The History of Virginia, in Four Parts

Cover image for

Download


Author: Robert Beverley
Published: 1722
Language: English
Wordcount: 89,306 / 266 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.5
LoC Category: F
Downloads: 493
Added to site: 2010.06.07
mnybks.net#: 28063
Genre: History
Excerpt

Fish.

§21. Great plenty and variety of fish, 117 Vast shoals of herrings, shad, &c., 117 22. Continuality of the fishery, 118 The names of some of the best edible fish, 118 The names of some that are not eaten, 118 23. Indian children catching fish, 118 Several inventions of the Indians to take fish, 119 24. Fishing hawks and bald eagles, 121 Fish dropped in the orchard, 121

CHAPTER VI.

Wild Fowl and Hunted Game.

§25. Wild Water Fowl, 123 26. Game in the marshes and watery grounds, 123 27. Game in the highlands and frontiers, 123 Of the Opossum, 124 28. Some Indian ways of hunting, 124 Fire hunting, 124 Their hunting quarters, 125 29. Conclusion, 126

BOOK III.

Indians, their Religion, Laws and Customs, in War and Peace.

CHAPTER I.

Persons of the Indians, and their Dress.

§1. Persons of the Indians, t

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
A Maker of History
by E. Phillips Oppenheim
An Island Story
by H.E. Marshall
...After a Few Words...
by Gordon Randall Garrett

See more popular titles from this genre.