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This Day in Georgia History

August 21, 1739

Treaty of Coweta Town

James Oglethorpe and Creek chiefs signed the Treaty of Coweta Town at Coweta on the Chattahoochee River. The treaty confirmed - and more clearly defined - the Creeks’ earlier 1733 treaty identifying areas open to British settlement.

Image of Treaty of Coweta Town View large image
Source: Collection of Ed Jackson