Biographical History of North Carolina, Vol. 4

Biographical History of North Carolina, Vol. 4 : From Colonial Times to the Present (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Biographical History of North Carolina, Vol. 4: From Colonial Times to the Present It was about this time that Elizabeth entered into a treaty with the Protestants of the Netherlands, and thus gave cause for war with Spain, and there were rumors of an intended invasion of Eng land. In this supreme moment Raleigh was called Ou to play an important part, and his skill in maritime as well as military affairs gave him still greater consequence. He became Lord Warden of the Stannaries and V ice-admiral of Devon, and no man in Eng land was more engaged in public business than he. To build forts, to equip fleets, to muster and arm the companies of his territory were the severe duties that taxed his energies to the utmost capacity. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 666 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 34mm | 871g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243089910
  • 9780243089918