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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
The Planters of Colonial Virginia By Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker (February 6, 1879 - April 22, 1966)... More > was a leading American historian and Edwards Professor of American History at Princeton University. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, he received his bachelor's and doctoral degrees from the University of Virginia, gaining a reputation for his doctoral dissertation, Patrician and Plebeian in Virginia (1910), followed by Virginia Under the Stuarts (1914), and his master work, The Planters of Colonial Virginia (1922).In 1910, Princeton President Woodrow Wilson brought him there as a preceptor. Wertenbaker was a member of the history department for 37 years and its chairman from 1928 to 1936. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_J._Wertenbaker< 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
Prisoners of Hope: A Tale of Colonial Virginia By Mary Johnston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Johnston (November 21, 1870 – May 9, 1936) was an... More > American novelist and women's rights advocate from Virginia. She was one of America's best selling authors during her writing career and had three silent films adapted from her novels.The daughter of an American Civil War soldier who became a successful lawyer, Mary Johnston was born in the small town of Buchanan, Virginia. A small and frail girl, she was educated at home by family and tutors. She grew up with a love of books and was financially independent enough to devote herself to writing.Johnston wrote historical books and novels that often combined romance with history. Her first book Prisoners of Hope (1898) dealt with colonial times in Virginia as did her second novel To Have and to Hold (1900) and 1904's Sir Mortimer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Johnston< Less
Richard of Jamestown : a Story of the Virginia Colony By James Otis
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Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia By Cerinda W. Evans
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