East Indies: December 1627

Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Persia, Volume 6, 1625-1629. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1884.

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December 1627

Dec. 2–14. 565. Court Minutes of the East India Company. The price of garbled cloves set for town at 11s. per lb., and ungarbled to be transported at 10s. per 1b., but the Committees for the Warehouses first to treat with the grocers for buying the whole. Ordered that all persons, whether Committees or others, that use the Company's warehouses or cellars pay a proportionable rent. Suit of Simon Wilmot, messenger of his Majesty's chamber, for his charges for fetching up John Alcheyn from the Isle of Wight by warrant from the Lords of the Council on complaint of the Company.
Dec. 7.—Request of John Hare, who could not come in person to accept his assignment of 800l., part of his father, Samuel Hare's adventure in the second joint stock, which he desired to pass over to his brother, William Hare. That Parkes bad procured a reference from the Lord Keeper in the cause between the Company and the Countess of Leicester to Sir Edward Clark, a Master of Chancery; and that Mr. Cocks is willing to submit to the Court concerning his servant, Giles Hobbes.
Dec. 10.—Resolution concerning the cassia ligna belonging to John Headley, surgeon of the London, brought to the Company's warehouse. Two small parcels of cassia ligna sent from Lawrence Fisher and John Clark, mates in the Exchange, to their wives for tokens, to be delivered freight free. Ordered to make stay of the wages of those who had landed private trade out of the London and Reformation. Also that Capt. Pynn, late commander of the London, prepare a list of the Company's ships in the Indies, together with their condition, and whether fit to return to England. The wages of John Cooper, carpenter of the Reformation, who in a mutinous manner at Portsmouth declared that if they met the Dutch he would not fight, ordered to be stayed till he had answered his miscarriage. Sale of 4 hhds. of cloves to grocers at 16s. per lb. ready money, or at three months time if they find partners to take 20 hhds., approved.
Dec. 12.—Motion of Mr. Woodall in reference to the expenses of Forbes, a Scotchman, who came in the Dutch ships and was examined before the Lords in the business of Amboyna, Woodall having according to order not only defrayed his lodging and diet, but lent him 20l.; remembering how ready Forbes was to declare his knowledge of that bloody action, he was called in and told that the Court had ordered not only his charge's to be defrayed, but also the 20l., which he seemed not to expect, but thankfully accepted and promised his best services. Difference between Capt. Langford and Mr. Short about his brother's estate; Capt. Langford desiring protection from the violent proceedings of Short, who had arrested him; ordered that Short be warned to attend on Friday. The Jonas speedily to fall down to Erith, where she may ride with more safety than at the Wall. Ordered that no more white wine be provided than is necessary for the Dove.
Dec. 14.—Ordered that Valentine Mooretoft receive 50l. of Muschamp's wages for the use of Muschamp's mother. Forty shillings to be paid to Wm. Chapman, who went out in the Jonas and came home in the London, on account. Allowance of 5s. for each bag of pepper discovered by John Beaple, Richard Saul, Simon Perrott, and John Tyson, waiters in the Custom House, to have been brought on shore and which ought to have been transported, and promised the same for any others hereafter discovered; More wood to be sent for to answer this abuse at the next Court. Committees to consider the objections against Jonas Colbach, factor, lately returned from the Indies, and his apology in answer. Note presented by Capt. Pynn, according to order, of the Company's ships to the southward in the Indies; it was observed that the Abigail, though a weak rotten ship, was trimmed up for a voyage chiefly for the accommodation of Eustace Man, that great trader, while better ships were suffered to ride at anchor, rotting at Jacatra for want of employment. One hundred pounds on account to be paid to Capt. Pynn. Report of 'Mr. Treasurer of an attachment in his hands of Mr. Hare's adventure. Richard Munck, late master of the Dove, having submitted to leave the great cabin to the merchant and have the round house to himself, was readmitted master. Ordered that Thomas Poynett have 16l. for pilotage of the London, his cousin John 5l. . for the Reformation, their expenses for attendance in the Downs, and Nicholas Sneddall 40s. for piloting his Majesty's