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Chesapeake was explored; settlements in Accomack were extended; and commerce was begun with the tribes which Smith had been the first to visit. Porey, the secretary of the colony, made a discovery into the 1621. great bay, as far as the River Patuxent, which he ascended; but his voyage probably reached no farther to the north. The English settlement of a hundred men, which he is represented to have found already established, Chalmers, 206. was rather a consequence of his voyage, and seems Strong, 5 Hammond, 22. Sad State 9. were commissioned by Stone to raise men in arms, Chap. VII.} 1655 and the leaders of this new revolution were able to surprise and get possession of the provincial records. They marched, also, from Patuxent towards Anne Mar 25. Arundel, the chief seat of the republicans, who insisted on naming it Providence. The inhabitants of Providence and their partisans gathered together with the zeal that belongs to the popular party, and with the courage in