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Smith. Generall historie of Virginia … 1624
Captain John Smith's Book entitled "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 with the Procedings of Those Severall Colonies and the Accidents That
Befell Them in All Their Journyes and Discoveries," and printed in 1624, Also included were maps and descriptions of the countries, peoples, customs and
religions. Smith divided the book into six sections and included a table of contents, some margin notes and illustrations. Of note, this book was the
source of the legend that Pocahontas "saved" Captain Smith (see page 49); it was not mentioned in prior writings. See LLMC #22281 for an earlier
writing. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California).
Title:   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 1584. to this present 1624 : with the procedings of those severall colonies and the accidents that befell them in all their journyes and discoveries : also the maps and descriptions of all those countryes, their commodities, people, government, customes, and religion yet knowne : divided into sixe bookes / by Captaine Iohn Smith sometymes governour in those countryes & admirall of New England.
OCLC Number:   1016163763
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