“The First Blacks Arrive in Virginia” (1619) About the latter end of August, a Dutch man of Warr of the burden of a 160 tunes arrived at Point-Comfort,

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“The First Blacks Arrive in Virginia” (1619) About the latter end of August, a Dutch man of Warr of the burden of a 160 tunes arrived at Point-Comfort, the Commandors name Capt Jope, his pilot for the West Indies one Mr Marmaduke an Englishman. They met with the Trer in the West Indyes and dtermyned to hold consort shipp hitherward, but in their passage lost one the other. He brought not any thing but 20 and odd Negroes, which the Governor and Cape Marchant bought for victualle (whereof he was in greate need as he pretended) at the best and easiest rate they could. He had a lardge and ample Comyssion from his Excellency to range and take purchase in the West Indyes. (John Rolfe to Sir Edwyn Sandya, January 1619/20)

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