By: D. W. Prowse, Q. C.
Heritage Books, Inc: (1895)
Seller ID: P2310
Condition: 742 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1895), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 742 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
From 1497 to the permanent settlement in Virginia and the landing of the Pilgrim fathers in 1620, Newfoundland was the only colony and the only possession in North America occupied and governed by Englishmen. This period of over a century is completely overlooked by American historians. To the early American settlers Newfoundland was the parent colony, a meager and haggard kind of mother, yet she saved the ancient colony of Virginia from semi-starvation by a timely cargo of fish. When the New York settlers first tried to establish a fishery in Sandy Hook, it was to this colony they applied for... View More...