East Indies: October 1607

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 2, 1513-1616. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1864.

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October 1607

Oct. 5–21. 379. Court Minutes of the East India Company. Arbitration in Wm. Styles' difference with the Company. Difference with W. Palmer. Complaint by Peter Palmer and Mr. Hawes of defects in spices sold to them. Assistance to the treasurer to bring money. Demands of Christopher Vincent, purser in the third voyage. 1,500l. allowed to Sir Jas. Lancaster upon account, “in regard of his former good service and his council given and to be given to the Company.” Interest due by And. Bannyng, executor of John Humfrey. A second dividend of 100l. per share ordered to such of the old adventurers as have not had out spices. Ships' stores.
Oct. 14.—Wm. Cotten admitted an adventurer by patrimony. Anthony Mosley's adventure and freedom set over to Wm. Preistley, on his paying 40s. to the poor. Committee to gratify such as have taken extraordinary pains. For supply and payment of 6,000l. and interest to the old stock by the adventurers in the third voyage. Touching an Act for bringing in money as it becomes due.
Oct. 21.—Admission of Edward Beale an adventurer under Richard Beale of 275l. for the fourth voyage. Committee appointed to confer with Wm. Clarke and Wm. Brewer to go as principal factors, and with Mr. Combar as surgeon with extraordinary allowance. Regulations for bringing in the 550l. and penalties to be incurred by defaulters, it having been so ordered that all things will be ready for the ships to depart on 5th January next. [Five pages. Court Bk., II., 55–58.]
380. John Jude to Thos. Wilson, secretary to Salisbury. Report that the Spaniards have sustained great loss in the East Indies by the hands of the Hollanders, to wit five galleons and well nigh 5,000 men, which, if true, is thought in those places a wound almost incurable. [Extract from Correspondence, Spain.]