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|Title||An account of the Indians in Virginia [manuscript]: and of some remarkable things in that country... 1689|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Document Type||Travel Journal|
|Description||From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Notes compiled in England, probably extracted from letters written in Virginia by John Clayton, a Jamestown, Va., minister from 1684 to 1686 and a successful tobacco planter, who by 1688 had returned to a parish in England. Topical essays describe the physical characteristics, dress, housing, money, livelihood, rulers, diseases, education, marriage, burials, religion, method of telling time, etc., of the Virginia Indians. In addition, there are observations on the government, economy, towns, settlement patterns, churches, slave religion, rivers, and wildlife of colonial Virginia and there is a brief discussion of buccaneers in the region. With additions to the topical entries in another hand.|
|Names||Clayton, John (1657-1725)|
|Places||Virginia, United States|
|Keywords||tobacco, trade, dress, clothing, housing, money, livelihood, disease, education, marriage, burial, religion, government, economy, town, settlement pattern, church, river, wildlife, buccaneer, ceremony, observation|
|Theme||Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters|
FULL TITLE: An account of the Indians in Virginia [manuscript] : and of some remarkable things in that country / collected out of some letters from a minister in Virginia : some few things are inserted concerning the English there, & the bucaniers in some places of America.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT box Ayer MS 9|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|