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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company by Charles Royster

The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company

The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company by Charles Royster
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Dec 05, 2000 | 640 Pages
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"Here is a narrative history of scope and of abundance, a fascinating story." —The Washington Times

"Vivid. . . . plunges readers into the rough world of colonial capitalism–a world swarming with adventurers, aristocrats, fools, rogues and visionaries all wearing masks of gentility." —The News & Observer (Raleigh)

"A veritable encyclopedia of early American get-rich-quick schemes." —Men’s Journal

"[Royster] is a seasoned stylist, and tells this colorful story in rich detail." —The Washington Post

"Imagine Barbarians at the Gate with lace cuffs." –Wilton Barnhardt

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