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May 13, 1760 James Wright commissioned Lieutenant Governor of Georgia. Henry Ellis, well liked, wanted to leave
  James Wright
August 7, 1760 Following a Cherokee siege of Fort Loudoun (present-day Tennessee) that began in March, Col. Paul Demere surrenders. He was surrounded and out of provisions.
August 8, 1760 After a forced march of 15 miles, Cherokee Indians abandon the men of Fort Loudoun on a high plain. The following morning they attack, killing most of the men.
October 11, 1760 James Wright arrives in Georgia
  James Wright
October 13, 1760 James Wright becomes acting royal governor
  James Wright
October 13, 1760 Royal governor Henry Ellis addresses the General Assembly for the last time
October 25, 1760 King George II dies. King George III, grandson of King George II assumes the throne.
October 31, 1760 James Wright becomes royal governor of Georgia
  James Wright
  Governors of Georgia, 1733-1800
November 2, 1760 Henry Ellis leaves Georgia to become Royal Governor of Nova Scotia.
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