New York: Putnam, 1917. First. hardcover. 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. good.
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.