East Indies: September 1608

Pages 176-177

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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September 1608

Sept. 19–30 418. Court Minutes of the East India Company. Letters received from Bantam; one from David Middleton, dated 5 Dec. last, announcing his arrival and departure for the Moluccas; two from Gabriel Towerson, of the 16th Dec. last and 16 Jan. 1608, with relation of things passed, and a balance of the Company's accounts; and one from Robt. Browne, of 16 Jan. last, with divers good advertisements. Request of Peter Palmer and Mr. Hawes for allowance for stalks and dust found in pepper bought of the Company. Request of Randall Hopkins to have the adventure of 125l. of Alphonsus Fowle, made over to him, referred. Four committees sworn. Money due to the Earl of Cumberland.
1608. Sept. 30.—Only about 800l. in cash and not 2,500l., as formerly declared, remaining to the account of the third voyage. A general court to be warned about providing timber for building shipping, and how the necessary supplies shall be proportioned. Accounts to be digested and audited. Wm. Hallyday's request for Andrew Holdip's adventure in the third voyage to be set over to him, "but it not appearing that ever any adventure hath been set over to any not free to the Company" it was deferred until Holdip's appearance. Remainder of the pepper to be sold. Broken ordnance in the Ascension. Elias Broadshawe's allowance. Gratification to Robt. Waldow for services in the two first voyages. [Two pages and a half. Court Bk, II, 99–100.]