A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLONY OF GEORGIA, UNDER THE GEN. JAMES OGLETHORPE, February 1, 1733. Trustees for establishing the Colony of Georgia in America.
A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLONY OF GEORGIA, UNDER THE GEN. JAMES OGLETHORPE, February 1, 1733
A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLONY OF GEORGIA, UNDER THE GEN. JAMES OGLETHORPE, February 1, 1733

A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COLONY OF GEORGIA, UNDER THE GEN. JAMES OGLETHORPE, February 1, 1733

Washington: Peter Force, 1835 (1836). Disbound. Very Good binding. Item #6394

Octavo. 15, [1] pp. First printed edition. Removed from binding. From: Tracts and Other Papers, Relating Principally to the Origins, Settlement, and Progress of the Colonies in North America. Volume I (1836). Here stitched into modern laid paper wrappers. A bright copy with limited toning to the leaves.

Collected in the first volume of Peter Force's Tracts (1836), this is the first printed edition of this early document of the establishment of the last of the English colonies in America. While brief, the account includes information on the aims of the Trustees for establishing the Colony of Georgia in America, the first colonists' arrival in Charlestown, as well as several pages on James Ogelthorpe's meeting in May of 1732 with representatives from eight Creek tribes to establish relationships and a treaty. Uncommon. Bradford 1862; Sabin 27018.

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