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In Georgia History

Candler Bought One-Third Interest in Coca-Cola

Two weeks after the death of Dr. John Pemberton, Asa Candler paid $1,000 to Mrs. M.C. Dozier and Woolfolk Walker for one-third interest in the new Coca-Cola company. This now gave Candler two-thirds interest, plus his share of the remaining...
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In Georgia Civil War History

Diary Entry on Armistice Rumor

An Augusta women recorded in her diary rumors of an armistice, but had little hope it would do the South any good. “… The subject of an armistice is attracting general attention. I do not feel sanguine with regard to...
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In Their Own Words

Saw Mill Destroyed by Flood

William Stephens wrote of the destruction of a saw mill at Ebenezer by flood waters: “…The frequent heavy Rains which had fallen this Summer, gave me sometimes fearful Apprehensions of great Damage ensuing: And the ill News we now received,...
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