Travels and Works of Capt. John Smith, Edinburgh 1910

1623-4 Master Ralfe Merifield & others, having furnished this worthy industrious Gentelmen, hee arrived at St. Christophers, as is said, with fifteene men, the 28 Jannarie, 1623. viz. William Tested, John Rhodes, Robert Bims, Master Benifield, Sergeant Jones, Master Ware, Wm Royle, Rowland Grascocke, Master Bond, Master Langley, Master Weaver, Edward Warner, their Captaines sonne (and now Deputy Governowr til his fathers return), Sgt.Aplon, one sailor & cooke. At their arrival they found three Frenchman, who sought to oppse Cataine Warner, and set the Indians upon us; but at last we all became friends, and lived with the Indians a moneth, then we built a Fort, and a house; and planting fruite, by Sept (1623) we made a crop of Tobacco; but upon the 19th of Sept. came a hericano and blew it away.

Vol 2 p. 900 chap xxv


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