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Printed and are to be sold at the Crown in Popes-
of New England :
THE OBSERVATIONS, AND DISCOUERIES OF
America, in the year of our Lord 1614: with the
among the French men of warre :
With the proofe of the present benefit this Countrey affoords: whither this present yeare, 1616, eight
voluntary Ships are gone to make further tryall.
Printed by Humfrey Lownes, for Robert Clerke; and are to be sould at his house called tbe Lodge, in Chancery lane,
ouer against Lincolnes Inne. 1616.
TO THE HIGH HOPEFVL CHARLES,
Prince of Great Brilaine.
my discouery of Virginia, I presumed to call two namelesse Headlands after my Soueraignes heires, Cape Henry and Cape Charles. Since then, it beeing my chance to range some other parts of America, whereof I heere present your Highness the description in a Map; my humble sure is, you would please to change their Barbarous names, for such English, as Posterity may say, Prince Charles was their Godfather. What here in this relation I promise my Countrey, let mee liue or die the slaue of scorne and infamy, if (hauing meanes) I make it not apparent; please God to blesse me but from such accidents as are beyond my power and reason to preuent. For my Jabours, I desire but such conditions as were promised me out of the gaines; and that your Highnesse would daigne to grace this Work, by your Princely and fauourable res
pect vnto it, and know mee to be
Your Highness true
and faithful seruant,