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CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas

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Virginia Richly Valued...

Felix Kingston for Matthew Lownes, 1609.

Richard Hakluyt translated and published Virginia Richly Valued to promote the Virginia Company. The tract, which includes a translation of Hernando de Soto's forced expedition through Florida and southern North America to the Gulf Coast, describes Virginia as a probable site for gold.

Promotion and Possession

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