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Map of Virginia
Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania Library
John Smith,
The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles...

London:
I.D. and I.H. for Edward Blackmore, 1632.

Smith's map of the Chesapeake region demonstrates English awareness of territories controlled by the Powhatan Confederacy of Algonquian tribes, and Smith's desire to have that territory settled by "Virginians."

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