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The wisdom and necessity of carrying, on a voyage to an uninhabited country, some spare men, is proven by the record of Bradford, who says: "The disease begane to fall amongst them the seamen also, so as allmost halfe of their company dyed before they went away and many of their officers and lustyest men.

Then the sickness begane to fall sore amongst them, and ye weather so bad as they could not make much sooner dispatch.