The Life of Captain John Smith: The Founder of Virginia

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This book is truly a treasure.\nAdventure, excitement, and tragedy are all contained in this historical biography about the great explorer and founder of Virginia, Captain John Smith. Written by William Gilmore Simms (April 17, 1806 …
This book is truly a treasure.\nAdventure, excitement, and tragedy are all contained in this historical biography about the great explorer and founder of Virginia, Captain John Smith. Written by William Gilmore Simms (April 17, 1806 - June 11, 1870), a prominent Southern politician and historian, Simm's does not hold back on the details of Captain Smith's life. Contained herein are his adventures, which include being a decorated soldier for England, becoming a slave, dueling 3 separate Turkish leaders(depicted on Smiths' Coat of Arms), gaining his freedom from slavery, his colonial settlements/mercantile adventures, and much more. This book has a few illustrations throughout, and is ideal for upper-middle to highschool age children. It's an exciting read and you cannot go wrong reading anything by the Southern historian William Gilmore Simms.

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Author
William Gilmore Simms
Pages
374
Cover
Hardback
Details
Originally published in 1867, this reprint is from the 1902 edition

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