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moorman, came out of the prisoner’s house and seized me on my own ground, which I rent, and the prisoner called out in portug: to a girl in his own house. I don’t understand Portuguese, but he went up to his own Window, and said something and the girl gave him a Musquet. He struck at me with the gun, and as I lifted up my arm to ward it off, it [ILL] me on the arm below