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1 Title:   List of Georgia settlers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Egmont, John Perceval, Earl of, 1711-1770  
  Dates:   circa 1740s  
The list of settlers is given under two headings: first, those who went from Europe to Georgia at the Trustees' charge and, second, those who went on their own account. The settlers are listed in loose alphabetical order and the entries include information about their age, occupation, date of arrival, land lots, and if they died, quitted, or ran away from the colony.
  Identifier:   ms4132  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Thomas Stephens notebooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stephens, Thomas, agent for the people of Georgia  
  Dates:   circa 1736-1742  
The collection consists of eight small manuscript notebooks attributed to Thomas Stephens; however, the author is unknown. The entries are undated, but were kept during the early years of Georgia's settlement. The writings document the arguments made by the Malcontents against the Georgia Trustees' administration of the colony. Notebooks contain handwritten entries, in pencil with ink overlaid, regarding tariff, slavery, voyages, rum, and the condition of Georgia.
  Identifier:   ms46  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perceval, John, Earl, 1683-1748  
  Dates:   1732-1745  
The collection consists of contemporary hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters. The collection also includes the journals and letters from 1736-1745 of William Stephens, secretary and later president of the Colony.
  Identifier:   ms746  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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