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Title The History of the British Plantations in America
Reference Arents 713
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1738
Author(s) Keith, Sir William
Publisher Society for the Encouragement of Learning
Place of Publication London
Description This first (and only) part outlines the history of Virginia and Maryland, providing a narrative of key events during early colonisation. Included are descriptions of cultivation, taxation and legislation.
Document Type Printed Book
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Trade and Commerce; Cultivation; Politics and Empire
Keywords corn, colony, conflict, crop, empire, harvest, exportation, plantation, profit, raw material, taxation
Region North America
Places USA, Virginia, Maryland
Additional Information For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume Three: 1698-1783, p. 273-275.
Copyright New York Public Library