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Master John Pory Secretary of The Virginia Company, in an account of his visit to the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 1621 wrote "Not long after Namenacus, King of Pawtuxent, came to us to seek for Thomas Savage, our interpreter,...with much honestie and good successes he hath served the publique, w/o any publique recompense , yet had an arrow shot through his body and service.

About 1622 the King of the Eastern Shore-cont.

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