East Indies: August 1616

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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'East Indies: August 1616', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 2, 1513-1616. Edited by W Noel Sainsbury( London, 1864), British History Online, accessed July 20, 2024, https://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/colonial/east-indies-china-japan/vol2/pp473-474.

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August 1616

Aug. 8.
Firando.
1150 . John Osterwick to Wickham. The China junks have failed to come this year by reason of the spoil committed on the coast of China by Twan’s fleet of barks. Payment of money for goods. One of his letters never came to hand. Commodities sent by this bark. Arrival of junks in Shashma in great distress, “but whose, not certainly known.” His letter received asking for provisions; account of those already sent. Intends to send him very shortly two barks of wood and skins. [Two pages. O.C., Vol. IV., No. 386.]
Aug. 16.
Firando.
1151 . John Osterwick to Rich. Wickham. Goods sent by the bark with his previous letter. Two barks since dispatched for Osaka. He must price his goods for sale according to the quantity of wood and skins which come into Japan. Wishes him to send the account of his Yedo and Miako business. The China captain is returned from Langasaque. [One page. O.C., Vol. IV., No. 387.]
Aug. 20.
Firando.
1152 . John Totten to Rich. Wickham in Osaka. The Thomas and Advice at Firando to trim; pitch promised by Capt. Cocks not to be had from Langasaque or any other place; desires he will procure some, for the ships stand in great need of it. [Half a page. O.C., Vol. IV., No. 388.]
Aug. 21.
Shrongo
[Surunga.]
1153 . Cocks to Wickham. Arrived at Shrongo after a toilsome journey as they could get no horses. Is informed that the old emperor left orders Cassa Same should not be put to death, but confined with certain others for ten years; others of opinion that “all should cut their bellies.” The ship which is to go for New Spain given by Massamoneda Dono to Shongo Dono, son to the Admiral, but as yet they have no pass to go. Report that the emperor was providing forces to go against Massamoneda Dono. Wine lost by the negligence of John Cook, “being in his fustian fumes.” To look out for the sale of commodities and procure some quantity of copper and iron. [One page. O.C., Vol. IV., No. 389.]
[Aug. 21.]
[Firando.]
1154 . Osterwick to Wickham. The barks are either to be unladen at Osaka or sent to Yedo, as he thinks best. Has been searching for six rogues that ran away with the Thomas’ skiff, one of them robbed Mr. Rowe of near 100l. in jewels and linen. [One page. O.C., Vol. IV., No. 390.]