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CHAPTER VIII.

SIR WALTER RALEIGH'S VIRGINIA.

[1584—1590.]

Raleigh's Charter for American Colonization -- The Exploring

Voyage of Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlow—Their Observa-
tions in North Carolina—The primitive Country of Virginia and
its simple People—Raleigh's First Colony—Sir Richard Gren-
ville and Ralph Lane—The Misconduct of the English Colo-
nists—The Troubles of the Indians in Virginia—The Original

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CHAPTER X.

THE END OF THE CATHAYAN QUEST.

[1579—1603.]

The First Voyagers to the East Indies : Thomas Stevens; Fitch

and Newberry—The East Indian Expedition under George Ray-

mond and James Lancaster-The Mischances of the Outward

Voyage and the Shipwreck of Raymond-Lancaster's Adven-

tures in the Indian Seas The Mischances of his Homeward

Voyage—Dutch Voyages to the East Indies, with John Davis

and William Adams for Pilots—The Formation of the East

India Company–Lancaster's Second East Indian Expedition-

His Stay in Africa—The Beginnings of English Trade with

Sumatra and Java-Fresh Projects for North-western Voyaging

towards India–George Waymouth's Disastrous Expedition 275

LIST OF MAPS.

THE ARCTIC REGIONS .

Facing page 33

126

THE ARCTIC REGIONS (reduced from a map prepared

by MICHAEL LOCK). FROBISHER'S STRAITS (from a map prepared by Cap

tain C. F. Hall, and published in his Life with

the Esquimaux, 1864) THE COUNTESS OF WARWICK'S SorND, FROBISHER'S

STRAITS (from the same).

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Davis's STRAITS .

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THE RISE OF ENGLISH SEAMANSHIP

UNDER THE EARLIER TUDORS ;

AND

THE PROGRESS OF MARITIME DISCOVERY

AND COLONIAL ENTERPRISE

UNDER QUEEN ELIZABETH.

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