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though now Dignifide with the title of a Capt: and made Governour of this place by Bacon, as he was a parson formerly beholden unto Sir William; and soe, by way of requiteall, most likely to keepe him out of his owne Howse. This Whisker of Whorly-Giggs, perceving (now) that there was more water coming downe upon his Mill, then the Dam would houlde, thought best in time, to fortifye the same, least all should be borne downe before he had taken his toule. Which haveing effected (makeing it the strongest place in the country what with grate and small Gunns) he stands upon his gard, and refuseth to surrender, but upon his owne terms: which being granted, he secures the place till such time as Sir William should, in parson, com and take possession of the same: And was not this pritely, honestly, don, of a Miller.
The gratest difficulty, now to be performed, was to remove Drummond and Larance out of the way. These two men was excepted out of the Governours pardon, by his Proclamation of Iune last, and severall papers since, and for to dye without marcy,
whenever taken: as they were the cheife IncenDmrnmond'and diarys,Stn^ promoters to, and for Bacons Designes; Larance. and by whose councells all transactions were, for
the grater part, managed all along on that side. Drummond was formerly Governour of Carolina, and allways esteemed a Parson of such induments, where wisdom and honisty are contending for superiority; which rendred him to be one of that sort of people, whose dementions are not to be taken, by the line of an ordnary capassety. Larance was late one of the Assembley, and Burgis for Towne, in which he was a liver. He was a Parson not meanely aquainted with such learning (besides his natureall parts) that enables a man for the management of more then ordnary imployments which he subjected to an eclips, as well in the transactions of the present affaires, as in the darke imbraces of a Blackamoore, his slave: And that in so fond a maner, as though Venus was cheifly to be worshiped in the Image of a Negro; or that Buty consisted all together in the Antiphety of Complections: to the noe meane scandle, and affrunt, of all the vottrisses in or about towne.
When that West Point was surrendred, and CoH?1L«,rance Greene Spring secured, for the Governour, these at ih« Brick- two Gen: was at the Brick-howse, in New-Kent: howse, at New- a place situate allmost oppossitt to West Point, on KenU the South side of Yorke River, and not 2 miles
removed from the saide point, with som soulders under their command; for to keepe the Governours Men from landing on that side; he haveing a ship, at that time, at Ancor nere the place. They had made som attemps to have hindred Granthams designes (of which they had gained som intilligence) but their indeviours not fadging, they sent downe to Coll. Bacons to fetch of the Gard there, under the command of Whaley, to reinforce their own strength.
A SHORT AND TRVE
DESCRIPTION OF THE
of that Countrey.
Written by a reuerend Diuine now there resident.
Printed by T. C. and R C. for Michael Sparke,
dwelling at the Signe of the Blue Bible in