semyng verry well contented by there putting
into* us watter, frute[s] and hartes skynes.
It is a place wonderfull fertill, and of strong
scituation, the ground fat so that it is lekely that
it would bring fourthe wheate and all other corn
twise a yeare, and the comodities there for livelode
and the hope of more riches be like unto those
we found and considered upon the ryver of May,
and men may travell thither through a great arme
of the sea in hoyes and barkes as great as ye maye
do in the river of Mayef withowt coming into
the sea. This arme dothe devide and makethe the
Isle of Maye, as many other rivers and armes of
the see which we have discovered devide and
make many other great islandes,|| by the which
we maye travell from one island to an other bi-
twen land and lande. And yt semeth that men
may goo and saile withowt daunger through all
the contrye, and never enter in [to] the great
* P., geving vnto.
f All the words after river of May, two lines above, are omit-
ted in P.
|| P., this arme doth devide, & maketh many other lies of May, as
also many other great I landes.