nere there howses yt semed yt was [somewhat]
agenst there good willes that we went thither, for
at theire cryes and noise they made, all there wiefes
and childern and howshould stuf were fledd and
carried* fiirthewith into the woodes. Howebeyt
they suffered us to go to there howses, but they
themselves would not accompany us thither.
There howses be fyttely made and close of
woode,f sett upright and covered with reed, the
most parte of them after the fashion of a pavill-
ion, but there was one [house] amonges the rest
verry great, long and broode, with settelles round
abowte made of reedes, tremly couched together,
which serve them bothe for beddes and seates;
they be of hight two fote from the ground, sett
upon great round pillers paynted with redd, yel-
lowe and blewe, well and [trimly] pullished.
Some of this people, perceving that we had [in]
no mannour of wise hurted there dwellinges nor
gardens which the[y] dresse verry dilligently,
they retourned all unto us byfore our imbarking,
* P., they made theyr wyves and chyldren and housholde stuffe to
f P., Their houses be made ofwod fitly & close.