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Early Albemarle: Robert Holden's Account of 1679


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Housed in the English National Archives is a letter from Robert Holden, former resident of Virginia and the Albemarle, to Sir George Carteret, chairman of the proprietary board. The letter--from 1679--describes, for the first time, the Albemarle region in detail, including climate, native populations, fauna, and political government.
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22710