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The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624   By:

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Transcribers note: Extensive research has found no evidence of copyright renewal for this work. [Illustration: Matoaka als Rebecka daughter to the mighty Prince Powhatan Emperour of Attanoughkomouck als virginia converted and baptized in the Christian faith, and wife to the worshipful Mr. John Rolff From Weddell, A Memorial Volume of Virginia Historical Portraiture ] THE FIRST SEVENTEEN YEARS Virginia, 1607 1624 CHARLES E. HATCH, JR. The University Press of Virginia Charlottesville COPYRIGHT©, 1957 BY VIRGINIA 350TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION CORPORATION, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA Tenth printing 1991 PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA The University Press of Virginia / Charlottesville CONTENTS Foreword The Start of Colonization 1 The Establishment of Jamestown 4 Summer and Fall, 1607 5 The Three Supplies, 1608 1610 6 A Critical Hour 10 Order and More Stable Ways 12 Tobacco 16 Yeardley and Argall 18 A New Approach 21 Yeardley and Wyatt 26 Virginia and the Dissolution 29 The Spread of Settlement 1607 to 1624 34 Towns, Plantations, Settlements, and Communities in Virginia: 1607 1624 (numbers are keyed to text and to illustrating map) 32, 33 1. Pasbehegh Country 1617 35 A. Argall Town 1617 36 B. Pasbehegh c.1617 37 C. "the Maine" 1608 37 2. Smith's (Southampton) Hundred 1617 38 3. "Tanks Weyanoke" c.1618 41 4. Swinhows before 1622 43 5. Westover c.1619 43 6. Berkeley Town and Hundred 1619 44 7. Causey's Care (or "Cleare") c.1620 46 8. West and Shirley Hundred c.1613 47 9. Upper Hundred "Curls" c.1613 49 10. "Diggs His Hundred" c.1613 49 11. The "citty of Henricus" (Henrico) 1611 50 12. Arrahatock before 1619 52 13. The College Lands c.1619 53 14. The Falls 1609 56 15. Falling Creek c.1619 57 16. Sheffield's Plantation before 1622 59 17. Proctor's Plantation before 1622 60 18. Coxendale c.1611 60 19. "Bermuda Citty" (Charles City) Incorporation 62 A. Bermuda Hundred 1613 62 B. Rochdale Hundred 1613 63 C. Bermuda City 1613 63 20. Piercey's Plantation c.1620 66 21. Jordan's Journey c.1619 67 22. Woodleefe's Plantation c.1619 68 23. Chaplain's Choice c.1623 68 24. Truelove's Plantation c.1621 69 25. "Powle brooke" or Merchant's Hope 1619 70 26... Continue reading book >>



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