ship. Offer of Burlamachi and his partners to buy 10,000l. worth of pepper to be transported, and as sureties Sir John Wolstenholme, Sir Paul Pindar, Chas. Cockayne, and Abraham Jacob; resolved that the price should be 18d. and 19d. per lb., and to be two thirds Jambi and one third Priaman, but the price Burlamachi alleged to be too high and took time to consider till the noon exchange next day. Request of Banks concerning Dalbie's adventure. Bill for services done and money laid out by Mr. Mosse, the scrivener, while employed as the Company's solicitor before Mr. Acton's entertainment, to be paid. Names of 13 petitioners for the beadle's place, void by the death of Thomas Tiggins, read; the wages fixed at 20l. per annum, and John Spiller, some time servant to Mr. Boothby, for whom Alderman Garway gave good testimony, elected. Gratuities of 10l. to the churchwardens and overseers of Ratcliff, Limehouse, and Poplar towards relief of the poor, especially the widows and orphans of the Company's servants, and of 25s. out of the poor box to Widow Tiggins to defray the charge of her late husband's burial. 13½ pp. [Ct. Min, Bk. X. 175–188.]
Dec. 17.
Ship Exchange [in Swally Road].
566. Francis Stockton to the East India Company. Death of Richard King, purser of the Exchange on 18th September last, whom he was ordered to succeed. Has balanced accounts and sends ledger, debt book, original and transcripts of wills by William Slade, purser of the Discovery. The provisions of pork and beef proved very bad, and the biscuit so ill-conditioned that at least one-third has been consumed by the sea. Arrival of the Mary, Hart, Star, Hopewell, and Refuge from England, 30 November, having lost the Spy, and on 17th December the Exchange, William, Hart, and Star departed for Persia, leaving the Palsgrave, Mary, Blessing, Dolphin, Discovery, Hopewell, and Refuge in Port Swally. Endorsed "Swally road," &c. 1 p. [O.C., Vol. XI., No. 1262.]
Dec. 18. 567. Court Minutes of the East India Company. Mr. Acton's bill of charges to be paid. Relation by Mr. Acton of the differences in the cause of Capt. Langford against Short; it was thought fit if possible to recover the freight and recompense in some proportion the Company's damage sustained by Short's private trade. Concerning the security to be entered into by the Farmers of Customs for the bargain of pepper with Mr. Burlamachi. Proposition of Messrs. Davis, Bateman, and Smethwike for transporting the 12th division of Mr. Middleton's adventure, which they had bought, to Mr. Langham; they seemed much discontented with the Court's denial, and such was Mr. Smethwike's bold, pressing, unbeseeming carriage to Mr. Governor in particular, and to the whole Court, that it was thought fit not to pass by this affront, and for his uncivil carriage and aspersion land upon the Court it was thought meet to "battulate" or forbid him any more to come in or to trouble their house or Courts on the like occasions as formerly he had done, merely for his own ends. Resolved that though the chief cause of preparing the Dove was to give advertisement into the Indies of what accommodation was like to be made upon the stay of the three Dutch ships, she should not attend any longer, but be dispeeded away; but seeing there was no possibility to send the Jonas forth before March it was propounded to dismiss many of her men, but the resolution deferred till next Court. Though no precedent could be found for gratifying the Lord Mayor with spice at Christmas, yet in regard the present one was a great adventurer and had been a Committee, it was ordered that the like proportion that had been conferred on Alderman Fen in the time of his shrievalty be given to the Lord Mayor, and also to the sheriffs, Sir Morris Abbott and Alderman Garway, and to the latter a bag of pepper over and above, according to promise, for his good service on the sale of the Company's indigo. Gratuity of 50l. to Capt. Bond, Commander of the Convertive, with their kind salutations and hearty thanks for his pains in giving safe conduct to the London and Reformation from Portsmouth into the Thames. Ordered that the names of the private traders be inserted in the Black Book as well as in the Court Book. Report of Mr. Munck, master of the Dove, that there was no place to lay in the fish and sails, and that he wanted a larger boat; he was much blamed for speaking no sooner, and required to acquaint Mr. Steevens, and allowed such private provisions as others had had. Offer of Messrs. Wright and Woodward to buy 100 bags of pepper at 3–6 months, and promise to answer in the afternoon the Company's proposition to take 500 bags. 5 pp. [Ct. Min. Bk. X. 189–194.]
