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by William Gilmore Simms

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Published by A.L. Burt? in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

T.-p. missing.

The Physical Object
Pagination374 p. ;
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26346536M
OCLC/WorldCa136955142

The following is an excerpt from Captain John Smith's Generall Historie of Virginia, Book III, "The Proceedings and Accidents of the English Colony in Virginia."Although called a "history," Smith published most of what appears in Book III in , only shortly after the events he describes took place. The Life of Captain John Smith | This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The life of Captain John Smith: the founder of Virginia / by W. Simms, William Gilmore, View full catalog record. Rights: Public . John Smith’s writings of Virginia and New England are written in a very remarkable, straightforward, and a direct narrative style. It is presumed he recorded events in a diary as he lived them. This we do know he did when captured by pirates. Unfortunantly his diaries are lost but his books remain. Captain John Smith wrote eight books.

Captain John Smith is famous for his pivotal role in the exploration of New World. John Smith was responsible for the settlement and survival of first English colony in the New World. Captain Smith was an English soldier, explorer, colonizer, publicist and an . The Life of Captain John Smith: The Founder of Virginia. by William Gilmore Simms. William Gilmore Simms () was an accomplished poet, historian, dramatist, and critic and one of the nineteenth-century's most popular novelists.


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Captain John Smith: Founder of Virginia Explains how Captain John Smith held the colony together during times of starvation and disease, Indian attacks and internal dissension. Tells how Smith is saved from death by the Indian princess, Pocahontas.

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New York, Burt [©] (OCoLC) It would be hard to overstate how much I enjoyed this book. The Hooblers tell the story of John Smith masterfully, with a great eye for detail and with a sense of historical balance and perspective.

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John Smith () was an English solider and explorer who helped settle Jamestown, England’s first permanent colony in the New World. His name is often associated with Pocahontas.The Life of Captain John Smith | Title: The life of Captain John Smith: the founder of : William Gilmore SimmsPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the.Captain John Smith's History of Virginia book.

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