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This Day in Georgia History

May 08, 1738

Oglethorpe and Regiment Sailed for Georgia

Just before James Oglethorpe and his new regiment sailed from England for Georgia, King George II instructed Oglethorpe to try to maintain friendship and avoid provoking Spanish forces in Florida.

To view a publication on James Oglethorpe, see the Digital Library of Georgia.