一部の綴りは現代と異なる 例: acct = act  dyet= diet  doe = do

Upon further consideration of the great advantage that may accrue to us if there prove to be a harbor at the Island Tristan de'Acunha we think fit upon Capt. Knox arrival from Madagascar in case you find encouragement by the acct you shall have from Capt. Knox you doe put on board Capt. Knox* some intelligent person by the name of Governor at the salary of £30 per ann:  5 soldiers at 14/ per mouth besides their dyett: 3 or 4 of the Company's oldest negroes that speak English with their wives &c. and what animals, plants or seeds Capt. Knox can conveniently carry all which wee would have him land in his pasaage for India.


* NOTE.:After Capt. Knox's arrival at St. Helena his ship, the "Tonquin Merchant," was run away with by his officers and crew on 8th June, 1684, whilst Capt. Knox and his carpenter were on shore.