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March 22, 1765 Parliament passes the Stamp Act
  Stamp Act
May 14, 1765 Samuel Bowen, who had been imprisoned for 4 years while in China, purchases a tract of land in Thunderbolt. He had already asked Heny Yonge, a friend, to plant the soy bean seeds he brought with him from China
September 4, 1765 John and William Bartram arrive in Savannah.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  William Bartram
September 24, 1765 John and William Bartram dine with Royal Governor James Wright
  James Wright
  William Bartram
September 30, 1765 Heading south the Bartrams cross the Ogeechee River
  William Bartram
October 1, 1765 During their stay at Fort Barrington John and William Bartram discover Franklinia, Fevertree, and Ogeechee Lime
  William Bartram
October 5, 1765 The Bartrams head south from Fort Barrington, following the King's Road to St. Augustine
  William Bartram
October 10, 1765 England raises postage fees.
October 29, 1765 Four parishes added:St. Thomas and St. Mary (Camden County);St. David and St. Patrick (Glynn County)
  Glynn County, Georgia
  Camden County, Georgia
November 1, 1765 Official date the Stamp Act was to go into effect
  Stamp Act
November 5, 1765 Demonstration of sailors in Savannah to protest the new Stamp Act
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  Stamp Act
November 6, 1765 First meeting of the Sons of Liberty at MacHenry's Tavern in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
November 19, 1765 John Marin Bolzius dies. For thirty years Bolzius had been minister and teacher to the Salzburgers.
November 21, 1765 Because of uncertainty surrounding the Stamp Act, the Georgia Gazette ceases publication
  Stamp Act
December 8, 1765 Eli Whitney born, Westboro, Massachusetts
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