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History of Virginia. Edited with an introduction by Arthur H. Shaffer.

Charlottesville, Published for the Virginia Historical Society [by] University Press of Virginia [1970] .
ISBN 9780813902838, 0813902835

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Subjects United States, Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States, Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Virginie (États-Unis) -- 1600-1775 (Période coloniale)
Virginie (États-Unis) -- 1775-1783 (Révolution)
Series Virginia Historical Society documents ; v. 9.
Description xliv, 347 pages portrait 26 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes "Much of the early part of the work consists of passages taken more or less verbatim from William Stith's History of Virginia ... The editor has also added those portions of John Marshall's Life of Washington and David Hume's History of England that Randolph clearly intended to include."
"The present printed text ... was transcribed from ... [a] copy of the work believed to be the only surviving version, that ... came to light in the library of the Virginia Historical Society after the Civil War."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The manuscript, by John Melville Jennings. --From the discovery of America to the departure of Captain John Smith from Virginia. --From the "Starving Time" to the death of Powhatan. --From the establishment of a legislative assembly to the dissolution of the Virginia company. --From 1651 to 1774. --Introduction to that part of the history embracing the Revolution, including biographies of some leading men. --The history of the Revolution. --Continental events, et cetera but more properly the Revolutionary history of the United States as interwoven with that of Virginia. --The Revolution in Virginia. --The Revolutionary war. --More on the Revolution in Virginia.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Virginia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)67213
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813.
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