120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport

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Historical Context Note

Captain Christopher Newport leads 120 colonists, in three ships, on a voyage to Virginia on behalf of the London Virginian Company.
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Editors. "120 colonists set off to Virginia under Captain Christopher Newport". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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