Document: Seamen’s Clothes Part II

By courtesy of W. G. Perrin, published July 1913

Abstract

The document reproduced here details the instructions to ships’ Pursers on how they should deal with the receipt and issuing of clothes provided ‘for the benefit and health of poor Mariners and Seamen employed in his Majesty’s service’. Although undated Perrin concludes that it must have been issued at about the same time, January 1628, as the order detailed in Part I (June 1913).

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Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Health at Sea | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Navies

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