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Barlow's account, in Hakluyt, III. 301—307. I have compared, on this and the following voyages, Smith's Virginia, i. 80—85; Stith, 8—12; Tytler's Raleigh, 47—54; Oldys, 55; Birch, 580, 581; Cayley, 2, the original account. The reader may compare Camden, in Kennett, II. 509, 510; Stith, 12—21; Smith, i. 86—99; Belknap i. 213—216; Williamson, i. 37—51; Martin, l. 12—24; Tytler, 56—68; Thomson, clish rights. Hakluyt, III. 323. Stith, 22, and Belknap, i. 217, say fifty men, erroneously. Smith, i. 99, began the error. Raleigh was not dismayed by ill success, nor borne 1587 down by losh graves. The original account of White, in Hakluyt, III. 340—348. The story is repeated by Smith, Stith, Keith, Burk, Belknap, Williamson, Martin, Thomson, Tytler, and others. For when WhitRelation, ibid. IV. 1647—1651. Rosier's Notes, ibid. IV. 1651—1653. Brierston's Relation, in Smith, i. 105—108. Compare, particularly, Belknap's Life of Gosnold, in Am. Biog
. 1705. Stith, 35. Compare Hillard's Life of Smith, in Sparks's American Biography, II. 177—407; into the magnificent Bay of the Chesapeake. Smith, i. 150. Stith, 44. The head-lands received astructions they had power to do, they excluded Smith from their body, on a charge of sedition. But held in suspense by the mysterious awe which Smith had inspired, now resolved to receive him Chandship and benevolence. Thus the captivity of Smith did itself become a benefit to the colony; for Smith's letter, in History, i. 200 201; also, Smith's advertisements of the unexperienced, in II. y, which had grasped at sudden emoluments; Smith, in III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 10—12. the en the Bermudas. A small ketch perished; an Smith, i. 234. seven ships Chap. IV.} 1609. only ar Declaration, 35—39. Compare Stith, 116, 117; Smith, II. 2. Smith, at his departure, had left mored 1766. Stith, 117. True Declaration, 47, or Smith, II. 4, says four days. Sir Thomas Gates a[49 more...
of the acts of the burgesses, whom, it was expressly agreed, he could in no event dissolve, he accepted the office, and recognized, without a scruple, the authority to which he owed his elevation. I am, said he, but a servant of the assembly. Smith's New York, 27. Virginia did not lay claim to absolute independence, but, awaiting the settlement Chap VI.} 1660 of affairs in England, hoped for the Restoration of the Stuarts. Hening's note, i. 526—529. The legislation of the colony havery 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. Smith, 27. Hening, i. 450. At the restoration, Virginia enjoyed freedom of commerce with the whole world. Religious liberty advanced under the influence of independent domestic legislation. No churches had been erected except in the heart of the c
as not long before the country towards the head of the Chesapeake was explored; settlements in Accomack were extended; and commerce was begun with the tribes which Smith had been the first to visit. Porey, the secretary of the colony, made a discovery into the 1621. great bay, as far as the River Patuxent, which he ascended; but Chalmers, 206. was rather a consequence of his voyage, and seems to have been on the eastern shore, perhaps within the limits of Virginia. Purchas, IV. 1784. Smith, II. 61—64. The hope of a very good trade of furs, animated the adventurers; and if the plantations advanced but slowly, there is yet evidence, that commerce with the Indians was earnestly pursued under the sanction of the colonial government. Relation of Maryland, 4; ed. 1635. Smith's History of Virginia, II. 63 and 95. An attempt was made to obtain a monopoly of this commerce Rel. of Maryland, 1635, p. 10. by William Clayborne, whose resolute and enterprising spirit was destine
s the expedition to the Plymouth company. See Smith, in III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 19; and in hi sailors were busy with their hooks and lines, Smith examined the shores from the Penobscot to Capes. Smith's Description of New England, 47. Smith's Generall Historie, II. 176. Morton's MemoriX. 6, 7. Encouraged by commercial success, Smith next 1615. endeavored, in the employment of S an open boat, from the harbor of Rochelle. Smith, II. 205—215; and in III. Mass. Hist. Coll.; ng, and, at the time, believed to comprise, Smith, in III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 31, estimatestonnage employed in the American fisheries. Smith, in III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 32. Smith, I company. III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 32. Smith, II. 263. While the English monopolists were wewarded with success. The voyages of Gosnold, Smith, and Hudson: the enterprise of Raleigh, Delawas Historie of Travaile into Virginia; to him John Smith, in his povertie, now turned for encourageme[9 more...]
1620—1, i. 258. 260, 261. 318, 319; Journal of Commons, in Chalmers, 100—102, and 103, 104; Sir F. Gorges' Narration, Morrell, in i. Mass Hist. Coll. i. 125—139; Smith, in III. Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 25; Hazard, i. 151—155. Compare Prince, Morton, Hutchinson, Belknap, and Chalmers. The determined opposition of the house, thc became, in a great measure, the property of two enterprising individuals. We have seen that Martin Pring was the discoverer of New Hampshire, 1609 and that John Smith of Virginia had examined and Chap. IX.} 1614. 1620. extolled the deep waters of the Piscataqud. Sir Ferdinand Gorges, the most energetic member of the councilthe mutineers of the crew of Rocraft lived from autumn till spring on Monhegan Island, where the 1618-9 colony of Popham had anchored, and the ships of John 1607 Smith had made their station during his visit to New 1614. England. The earliest settlers, intent only on their immediate objects, hardly aspired after glory; from the