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CHAPTER VI — GEORGIA
39. General James Edward Oglethorpe:
  "Designs of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia," 1733
110
40. Reverend Johann Martin Bolzius:
  The Coming of the Salzburg Germans, 1734
114
41. Reverend Samuel Quincy:
  A New England Man in Georgia 1735
116
42. Freeholders and the Georgia Trustees:
  The Question of Slavery in Georgia, 1738-1739
118
43. Secretary Colonel William Stephens:
  Mr. Whitefield's Orphan-House, 1740
122
44. Edmund Burke:
  Need of Relieving Georgia, 1749
124

PART III

COLONIAL GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER VII — PRINCIPLES OF ENGLISH CONTROL

45. Parliament of England:
  Extracts from a Navigation Act, 1696
127
46. King William Third:
  Creation of the Board of Trade, 1696
129
47. John Wise:
  Englishmen Hate an Arbitrary Power, 1710
131
48. "Agent Jeremiah Dummer":
  Defence of the New-England Charters, 1721
133
49. Governor Sir William Keith:
  A Short Discourse on the Present State of the Colonies, 1728
138
50. Doctor William Douglass:
  Various Kinds of Colonial Government, 1747
141
51. Monsieur Charles de Secondat de Montesquieu:
  A French Publicist's View of the British Constitution, 1748
144
52. Edmund Burke:
  "The Law in all our Provinces," 1757
149
53. Late Governor Thomas Pownall:
  The Effect of Royal Instructions, 1764
150

CHAPTER VIII — THE COLONIAL GOVERNOR
54. Governor William Cosby:
  A Governor's Plea for Patronage, 1732
153
55. Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations:
  The Commission and Instructions of a Governor, 1738
154