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May 7, 1738 George Whitfield arrives in Savannah. He begins work on establishing the orphanage known as Bethesda
  City of Savannah, Georgia
May 8, 1738 King George the Second instructs James Oglethorpe to learn and report the designs of the Spanish in Florida
  James Oglethorpe
June 2, 1738 Unpaid bills for the colony of Georgia reach 5,000 pounds
June 4, 1738 George William Federick born to Louis Frederick, Prince of Wales, St. James's Square, London
June 7, 1738 Thomas Causton, magistrate of Savannah is replaced by Henry Parker. A review of of the records reveal gross mismanagement of funds
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Storekeeper Thomas Causton
June 15, 1738 Oglethorpe reports that the Spanish are attempting to bribe the Creek Nation to attack the Georgia colony
  Creek Indians
  James Oglethorpe
September 28, 1738 42nd Regiment of Foote falls in for the first time at Fort Frederica, on St. Simons Island.
October 10, 1738 Oglethorpe returns to Savannah from Frederica
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Fort Frederica
  James Oglethorpe
October 19, 1738 In a letter to the Trustees, Oglethorpe accuses Thomas Causton, former magistrate of Savannah, of "squandering the resources of the colony," and continues to state "If this had not happened the Colony...[would be] in a flourishing condition"
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  James Oglethorpe
October 25, 1738 Oglethorpe sets sail for Fort Frederica
  Fort Frederica
  James Oglethorpe
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