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The Generall Historie of Virginia New England and the Summer Isles by Smith Captain John

the generall historie of virginia john smith

As for the twoships' loading of corn Newport promised to provide us from Powhatan,he brought us but four teen bushels, and from the Monacans nothing,but the most of the men sick and near famished. Folio, publishers imitation vellum with linen ties, in publisher's folding box. Yet they durst not vndertake to bring her into the harbour, but she must ride in the road, leauing the care of the rest to my selfe, advising me to consider with my Company what was fittest, and with my best speed returne him answer. Ores in their Canowes then we with 8. These things considered, we conceited them to be but as all Salvages ever had beene, kinde till they found opportunitie to do mischiefe. One had the head of a Woolfe hanging in a chaine for a Iewell, his Tobacco pipe three quarters of a yard long, prettily carued with a Bird, a Deere, or some such devise at the great end sufficient to beat out ones braines: with Bowes, Arrowes, and clubs, sutable to their greatnesse.

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John Smith

the generall historie of virginia john smith

Longthey shot, we still riding at an anchor without their reach, makingall the signs of friendship we could. Peace, we told them, we would accept it, would theybring us their king's bows and arrows with a chain of pearl, and whenwe came again give us four hundred baskets full of corn; otherwise wewould break all their boats and burn their houses and corn and allthey had. Images scanned by Bill Richards Text encoded by Apex Data Services, Inc. Powhatans plot to murther Smith, discovered by his daughter Pocahontas. But in brief, at all times we so encountered them and curbedtheir insolencies that they concluded with presents to purchasepeace; yet we lost not a man.

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John Smith, 1580

the generall historie of virginia john smith

When we were at meate two or three of her men came amongst vs with their Bowes and Arrowes, which caused vs to take our armes in hand. When you send again I entreatyou rather send but thirty carpenters, husbandmen, gardeners,fishermen, blacksmiths, masons, and diggers up of trees, roots, wellprovided, than a thousand of such as we have. In sommer no place affordeth more plentie of Sturgeon, nor in winter more abundance of foule, especially in the time of frost. We went vp and downe the Ile, and at last found three faire Romane Letters carved. At last they desired our Captaine to goe with them to the mayne to trade with their Bashabes, which is their chiefe Lord, which we did, our boat well manned with 14.

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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles by John Smith

the generall historie of virginia john smith

After more improbable episodes, including three victories in duels, he was captured and enslaved. This being done our old friend Ensenore dyed the twenty of Aprill, then all our enemies wrought with Pemissapan to put in practise his deuises, which he easily imbraced, though they had planted corne by vs, and at Dasamonpeack two leagues from vs. Though I did forsee the danger and misery, yet the desire I had to see the Mangoaks was, for that there is a prouince called Chaunis Temoatan, frequented by them and well knowne to all those Countries, where is a mine of Copper they call Wassador; they say they take it out of a riuer that falleth swiftly from high rocks in shallow water, in great Bowles, couered with leather, leauing a part open to receiue the mettall, which by the change of the colour of the water where the spout falleth, they suddainly chop downe, and haue the Bowlefull, which they cast into the fire, it presently melteth, and doth yeeld in fiue parts at the first melting two parts mettall for three of Ore. Also the Maps and Descriptions of All Those Countryes, Their Commodities, People, Government, Customes, and Religion Yet Knowne. Herevpon calling my Company together, who were all as priuy of the Generals offer as my selfe; their whole request was, in regard of all those former miseries, and no hope of the returne of Sir Grenvill, and with a generall consent, they desired me to vrge him, we might all goe with him for England in his Fleete; for whose reliefe in that storme he had sustained more perill of wrack, then in all his honorable actions against his enemies. A day or two after shewing them what we had, Granganameo taking most liking to a Pewter dish, made a hole in it, hung it about his necke for a brest-plate: for which he gaue vs twenty Deere skins, worth twenty Crownes; and for a Copper Kettell, fiftie skins, worth fiftie Crownes. The red and white are like our hedge plums, but the other which they call Putchamins, grow as high as a Palmeta: the fruit is like a Medler; it is first greene, then yellow, and red when it is ripe; if it be not ripe, it will draw a mans mouth awry, with much torment, but when it is ripe, it is as delicious as an Apricot.

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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New

the generall historie of virginia john smith

Canowes that came towards the ship. Later editions of his books contain different versions of some stories, thereby arousing suspicion. He was considered to have played an important part in the establishment of the first permanent English settlement in North America. Rowse and Bibliographical notes by Robert O. They vse to cover a great many of them with Oke leaues and Ferne, and then cover all with earth in the manner of a Colepit; over it, on each side, they continue a great fire 24 houres before they dare eat it.

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John Smith

the generall historie of virginia john smith

Vellum gilt with cloth ties, felt lined, cloth-covered solander case with vellum spine and paper cover labels, tall 4to. More space, more staff Total industry employment is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1. Musquaspen is a roote of the bignesse of a finger, and as red as bloud. It is full of high timbred Okes, their leaues thrise so broad as ours: Cedar straight and tall, Beech, Holly, Walnut, Hazell, Cherry trees like ours, but the stalke beareth the blossom or fruit thereof like a cluster of Grapes, forty or fiftie in a bunch. How to deale with the Salvages. Education: Within Pakistan borders, the government has set up Deobandi tradition schools in a few fortunate refugee camps.

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Captain John Smith, The Generall Historie of Virginia, New England & the Summer Isles (1624)

the generall historie of virginia john smith

But because in this Voyage for most part they followed the course of Captaine Gosnoll, and haue made no relation but to the same effect he writ before, we will thus conclude; Lay hands vnto this worke with all thy wit, But pray that God would speed and perfit it. 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. But the relation of their Religion is strange, as this Author reporteth. How the Country was called Virginia. Iohn and Sebastian well provided, setting sayle, ranged a great part of this vnknowne world, in the yeare 1497.


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John Smith Journals

the generall historie of virginia john smith

Iohns Ile, Hispaniola, or Trinidado, to refresh our selues and seeke for purchase that Winter, and the next Spring come againe to secke our Country-men. Master White his returne to Virginia. He also published an account of his True Travels, Adventures, and Observations 1630. All this time our old tavern madeas much of all them that had either money or ware as could bedesired. There is but one entrance by Sea into this Country, and that is at the mouth of a very goodly Bay, 18. At this present two ships are going; more a preparing; new Commissions sent. Himselfe being shot through with a Pistoll fell downe as dead, but presently start vp and ran away from them all, till an Irish Boy shot him over the buttocks, where they tooke him and cut off his head.

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The Generall Historie of Virginia, New

the generall historie of virginia john smith

Being but six or seven in company, he went down theriver to Kecoughtan, where at first they scorned him, as a famishedman, and would in derision offer him a handful of corn, a piece ofbread for their swords and muskets, and such like proportions alsofor their apparel. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. We excused our selues why we could not, but vsed them kindly, yet got them away with all the speed we could, that they should not be perceiued by them in the houle, then we went vp the river 26. The vtmost of our discouery Southward was Secotan as we esteemed 80. Not with standing, the storme ceasing, the Generall appointed me a ship of 170.

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