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The Resource Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America, John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume]

Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America, John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume]

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Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
Title
Writings
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with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
Statement of responsibility
John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume]
Title variation
  • Writings with other narratives
  • Writings, with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
  • Capt. John Smith
  • Captain John Smith
Title variation remainder
  • writings, with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
  • writings, with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
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Language
eng
Summary
"One of the truly legendary figures of American history, the soldier, explorer, and colonist Captain John Smith was a chronicler of the beginnings of English settlement in the New World. This volume brings together seven of his works, along with 16 additional narratives by 13 other writers, that recount firsthand the events of the settlement of Roanoke and Jamestown."--Jacket
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DLC
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1580-1631
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Smith, John
Dewey number
975.5/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F229
LC item number
.S592 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Horn, James P. P
Series statement
Library of America
Series volume
171
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  • Virginia
  • New England
  • America
Label
Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America, John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
WRITINGS BY CAPT. JOHN SMITH. A true relation -- The proceedings of the English colonie in Virginia -- A description of New England -- New Englands trials -- The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles -- The true travels -- Advertisements for the unexperienced planters of New-England -- OTHER NARRATIVES OF ROANOKE, JAMESTOWN, AND THE FIRST ENGLISH SETTLEMENT OF AMERICA. Discourse of the first voyage : the first English voyage to Virginia, 1584 / Arthur Barlowe -- The journal of the Tiger : the second voyage to Virginia, 1585 -- Discourse on the first colony : Roanoke, 1585-86 / Ralph Lane -- Narrative of his voyage : the fourth Virginia voyage, 1587 / John White -- A briefe and true report : a description of Virginia, 1588 / Thomas Hariot -- Narrative of the 1590 voyage : the fifth Virginia voyage, 1590 / John White -- Discourse : the founding of Jamestown, 1606-7 / George Percy -- A relatyon of the discovery of our river : exploration inland, 1607 / Gabriel Archer -- A discourse of Virginia : famine and disease at Jamestown, 1607-8 / Edward Maria Wingfield -- Relation of Virginea : an English boy among the Indians, 1609-11 / Henry Spelman -- A true reportory : shipwreck & rescue, 1609-10 ; from The historie of travell into Virginia Britania : the Indians of Virginia, 1612 / William Strachey -- A trewe relacyon : dissention in Jamestown, 1609-12 / George Percy -- A true discourse of the present estate of Virginia : expanding the colony, 1609-14 / Ralph Hamor -- A short relation : securing the colony, 1610-11 / Lord De La Warre -- A true relation of the state of Virginia : the colony prospers, 1616 / John Rolfe
Control code
ocm70823327
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 1329 p., 28 p. of plates
Isbn
9781598530018
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006050239
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70823327
Label
Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America, John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
WRITINGS BY CAPT. JOHN SMITH. A true relation -- The proceedings of the English colonie in Virginia -- A description of New England -- New Englands trials -- The generall historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles -- The true travels -- Advertisements for the unexperienced planters of New-England -- OTHER NARRATIVES OF ROANOKE, JAMESTOWN, AND THE FIRST ENGLISH SETTLEMENT OF AMERICA. Discourse of the first voyage : the first English voyage to Virginia, 1584 / Arthur Barlowe -- The journal of the Tiger : the second voyage to Virginia, 1585 -- Discourse on the first colony : Roanoke, 1585-86 / Ralph Lane -- Narrative of his voyage : the fourth Virginia voyage, 1587 / John White -- A briefe and true report : a description of Virginia, 1588 / Thomas Hariot -- Narrative of the 1590 voyage : the fifth Virginia voyage, 1590 / John White -- Discourse : the founding of Jamestown, 1606-7 / George Percy -- A relatyon of the discovery of our river : exploration inland, 1607 / Gabriel Archer -- A discourse of Virginia : famine and disease at Jamestown, 1607-8 / Edward Maria Wingfield -- Relation of Virginea : an English boy among the Indians, 1609-11 / Henry Spelman -- A true reportory : shipwreck & rescue, 1609-10 ; from The historie of travell into Virginia Britania : the Indians of Virginia, 1612 / William Strachey -- A trewe relacyon : dissention in Jamestown, 1609-12 / George Percy -- A true discourse of the present estate of Virginia : expanding the colony, 1609-14 / Ralph Hamor -- A short relation : securing the colony, 1610-11 / Lord De La Warre -- A true relation of the state of Virginia : the colony prospers, 1616 / John Rolfe
Control code
ocm70823327
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 1329 p., 28 p. of plates
Isbn
9781598530018
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006050239
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70823327

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