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1646 Oct. England, articles of peace were established between the inhabitants of Virginia and Necotowance, the successor of Opechancanough.
Compare Drake's Indian Biography, b. IV. 22—24; Johnson's Wonder-working Providence, b. III.
c. XI. Submission and a cession of lands were the terms on which the treaty was purchased by the original possessors of the soil, who now began to vanish away from the immediate vicinity of the settlements of their too formidable invae in Virginea; 1657; p. 13, 14. The prohibition alluded to is not in the Navigation Act of St. John, nor did any such go into effect.
See Albany Records, IV. 236.
The very rare tract of L. G., I obtained through the kindness of John Brown, of Providence. and at last a special statute of
1660 Virginia extended to every Christian nation, in amity with England, a promise of liberty to trade and equal justice.
Hening, i. 450. At the restoration, Virginia enjoyed freedom of commerce