Close Encounters of the First Kind, 1585-1767

Maryland State Archives: Documents for the Classroom
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Detail of Capt. John Smith and Pokahontas from Ould Virginia, MSA SC 1427-1326

Purpose:

The purpose of this document packet is to introduce students to how explorers, settlers, and Native Americans described and handled their first encounters.

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The Documents for the Classroom series of the Maryland State Archives was designed and developed by Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse and Dr. M. Mercer Neale and was prepared with the assistance of R. J. Rockefeller, Lynne MacAdam and other members of the Archives staff. MSA SC 2221-17. Publication no. 4198. 1993 Maryland State Archives.

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