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Writings : with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America

Author: John Smith; James P P Horn
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, ©2007.
Series: Library of America, 171.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, John, 1580-1631.
Writings.
New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, ©2007
(OCoLC)594335913
Online version:
Smith, John, 1580-1631.
Writings.
New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, ©2007
(OCoLC)608160158
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Smith; James P P Horn
ISBN: 1598530011 9781598530018
OCLC Number: 70823327
Description: xii, 1329 pages, [28 pages of plates] : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
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.
Series Title: Library of America, 171.
Other Titles: Works.
Writings with other narratives
Writings, with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
Captain John Smith : writings, with other narratives of Roanoke, Jamestown, and the first English settlement of America
Responsibility: John Smith ; [James Horn selected the texts and wrote the notes for this volume].

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"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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