br /> deponent to stand by him and take his part, And sayd if the Master<br /> would not pay him this deponent his wages, hee the sayd May would<br /> whereto this deponent answered the sayd May and said hee looked for noe<br /> pay of him, And hee alsoe saith that the sayd Swinburne the boateswaine<br /> did (before the difference predeposed of betweene the sayd Master and the sayd May happened) deliver to this deponent his Cutlase and Pistoll to keepe<br /> and this deponent laid them up in his Cabbin but the Cabbin having<br /> noe door to it this deponent knoweth not who tooke the same out thence nor<br /> when it was taken thence, but saith hee sawe the same afterwards videlicet after the differences aforesayd in<br /> the sayd boatswaines possession, and hee heard the Carpenter of<br /> the sayd shipp and others of the sayd shipps company saye that they sawe<br /> him discharge the sayd pistoll against an Anchor stock and that the same<br /> was charged with a brace of bulletts, And hee saith that the paper<br /> shewed unto him at this his examination and beginning thus On board<br /> shipp ''Union'' July 27th 1655 soe farr as concerneth him this deponent is<br /> truth and was subscribed by him with his owne handwriting And further<br /> hee cannot depose. saving his foregoeing deposition/ Richard Chapman [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE] ********************************* The same day '''Rp. 4''' '''James Baker''' of Rederiff Wall in the County of<br /> Surrey Mariner one of the Company of the Shipp the ''Vine''<br /> of London aged nynteene yeares or thereabouts a wittnes<br /> sworne and examined saith and deposeth That in the yeare 1655 hee this deponent went a Common man in the<br /> Shipp ''Vine'' (James Barker Master) on a voyage to the East Indies and that<br /> John May went Masters Mate and Pylott of the sayd shipp the sayd voyage In<br /> which voyage outwards bound there happened to bee some differences<br /> betwixt the sayd Master and the sayd John May, and remembreth<br /> that one of the differences was for that the sayd master desyred of the sayd May<br /> his the sayd Mayes Azimuth Compasse to use, and the sayd May being formerly<br /> displeased with the sayd Master refused to lett him have the same, and<br /> the Master being thereat offended, commanded one Swinburne the then<br /> Boatswaine of the sayd shipp upon perill of the losse of his wages to fetch<br /> the sayd Compasse out of thes sayd Mayes Cabbin and the sayd May speaking<br /> to the sayd Boatswaine sayd thus or to the like effect videlicet Boatswaine I charge<br /> you upon perill of tenn tymes the losse of your wages that you meddle not with the<br /> sayd Compasse, whereat the Master being displeased struck the sayd May a<br /> boxe on the eare, and the sayd May and the Master grappled and strugled one with the<br /> other and were at length parted by some of the sayd shipps Company, And hee<br /> saith the same day in the afternoone and not long after the sayd scuffle<br /> betwixt the sayd May and the sayd Master, the sayd May came to this deponent<br /> and told him that hee the sayd May beleeved that for his sayd<br /> contending with the sayd Master hee should be brought to the Capsterne and<br /> punished or to that effect, and desyred this deponent to take his the<br /> sayd deponent to take his the<br /> sayd  +
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