Jamestown - 1607

Pocahontas. (Bust). Engraving by Compton Holland in John Smith, The generall historie of Virginia ..., 1624, after Simon Van de Passe. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC. A wharf scene, arrival of a ship from the mother country. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King. Captain John Smith
"You must obey this now for a Law, that he that will not worke shall not eate (except by sickness he be disabled:) for the labors of thirtie or fortie honest and industrious men shall not be consumed to maintaine an hundred and fiftie idle loyterers." — Captain John Smith, Jamestown, Virginia, 1608