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CHAPTER II.

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oglethorpe's arrival and reception in Charleston, in Janua-
ry 1733, . 30

His visit to Yamacraw Bluff, where he lays out the town of
Savannah, e 31
His letters to the trustees, 32
Commences his buildings and other improvements, 33
Negociations with Tomochichi, an old Indian king, -35
Treats with him for land, 36
Three islands and other lands excepted, 37
Alliance, amity and commerce, 38
Expences. Trustees’, garden and fortifications, 39
Parliamentary appropriations, 40
High drawn picture of the new colony, 41
Bad effects of it, - 42

Oglethorpe returns to England, and is accompanied by To-
mochichi and his family, 43
Tomochichi's speech to the king, and the king's reply, 44
The Indians return to Georgia, 45
Regulations for the Indian trade, 46
The use of ardent spirits prohibited by law, 48
Communication opened to Augusta, 49
Trade with the western Indians,' 50
Boltzius on diseases and their causes. 51
Justice Causton's arbitrary procedure, . 52
His treatment of captain Watson, 53
Attempts to make silk and wine, 55
Lands forfeited for felony and treason, 56

Some of the colonists abandon their settlements, and remove
to Carolina, 57
De Leon cultivates Oporto and Malaga grapes, 58
Provision made for the colonists, 59
Land taxed ten years after it is granted, 60
Provision made for servants, • 62
Appropriations by parliament, 63
New regulations for the Indian trade, 64

Oglethorpe returns to Georgia, lays off several towns, and
builds fortifications, 65
Acquisition of colonists. Rev. John Wesley arrives, 66

His conduct and character, taken from his journal, by his
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He decamps from Savannah, 69
A sketch of his character, after he was converted, 70
Oglethorpe's treaty with the governor of East Florida, * 72
Fort George evacuated, 74
An unexpected and ineffectual conference with a Spanish
Commissioner, 76
Oglethorpe embarks for England, 77
The trustees’ petition to the king for military aid to the new
colony, - 78
A regiment granted. Oglethorpe appointed commander in
chief of Carolina and Georgia, - 79
Justice Causton s dispute with a Carolina trader, 80
Wesley's extravagant description of Georgia, 81
The colonists’ petition to the trustees for a change of mea-
sures, 84
Counter petitions from Darien and Ebenezer, 90
Comments on the plan of settlement, 97
Proper articles for cultivation in the first instance, 99
CHAPTER III.
Prospect of war with Spain, 101
Preparations for war at Augustine, 102
Oglethorpe's regiment arrives in Georgia, 103.
The Spanish governor's ineffectual efforts to seduce the
Indians, 104
The Indians visit Oglethorpe at Frederica, 105
Anonymous letter to general Oglethorpe, 106
His great exertions for the prosperity of the colony, 118
Brewery established on Jekyl island, 119
Fraud practised against the trustees, - 120
Dispute with Carolina respecting the Indian trade, 121
Illegal claims by the grand jury, 122
Treason in Oglethorpe's camp, 123
His life endangered. Mutiny quelled, and the conspirators
executed, 124
Insurrection in Carolina, 125
Regiment of negroes completed in Augustine, 126
Insurrection quelled. War declared against Spain, 127
Population and expenditures, 128
Letter from the trustees, 129
A change of magistrates,

