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a historical account of st. thomas, w.i.; with its rise and progress in commerce; missions and churches; climate and its adaptation to
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John P. Knox
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A Historical Account of St. Thomas, W.I.; With Its Rise and Progress in Commerce; Missions and Churches; Climate and Its Adaptation to

A Historical Account of St. Thomas, W.I.; With Its Rise and Progress in Commerce; Missions and Churches; Climate and Its Adaptation to by John P. Knox (9780217767880)
Cijena:159,24 kn (21,23 € | 26,99 USD)
 
ISBN (13):9780217767880
ISBN:0217767885
Format:22.86 x 15.19 cm
Broj stranica:140
Uvez:Paperback
Godina:2012
Nakladnik:General Books
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. Establishment of the French Colony in St. Croix?Jts Misfortunes?The Island sold by the French West India Company to the Knights of Malta?Continned History of the Colony?Knights of Malta sell the Island to a new French Company?The] King of France takes over the Island?Island abandoned by the French. As soon as M. de Poincy heard the success of his enterprise, he sent 300 men to found a colony upon St. Croix, and appointed M. Auger governor. This occurred towards the close of 1650. It was an ungenerous step on the part of M.. de Poincy thus to pass by the services of M. de. Vaugalan, and supersede him in a command to which he was justly entitled. He was so much disappointed by the proceeding that he died of grief in the beginning of the next year. The settlement proved at once very unhealthy. Three governors in succession, and two thirds of the colonists, died the first year. In order to arrest the mortality which was so rapidly thinning their numbers?a mortality which arose from the dense and aged forests that covered the island, scarcely affording an opportunity for the winds to carry off the poisonous vapors with which its morasses clogged the atmosphere?the colonists who remained, set fire to the woods, and going on board their ships, became spectators of the conflagration. They returned on shore after the . flames were extinguished. M. de Poincy, notwithstanding the discouragements and trials which arose to his infant colony from the unhealthi- ness of the climate, conceived the hope that as St. Croix was one of the largest, most beautiful, and fertile islands inhabited by the French, it would become, in the course of time, under vigorous measures, one of the most flourishing, populous, and productive. He accordingly spared no effort or expense to force...


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