Survey Report 07817:
Kent County Archives Office:
|1613-1621. “A Copie of Severall writings concerning a
plantation in Virginia of S Nicholas Tufton…1618.” 10 pp. A copybook containing many of the items given on loose
sheets in this collection. Includes
assignments of adventures to Tufton by Thomas, Earl of Essex and Anthony
Irbe; receipts for Tufton’s own adventures; and a summary of all
payments – totaling £494. There
is a note that Captaine Epps looked after Tufton’s plantation for
several years. Epps’ wife
accompanied him, and after his death married one Mr. Bradshaw.
His sister, Mrs. Harthway, was with her in Virginia.
Colonial Records Project, Library of
Virginia, Richmond, VA