Dec. 18.
568. John Hunter to the East India Company. Sends copies of accounts of men deceased or transferred since their coming forth, from 5th April 1620 to 20th Dec. 1627, and original wills, with inventories of deceased men. Provisions have proved very good, except the biscuit received from Mr. Clifton. Endorsed, "John Hunter, purser in the William at Swat." ½ p. [O.C., Vol XI, No. 1263.]
Dec. 22–31. 569. Court Minutes of the East India Company. The Court informed that the great cabin in the Pinnace had been so divided to accommodate both Mr. Hoare and the master, and notwithstanding Mr. Hoare was much displeased, alleging that the smallness of the rooms could not be endured, he was wished to make choice of the cabins and return answer on Monday. Information of Mr. Treasurer that great sums were still weekly expended in the yard; ordered that all workmen be discharged so soon as the frigate and skiff be finished, and that all the men of the Jonas, save two carpenters and 10 men, be dismissed. This day week appointed to determine whether to send the Jonas this year or not. A pinnace to be bought. Request of Capt. Moreton for payment of 80l. debts due to him, and charged on several men's heads in the purser's book. Suit of Mr. Elsemore for his wages and debts which are supposed to have been put out at interest by (Henry) Sill, who was suspected to have much wronged the Company by employing their money at interest to his own use. Report of Mr. Deputy that he and Committees had read the complaints against Jonas Colbach and his answers, but the business is of that consequence that it must be heard at a full Court. Gratuity of 5l. to Edward Powell, who went out without wages, and is recommended by the President and Council as a good linguist. Report that Edward Collins, clerk of the powder mills, had demanded 63l. to pay wages, but as there was cause to suspect he had not dealt faithfully with moneys formerly received, ordered that the money be paid to Mr. Cappur, and that he be required to examine the business.
Dec. 24.—Request of Henry Broughe in the general letter from Jacatra, by the Expedition, that no more of his wages be paid to Anthony Brampton until his return. Packet of letters from the Dutch East India Company brought by the Expedition, delivered to Mr. Lucey, the Dutch agent, to be conveyed to Holland.
Dec. 27.—Examination of Capt. Pynn concerning the carriage of young Hawley and the President, his uncle; he declared that doubtless the President was drawn to commit many errors by the powerful persuasion of his nephew, who ruled all things, instancing the sending of the Abigail from Jacatra to the coast of Coromandel, when Capt. Pynn and Bruite Gread, carpenter of the London, made known how unfit she was, and that it were much better to use the Eagle, Falcon or Swallow, yet their counsel was utterly rejected, and Bruite Gread soundly beaten for his pains; that it was the opinion in the Indies that Eustace Man wrought young Hawley, and he his uncle, to set out that ship purposely to invest Man into an employment the better to colour his longer stay in the country for continuance of his private trade, which was very great; he also intimated young Hawley's building a junk with the Company's materials, and freighting the greatest part of her for his own account by Eustace Man's means, who supplied him with money; but said that Bruite Gread was able more particularly to inform the Company of these and other passages. Also that one John Brooke, smith in the London, a drunken, debauched fellow, had arrested Pynn on an action of battery, because three months before coming into the King's Channel he had given him correction for disobedience, and being questioned how he durst thus arrest his captain, he gave out that he durst arrest the best of the Committees; Sir Henry Marten to be acquainted with the truth of the cause, and to desire that Brooke be commanded to withdraw this action, and be punished for this vexatious suit; and resolved that if Brooke's wages, and the estate of John Brison, which he challenges as executor, be yet in the Company's hands, no part shall be paid until Brooke give satisfaction for his unjust and arrogant speeches.
