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Borges, Joseph -- 1585-86 Military Colonists 


Raleigh's First Colony, 1585-86
Raleigh sent a colony of 108 persons to Roanoke Island. The expedition, commanded by Raleigh's cousin, Sir Richard Grenville, sailed from Plymouth, England, on April 9, 1585, in seven ships, the largest of which was of 140 tons' burthen.
Included in the group was Joseph Borges.


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Borges Research File

Borges, Joseph -- 1585-86 Military Colonists 



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