Page images

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia,

[ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small]

and Discoueries of Captain Iohn Smith (Admirall
of that Country) in the North of America, in the
year of our Lord 1614; with the successe of size
Ships, that went the next yeare 1615; and the
accidents befell him among the French men of
warre : with the proofe of the present benefit this
Countrey affoords : whither this present yeare,
1616, eight voluntary Ships are gone to make

further tryall. At London: Printed by Humfrey

Lownes, for Robert Clerke; and are to be sould
at his house called the Lodge, in Chancery lane,
ouer against Lincolnes Inne.—1616...................

II....New Englands Trials. Declaring the successe of

80 Ships employed thither within these eight
yeares; and the benefit of that Country by Sea
and Land. With the present estate of that happie
Plantation, begun but by 60 weake men in the yeare
1620. And how to build a Fleete of good Shippes
to make a little Nauie Royall.—Written by Cap-
taine Iohn Smith, sometimes Gouernour of Virgi-
nia, and Admirall of New England. The second
Edition. London: Printed by William Iones.—

[merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]
[ocr errors][merged small]


. The Planters Plea.—Or the grounds of Planta

tions Eramined, and vsual Oljections answered.—
Together with a manifestation of the causes moov-
ing such as have lately undertaken a Plantation in
New England: For the satisfaction of those that
question the lawfulnesse of the Action. 2 Thes.
5. 21.-Prove all things, and holde fast that which
is good. London: Printed by William Iones.—

IV....Gov. Thomas Dudley's Letter to the Countess of

Lincoln, March, 1631. With Explanatory Notes,

[ocr errors][merged small]

by Dr. John Farmer, Corresponding Secretary of

the New-Hampshire Historical Society. Wash-
ington : Published by Peter Force.—1838..........

W.... New English Canaan; Or, New Canaan, containing

. VI...

an abstract of New England.—Composed in three
Bookes. The first setting forth the Originall of
the Natives, their Manners and Customs. Toge-
ther with their tractable Nature and Love towards
the English. II. The Natural Indowments of
the Countrie, and what Staple Commodities it

- “...yeeldeth. III. What People are planted there,

their Prosperity, what remarkable Accidents have
happened since the first planting of it : together
with their Tenants and practise of their Church.
Written by Thomas Morton, of Cliffords Inn,
Gent. Upon ten Yeers Knowledge and Erperi-
ment of the Country. Printed by Charles Green.—

.Ettract from a Manuscript Collection of Annals

relative to Virginia. From the Virginia Gazette
of April 21, 1774. Washington: Published by

"Peter Force.--1838:..a........................... - - - - - - - - -

[ocr errors]





VII....A Description of the Province of New Albion.

• VIII...

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 Arti-
ficers to live plentifully. And a former Descrip-
tion re-printed of the healthiest, pleasantest, and
richest Plantation of New Albion in North Vir-
ginia, proved by thirteen witnesses. Together
with a Letter from Master Robert Evelin, that
lived there many years, shewing the particularities,
and excellency thereof. With a briefe of the
charge of victuall, and necessaries, to transport
and buy stock for each Planter, or Labourer, there
to get his Master 50l. per Annum, or more in
twelve trades, at 10l. charges onely a man. Print-
ed in the Year 1648..........................................

...A Perfect Description of Virginia ; being, a full and true Relation of the present State of the Plantation, their Health, Peace and Plenty: the number of people, with their abundance of Cattell, Fowl, Fish, &c. with severall sorts of rich and good Commodities, which may there be had, either Naturally, or by Art and Labour. Which we are fain to procure from Spain, France, Denmark, Swedeland, Germany, Poland, yea, from the EastIndies. There having been nothing related of the true estate of this Plantation these 25 years.Being sent from Virginia, at the request of a Gentleman of worthy note, who desired to know the true State of Virginia as it now stands.— Also, a Narration of the Countrey, within a few dayes journey of Virginia, West and by South where people come to trade : being related to the Governour, Sir William Berckley, who is to go himselfe to discover it with with 30 horse, and 50

[ocr errors]

foot, and other things needful for his enterprize.
With the manner how the Emperor Nichotawance
came to Sir William Berckley, attended with five
petty Kings, to doe Homage, and bring Tribute to
King Charles. With his solemne Protestation,
that the Sun and Moon should lose their Lights,
before he (or his people in that Country) should
prove disloyall, but ever to keepe Faith and Alle-
giance to King Charles. London, Printed for
Richard Wodenoth, at the Star under Peters
Church in Cornhill.—1649................................

IX.... Virginia and Maryland.—Or, the Lord Balta

more's printed Case, uncased and answered.—
Shewing, the illegality of his Patent and usurpa-
tion of Royal Jurisdiction and Dominion there.
With the Injustice and Tyranny practised in the
Government, against the Laws and Liberties of
the English Nation, and the just Rights and In-
terest of the Adventurers and Planters. Also a
short Relation of the Papists late Rebellion against
the Government of his Highnes the Lord Protector,
to which they were reduced by the Parliaments
Commissioners; but since revolting, and by Lord
Baltamore’s instructions caused to assault the Pro-
testants there in their Plantations, were by a far
lesser number repulsed, some slain, and all the rest
taken Prisoners. To which is added, a brief ac-
count of the Commissioners proceedings in the
reducing of Maryland, with the Grounds and Rea-
son thereof; the Commission and Instructions by
which they acted; the Report of the Committee of
the Navy, concerning that Province; and some
other Papers and Passages relating thereunto: to-
gether with the Copy of a Writing under the Lord
Baltamore's Hand and Seal, 1644. discovering his


« PreviousContinue »