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In Georgia History

Farish Carter Born

Planter and entrepreneur Farish Carter was born in South Carolina. Little is known of his childhood, although his father - a major in the Patriot army - was killed two months before his son’s birth while trying to retake Augusta...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Macon Newspaper Editorial Regarding Secession

The Macon Daily Telegraph, in noting the General Assembly’s call for a convention, encouraged Bibb County to heed the call, but left what those representatives might do open to debate.
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In Their Own Words

Stephens Heard of Wesley’s Intent to Leave

William Stephens recorded in his journal his “little” surprise at hearing that John Wesley would soon be leaving Georgia to return to England: “Mr. Jones the Surveyor being come to Town again, I went with him to see the five...
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