The First Charter April 10, 1606

The First Charter of the Virginia Company April 10, 1606
King James hereby grants his loving subjects, a license to settle in
Virginia in North America. The London Company shall locate its
Colony between 34 degrees and 41 degrees north latitude along the
Atlantic coast... The Colony's government shall be a Council
which shall make all laws. It shall be made up of 13 persons. In
England, a Council of Virginia shall be set with 13 persons also.
...All settlers and their children born within the Colonies shall have
and enjoy all liberties, franchises, and immunities within these
Colonies just as if they were living or born in England.