The next daye in the morninge, being the ffirst of Maye, we assaied to enter this porte with two rowe* barges and a boate well trymed, find- ing littell watter at the entry e and many surges and brekinges of the water f which might have astuned and caused us to retourn backe to shipp- borde, if God had not speedely brought us in, where fynding fourthwith 5 or 6 1| fadom water, entered in to a goodly and great river, § which as we went we found to increse still in depth and lardgnes, boylling and roring through the mul- tytute of all sortes of fishes. Thus entered we perceved a goodS” numbre of the Indians, in- habytantes there, coming alonge the sandes and seebanck somewhate nere unto us, withowt any taken** of feare or dowbte, shewing unto us the easiest landing place, and thereupon we geving them also on our parte tokens ft of assuraunce ===================================================== * P., new, f All the words after littell watter are omitted in P. || P., ^536; Hakluyt, 36. § St. John’s river. ST P., great. ** P., takyng. Token is evidently meant, ft P., thankes.