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December 0, 1757 William Gerard De Brahm (1718-1799?) designs the community of Ebenezer
February 8, 1757 Georgia Assembly passes a bill allowing justices of the peace take into custody any Arcadians who are unwilling to work.
February 16, 1757 Henry Ellis arrives in Savannah, carrying his orders to replace John Reynolds as Governor. Reynolds immediately sets sail on the Charming Martha, leaving Ellis in charge.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
June 16, 1757 Henry Ellis delivers his first address to the Georgia general assembly
July 7, 1757 Gov. John Reynolds arrives in England. He resigns as royal governor and returns to his rank in the royal navy.
July 19, 1757 Law passed by the Georgia legislature that prohibits trade to the south of the colony. Georgia had become increasingly fearful of Spanish Florida, especially as the settlers pushed south
July 28, 1757 Georgia provides for militia training every Sabbath at the place of public worship.
September 21, 1757 James Jackson born, Moreton, Hamstead, Devonshire, England
  James Jackson
October 4, 1757 Land for city of Sunbury granted to Mark Carr.
October 25, 1757 Georgia Governor Henry Ellis and South Carolina Governor William Lyttleton meet with various Chiefs in an effort to preserve the peace during the war with France
November 3, 1757 Because of increased tensions due to the French and Indian War, Georgia signs a peace treaty with the Creek Indians.
  Creek Indians
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