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By George C. Rogers

Describes the central occasions occuring within the background of the Palmetto country from 1497-1970.

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1756 The province purchased in London the mace which is still used by the legislature. May 17. King George II declared war on France. Thus formally began the Great War for the Empire (the French and Indian War). June 1. William Henry Lyttelton arrived to assume the governorship. September 2. The declaration of war against France was proclaimed in Charles Town. October. The construction of Fort Loudoun on the Little Tennessee River began. November 29. Governor Lyttelton suspended William Wragg from the Royal Council.

Michael's. 1752 June 23. The Trustees of Georgia signed the indenture by which Georgia became a royal colony Page 32 with a governmental structure similar to that of South Carolina. September 15, 30. Two great hurricanes hit Charles Town in succession. 1753 Fort Prince George was built at Keowee. Construction of the State House was begun at the northwest corner of Broad and Meeting streets. It was occupied by 1756. At the same time construction of St. Michael's Church began on the southeast corner.

Philip's was divided; the part below Broad Street became the parish of St. Michael's. 1752 June 23. The Trustees of Georgia signed the indenture by which Georgia became a royal colony Page 32 with a governmental structure similar to that of South Carolina. September 15, 30. Two great hurricanes hit Charles Town in succession. 1753 Fort Prince George was built at Keowee. Construction of the State House was begun at the northwest corner of Broad and Meeting streets. It was occupied by 1756. At the same time construction of St.

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