Immigration by Dennis Wepman

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Edward Waterhouse, an official in the Jamestown Colony, describing the Indian massacre, 1622, and defending the settlers’ revenge, in Kingsbury, The Records of the Virginia Company of London (1906–35), pp. 550–551, 556–557. Well beloved good friend Henry Hovener My commendations remembered, I heartily wish your welfare for God be thanked I am now in good health, but my brother and wife are dead about a year past.  .  .  . And whatsoever this all costeth I will not only wth my most humble service but also with some good Tobacco, Beaver, and Otterskins and other commodities here to be had recompence the Company for the same.

We can hide our provisions, and fly into the woods; and then you must consequently famish by wronging your friends. What is the cause of your jealousy? You see us unarmed and willing to supply your wants, if you will come in a friendly manner, and not with swords and guns, as to invade an enemy. I am not so simple, as not to know it is better to eat good meat, lie well, and sleep quietly with my women and children; to laugh and be merry with the English; and, being your friend, to have copper, hatchets, and whatever else I want, than to fly from all, to lie cold in the woods, feed upon acorns, roots, and such trash, and to be so hunted, that I cannot rest, eat, or sleep.

32. You write me of some yll reports is given of my Wyfe for beating the maid; yf a faire waye will not do it, beatinge must, sometimes upon such Idlle girrels as she is. Yf you think it fit for my wife to do all the worke and the maide sitt still, she must forbeare her hands to strike, for then the worke wll ly undonn. She hath bin now 2 years ½ in the house, and I do not thinke she hath risen 20 times before my Wyfe hath been up to call her, and many tymes light the fire before she Comes out of her bed.

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