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Oct 29, 2013

Dr. Noeleen McIlvenna recently printed her book that is going off to the publisher.  

Entitled "The Short Life of Free Georgia," Dr. McIlvenna's work describes the first European settlement of the Georgia colony, 1733-1750. Slavery was banned, because the London philanthropists who established the colony wanted to provide an opportunity for poor white folk to work hard. But in nearby South Carolina, the major planters were furious they could not expand their rice empire further and...