Dec. 29.—Ordered that a Committee with all possible expedition meet and draw into form the Company's complaints against the Dutch, with the damages sustained by them in the Indies, and present same to the Court. The pinnace Dove to fall down to Gravesend by Monday night, and there to be supplied with things that are yet wanting. Mr. Sherburne's account audited and ordered to be paid.
Dec. 31.—Report of Mr. Acton that Sir Henry Marten had granted his warrant for the commitment of John Brookes until he withdraw his action against Capt. Pynn. The canvas at Bridewell for making pepper bags so bad and loose made that it must be provided elsewhere. The Dove to fall down to Gravesend on "Wednesday, and have her cloth, money, and other lading sent after her; ordered that 10,000 ryals of eight be sent in her, besides 40 cloths and some lead. Resolved to continue the custom of new year's gifts to the Duke and other Lords, each of whom is to have a carpet, and that 160l. be paid to Mr. Sherburne, to be disbursed to the two Secretaries, Clerks of the Council, and those who had their presents in gold last year. Ordered on motion to send the Dove direct for Bantam, that Mr. Secretary Sherburne move Mr. Secretary Coke for another letter from his Majesty to that King in regard neither of the two former had been yet delivered. A short petition to the Lords to make known the late new injustice done the Company by the Dutch at Jacatra in breaking into their warehouses there and violently taking divers chests of Japan silver upon an unjust sentence of theirs in the cause of John Maria [Moretti], the Italian, approved and ordered to be engrossed, and Wednesday next appointed for Mr. Governor and Committees to prefer it. Gratuity of 4l. to Benj, Johnson, one of the Dutch burghers who came home in the Reformation, and who was commended for having taken great pains in the ship. 9½ pp [Ct. Min. Bk. X. 194–203.]
1627 570. Petition of John Evelyn, the King's powder maker, to the Privy Council. Tied by contract to deliver great quantities of powder into his Majesty's stores on a monthly payment of 1,700l., which has not these six months been continued, petitioner has been forced to sell the powder to his Majesty's subjects. But by reason of a new grant-to the East India Company for making powder, and one Michael Waring, who has no authority to make same, there is no sale for petitioner's powder but at great loss. Prays that either his monthly payments may be continued or the East India Company and Waring restrained, no such liberty having been permitted to any but petitioner and his ancestors for above 60 years. 1 p. [Dom., Chas. I., Vol, LXXXlX.,.No. 9, Cal. p. 492.]
571. Mem. of the difference of our new privileges in Persia from the former. Two bales of silk granted in every hundred; contract to take cloths and tin at certain rates; weight of silk; freedom from charges and dangers; besides the taking of commodities on arrival and delivery of silk without delay, which heretofore hindered returns for a whole year. 1 p. [O.C., Vol. XL., No. 1272.]
PETITIONS to the East India Company of Persons who solicit Employment, Increase of Wages, or Payment of Wages due to their Relatives in the Company's Service.
Date. Name of Petitioner. Subject of Petition. Reference.
