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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

CHAPTER IX.

JOHN DAVIS'S THREE VOYAGES IN THE DIRECTION OF CATHAY.

[1585-1587.]

The North-eastern Voyage of Arthur Pet and Charles Jackman-

Later Projects for North-western Voyaging—The Fellowship of

New Navigations—Davis's First Voyage—His Exploration of

Greenland–The Land of Desolation-Discovery of Davis's

Straits and Cumberland Island–Davis's Second Voyage—The

unworthy Exploits of Richard Pope—Davis at Gilbert's Sound

-His Intercourse with the Greenlanders—His Researches along

the Coasts of Cumberland Island and Labrador-His Third

Voyage-Quarrels with the Greenlanders—Further Discoveries

in Davis's Straits and Baffin's Bay—The End of Davis's

Northern Voyaging

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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

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LIST OF MAPS.

THE ARCTIC REGIONS .

Facing page 33

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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 SUTND, FROBISHER'S

STRAITS (from the same).

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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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