A Description of the Province of New Albion. And a Direction for Adventurers with small stock to get two for one, and good land freely: And for Gentlemen, and all Servants, Labourers and Artificers, to live plentifully. And a former Description reprinted of the healthiest, pleasantest, and richest Plantation of New Albion in North Virginia, proved by thirteen witnesses. Together with a letter from Master Robert Evelin, that lived there many yeers, shewing the particularities, and excellency thereof : With a brief of the charge of victual, and necessaries, to transport and buy stock for each Planter, or Labourer, there to get his Master fifty pounds per Annum, or more, in twleve trades, and at ten pounds charges onely a man.
by [Plantagenet, Beauchamp; Evelyn, Robert]
29 pp. Plain brown wrappers, sewn binding. Late 19th or early 20th century reissue of 1648 original (original referenced in Sabin 63310, Howes P415, Church 488). The term 'New Albion' referenced the portion of North America north of Mexico, which Sir Francis Drake laid claim to in the name of England in 1579, but this work focuses on a province of the same name located in northern Virginia.
Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY NEW ALBION PLANTATION No date, circa 1900. Wrapper edges rubbed with minor loss. Rochester: The Genesee Press / The Post Express Printing Company. Reissue. Very Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2164329)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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