1627 Court Min. Bk.
Jan.10 Margery, widow of Robert Hayes. Her husband's wages IX. 319
" 29 John Bispham Employment as a factor " 366
Feb. 13 Abraham Cogar Payment of wages to his mother " 407
" " Andrew Evans The wages of Ralph Adams and Jn. Thomas, deceased, servants of Richard Wedmore, whose widow he had married. " "
" " Thomas Lovering Debt from John Gourden, deceased. " 408
" " Laurence Read, late mate in the jonas Consideration for services " "
" 14 William Margetts Employment as merchant " 415
" " Thomas Bespitch Employment as factor " "
" " Frances Browne Part of her son Thomas Flood's " "
" " Francis Browne wages. Part of her son Thomas Flood's wages for bringing up his sister's son Tho. Curtis. " "
" " Sivers Johnson 5l. to free him out of prison " "
" 19 Andrew Evans, master of the Star. Part of his wages for his wife " 425
" " James Shipham, mate of the Star. Same " 426
" " Ralph Coult, cooper Part of his wages towards maintenance of his brother's child. " 427
" 23 Richard Bennett Employment as factor " 436
Mar. 2 Ralph Harris, surgeon of the Mary. Recompense for attending and dressing those hurt aboard the " 459
" 7 Jane Spurling ships. Part of James Cheshire's wages " 461
" 7 Lettice, wife of Michael Young Part of her husband's wages " 461
" 7 Margery Urlands Her husband's estate " "
1627 Court Min. Bk.
Mar. 12 Captain Clevenger Wages of his servant Robert Bragg. IX. 467
" 12 Captain Clevenger Gratification for bringing his ship into the Downs. " "
" 14 Richard Bromfield and George Nesfeild, churchwarden and overseer of the poor of Lime-house Part of Thomas Holt's, wages, deceased, to apprentice his son Robert " 469
" 24. Edmond Chambers, barge master Part of his apprentice John Freeman's wages. " 475
" 30 Katharine Leeaver Remission of brokes " 477
Apr. 9 Joan, wife of Roger Peate Part of her husband's wages " 488
" " Anne, widow of John Keeling Debt due to her husband by Edmond Bayneham. " "
" 18 Constance, wife of Paul Manly, purser of the Morris. Part of her husband's wages " 497
" 20 Henry Wheatly, late purser of the James. Mitigation of freight or gratification " 499
" " William and John Hughes Their brother Robert's estate " "
" 30 Elizabeth Lynsey Debt due to her brother Wm. Carter. " 505
May 4 Henry Everitt Part of the wages of Richard Waltham, deceased " 512
" " Anne, wife of Thomas Clarke One month's pay extraordinary " 513
" " Katherine, wife of Robert Reason Part of her two servant's wages " "
" " Dorothy Reade, widow Wages of her son Nathaniel, deceased. " "
" " Anne, wife of George Bagshott Gabriel Cooper's estate " "
" " Honor Hunt, widow Wages of her son Nathaniel, deceased. " "
" " Anne, wife of George Bagshott Gabriel Cooper's estate " "
" " Honour Hunt, widow Part of her son Anthony Robinson's wages " "
" " Agnes, wife of Thomas Mace Part of her husband's wages " 514
" 9 Boatswain Ingram For boat hire, and an old mast to shore up his house. " 519
" " Thomas Corne Gratification for riding to the Downs, &c. " "
June 1 Honor Hunt, prisoner in Ludgate Part of her son Anthony Robinson's and of his servant Robert Edwardson's wages. " 551
" " Alice, wife of John Baynes Part of her husband's wages " "
" 6 Joan, wife of George Spurlinge Same " 533
" 8 Sara, wife of Henry Pickus One Month's pay extraordinary " 559
" " Andrew Anderson, ship carpenter Employment at Blackwall " "
" " John Ale The estate of John Boyd, deceased. " 561
" " Katherine, wife of Robert Reason Part of her servant' Erasmus Jubee and Samuel Croron's or of her husband's wages. " 562
" 13 John Atkinson To be continued in his office " 563
" 15 William Staresmore Estate of his brother Capt. Richard Cocks, deceased "" 565
" " Henry Bowdler Estate of his brother Bazii, deceased. " "
" " Awdry Mooter John May's estate " "
" 20 Edward Lee To be continued in the Company's service. " 567
July 4 Ellen Blagrave Part of her son John Oakely's wages. " 583
" 18 Anne Kempe Part of her husband's wages X. 18
" 27 Rachel, wife Richard Stitch Same " 34
" " Susan, wife of Philip Treppett Same " "
