The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590 : Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volume I book cover
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The Roanoke Voyages, 1584-1590
Documents to illustrate the English Voyages to North America under the Patent granted to Walter Raleigh in 1584 Volume I



ISBN 9781409414704
Published July 27, 2010 by Hakluyt Society
552 Pages

 
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Texts from Hakluyt's Principall Navigations (1589), together with the items added by him in 1600 and much additional material, a few documents in summary form. This volume takes the narrative to January 1586/7 and includes a descriptive list of John White's drawings of the first colony; the narrative is continued to 1590 and later in the following volume (Second Series 105), with which the main pagination is continuous. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1955.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; The discovery of Raleigh's Virginia; Preparations for the 1585 voyage; The 1585 Virginia voyage; The first colony: Lane and Drake, 1585-6; The first colony: Thomas Hariot; The first colony: John White; The 1586 ventures.

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