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In Georgia History

First Vote on Declaration of Independence

Delegates at the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia took the first vote on the Declaration of Independence.
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In Their Own Words

Letter Described Siege of St. Augustine

From Anastasia [Eustatia] Island in the harbor of St. Augustine [see map], Capt. Norbury wrote Walter Hayter on the status of the siege of the Spanish fortress, the Castillo de San Marcos: “I have just time to acquaint you that...
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