This book was written by Mr. Robert Beverly, a native and lifelong inhabitant of Virginia. It is written in four parts. The first part covers the history of the first settlement of Virginia and the government up until the year 1706. The second part covers the natural productions and conveniences of the country which were suited to trade and economic improvement. Part three revolves around the native Indians and their religion, customs and laws in times of both war and peace. Part four covers the state of the country, the improvements to the land and the polity of government through 1720. (Timeless Classic Books)
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Robert Beverly was born in colonial Virginia in 1673. He was a planter, historian and government official. After receiving his education in England, Beverly returned to Virginia and was appointed to be Clerk of the county of King and Queen in 1692. Five years later, he married Miss Ursula Byrd, the 16 year old daughter of William Byrd. Ursula died in childbirth a year later while giving birth to the couple's only son, William The following year, fire destroyed the statehouse in Jamestown. Robert and his brother Peter salvaged all the surviving public papers. Beverly went on to serve many terms as Burgess for Jamestown and wrote important historical accounts of early colonial Virginia. Robert Beverly died in the spring of 1722.
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