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Jones. Present state of Virginia. 1724
Hugh Jones'(1691–1760) treatise entitled "Present State of Virginia," printed in London in 1724. There are four parts in this book: general
information regarding Indians, Europeans, and Negroes; history and descriptions of the English settlements in Virginia and Maryland; status of church and
clergy in Virginia; and miscellaneous information on governance and other issues. Included in the text was an introduction, table of contents, and
appendix. Of note, on pages 146-47, Jones predicted that Britain should not be apprehensive about any future "revolt of the Plantations in future Ages."
He further qualified his comments that if an attempt was made, it would be "easily be reduced by the others; for all of them will never unite with one
another." (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Library of Congress).
Title:   The present state of Virginia : Giving a particular and short account of the Indian, English, and Negroe inhabitants of that colony. Shewing their religion, manners, government, trade, way of living, &c., with a description of the country. From whence is inferred a short view of Maryland and North Carolina : To which are added, schemes and propositions for the better promotion of learning, religion, inventions, manufactures, and trade in Virginia, and the other plantations. For the information of the curious, and for the service of such as are engaged in the propagation of the Gospel and advancement of learning, and for the use of all persons concerned in the Virginia trade and plantation / by Hugh Jones, A.M. chaplain to the honourable Assembly, and lately minister of James-Town, &c. in Virginia.
OCLC Number:   65329663
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