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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles

John Smith

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles

with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning, Ano. 1584, to this present 1624 : divided into sixe bookes

by John Smith

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Published by Printed by I.D. and H.D. for Michael Sparkes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Virginia,
  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Virginia -- Description and travel,
  • New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Bermuda Islands -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Captaine Iohn Smith
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 82825
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15339755M

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    The bound volume of “The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles: with names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from their first beginning Ano: to this. The combination "Virginia, the Somer Iles, and New England" is found also in the Generall Historie (with "Summer" for "Somer"), although both the engraved and printed title pages ( and , respectively) reverse the order of the last two.

      The General Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles (Vol. I) Together with the True Travels, Adventures and Observations, and a Sea Grammar Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: The South. South Atlantic States: Subject: Smith, John, Subject: Navigation Subject. Get this from a library! The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles . [John Smith].


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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles by John Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

First Five Bookes of the Generall Historie of Virginia, New England and The Summer Isles How Ancient Authors [I] Report, the New-World, Now called America, was discovered: and part thereof, first Planted by the English, called Virginia, with the Accidents and Proceedings of the same.

THE FIRST BOOKE. In chapter 2, book 3 of The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles, published inCaptain John Smith writes about the early trials of the original settlement at Jamestown, including his own capture by Virginia Indians and his encounter with Pocahontas.

Transcription from Original. These two volumes contain the personal accounts and the Summer Isles book Captain John Smith, one of the first settlers of Jamestown, an early member of the Council of the Colony, and later the colony's leader.

In these works, the story of Pocahontas first appears.5/5(1). The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours From Their First Beginning Ano: To This Present With the Procedings of Those Severall Colonies and the Accidents That Befell Them in All Their Journyes and The Generall Historie of Virginia.

Also the Maps and Descriptions of All Those Countryes, Their. In chapter 1, book 3 of The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles, published inCaptain John Smith describes how he and his fellow English settlers arrived in Virginia, encountered Virginia Indians, and established Jamestown.

The generall historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles: together with The true travels, adventures and observations, and A sea grammar by Smith, John, Pages: The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: With the Names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours, from Their First Be.

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These are the causes that have kept us in Virginia from laying such a foundation that ere this might have given much better content and satisfaction, but as profitable returns. So I humbly rest. Source: John Smith, The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles [] (Glasgow, ).

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.5/5(1). The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles is a book written by Captain John Smith, first published in The book is one of the earliest, if not the earliest, histories of the territory administered by the Virginia Company of London.

The Generall Historie of Virginia Vol 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. These two volumes contain the personal accou /5. The generall historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles: together with The true travels, adventures and observations, and A sea grammar Other Title Travels of Captaine John Smith Contributor Names Smith, John,   The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles: with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning, an[no] to this present With the procedings of those severall colonies and the accidents that befell them in all their journyes and discoveries.

The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England and the Summer Isles with the names of the Adventurers, Planters, and Governours from their first beginning An: to this present Also the map and Descriptions of all those Countrys, their Commodities, People, Government, Customes, and Religion yet knowne.

() and The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles (). Although these volumes often glorified their author, they were avowedly written to explain colonizing opportunities to Englishmen. In time, each colony was similarly described: Daniel Denton’s Brief Description of New York (), William Read More.

The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning.

an⁰: to this present With the procedings of those severall colonies and the accidents that befell them in all their journyes and discoveries. WILLIAMSBURG, Va.

(WWBT) - The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation has acquired a rare edition of Captain John Smith’s “The Generall Historie of. "From 'The General History of Virginia, New England, and the Summer Isles'" get much more at the heart of what John Smith was aiming to do with his book.

As for the third section (from "The Fourth Book"), I think that it indicates very strongly Smith's love for the New World and asserts a level of authority and veracity about his later. The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles by John Smith was published in London by Michael Sparks in Smith was one of the founders and leaders of the Jamestown, Virginia colony, the first permanent English settlement in what would become the United States.

This book contains the famous story of Smith's.