An English Charter-Party in the Torre do Tombo (a commentary on the foregoing)

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           Privileged by the courtesy of Miss Virginia Rau with permission to read her interesting account of the charter-party of George Fenner's vessel, the «George of Chichester» I was struck by her query «how came this personal document into Portugal's national archives?» The document itself Miss Rau transcribes in full, adding it to her article. Therein reference is made to the attacks so frequent at that period as between English and Portuguese ships, and she observes at the close:

            - «Can it have been in one of these attacks that the «George of Chichester» was taken by the Portuguese?»

Author: 
H. Hallam
report: 
HA7
page: 
453
year: 
1943
subject matter: 
Portuguese Overseas