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he came not, soe wee departed up a little higher up the River, and on the Second of August that king came aboard us about [wone?]; accompanied wth 40 or 60 Indians. After he had sate still awhile, wch they are wont to doe upon the ground, he then told mee I was welcome into the Countrey, and that he came to see me wth desire to make peace with me in regard [he] understood by an Indian yt I was a good man, and that I had [prezerved?] him from the Minguaos, who would otherwize have slayne him, and wthall asked if wee had any [illegible], He also prezented mee wth two Otters skinns, and some greene eares of corne, [illegible] himself that he had no better prezent for me, in regards ye Minguaos had lately harrowed his countrey, & carried much beaver from him, & his subiects, and that the rest they had [harked?] away to the Hollanders, who had lately bene there. I told him that I was sent thither by a great King in Europe, namely the King of England and that I came thither to discover that Countrey and to make peaze wth them if they dezired to embrace it and yt if they would soe do, I would - defend them from their enimies, he was very ioyfull to heare this, and desired me to tarry two days