edited by Meyer, Virginia M. and Dorman, John Frederick Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5
Richmond, VA Order of First Families of Virginia, 1607-1624/5 1987 3rd Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Photos & Maps
xxxii, 827 pp, green leatherette boards w/gilt emblem on the front cover and gilt lettering on the spine, map endpapers of Jamestown 1607. Material, both biographical and genealogical ws collected with the history of Virginia in the period 1607-1624/5. This volume commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Order. The book begins with the Musters, followed by the Adventurers of Purse and Person and their families. The Adventurers of their Person suffered hardshps and gave their lives that a civilisation might be created in the New World, and the Adventurers of Purse dared to invest in the support of the venture. Some of the names are Boyse, Chard, Dods, Vincene, Harris, Price, Hilton, Taylor, Oage, Coltman, Farmer, Bradway, Sheppey, Parins, Woodwards, Bolte, Collins, and many more.