The Indians would often trade their beads made from shells and called wampum for goods. This first group of colonists abandoned Roanoke in and returned to England. When the colony needed more supplies, he returned to England for supplies, but was unable to return to Roanoke for three years due to French pirate attacks and England's war with Spain. Finally, in AugustWhite returned to Roanoke Island and found no one.
Tobacco[ edit ] Cultivation of tobacco at Jamestown 19th century engraving InJohn Rolfewhose wife and a child had died in Bermuda during passage in the Third Supply to Virginia, was just one of the settlers who had arrived in Jamestown following the shipwreck of Sea Venture.
However, his major contribution is that he was the first man to successfully raise export tobacco in the Colony although the colonists had begun to make glass artifacts to export immediately after their arrival. The native tobacco raised in Virginia prior to that time, Nicotiana rustica, was not to the liking of the Europeans but Rolfe had brought some seed for Nicotiana tabacum with him from Bermuda.
Although most people "wouldn't touch" the crop, Rolfe was able to make his fortune farming it, successfully exporting beginning in Soon almost all other colonists followed suit, as windfall profits in tobacco briefly lent Jamestown something like a gold rush atmosphere.
Among others, Rolfe quickly became both a wealthy and prominent man. He married the young Virginia Indian woman Pocahontas on April 24, They lived first across the river from Jamestown, and later at his Varina Farms plantation near Henricus.
Their son, Thomas Rolfewas born in He arrived at Jamestown on May 19 with three ships, additional men, cattle, and provisions. Finding the conditions unhealthy and greatly in need of improvement, he immediately called for a meeting of the Jamestown Council, and established crews to rebuild Jamestown.
He served as Governor for 3 months inand again for a two-year period between and It was during his administration that the first code of laws of Virginia, nominally in force from towas effectively tested. This code, entitled "Articles, Lawes, and Orders Divine, Politique, and Martiall" popularly known as Dale's Codewas notable for its pitiless severity, and seems to have been prepared in large part by Dale himself.
Henricus[ edit ] Seeking a better site than Jamestown with the thought of possibly relocating the capital, Thomas Dale sailed up the James River also named after King James to the area now known as Chesterfield County.
He was apparently impressed with the possibilities of the general area where the Appomattox River joins the James River, until then occupied by the Appomattoc Indians, and there are published references to the name "New Bermudas" although it apparently was never formalized.
A short distance further up the James, inhe began the construction of a progressive development at Henricus on and about what was later known as Farrars Island. Henricus was envisioned as possible replacement capital for Jamestown, though it was eventually destroyed during the Indian Massacre ofduring which a third of the colonists were killed.
An investor relations trip to England[ edit ] InGovernor Dale joined John Rolfe and Pocahontas and their young son Thomas as they left their Varina Farms plantation for a public relations mission to England, where Pocahontas was received and treated as a form of visiting royalty by Queen Anne.
This stimulated more interest in investments in the Virginia Company, the desired effect. However, as the couple prepared to return to Virginia, Pocahontas died of an illness at Gravesend on March 17,where she was buried.
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