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Nonoeil. His Majesties gracious letter to the Company of Virginia. 1622
Communications entitled "His Majesty's Gracious Letter to the Earl of Southhampton, Treasurer, and to the council and company of Virginia here,
commanding the present setting up of silk works and planting of vines in Virginia," by John Bonoeil (servant to the King James) and printed in London in
1622. The tract encouraged the planters in Virginia to produce silk as a substitute for tobacco, and to grow mulberry trees. See LLMC # 22294 for a
related document. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California).
Title:   His Maiesties graciovs letter to the Earle of Sovth-Hampton, treasurer : and to the Councell and Company of Virginia heere : commanding the present setting vp of silke works, and planting of vines in Virginia : and the letter of the treasurer, Councell, and Company, to the Gouernour and Councell of state there, for the strict execution of his Maiesties Royall commands herein : also a treatise of the art of making silke : or, directions for the making of lodgings, and the breeding, nourishing, and ordering of silkewormes, and for the planting of mulbery trees, and all other things belonging to the silke art : together with instructions how to plant and dresse vines, and to make wine, and how to dry raisins, figs, and other fruits, and to set oliues, oranges, lemons, pomegranates, almonds, and many other fruits, &c. And in the end, a conclusion, with sundry profitable remonstrances to the colonies. Set foorth for the benefit of the two renowned and most hopefull sisters, Virginia and the Summer-Ilands / by Iohn Bonoeil Frenchman, seruant in these imployments to his most Excellent Maiesty of Great Brittaine, France, Ireland, Virginia, and the Summer-Ilands.
OCLC Number:   1033691856
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