This Day in Georgia History
March 16, 1749
Oglethorpe Attended His Last Trustees’ Meeting
In London, James Oglethorpe attended his last meeting of the Trustees of Georgia. Disillusioned by the Trustees’ decision to allow slavery and to make other changes in Georgia, Oglethorpe decided he could no longer participate.
To view a publication on James Oglethorpe, see the Digital Library of Georgia.