Richard of Jamestown

Richard of Jamestown

by James Otis
Trade Paperback, 156 pages
List Price: $9.95 Sale Price: $8.96

Historical Setting: Jamestown, VA, 17th Century A. D.

Follow the fortunes of orphan Richard Mutton as he travels to the New World with Captain John Smith and takes up residence with him in the new colony of Jamestown. See the struggles they go through to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table while the majority of their fellow colonists shirk the work of establishing the colony for the pursuit of gold. Observe how their relationships with the native Americans change over time and how, when they are just on the point of abandoning the colony, a new contingent of colonists arrives to bring fresh hope to the Jamestown settlement. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.

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