Pocahontas

In an attempt to promote their American colony, the ailing Virginia Company not only paid preachers to urge their congregations to emigrate but, in 1615, brought the Indian princess Pocahontas on a publicity tour to London, where she died. See LONDON 'God's Fire'.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
In 1890, nine-year-old Daisy Ashford wrote a novel and never showed it to the world. It was only after her mother’s death some twenty-eight years later, when she was sorting through old papers with her sisters, that she found the manuscript in a drawer. After the manuscript found its way to publishers, the book – The Young Visiters – came out in 1919, (yes, that is how the title was spelled) to great acclaim. After the book went into several editions, Daisy bought a farm with her earnings, commenting, “I like fresh air and royalty cheques”.




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