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Williams. Virgo triumpans … 1650
Edward Williams' treatise entitled "Virgo triumphans, or, Virginia in generall, but the south part therof in particular including the fertile
Carolana, and the no lesse excellent island of Roanoak, richly and experimentally valued," and printed in London in 1659. Included was a prologue of
communications to the Parliament, a table of contents, and an addendum of various questions and opinions of the author. Of note, the treatise compared
Virginia to Persia and China, and discussed the silk worm industry as well as a consideration of Native Americans and their usefulness as workers. A
digital version in modern font is found at: https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/eebo/A66359.0001.001?view=toc (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, California).
Title:   Virgo triumphans, or, Virginia richly and truly valued, more especially the south part thereof : viz. the fertile Carolana, and no lesse excellent isle of Roanoak, of latitude from 31 to 37 degr. relating the meanes of raising infinite profits to the adventurers and planters : humbly presented as the auspice of a beginning yeare, to the Parliament of England and councell of state / by Edward Williams, gent.
OCLC Number:   65319053
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