A History of Savannah and South Georgia Volume 1

A History of Savannah and South Georgia Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...this House will give directions to the Commissioners for the Forfeited Estates to execute titles for the above." When the house adjourned on Saturday, August 3, 1782, it was to meet the next day, (Sunday) the 4th, when "The Committee to whom was referred the letter and several enclosures from General Wayne report. "That they recommend a committee be appointed to wait on General Wayne, and express the high sense this House entertains of his important services already rendered the State; and the full assurance they have that all his plans and operations will have for their object the welfare of this and the other confederated States. And that the said Committee do further inform the General that no exertions on their part have been spared, or shall in future be spared, to complete their quota of troops. That the House have already ordered two galleys and two gun boats to be built for the protection of the rivers in the State, and that their best endeavour shall be exerted to complete this very necessary piece of business. "Ordered that Mr. Le Conte and Mr. Houstoun be that Committee." GREENE Visrrs MULBERRY Gaovn The deed to General Greene was executed on the 5th of March, 1785; but it is to be presumed that he had looked over the place before that time. A news item in the Georgia Gazette of August 12, 1784, copied from a Charleston, South Carolina, paper of the 4th, said that "last Sunday evening the sloop Charleston Parker, William Cornell, master, arrived here from Rhode Island, with whom came passengers the Honorable Major General Greene, Sir Peyton Skipwith, and several others." General Greene's daughter Cornelia married Peyton Skipwith who was the second son of this gentleman. ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236879961
  • 9781236879967