island

COLONIAL

CORRESPONDENCE


 

Pay List of His Majesty’s Treasury Brig Relief from December 13th 1788 to May 13th 1789

Transcribed by Janice Fralic-Brown

Names

Stations

Time Entered

Pay per Day

Pay per Month

No. of Days

No. of Months

Amount of wages

Time Paid

Time Discharged

William Campbell

Master

Decr. 13 1788

 

L 5..0..0

 

5

L 25..0..0

 

May 13th 1789

Adam Reid

Mate

Ditto

 

3.10..0

 

5

17.10..~

   

Henry King

Boatswain

Ditto

 

2..10..0

 

5

12.10..~

 

Ditto

Dedrick Henry?

Seaman

Ditto

 

2..5..~

 

5

11..5..~

 

Ditto

John Clayton

Ditto

Ditto

 

2..5..~

 

5

11..5..~

 

Ditto

John Sullivan

Ditto

Ditto

 

2..5..~

 

5

11..5..~

 

Ditto

Peter Jacobs

Ditto

Ditto

 

2..~..~

 

5

10..0..~

 

Ditto

William Deane

Ditto

Ditto

 

2..5..~

 

5

11..5..~

   

William Stevens*

Ditto

Oct. 13th

 

2..5..~

 

7

15.15..~

 

Ditto

Robert Masson

Cook

Dec. 13th

 

2..5..~

 

5

11..5..~

   
             

L 137..0..0

   
*omitted on the pay list of the 13th of Decr. 88

Sydney ss.

Personally appeared before me David Mathews Esquire one of His Majesty’s Justices of the Peace Adam Reid Mate of the Brig Relief and maketh Oath that the above Pay List amounting One Hundred and Thirty seven Pounds Halifax Currency is just and True.

[signed] Adam Reid

Sworn at Sydney This 18th day of May 1789. Before me [signed] Mathews

 

Transcriber’s Note: Some of these names appear as inhabitants of Cape Breton on other documents in the Colonial Correspondence.

Source: Colonial Correspondence, Cape Breton: CO 217, Vol. 106, p.73

 

 

 

 

 

Contributed by Janice Fralic-Brown
Page written 24 April 1999
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