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Title Proposal Regarding the Building of Towns in Virginia, and a Proposal for the Custom of Tobacco, ff 666-667
Reference Eg 2395
Library The British Library
Description The first document suggests that the building of towns in Virginia has been neglected, and, due to its fertile nature and capacity, should become a priority. The second document outlines the financial repercussions of tobacco smuggling from Virginia and Maryland.
Document Type Manuscript, Report
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Sub-commodity Timber
Theme Production; Trade and Commerce
Keywords construction, plantation, colony, empire, taxation, shipping, profit, importation, exportation, government, commerce, smuggling
Region Europe, North America
Places England; USA, Virginia, Maryland
Additional Information Please note that these folios are from the following collection: Miscellaneous official papers relating to the English settlements in America and the West Indies, chiefly documents submitted to, or, issuing from, the Council of Trade and Plantations, with a few original letters; 1627-1699. A large part of the collection appears to have been formed by Thomas Povey, Secretary to the Council
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