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July.THE second of July Edward Spicer whom we left in England came to us at Cape Tyburon, accompanied with a small Pinnesse, whereof one M. Harps was Captaine. And the same day we had sight of a fleete of 14 saile all of Santo Domingo, to whom we presently gave chase, but they upon the first sight of us fled, and separating themselves scattered here and there: Wherefore we were forced to divide our selves and so made after them untill 12 of the clocke at nig
f the coast of Florida
, and stood
to Sea for to gaine the helpe of the current which runneth
much swifter a farre off then in sight of the coast. For
from the Cape to Virginia
all along the shore are none
but eddie currents, setting to the South and Southwest.
The 31 our three ships were clearely disbocked, the
great prize, the Admirall, and the Mooneshine, but our
prize being thus disbocked departed from us without
taking leave of our Admirall or consort, and sayled
directly for England