Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Elizabeth river” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...tation of tobacco, and for the promotion of commerce.
In selecting locations for these towns none seemed to offer better advantages than a district called by Capt. Smith, Nansamund, situated on the Elizabeth river , and on the 8th day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred and eighty, seventy-three years after the settlement of Jamestown, the Assembly of Virginia passed an act directing the p...
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