Aug. 3 Widow Grimston Salary of her brother John Grimston, deceased. " 41
" " Daniel de Garden Part of his wages to be paid to his mother. " 42
1627 Court Min. Bk.
Aug. 3 Jane, wife of Thomas Beckensale Part of her husband's wages X. 44
" 8 Elizabeth, wife of James Dover Abatement of freight detained out of her husband's wages. " 45
" " Mary, wife of Thomas Ingleton Part of her husband's wages " "
Sept. 5 Elizabeth, wife of Roger Osborne Part of her son Thomas Prout's " 73
" " Wife of Capt. Hall wages. Part of her husband's servants " "
" 26 Wife of John Wood, late master of the Little James. wages. Wages of her husband's servants John Keys and John Flowers. " 87
" " Anne, mother of Silvester Gryce Moneys belonging to her son " 88
" " Rebecca Wood Part of her son James's wages " "
" " Anne Keeling, widow Estate of Thomas Jones, deceased. " 89
Oct. 3 Elizabeth, wife of Richard Bix Part of her husband's wages " 91
" 10 Mr. Birch, late carpenter in the Great fames. To be entertained master of the Dove. " 97
" 17 Edward Heynes Moneys paid through Elias Wood, deceased, whose widow married to Wm. Slade. " 113
" " Randal Gleeson, administrator to Thomas Hood, deceased. Debt to Capt. Arnold Browne, deceased. " "
" " James Dover Employment as steward " "
" " Edward Shemen Same
" " Benjamin Owen Same " "
" 24 Joan Boyd Part of George Ashby's wages " 120
" " Thomszin, wife of William Grimshawe. Part of her husband's wages " "
" " Katherine Jacob, widow Part of her son George's wages " "
" " Joan Willoughbie A legacy due to her son Robert White. " "
" " Sara Bassett, widow Benevolence 121
" " Margery, wife of Nicholas Norbury, master of the Eagle. Part of her husband's wages " "
" " Savage Leversage Employment as factor " "
" " Henry Fosdike Same
" " John Fearne, a Stoad merchant Same " "
" " Edward Collins Gratification and increase of " 122
" 26 Edward Wotton wages. Employment as a preacher " 124
" 31 Peter Munday Employment as factor " 34
" " Edward Powell Allowance for six years' service and employment on the coast of Coromandel. " "
Nov. 2 John Willoughby Employment as factor " 137
" " John Ferne Same " "
" " Elizabeth, wife of Richard Predys Part of her husband's wages " "
" " Mary Hamond Same " "
" " Elizabeth, wife of John Phelps Same " 138
" 9 Mary, wife of Moses Linsey Same " 143
" 14 Mary, wife of Thomas Precious The remainder of her husband's " 154
" " Alice, wife of John Baynes wages. Part of her husband's wages " 155
" 24 Simon Story, on behalf of Phoebe Story, his mother. Part of her son Humphrey Story' s wages. " 168
Dec. 10 Ursula Hills, widow Employment for her son John " 179
" 14 Margery, widow of John Urland Her husband's estate " 187
" " Philip Fabian, boatswain of the London. Satisfaction for services " "
" " William Byam His services in the Indies " "
" " Theophilus Holland Wages while in slavery with the Portugals. " 188
" " Alice Phillipps Part of her son Stephen's Mnges for maintenance of his child, " "
" " Johan, wife of Thomas Howe Part of her husband's wages " "
Court Min. Bk.
Dec. 14 Anne, widow and executrix of Thomas Turner, Her husband's estate, and stay of Walter Quick's wages, who embezzled 32 lb. of white pepper out of her husband's cabin after his death. X. 188
" " Edith Snow, Agnes Pitt, and Agnes Triblc, widows. Charity, having lost their husbands in the Trial. " "
" 22 Elizabeth, wife of Edward Twelves, master's mate in the Swallow. Part of her husband's wages " 197
Date. Free Brethren. To whom bound. By fine or otherwise. Reference.
