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Strachey's A Dictionarie of the Indian Language

Smith's Vocabulary of Indian words

Weroances and Their Tribes

English Observers

William Strachey' s Description of Critters in the Chesapeake Bay

Henry Spelman, Relation of Virginia, 1609

Timeline


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English Observers
John Smith (1580-1631) – in Virginia April 1607 to October 1609

William Strachey (1572-1621)

– in Virginia May 1610 to September 1611

Henry Spelman (1595-1623)

– in Virginia August 1609 to March 1611
– in Virginia 1616 to 1618
– in Virginia 1619 until his death in 1623

George Percy (1580-1623)

– in Virginia April 1607 to April 1612

Gabriel Archer (ca. 1575 - winter 1609-10)

– in Virginia April 1607 to April 1608
– in Virginia summer 1609 until his death

Rev. Samuel Purchas (1577-1626)

– never in Virginia, but collected and edited other people's accounts

John Clayton (1657-1725)

– in Virginia Spring 1684 to May 1686

John Banister (1650-1692)

– in Virginia from 1678 until his death

Robert Beverly (ca. 1673-1722)

– born in Virginia


 

 

 

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