Yong, Thomas.

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Captain Thomas Yong was given authority by a British royal commission issued in 1633, to outfit armed vessels for a voyage to Virginia, and other adjacent places, to take possession in the king's name of any area uninhabited by Christians, to occupy it, establish civil government and enjoy the sole right of trade and commerce.

From the description of Letters, 1634. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640712

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creatorOf Yong, Thomas. Letters, 1634. Library of Virginia
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associatedWith Claiborne, William, 1600-ca. 1677. person
associatedWith Cornwallis, Captain. person
associatedWith Harvey, John, Sir, d. 1646. person
associatedWith Mathews, Samuel Captain, 1590-ca. 1658. person
associatedWith Matthew, Tobie, Sir, 1517-1655. person
associatedWith Windebank, Francis, Sir, 1582-1646. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Charles River (Va.)
Kent Island (Md.)
Jamestown (Va.)
Point Comfort (Va.)
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