In the novel The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, the member of the crew who tells the rest that Charlotte "believes in honor" and is "the vey soul of justice" is Zachariah. Fisk later tells Charlotte that Zachariah said this. Charlotte decides to apologize and to help the crew. She believes she has left them short of help when she told Captain Jaggery about the round robin that she found, and Captain Jaggery punishes Zachariah harshly. The crew aks her climb to the top of the main mast to prove that she was serious and to gain the respect of the crew, which she does successfully.
Zachariah is the one who's good opinion gave her the license to be liked. She also worked with the crew in the clothing Zachariah gave to her to get the crew to except her again.