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able historian of Maine confounds this design of Smith to found a colony with his previous voyage for trade and discovery. were all whom the adventurers destined for the occupation of New England.
The attempt was unsuccessful.
Smith was forced by extreme tempests to return.
Again renewing his enterprise, he suffered from the treachery of his companions, and was, at last, intercepted by French pirates.
His ship was taken away; he himself escaped alone, in an open boat, from the harbor of Rochelle.
Smith, II. 205—215; and in III.
Mass. Hist. Coll.; II. 20, 21. The severest privations in a new settlement would have been less wearisome, than the labors which his enthusiasm now prompted him to undertake.
Having published a map and a description of New England, he spent many months
Smith, II. 218.
Chap VIII.} 1617 in visiting the merchants and gentry of the west of England, to excite their zeal for enterprise in America: he proposed to the cities, mercantile profits, to be real