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July 23, 1759 Georgia offers Mary Musgrove Bosomworth 2100 pounds in exchange for her claims to Ossabaw and Sapelo islands. They permit her live on St. Catherine's until her death in 1763.
December 26, 1759 Treaty made with Creek at Fort Prince George, near the Cherokee village of Keowee (present day South Carolina). Some 30 warriors are left at the fort to ensure that the Creek abide by the treaty. Smallpox breaks out, killing these Creek and fueling a war when the Creek kill the fort's commander in revenge.
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