The cattle then and previously sent were provided by the governor, except three mares.
The three ships sent at this time were the historic Mayflower, the Pilgrim, and the Four Sisters. In other matters two-thirds was the company's proportion, one-third the governor's.
His agent seemed to be Mr. Samuel Sharpe, who had charge of the ordnance and artillery business of the colony.
The silver seal and charter of the company were sent in his care.
In case of the death of Endicott, Mr. Skelton or Sharpe was to assume command.
In case of Sharpe's sickness, Henry Haughton was to act as Cradock's agent, but Haughton died the first year.
Capt. Israel Stoughton, in a letter to his brother, Dr. John Stoughton of London, dated from Dorchester, N. E., May, 1634, writes, Mr. Patrickson, Mr. Cradock's agent, happily came in the spring.
This may refer to Capt. Daniel Patrick, who was at Watertown, and killed at Stamford, Conn., in 1643.
June 14, 1631, Philip Ratcliffe, a servant o