An Extract of the Journals of Mr Commissary Von Reck, Who Conducted the First Transport of Salzburgers to Georgia; and of the Reverend Mr. Bolzius, One of Their Ministers. Giving an Account of Their Voyage to, and Happy Settlement In that Province

Von Reck, Philipp-Georg Friedrich & Bolzuis, Mr.

Published by Peter Force, Gloucester, MA, 1840
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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2nd Printing reprint of the 1784 edition, issued as Force's Collection of Historical Tracts, Vol. IV, No. 5; 39 pages, circa 1840.issued in paper with no wraps or covers; uncut.A group of 78 people were exiled by the Bishop of Salzburg in 1734. They were settled up the Savannah River by James Oglethorp at a place called Enenezer They numbered about 1200 people by 1741, living around Ebenezer and St. Simons Island. This important travel journal describes life in 18th century Georgia, commenting on the rising town of Savannah, the number of slaves being brought from Africa, the geography, experimental farming, the building of roads and bridges.---added colorful remarks such as "parrots and partridges make us a very good dish". Size: 8 Vo; 1 Pound. Bookseller Inventory # 061809

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Title: An Extract of the Journals of Mr Commissary ...

Publisher: Peter Force, Gloucester, MA

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

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