covered, which is of great consequence, we con-
cluded through the helpe of God to retourn into
France to make relation unto you of the effecte
of our navegation.* Praying to God that yt may
please him to kepe you in long helthe and pross-
perytie and give unto you the grace to cause this
faire discoverture of this Newe France to be cun-
tynewed and dylligently followed.
* Laudonniere has : ‘which things being well and at large de-
bated we resolved to leave the coast, forsaking the North, to
take our way toward the East, which is the right way and course
to our France, where we happily arrived the twentieth day of
July, the yere 1562-‘ Hakluyt, op. tit., viii. 473-4.