chapter  XXXIV
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How the galleons were laid up. &c:

With the letter which contained this advice, he sent Phelippe de AfFonseca in a light terranquim, to take it to Muscat to Miguel de Lima who was Captain of that fortress, with another for him in which he asked him to send the former one to the Governor Fernao de Albuquerque without delay. And together with these letters he gave him 6,000 Patacas so that he could bring with him on his return medicines for the sick and wounded, besides sheep, chickens and re­ freshments; and in addition he gave him unlimited credit in case he should need more money.