1627 Court Min. Bk. IX.
Jan. 29 Mr. Castle By Redemption and fine of 40l. 367
" 31 Humphrey Smith, jun. By patrimony and 10s. to poor box. 369
" " John Iugold Humphrey Smith By service and 10s. to poor box. "
Feb. 5 John Garway John Williams By service 384
Mar. 21 Jeremy Drewry 10l. to the poor box. 471
April 20 Charles Edmonds Patrimony and 10s. to poor box. 498
May 30 Sir John Hubbard Patrimony (?) and "the usual fees." 545
June 1 Andrew Moorewood John Woodward Fine of 15l. and 10s. to poor box. 550
" 27 George Cornewall Benjamin Baron Service and 10s. to poor box. 576
Court Mill. Bk.X.
July 18 Michael Waring, a Spanish merchant. John Wightman Fine of 20l. 17
Aug. 22 Peter, son of Robert Middleton Patrimony and 10s. to poor box. 60
Oct. 12 George, son of Humphrey Smith Patrimony and 10s. to poor box. 105
" " Thomas, son of Robert Hudson Patrimony and 10s. to poor box. "
" 17 John, son of John Geering Patrimony and 10s. to poor box. 112
Nov. 9 John Humphrey Francis Chapman Service and "the usual fee of 10s. to the poor box." 145
Date. From To Amount Name of Stock. Reference.
1627 £ Court Min. Bk. IX.
Jan. 8 John Holloway Robert Robinson 300 Not stated 311
" 12 Rowland Squire Bartholomew Nokes 650 Second joint stock 324
" 17 Sir Ralph Freeman, Knt., Master of Requests. Stephen Harvey 2,400 Same 331
" 22 John Holloway Sir Morris Abbott, Knt. 300 On the 12th, 13th, and 14th divisions. 343
" " Jaques Oyles Tho. Bownest, the son 50 On the 9th division 347
" " Bartholomew Nokes Same 125 Same "
" " Jacob Herwyn Same £121 1s. 10d. Same "
" " Wm. De Vischer Same 125 Same "
" " Jno. Davis, administrator of Roger Dye, deceased. Richard Midleton 1,233 6s. 8d. Not stated 348
" 24 Godfrey Havercampe Alderman Freeman 400 Second joint stock 353
" 29 Earl of Kelly (?) Sir William Russell 1,000 Same 363
" 31 John Holloway Richard Edwards 100 Same 368
" " Robert Pinchin John Awberrie 200 Same 369
Feb. 5 Lady Edmonds, executrix of Sir Clement, deceased. Charles Edmonds Not stated 383
" " William Garway John Garway 200 Second joint stock 384
" " John Holloway Richard Edwards 100 Same 385
" 7 Isaac Van Paine Alderman Cambell 200 Same 391
" 9 John Holloway William Walton 120 Same 392
" " Thomas Bownest Bartholomew Noakes 125 Same 394
" " Same Wm. De Vischer 125 Same 394
" " Same Jacob Herwyn £121 10s. Same 394
" " Same Jaques Oyles 50 Same 394
" 14 Francis Slater, executor to James Askew. Elizabeth Askew, widow. £1,337 10s. Same 411
" 16 Cornelius Godfrey Nicholas Castle 600 Not stated 418
" " Dame Sara, Countess of Leicester. Abraham Reynardson 6,350 Same 424
" 21 Sir Robert Pinchin John Awbery 500 Second joint stock 428
" " John Holloway John Beale 90 Same 428
" " John Wright Richard Midleton 800 Same 430
" 23 Alexander Nearne Richard Middleton 360 Same 433
" 26 Anne Greenewell Alderman Hamersley 250 Same 441
" " William Verdon, executor to Jonas Verdon. John Eldred, jun. 900 Same 441
Mar. 14 Francis Wadlow John Fletcher 1,400 Same 468
" 19 Nicholas Hawes, executor to Sir Samuel Argall, Knt., deceased. Hugh Perrye 1,200 Same 469
" 21 William Smith, deceased Jeremy Drewry 2,000 Same 471
" " Henry Smith, M.D., deceased. Same 800 Same "
" 24 John Evelyn, jun. Hugh Perry 1,800 Same 475
" 30 Katharine Leaver Alderman Ducy 1,400 Not stated 478–490
April 6 John Offley, administrator of Robert Offley. Richard Boothby 600 Second joint stock 486
" 9 Mary Wiseman, widow Richard Davyes 800 Same 487
" 18 The Lord of Valencia John Bludworth 1,200 Same 495
" 30 George Bernardiston, executor to John Berdiston. Elizabeth Bernardiston 1,000 Not stated 505
" " John Holloway Simon Laurence 60 "
May 2 Anthony Barbor Alderman Freeman 1,288 17s. 10d. Not stated 510
" 11 Richard Davis John Langham 250 521
" " Same Thomas Symonds 2,900 Second joint stock "
1627 £ Court Min. Bk. IX.
