other colme* graven with the Kinges armes, on
the southe side, in a comodyous pleasaunt and
high place, at the entrye of a faire great river,
which we have called Lybournef where ther is a
faire lake of ffreshe water verry good, and on the
same side a lyttell lower towardes the entry of
the haven, is one of the fairest and best foun-
taynes that a made|| may drynke of, which falleth
with voyelence down to the river from a highe
place owt of a redd and sandy ground, and yet
for all that frutfull and of good aire, where yt
shuld seme that the Indians have had some faire
Ther we sawe the fairest and the greatest vynes
with grapes according, and yong trees, and smale
woodes verry well smelling, that ever were sene,
wherby yt aperithe to be the pleasantest and most
comodious dwelling of all the worlde.
Wherfore (my lorde) trusting you will not
thinke yt amisse, considering the great good and
* P., columne orpillor. See Lowery, op. tit., 1562-74, Appendix
Q pp. 393-4-
f See Hakluyt, op. ciu, viii. 464.
|| P., man.