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The history of the first discovery and settlement of Virginia

William Stith

The history of the first discovery and settlement of Virginia

being an essay towards a general history of this colony

by William Stith

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Published by Printed by W. Parks in Williamsburg [Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Stith : with an appendix.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12390.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationviii, 331 [i.e. 341], v, 34 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13555687M
    LC Control Number87713482
    OCLC/WorldCa15607736

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    The History and Present State of Virginia, In Four Parts. I. The History of the First Settlement of Virginia, and the Government Thereof, to the Present Time. II. The Natural Productions and Conveniencies of the Country, Suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, Their Religion, Laws, and Customs, in War and Peace. IV. The Present State of the Country, as to the Polity of the. William Stith () The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia: being an Essay towards a General History of this Colony, Williamsburg: William Parks. In October , he became a master of the College of William & Mary's Grammar mater: College of William & Mary, .

    The History of Virginia, In Four Parts. I. The History of the First Settlement of Virginia, and the Government Thereof, to the Year II. The Natural Productions and Conveniences of the Country, Suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, Their Religions, Laws and Customs, In . Free 2-day shipping. Buy The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia at nd: William Stith.


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first edition Hardcover New York, NY. by Stith, William. New York, NY: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin, Book. Very good- condition. this one is not numbered. This is a reprint of the original, and includes "An Appendix to the First Part of the History of Virginia.