Edward Bland, Abraham Wood, and other leave Fort Henry. They return nine days later.

Edward Bland and Abraham Wood, together with Sackford Brewster, Elias Pennant, two servants, and an Appamattuck guide named Pyancha, leave Fort Henry. The seven men will return nine days later, having traveled more than 175 miles. After his return, the General Assembly endorses Bland’s plan to colonize the region.