e therefore compelled to watch their opportunity.
Whenever there is a company of thirty-five or forty passengers together, exclusive of the ship's crew, a vessel is despatched.
Every grown — up man pays for his passage the sum of £6 sterling, or thirty-six rix dollars.
For a female or servant, twenty-two rix dollars.
One pound sterling is equal to six rix dollars.
Of my own voyage hither.
After I had left London, where I had made all my arrangements with Penn's agent, and arrived at Deal, I hired four male and two female servants, and on the 7th of June, 1683, set sail with a company of eighty passengers.
Our ship drew thirteen feet of water.
Our fare on board was poor enough.
The allowance of provision for ten persons per week was as follows: three pounds of butter; daily, four cans of beer and one can of water; every noon, two dishes of pease; four times per week salt meat, and three times salt fish, which we were obliged to cook, each man for himself, and had daily to s