What did the Virginia company do?

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Stephen Webb

The Virginia Company refers collectively to a pair of English joint stock companies chartered by James I on 10 April 1606. The two companies are the "Virginia Company of London" and the "Virginia Company of Plymouth."


Michael Fink

The London Company (also called the Charter of the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established by royal charter by King James I with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.

The Virginia Company was formed with a charter from King James I in 1606. It had the power to appoint the Council of Virginia, the Governor and other officials, and the responsibility to provide settlers, supplies, and ships for the venture.


Steven Gibbs

The VA Co. was formed w/ a charter from King James I in 1606. The Co. was a joint stock corp. charged with the settlement of VA.


Jennifer Rakow

The Virginia Co. was formed by a charter from King James I in 1606, as a joint stock corp charged with the settlement of Virginia.

The Virginia Company, formed in 1606, was a joint stock corporation charged with the settlement of Virginia.

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