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This 400th Anniversary of Jamestown Commemorative Edition of To Have and to Hold brings to life the exciting beginnings of America, weaving a story of adventure and intrigue with providence and perseverance in colonial Jamestown, while outlining the trials endured by our forefathers as they built this country. Seen through the eyes of Ralph Percy, a valiant warrior protecting and cherishing his wife, his duty and the honor of God’s holy law, this story will leave you with an appreciation for the sacrifice of those who have gone before, as well as a better understanding of the history of our nation.
To Have and to Hold emphasizes the sanctity of the marriage covenant in the sight of God. It illustrates the nobility of pure womanhood and the importance of a wife identifying with and supporting her husband’s vision. It clearly shows the role of a godly man, both as a valiant, fearless warrior, along with his duty to cherish and serve his wife. Finally, the story contains and incredible summary of the history of the Jamestown colony, by historian William Potter, the hand of God in preserving the colony is readily seen throughout the story. Published in 1907 for the Jamestown tercentennial, and newly republished for its four hundredth anniversary, this expanded commemorative edition of To Have and to Hold features a new cast of characters list, chapter endnotes to help explain many little-known historical details, thirty-nine action-packed chapters and an introduction by historian William Potter who provides an overview of the first twenty years of the Jamestown colony. Readers of all ages will enjoy this captivating tale of stirring adventure. A great family read-aloud!