Francis Perkins Describes Many Hardships Faced | The Jamestown Settlement In 1608

THE CHRONICLES OF HISTORY

Francis Perkins arrived at Jamestown in March 1608 as a Laborer. He quickly becomes involved with the settlement. He writes a letter to a friend back home describing a great fire that destroys all his belonging and much of the Jamestown Fort. The conditions for the people settling in Jamestown were rough, difficult, and less than ideal.

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