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The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia
Original Author: William Stith, printed by William Parks
Created: 1747
Medium: Title page
Publisher: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

The History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia

The title page of a 1748 history of the Virginia colony indicates that the book was published in Williamsburg by William Parks, the official printer to the colony. The author of the book, William Stith, was a clergyman and one of the governors of the College of William and Mary; in 1752 he would become the third president of the college.

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