The Colonial Records of the State of Georgia, Volume 24

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Lucian Lamar Knight, Kenneth Coleman, Milton Ready
Franklin Printing and Publishing Company, 1915 - Georgia
 

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Page 8 - IT is a hard and nice subject for a man to write of himself; it grates his own heart to say any thing of disparagement, and the reader's ears to hear any thing of praise from him. There is no danger from me of offending him in this kind ; neither my mind, nor my body, nor my fortune, allow me any materials for that vanity. It is sufficient for my own contentment, that they have preserved me from being...
Page 41 - Letters frequently, that their Relations might follow them to this Colony. The dutch Butcher at Savannah, the Jew Minis, & other people there know, how often our Inhabitants carry down Indian Flower, Calves, Pigs, Poultry etc. which openly contradicts the Deposition of Spielbiegler. What shameful untruth in the said Deposition is that, that our Inhabitants had never Corn, Rice or any sort of breadkind sufficient for the use of their families from Crop to Crop, which open Untruth likewise Ortman has...
Page 64 - s notions have but too much prevail 'd in this place: partly by his own Malice, but more thro ' his Friends Arts. — I wish your Honours Friends were all as Faithful to your Interest as his Friends are to him. — This one thing I humbly beg leave to offer. That if those who held the Reins of Governm' here, or if the Reins of Governm'.
Page 442 - Whitefield that if a minister desired "to imploy his Strength & time to Convert Negroes, he has in Carolina a Large...
Page 436 - First you think the Providence of God has Appointed this Colony rather for the work of black Slaves than for Europians, because of the hot Climate, to which the Negroes are better used than white people.
Page 54 - s paper as a Libel, signed by Ortman, which new Attestation I send now to you so, as it was written in the German Language, which easely an Interpreter in London will translate in the English Tongue for the Information of the Honble. Trustees & Society for promoting Christian Knowledge. I beg of the Honble. Trustees to free our Place from such a Schoolmaster, who gives Children & grown people such heinous scandels, as his & Mr. Stephens 's poor groundless Attestation contains. Mr. Stephens' paper...
Page 62 - Advantage of of [sic] a Thin House and notwithstanding carried it but by Nine Votes.— Hence he infers the Justice of his Cause, and calls upon all Mankind to pass a Judgment. — Also he says, that those Grievances you seem'd inclinable to Redress, and those...
Page 62 - Trustees. est means to compass your Desires in recovering the Twelve Thousand Pound! That you have endeavoured to bring over his best Friends; Sir John Barnard, & Two other Knights Sr Carew, and Sr Burrington, I think he call's them, to your Interest, by offering to make them Trustees, which they Despise. But that — Burrington has been prevailed upon by your Honours to Vote for you ; and, that this Gent, should answer when ask'd by other Members how he came to Change his Vote? "That he was Desired...
Page 61 - Stephens. last; to his Secretary William Ewen, and his other Clients of this place with the same Intent as all the rest of his Letters that I hear of are, namely to Stir up, & Imbitter the minds of the people of this place against your Honours — r- ov Intentions From one of his Friends I learn that he the said Tho.
Page 39 - But Sir, since the great Crime of exercising over the people here an arbitrary power, is laid to my Charge by Stephens & Ortman, besides many more false Accusations in the said Writing, I must beg of you. & His Excellency the General to instruct me, what means I must use to clear my Innocency from such heinous Imputations. John Spielbiegler once Inhabitant of Ebenezer declared on Oath before Mr Beale in Charles-Town the same, tho...

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