America and West Indies: January 1609

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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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January 1609

Jan. 23.
John Chamberlain to Dud. Carleton. Arrival of a ship from Virginia, with petty commodities and hopes of more. She has brought divers sorts of wood, soap ashes, pitch, and tar, certain unknown kinds of herbs for dyeing, including, as is supposed, cochineal. [On 14 Feb. Chamberlain writes, that John Dun seeks to be preferred Secretary of Virginia. Extracts from DOMESTIC Corresp. Jac. I., Vol. XLIII., Nos. 39 and 76, Cal. pp. 487. 492.]