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In Georgia History

Reuben Arnold Joined Leo Frank’s Defense Team

Prominent Atlanta attorney Reuben Arnold announced that he had joined Leo Frank’s defense team. In his statement Arnold said he had reviewed all the evidence and was convinced of Frank’s innocence, adding that he would not agree to represent him...
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In Their Own Words

Letter on Runaway Slaves

As white Georgians marched off to war, there was concern what black slaves would do in their masters’ absence. Apparently, many slaves used the opportunity to escape to freedom, as the following letter from William Phillips in Savannah to Georgia...
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