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Colonial Records of Virginia By Virginia Committee of State Library
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Based on original early court documents, this compilation of Colonial Virginia records is a vital addition to the collection of the serious Virginia genealogist. Contents include, among other... More > things, the first laws of the Colony, a list of Parishes in Virginia (1680), records of the First Assembly (1619), and the List of the Livinge and the Dead in Virginia (1623), which is, essentially, the first census taken in the Colony of Virginia. The book also includes a list of inhabitants in several counties of Virginia in 1634. The text, which was originally published in 1874, has been reissued and reprinted several times over the last few decades. This latest edition of Colonial Records of Virginia contains updated corrections from previous publications, all while retaining the consistency and accuracy of the original work.< Less
The Planters of Colonial Virginia By Thomas J. Wertenbaker
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This historic text discusses the factors that led to the transformation of Virginia from a society of yeomen farmers to a planter aristocracy. Included is the Rent Roll of Virginia for the years... More > 1704-1705. This detailed list of nearly 7000 early Virginia landowners is a very important record, essentially serving as a census substitute. This publication may be considered one of the most valuable reference tools for the Virginia researcher and its importance as a genealogical work should not be overlooked.< Less
Colonial Capitals of the Dominion of Virginia By Mary L. Foster
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Discussion of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown before the extensive restoration of those places. Work done for the tricentennial of Jamestown in 1907.
Virginia By Henrik Moller
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In July of 1587, one hundred and seventeen English men, women, and children arrive at a very small island off the Eastern shore of a vast New World. They arrived in hope, the hope of a better future... More > for themselves and their descendants. A month later, in August, a little girl, Virginia Dare, becomes the first child of English parents born in the New World. Nine days later, Virginia's grandfather, John White, the Governor of the English colony, returns to England. He is the last European to see any of the colonists alive. In December of 2002, Evan Merrill is surprised to discover that sometimes even very ordinary-looking computers have very unexpected capabilities. And he's even more surprised when a very frightened girl, speaking very old-fashioned English, steps out of a dream and into his life.< Less
MAJESTIC IMPOSTER at Virginia's Colonial Capital By Patrick E. O'Brian
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People of The New World wondered if they were loyal colonists for foreign powers or sovereign inhabitants separated by time and distance from their homelands. The colonies are on the verge of... More > deciding independence from Great Britain. MAJESTIC IMPOSTER at Virginia’s Colonial Capital is a story of twists of fate that makes ordinary people heroes and leaders into villains. When push comes to shove, future Americans will do most anything! Virginia was the Colonial Period's finest colony and Williamsburg was its seat of power.< Less
MAJESTIC IMPOSTER at Virginia's Colonial Capital By Patrick E. O'Brian
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People of The New World wondered if they were loyal colonists for foreign powers or sovereign inhabitants separated by time and distance from their homelands. The colonies are on the verge of... More > deciding independence from Great Britain. MAJESTIC IMPOSTER at Virginia’s Colonial Capital is a story of twists of fate that makes ordinary people heroes and leaders into villains. When push comes to shove, future Americans will do most anything! Virginia was the Colonial Period's finest colony and Williamsburg was its seat of power.< Less
The Colonial Virginian By R. A. Brock
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This is R. A. Brock's address to the Geographical and Historical Society of Richmond College, delivered in October 1891. Brock was president of the Virginia Historical Society at the time. ... More > Illustrations and index added.< Less
The Last Colonials By Don Corbly
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The Last Colonials describes life in the 1700s in the northern colonies of America, what our ancestors ate, the clothes they wore, and how they eked out a living in Pittsylvania Country, the... More > “uncivilized” land west of the Allegheny Mountains that separated the eastern parts of Pennsylvania and Virginia from their far western lands. It compares the wealthier eastern colonists' way of life with the poorer settlers who lived in the "far lands.” Read how the early settlers coped with the Indians who killed entire families in the scattered settlements. Learn how the settlers made clothes from plants and animals, how they preserved food, what their children went through at school, and how the strict Puritans maintained law and order. The colonial era ended when the colonists won their War of Independence from England and became citizens of the new United States. This book will take you through their years of strife, toil, and their ultimate success in creating the American Industrial Revolution.< Less
Beautiful Virginia By Bella Rose
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2009 Calender presenting photographs of Virginia's natural beauty
Early Settlement of Virginia and Virginiola By Edward D. Neill
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This unique publication contains, among other things, very rare documents which illustrate the English Colonization in America, including: A Letter from the Council of Virginia to the Council in... More > England (1607), A Letter to Lord Salisbury from Captain Newport (1607), Miscellaneous "Newes from Virginia", A Letter of the Virginia Company (1612), And More...< Less