Collections Of The Georgia Historical Society Volume 1

Paperback | July 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ... thronged to bear the sea. They saw a boat, and making up to it, found it to be Mr. Horton returned from the Spaniards. At the south end of Amelia Mr. Oglethorpe (the scout boat being foremost) saw a launch coming down from St. George's, bearing up to her; she hoisted Spanish colors, and challenging her, they found she had Don Carlos Dempsey and Spanish Commissaries aboard her. Mr. Oglethorpe, to avoid the ceremony which must have passed on his owning himself there, and which would have prevented his going to St. George's, caused Mr. Mackay to speak to them without going on board: he advised them to come to an anchor, till a safe-guard should be sent to them, for that the country was full of Indians. They accordingly did so; in a very short time after Mr. Oglethorpe met with Rae's scout boat, and putting Mr. Tanner on board her, together with a jar of wine, and other refreshments, bade them go on board the Spaniards; and ordered Mr. Tanner to take care and acquaint the Indians not to molest them, and to desire Capt. Gascoigne to entertain them till his return. Mr. Oglethorpe lay at a grappling till he should see the boat join her. The Indians, who were by this time come up, some by land and some by water, seeing a Spanish launch, some of the boats went to shore to take in those who came by land, but Toma Chi Chi with the great boat in which he was, bore up towards her; the other Indian canoes, as fast as they could get their men on shore, rowed after him; but Mr. Tanner being on board letting him know that they were friends, he followed Mr. Oglethorpe, who soon after arrived at St. George's, where he met Major Richard, who had staid there. All the men and stores being arrived, he gave the best directions that short time would permit, and using...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ... thronged to bear the sea. They saw a boat, and making up to it, found it to be Mr. Horton returned from the Spaniards....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217460402

ISBN - 13:9780217460408

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