May 11 Stephen Egerton Christopher Kaly 400 Not stated 522
" 18 William Browne John Holloway 400 Second joint stock 526
" " Nicholas Crispe, jun. Richard Davis 2,600 Same 527
" 21 Robert Bateman John Langham 100 Same 530
" " Same Same 225 Same "
" " Richard Middleton Same £62 10s. Same "
" " Same Same £149 8s. 9d. Same "
" " Same Robert Bateman £143 8s. 9d. Same "
" 25 Jeremy Dyke Richard Davis 100 Same 538
" " John Cakott Same 400 Same 540
" 30 John Bludworth Thomas Ivatt 1,200 Same 544
" " Sir Henry Hubbard, deceased, late Chief Justice of Common Pleas. Sir John' Hubbard Not stated. Not stated. 545
" " Thomas Johnson, jun., executor to Thomas Johnson, sen. Richard Davis 1,600 Second joint stock 547
" " Richard Midleton Thomas Symonds 2,893 6s. 8d. Same 547
June 13 William Fanshaw Sir John Wolstenholme, 3,000 Same 563
Court Min. Bk. X.
July 6 Robert Harlowe, deceased Pedahell Harlowe. son and executor of Robert. 600 Not stated 12
" 18 Robert Pinchin Richard Davis 600 Second joint stock 16
" " Richard Davis John Kipp 2,900 Same "
" " Nicholas Sadler Richard Davis 300 Not stated "
" 27 Jaques Oylcs Same 4,000 Same 33
" " Richard Davis John Langham A dividend of 250 Same 34
Aug. 22 Anne Greenewell, widow Richard Davis 250 Second joint stock 62
" 29 John Offley, administrator to Robert Offley. Richard Beresford Michael Waring 7,000 Same 68
" " John Offley Same 3,000 Same "
Sept. 14 John French, executor to Elizabeth Denley, deceased, executrix to John Denley. Thomas Eyans 800 Same 78
" 26 William De Vischer Andrew Moorewood 200 Not stated 89
" " Same Richard Davis 1,800 Same "
Oct 10 Isabel Bing, executrix of Richard Hall, late of Surrrey, gent. Same 1,400 Second joint stock 98
" " John Donnington, executor to Richard Calthorpe. Same 1,200 Not stated "
" 26 Thomas Colthurst and Thomas Goodyeare. Same 5,910 Second joint stock 125
Nov. 2 John Hare and William Hare, executors of Samuel Hare. Mary Hare 800 Same 135
" 24 Isack Edge, deceased Richard Davis 1,600 Not stated 169
" 28 Sir Toby Cage and John Cage, administrators to Lady Hart, deceased. Same 600 Second joint stock 170
Dec. 2 Elizabeth Crews executrix of Robert Crews deceased Same £266 13s. 4d. Same 176
" 10 John and William sons and executors of Samuel Hare, deceased. Walter Here 800 Same 179
" 14 Walter Alexander Henry Polstead 600 Same 184
" 29 Robert Bateman Thomas Smethwike 3,200 Same 201