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January 2, 1766 Governor Wright, alone but carrying a single-shot muzzle-loaded pistol, turns back the Sons of Liberty at the gate of the Governor's mansion. They had come to the mansion to protest the Stamp Act.
  James Wright
  Stamp Act
January 3, 1766 Stampmaster George Angus serves a single day in the port of Savannah, making Georgia the only colony to actually have a stampmaster.
  Stamp Act
March 4, 1766 House of Commons votes to repeal the Stamp Act.
  Stamp Act
March 17, 1766 House of Lords votes to repeal the Stamp Act
  Stamp Act
March 18, 1766 King Georgia III signs bill repealing the Stamp Act, official as of May 1, 1766.
  Stamp Act
March 18, 1766 English Parliament passes the Declaratory Act.
May 21, 1766 The Georgia Gazette resumes publication
July 16, 1766 Georgia receives word that the Stamp Act has been repealed.
  Stamp Act
November 19, 1766 Georgia Gazette reports that Samuel Bowen meets King George III
December 4, 1766 Pending issuance of required stamps, the port of Savannah closes.
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