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An Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia, Volume 1   By:

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Alexander Hewatt's detailed account of the early colonies of South Carolina and Georgia provides a thorough and engaging look at the founding and growth of these important southern settlements. The author's meticulous research and clear writing style make this volume a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of the American South.

Hewatt traces the origins of the colonies from their founding by English settlers through the challenges they faced in establishing themselves in a new and often hostile environment. He delves into the social, economic, and political dynamics that shaped the development of these colonies, offering insights into the lives of both the colonists and the Native Americans they encountered.

One of the highlights of the book is Hewatt's attention to detail and his ability to bring to life the daily struggles and triumphs of the early settlers. Through his vivid descriptions and engaging storytelling, he paints a vivid picture of life in South Carolina and Georgia during this crucial period of American history.

Overall, this volume is a valuable addition to the study of colonial America, offering readers a comprehensive and well-researched account of the rise and progress of the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. Hewatt's scholarship and storytelling make this book a must-read for anyone interested in the history of the American South.

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AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE COLONIES OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND GEORGIA.

In Two Volumes.

VOL. I.

By ALEXANDER HEWATT

PREFACE.

The author of the following performance presents it to the public, not from any great value he puts upon it, but from an anxious desire of contributing towards a more complete and general acquaintance with the real state of our colonies in America. Provincial affairs have only of late years been made the objects of public notice and attention. There are yet many, both in Great Britain and America, who are unacquainted with the state of some of these settlements, and with their usefulness and importance to a commercial nation. The southern provinces in particular have been hitherto neglected, insomuch that no writer has savoured the world with any tolerable account of them. Therefore it is hoped, that a performance which brings those important, though obscure, colonies into public view, and tends to throw some light upon their situation, will meet with a favourable reception.

As many of the inhabitants of the eastern world will find themselves little interested in the trifling transactions and events here related, such readers will easily discover in what latitude the author wrote, and for whose use his work was principally intended... Continue reading book >>


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