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America and West Indies: March 1617

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies, Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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March 1617

March. Geo. Lord Carew. Extracts from journal sent to Sir Thos. Roe. Some four or five "of your men" richly returned from the Amazon in a Holland ship. It is said that they brought home tobacco, which has been sold for 2,300l., and some ingots of gold. The rest remain there, and those come over mean to return.