A True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia : London 1615. Ralphe Hamor.

A True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia : London 1615

Amsterdam: Da Capo Press / Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1971.

Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #11249
ISBN: 902210320X

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, light sun, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of London edition: John Beale for William Welby 1613. STC 12736. Original title-page reads: A True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia, and the successe of the affaires there till the 18 of June 1614: Together with a Relation of the severall English Townes and forts, the assured hopes of that countrie and the peace concluded with the Indians: The Christening of Powhatans daughter and her mariage with an English-man. The discourse is followed by three letters: From Sir Thomas Dale, dated Jamestown, June 18, 1614; from Rev. Alexander Whitaker, dated Virginia, June 18, 1614; from John Rolfe, giving his reasons for marrying Pocahontas. Hamor's evident object was "to give such an account of the condition of the colony of Virginia as should induce adventures to embark their money, their persons, or both in the undertaking ..." ; The English Experience: Its Record in Early Printed Books Published in Facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 320; 8, 70 pages.

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