America and West Indies: 1606-1640

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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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1606–1640 11. Notes by Sir Jos. Williamson relating to Virginia. They refer more particularly to the appointment of Governors and their powers, the tobacco trade, and the revocation of the first patent. In 1613 Capt. Argoll took prisoner the dear daughter of Powhatan, the King of the Indians. In 1628 the number of persons in Virginia was 3,000. In 1637 John Tredescant was in the colony, to gather all rarities of flowers, plants, shells, &c.