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Contents Preface Acknowledgments 1. The Chesapeake Environment in the Early Seventeenth Century 1 2. The World of Algonquian-Speaking Peoples 3. Englishmen in the Chesapeake 4. John Smith's First Voyage up the Chesapeake Bay: June 2July 21, 1608 5. John Smith's Second Voyage up the Chesapeake Bay: July 24September 7, 1608 6. The Powhatan River, Becoming "King James His River," and Hampton Roads 7. The "Pamunkey": The York River Drainage 8. The Farmers and Fishermen of the Lower Eastern Shore 9. The Middle Eastern Shore: Land of Marsh and Merchants 10. The Head of the Bay: The Iroquoian Speakers' Northwest Passage 11. The Patuxent River Basin: "Good Cheer" and "Infinite Kinds of Fish" 12. The Potomac River: Conduit and Boundary 13. The Rappahannock River Basin and the Piedmont Peoples Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Smith, John, 1580-1631 -- Travel -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.).
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Description and travel.
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Indians of North America -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Explorers -- America -- Biography.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- English.