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In Georgia History

John M. Berrien Born

Lawyer and well-known Georgia political John M. Berrien was born in Princeton, New Jersey. Two years later, his parents moved to Savannah, where at age 18 he began the practice of law. In 1822, he served a term in the...
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In Their Own Words

Colonists Wanted Pay for Work

From Skidaway Island, William Dalmas wrote James Oglethorpe about the problem he was getting colonists to build a fortification on the coast island: “… All our settlement is in tolerable good health but have been a little alarmed with a...
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