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Waterhouse. Declaration of the state of … Virginia. 1622
"A Declaration of the state of the Colonie and Affaires in Virginia, with a relation of the barbarous massacre in the time of peace and League,
treacherously executed upon the Native Infidels upon the English, 22 of March last," written by Edward Waterhouse and printed in London in 1622. In
addition, there was attached a treatise written by Henry Briggs, a mathematician, and Fretum Hudson, as well as a list of the equipment and supplies needed
by prospective colonists. After some preliminary discussions and using letters from colonists to the Virginia Company, Waterhouse provided a
description of the attack by Chief Opechancanough and his men, as well as outrage and justification for retaliation. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of
title originally held by the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California).
Title:   A declaration of the state of the colony and affaires in Virginia : with a relation of the barbarous massacre in the time of peace and league, treacherously executed by the natiue infidels vpon the English, the 22 of March last. Together with the names of those that were then massacred ; that their lawfull heyres, by this notice giuen, may take order for the inheriting of their lands and estates in Virginia. And a treatise annexed, written by that learned mathematician Mr. Henry Briggs, of the Northwest passage to the South Sea through the continent of Virginia, and by Fretum Hudson. Also a commemoration of such worthy benefactors as haue contributed their Christian charitie towards the aduancement of the colony. And a note of the charges of necessary prouisions fit for euery man that intends to goe to Virginia. Published by authoritie.
OCLC Number:   606516047
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