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In Georgia History

Egmont Resigned from Trustees’ Common Council

Ironically, on the same day as the Battle of Bloody Marsh was won by Oglethorpe’s forces, back in London the Earl of Egmont resigned from the Georgia Trustees’ Common Council (which served as the executive board for the larger body...
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In Their Own Words

Georgia’s First Colonial Government Structure Established

Peter Gordon kept a journal of the first Georgia colonists’ voyage to and establishment of the colony of Georgia; on this day he described the establishment of their first form of government (which included himself). He also added serious concern...
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