Lay-out of the Ship's Pay Ledgers of the Six Chambers of the VOC 1700-1795
- Date of departure of ship.
- Dates of any payments by the VOC in the
- Date of arrival of ship.
- Column with folio,numbers which indicate
administrative books which have been lost.
- Dates of entries of amounts credited.
- Date of death, of departure from Asia
or of arrival in the Republic, or last place of employment (end
of career unknown).
- Two months' wage cash in hand to the
- The kit to be paid for by the employee
himself, if necessary with money borrowed from the voc.
- Should the case arise, any other debts
incurred by the employee (vaderlandse schuld).
- One or more amounts of payments by the
the Republic from wages credited to the employee made to family
members or proxies, while the employee was in Asia.
- The final payment made by the voc
in the Republic after the close of the career in Asia, after repatriation
(to the employee) or after death (to the proxy).
- The payment, either wholly or partially
credited by the voc,
for the wage earned during the voyage to Batavia.
- Any debt from the left hand page.
- Amounts which were credited to the wage
of the employee by the voc
for a whole or partial financial year (1st September - 31st August),
with mention of the place of employment.
Source: F. Lequin, Het personeel van de Verenigde
Oost Indische Compagnie in Azië in de achttiende eeuw, meer
in het bijzonder in de vestiging Bengalen (2 vols.; Leiden 1982)