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The Jamestown Adventure: Accounts of the Virginia Colony, 1605-1614

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In December 1606, three ships carrying 144 passengers and crew sailed from London for the New World. In May of the following year, a little more than 100 men disembarked on a peninsula in a river they called the James. Eight months later, only 38 were still alive in the fort they named Jamestown. This volume collects contemporary accounts of the first successful colony in ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by John F. Blair, Publisher
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Dave Walls
May 25, 2015 Dave Walls rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Maybe 3.5 stars, but I'll bump it to 4.

A well-edited collection of letters and first-person accounts from the Jamestown settlers. The editors notes are helpful, and occasionally amusing. Some parts are fascinating, others not so much. I'd recommend it to someone interested in early American history or Virginia history.
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