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In Georgia History

Screven County Created

Gov. George Mathews signed an act creating Screven County as Georgia’s 14th county. Created from portions of Burke and Effingham counties, the county was named for Revolutionary War general James Screven.
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In Their Own Words

Murders Recorded in Colonial Georgia

Savannah court recorder Thomas Christie wrote to James Oglethorpe (who was then in England) about various problems being experienced in Georgia, including the murder of a slave and of one of the colonists: “I have often spoke to Mr. [Noble]...
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