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New regulations, 132
Dissatisfactory and not understood, -140
Oglethorpe visits the Indian towns, 141
Forms a treaty of alliance with them, I42
Georgia menaced with war from Augustine, 143
An attack against Augustine projected, 144
Advances to Florida, and takes fort Diego, 145
Fort Moosa evacuated. Description of the castle, I46
Disposition for a seige, 147
Summons to surrender—Refusal, 148
Colonel Palmer surprised and defeated, 149
Augustine reinforced, 150
Seige raised, and Oglethorpe returns to Frederica, 151
CHAPTER IV.
Reflections on Oglethorpe's conduct, by an anonymous writer, 152
Comments on it, 157
Rev. George Whitefield arrives in Georgia, 159
His piety and benevolence, 160
His Orphan-house, - 161
Orphan-house burned, 162
Whitefield's character and life, - 163
His death, 167
James Habersham takes charge of the Orphan-house, 168
His comments on the institution, 169
Description of Frederica, 170
Fortifications on Jekyl and Cumberland, 172
The Spanish demand for Georgia renewed, 173
Oglethorpe prepares for defence, I74
Applies to South-Carolina for assistance, 175
Spaniards attack fort William, 176
Dangerous situation of Oglethorpe, 177
Spanish fleet enter the harbor, and land, 178
Oglethorpe returns to Frederica, - 179
In three successive engagements the Spaniards are de-
feated, 180
A successful stratagem, - 183
The enemy defeated at Bloody-march, - 185
The Spaniards retire and attack fort William, 187
Brave defence by ensign Steuart, 188

Impolitic conduct of Carolina, - 189

Spanish commander disgraced,
Enemy defeated on St. John's river,
Several addresses to Oglethorpe,
Charges against him by colonel Cook,
Oglethorpe tried, acquitted, and Cook dismissed,
The forces employed at Frederica,
Death of Tomochichi. Civil government established,
Part of Oglethorpe's regiment disbanded,
Low state of the province,

CHAPTER W.
Major Horton left in command,
Magazine blown up at Frederica,
Bounties offered on wine and silk,
Habersham's letter to Boltzius.
Slavery introduced,
Opinions on slavery,
A convention ordered by the trustees,
Major Horton's death,
Lady Huntingdon’s donation, -
Demetre’s dispute with the council,
Rev. T. Bosomworth and his queen Mary,
Malatche appointed emperor,
Land granted to the pretended princess,
Mary Bosomworth’s character,
She threatens the destruction of the colony,
The president prepares for defence,
The Indians arrive in Savannah,
Mary demands the country,
Bosomworth and Mary confined,
Malatche’s fickle temper,
IIis speech,
The president’s reply,
Bosomworth and Mary threaten vengeance against
tolony,
Timely interference of Bosomworth's brother,
The difficulty temporarily settled,
The first general assembly called,
Vice-president Parker’s address,
The members from each district, .
Subjects for discussion,

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Bosomworth renews his claims, 235
Returns to England and commences a suit, 236
Death of the royal trio, 237
Manufacture of silk encouraged,. - 238
War with the Cherokees, 239
Quaker settlement west of Augusta, abandoned, 240
Distresses of the inhabitants near Augusta, 241
Preparations for defence, - 242
Hostages detained by the Cherokees, 243
Quarrel between the Cherokees and Notteweges, 244
Cherokees attacked at Yamacraw, 245
President Parker’s judicious determination, . 246
Trustees resign their charter, 20th of June 1752, 247
John Reynolds appointed governor, 248
Troubles between Malatche and the Cherokees, 249
Royal government established. Noble Jones and Jonathan
Bryan appointed judges, 250
Exports and agriculture. Henry Ellis succeeds John Rey-
molds as governor of Georgia, 251
Indigo and rice cultivated, - 252
Governor Ellis’s remarks on the climate, 253
Healthy on the sea coast, 254
Districts formed into parishes in 1758. Sunbury laid out
by Mark Carr, 255
Mortality amongst the first settlers, 256
CHAPTER VI. -
An unfortunate quarrel between the Virginians and Chero-
kees. - 257
Cherokee war encouraged by the French, 258
Fort Loudon besieged. Frontiers attacked. Treaty at fort
Prince-George, 259
Occonostota’s treachery, - - 260
Captain Coytmore killed. Indian hostages murdered, 261
Dreadful effects of the war. General Amherst solicited for
relief, 262
Colonel Montgomery arrives in Charleston, and marches
against the Cherokees, 263
Burned several Indian towns and returned to fort Prince-
George, - 264

Marched into the nation, and attasked near Etchoe-town, 265

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