One of a series of six Accounts of Wages for Charles Myers

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One of a series of six Accounts of Wages for Charles Myers
Sanctioned by the Board of Trade
Made of paper

Donated by Mr Robert Myers, Dundee,, 1978
Museum number 1978-1099-1

This Account of Wages was issued to Mr Charles Myers on the 19th April 1872. It gives the name of his ship 'Camperdown', the ship's master, 'John Gravill' and a description of the voyage 'Greenland'. It also states that Mr Myers was employed from the 26th February 1872 until the 19th April 1872 at £3 per month. On the left side is a column giving the amount he earned, including seal oil money and money for seal skins, which together totalled £14 13/6. On the right side is a column of deductions, including a 'shipping fee' and 'tobacco' totalling £5 5/7, leaving him with £5 5/7 for the one month, 25 day voyage. On the reverse of the form are details of the 'Royal Naval Reserve', 'Money Orders' and 'Savings Banks.'

One of a series of six Accounts of Wages for Charles Myers
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