to the shipwrights and workemen, how hee keepeth it from imbezelling and wast, and in what manner hee aceompteth for it from time to time.
6. What be the common prizes of timber, planke of all sortes, elove-boards, clapboards, dealeboards, featheridge boards, treenayles' and such like.
7. And whether they finde it better husbandry to use treenails as wee doe in England, or nailes of iron onely as they doe in Spairie.
8. Whether they buy their bolts, rings, [spykes, nayles and all other iron workes of the merchant, or set men on worke to make them at a common charge. What bee the nsnall prizes of all such comodityes; and what be the wages of such workemen, and whether their iron workes are made of Sweedish or Spanish iron only.
9. Particnlerly what be the prizes of all sorts of nayles from the greatest to the least, both by sale by weight, and what way is best to make provision thereof from thence, if need soe require.
10. When they make shipss by day wages, whether they take up by prest and commission all shippwrights and other workmen, or hire onely such as are willing, at such rates for wages as they can agree upon. What wages they allow by day or by year to a master shipwright or to other common shipwrights, calkers, carpenters, and all kinde of workemen.
Whether dureing the time of building their workemen be victualled at one house toghether in the yard where they worke by publieke provision, or else goe every man to the alehouse to provide for himselfe. What order is taken for provision of their common victualling, what proportion of meate and drinke allowed to every man, and how many meales and drinkings every day,
11. What officers are appointed to governe and oversee the workemen and what order is kept amongst them. When they begin to worke, when they end, and how many howers in the day, and who arresteth those that either worke negligently or are absent, and what meanes are used to prevent the stealeing and imbezelling of timber, iron workes, and other provisions that belong to the shipps.
12. Touching the best faskion of shipps what proporcion they keepe m the length above hatches and in the keele, and in the bredth and depth of all their shipps, and what is the true content or tunnage of all such proporcions.
13. In what part of the shipp they build their cooke roomes, whether high or low, and how they secure it from fire within, and shott without. Where they dispose their gunroom's powder and how they convey the stowage of their victualls, and all provisions in the boatswaines and carpenters charges.
14. How many cabins they build in a shipp of 2, 3 or 400 tunns and what order they take for lodgeing their marines.