Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage To Newfoundland By Edward Hayes






























































































































 -  Sir John Gilbert refused so to
do, holding himself satisfied with report made by the captain, and not
altogether despairing - Page 50
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Sir John Gilbert Refused So To Do, Holding Himself Satisfied With Report Made By The Captain, And Not Altogether Despairing

Of his brother's safety, offered friendship and courtesy to the captain and his company, requiring to have his bark brought

Into the harbour; in furtherance whereof a boat was sent to help to tow her in.

Nevertheless, when the captain returned aboard his ship, he found his men bent to depart every man to his home; and then the wind serving to proceed higher upon the coast, they demanded money to carry them home, some to London, others to Harwich, and elsewhere, if the barque should be carried into Dartmouth and they discharged so far from home, or else to take benefit of the wind, then serving to draw nearer home, which should be a less charge unto the captain, and great ease unto the men, having else far to go. Reason accompanied with necessity persuaded the captain, who sent his lawful excuse and cause of this sudden departure unto Sir John Gilbert, by the boat of Dartmouth, and from thence the /Golden Hind/ departed and took harbour at Weymouth. All the men tired with the tediousness of so unprofitable a voyage to their seeming, in which their long expense of time, much toil and labour, hard diet, and continual hazard of life was unrecompensed; their captain nevertheless by his great charges impaired greatly thereby, yet comforted in the goodness of God, and His undoubted providence following him in all that voyage, as it doth always those at other times whosoever have confidence in Him alone.

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