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[195] goods and victuals of the planters, and began to take in wood and fresh water, and to new calk and trim them for England: the planters, also, prepared their letters and tokens to send back into England. . . . .

The next day, the 22d of August, the whole company, both of the assistants and planters, came to the governor, and with one voice requested him to return

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himself into England, for the better and sooner obtaining of supplies and other necessaries for them; but he refused it . . . .

The governor, being at the last, through their extreme entreating, constrained to return into England, having then but half a day's respite to prepare himself for the same, departed from Roanoke the seven and

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