William Claiborne of Virginia; With Some Account of his Pedigree

CLAIBORNE, John Herbert

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Putnam
Date Published: 1917

Description: Plates, folding map, folding genealogical chart. xxxi, 231pp. 8vo, later 3/4 red morocco, spine and edges of corners lightly worn. New York: Putnam, 1917. First Edition

Comments: William Claiborne was Secretary of State for Virgina from 1626 to 1637 and from 1652 to 1660. He amassed large land holdings and traded with the Native Americans. For many years he was a foe of Lord Baltimore over the ownership of Kent Island.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 243882


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