Sir Thomas Dale to the president and counsell of the companie of adventurers and planters in Virginia

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Title

Sir Thomas Dale to the president and counsell of the companie of adventurers and planters in Virginia

Subject

Virginia
History
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775

Description

“Sir Thomas Dale to the president and counsell of the companie of adventurers and planters in Virginia” is a letter that was written by Sir Thomas Dale to the Virginia Company in England about the state of the colonies upon his arrival in 1611. Dale was the Governor of the Virginia colony in 1611. He arrived in Jamestown following the aftermath of the Starving Time and provided leadership for the rebuilding of the colony during his 3 ½ months of being acting Governor. Dale then served as Marshall of the colony and then from 1614-1616 he again served as Governor.

Creator

Thomas Dale

Source

University of Virginia Library Special Collections

Publisher

The University of Memphis

Date

May 25, 1611

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

Image belongs to the University of Virginia Library Special Collections.

Citation

Thomas Dale, “Sir Thomas Dale to the president and counsell of the companie of adventurers and planters in Virginia,” Early North America, accessed December 11, 2018, https://hist4620.omeka.net/items/show/19.

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