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Settlers asking Governor Berkeley for aid in fending off Indian raids, Virginia, 1675.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

American History -- 1670s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AME-167
Topics
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Berkeley, William, Sir, 1608-1677
United States -- 1670-1679
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1648-1676
Arms & armament -- 1670-1679
Governors -- Virginia -- 1670-1679
Colonists -- English -- Virginia -- 1670-1679
Colonies -- English -- Virginia -- 1670-1679
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Conjectural works
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "In 1675 the Virginia colony was again in danger from Indian raids. The settlers asked Governor Berkeley for aid, but he refused -- as shown here. However, troops were raised under Nathaniel Bacon. When Berkeley called this action treason, Bacon seized and burned Jamestown. Known as Bacon's Rebellion it collapsed when Bacon died." Includes additional text.

Source note: Book of knowledge : the children''s encyclopaedia. (New York : Grolier Society, c1911) Mee, Arthur (1875-1943), Editor. Thompson, Holland (1873-1940), Editor.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19 x 15 cm. (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1677135
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17613299
Barcode : 33333159307699
UUID: c2544270-c52f-012f-acfb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Settlers asking Governor Berkeley for aid in fending off Indian raids, Virginia, 1675." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f414-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Settlers asking Governor Berkeley for aid in fending off Indian raids, Virginia, 1675." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f414-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911). Settlers asking Governor Berkeley for aid in fending off Indian raids, Virginia, 1675. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-f414-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Settlers asking Governor Berkeley for aid in fending off Indian raids, Virginia, 1675.