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scoveries; but Lane shared the despondency of his men; and Drake yielded to their unanimous desire of permission to embark in his ships for England. Thus June 19. ended the first actual settlement of the English in America. The exiles of a year had grown familiar with the favorite amusement of the lethargic Indians; and they introduced into England the general use of tobacco. On the settlement, see Lane in Hakluyt, III. 311—322, the original account. The reader may compare Camden, in Kennett, II. 509, 510; Stith, 12—21; Smith, i. 86—99; Belknap i. 213—216; Williamson, i. 37—51; Martin, l. 12—24; Tytler, 56—68; Thomson, c. i. and II. and Appendix B.; Oldys, c. 65—71; Cayley, i. 46—81; Birch, 582. 584. The return of Lane was a precipitate desertion; a little delay would have furnished the colony with ample supplies. A few days after its departure, a ship arrived, laden with all stores needed by the infant settlement. It had been despatched by Raleigh; but findi
world, on the banks of rivers which, as yet, had hardly been explored, the mild forbearance of a proprietary adopted religious freedom as the basis of the state. Before the patent could be finally adjusted and pass April 15. the great seal, Sir George Calvert died, Chalmers. 201 leaving a name against which the breath of calumny has hardly whispered a reproach. The petulance of his adversaries could only taunt him with being an Hispamo- Chap VII.} 1632 lized Papist. Wilson, in Kennett, III. 705. His son, Cecil Calvert, succeeded to his honors and fortunes. For him, the heir of his father's intentions, The charter asserts it. not less than of his father's fortunes, the charter of Maryland was published and confirmed; Jun 20 and he obtained the high distinction of successfully performing what the colonial companies had hardly been able to achieve. At a vast expense, he planted a colony, which for several generations descended as a patrimony to his heirs. Virginia