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HIST 4210: American Colonial History: Featured People: Primary Sources

Library and Internet resources for researching papers on the history of colonial America.

Elizabeth Ashbridge (1713-1755), Ireland, England, North America

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), Atlantic, Caribbean

John Singleton Copley (1738-1815), Boston

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), New England, New York

Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797), West Africa, Caribbean, England

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), New England, Pennsylvania

Thomas Hariot (1560-1621), Virginia

John Harrower (1735?-1776), Virginia

William Moraley (1699-1762), England, Pennsylvania

Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793), Caribbean, South Carolina

Mary Rowlandson (1637-1711), New England

Runaway Slave Advertisements from Virginia

John Smith (1580-1631), Virginia

Venture Smith (1729-1805), West Africa, New England, New York