The old dominion in the seventeenth century : a documentary history of Virginia, 1606-1689

  title={The old dominion in the seventeenth century : a documentary history of Virginia, 1606-1689},
  author={J. Hendricks and W. M. Billings},
  journal={William and Mary Quarterly},
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