By: A. Talbot Bethell
Heritage Books, Inc: (1937)
Seller ID: B1249
Condition: 238 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1937), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 238 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The history of the colonization of the Bahamas and the first royal governor, Woodes Rogers, Esquire; interwoven with the history of the United States. The author begins the book with the history of the New World, starting in A.D. 986 with the arrival of natives of Iceland and Greenland. He then moves on to a brief history of the American Revolution, which leads up to the settlement of the Bahamas by many American colonists. He shows the relationship of the Bahamas to Virginia and supplies a list of loyalists who fled to the Bahamas from East Florida in 1784. The text contains a list of the gov... View More...