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John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609 1 edition

John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609
Helen C. Rountree

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John Smith's Chesapeake voyages, 1607-1609
Helen C. Rountree, Wayne E. Clark, and Kent Mountford ; contributing authors, Michael B. Barber ... [et al.].

Published 2007 by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The Chesapeake environment in the early seventeenth century
The world of Algonquian-speaking peoples
Englishmen in the Chesapeake
John Smith's first voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : June 2-July 21, 1608
John Smith's second voyage up the Chesapeake Bay : July 24-September 7, 1608
The Powhatan River, becoming "King James His River," and Hampton Roads
The "Pamunkey" : the York River drainage
The farmers and fishermen of the lower Eastern Shore
The middle Eastern Shore : land of marsh and merchants
The head of the bay : the Iroquoian speakers' northwest passage
The Patuxent River basin : "good cheer" and "infinite kinds of fish"
The Potomac River : conduit and boundary
The Rappahannock River basin and the Piedmont peoples.

Edition Notes

"Published in association with the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network and the U.S. National Park Service, Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and Maryland Historical Trust."

Includes bibliographical references and index.



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F187.C5 R675 2007

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