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With a vast benevolence of soul,
To range like OGLETHORPE from pole to pole.

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SAVANNAH :

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY SEYMOUR & WILLIAMS.

1811.

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District of Georgia.

E it remembered, that on the twenty-ninth day of No.

vember, one thousand eight hundred and eleven, and in the thirty-sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Captain Hugh M‘Call, of Savannah, in said Dis. trict, hath deposited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words follow

ing, to wit: “ The History of Georgia, containing brief sketches of the most “ remarkable events, up to the present day. By Captain Hugh « M'Call; in two volumes: volume one.

...........“ With a vast benevolence of soul, To range like Oglethorpe from pole to pole."

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In conformity to the Act of the United States, entitled “ An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of “ Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and proprietors of “ such copies during the times therein mentioned.”

RICHARD M. STITES, Clerk.

DEDICATION,

The Honorable the General Assembly

of the State of Georgia.

TO THE

REPRESENTATIVES OF A FREE

AND

INDEPENDENT PEOPLE,

THE HISTORIAN OF A COUNTRY NATURALLY LOOKS

FOR PATRONAGE.

TO YOUR

HONORABLE BODY,

THIS HUMBLE EFFORT

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY

DEDICATED BY

THE AUTHOR,

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TO THE PUBLIC.

THIS volume will bring the History of Georgia up to the commencement of the revolutionary war, and the author is now employed in collecting materials for the second, which will embrace that interesting period. He earnestly invites the correspondence of those gentlemen, who participated in the glorious struggle which gave freedom and independence to the United States; and solicits copious communications, containing the dates of battles and skirmishes, the names of the officers and number of troops on each side, a description of the ground, the number killed, wounded and taken prisoners.

No state in the union suffered more than Georgia—none made greater struggles none had such difficulties to encounter, and none has been so little noticed in the general history of the war. Every reader is capable of contributing his mite, and the most unpolished narrative of interesting facts, will be thankfully received.

Savannah, Nov. 1811.

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