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Alabama, Creek: or branch, Capital or place of public business. North Carolina. P- fcost Town.
South Carolina. E the 3d edition of the G-azctteer of Georgia was published, insome forty new counties have been organized, making the whole True, since that date Rev. Tho census of has not been included, because it was not complete at first, as published by the Comptroller General, in the hope that the enumeration of would be out in time for this work.
The papers will print it as early as pos sible, and who a desired can be pasted upon, the inside cover of this book.
Tlie Railroad, routes, with the distances from place to place on the rude maps, will be a. Over 1, miles of railroad are now open ; extensions are mala every month. The next sentence is also mi ne. If his ha-I acknowledged his obliga tion, no notice woald have been taken of his rapacity. This bill of plagiarism could b-3 greatly enlarged if necessary.
Southern and South-western part greatly "benefited. Macon, toOj will soon be connected with. Augusta direct. Griffin and Atlanta will be united with Jacksonville, Alabama.
Very few words are necessary in this preface. A good map, containing every County and every Court-house, accompanies the book. Former editions have received so much approbation from the citizens, that hope is bright in regard to this. Many distinguished persons have urged its early publication.
Antiquities, - Boundaries, - - - - - Climate, 19 Colleges. Atlanta to Augusta, Miles. TlJAugusta, Belair. East Point. Warrentor Washington. Union Point. Atlanta to Chatta nooga, miles.
A gazetteer of georgia : containing a particular description of the state, its resources, counties, towns, villages, and whatever is usual in statistical works / by adiel sherwood
Savannah, 18P Chattanooga. Zcro- Ring-gold. Alapaha Hiver. Pista aces in some places estimated. Ill lOOHerndon.
To Jreointon. Atlanta and Macon K. Seynolds', Crawford Co. Houston Go. Echoconnee Creek.
To Albany. Dawson, Terrell Conrfe-liouse. To OulMert. Fort Gaines. The line between this State and Tennessee begins at Nickojack, in Latitude 35West Longitude from Wash ington city, 8 38' 45", and runs due East 66 miles, to near the centre of Gilmer county, where it meets the North Carolina boundary. The line between us and North Carolina is 74 miles in length; so that the whole of our northern boundary, from Nickojaek to Ellicott's Rock, at the head of Ghatooga, is miles. From the confluence of the Ghattahoochee and Flint rivers, in Latitude 30 42' 42", and Longitude 8 53' 15", to the head of the St.
Mary's, the distance is miles.
Extend this line to the Atlantic, 47 more, and we have a southern boundary of miles. The Ghattahoochee, in its various meanderings, forms the western boundary miles, to Miller's Bend, in. Latitude 32 52' 16"; Longitude, 8 12' 45", Here the line diverges from the river, and runs N. Georgia extends from Latitude 30 34' 26" 6 K. Longitude from Washington city. Length from north to south miles ; breadth from east to westcontaining upwards of 58, square miles 37, acres. In shape, this State is a pentagon, having its north-eastern angle in Habun, its south-extern in Chatham, its south south-east ern in Camden, its Hmth-western in Decatur, and its north western on the summit of Raccoon mountain, in Dade county.
Old History. Sir "Walter Kaleigh is the reputed discoverer of the territory now called Georgia.
A large of old Tracts have lately "been gathered up and reprinted by Mr. Force, of Washington city ; from these extracts are made, showing the early History of our State, which will, BO doubt, be full of interest to every citizen. Oglethorpe has with, him Sir Walter Rawleighjs written Journal, and by the Latitude of the Place, the Marks and Traditions of the Indians, it is the very first Place -where he went on shore, and talked with the In dians, and -was the first Enylishftnan they ever saw; and about half a Mile from Savannah is a high Mount of Earth under which lies their Chief King : And the In dians informed Mr.
Ogleihorpc that their king desired, be fore he died, that he might be Buried on the Spot where he talked with that great good, man.
In the Carolinians had built forts on the Altama ha, to prevent the negroes escaping to Florida, and to overawe the Indians. The boundary between the Spanish and Carolinians not yet defined. In July,the trustees for establishing a Colony in Georgia, held their first regular meeting in London.
The charter from George the 2d was read, granting all the lands between the Savannah and Altamaha ri verts. This charter covers 16 large octavo s: it excludes Kornan Catholics irom the benefits of the country. Government were thrown off in January, In our Constitution was formed.
The separate sections of the settled parts of the State were denominated Parishes St. John's, St. The Constitu tion was revised in '89 and ' In or '2, a conven tion suggested some alterations, specially in regard to representation, but the people did not sanction them. Its sessions were at Savannah and Augusta, as the perilous condition.
Major Prince could find no of any session in The Governor and Council were once at Ebenezer, when it was dangerous to remain in either of the above cities. The first session at Louisville was held in the winter of InMilledgeville became the seat of Government. M'Call, and Journals of the Legisla ture.
By a royal charter of the King of England, dated June 9th, 17S2, to General Oglethorpe and other trustees, the lands between the Savannah and Altamaha rivers were granted in trust; and, inthe lands between the last river and St. InGeneral Ogle thorpe held a treaty of friendship with the Creeks, at an Indian town, on the west bank of the Chattahooch.
Washington county, and the north part Franklin. The treaty at Golphmton was held in Possession was obtained of the lands included in a line running south-west, from, the fork of the Oormil- gee and Oconee to the south stream of St. The treaty at Shoulderbone,was not to acquire lands, but to establish the other treaties more permanently, and to secure the punishment of offenders. Inby a treaty held at Fort Wilkinson, just below Milledgeville, part of the lands between the Oconee and Ocmulgee was obtained.
The line began on the Appalachee at the High shoals, leaving Madison four miles east, crossing Little jiver at Lumsden's Mills; Commis sioners' creek at Kushing's Mills, and down Palmetto creek to the Oconee.