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January 28, 1770 George Whitefield delivers a sermon to the Royal Governor, his council and the General Assembly in Savannah, Georgia
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  George Whitefield
February 22, 1770 Royal Governor James Wright dissolves the Lower House because of its refusal to accept the governor's actions as precedent
  James Wright
March 3, 1770 Because of his continued involvement with the radical movement in Georgia, governor Wright suspends Jonathan Bryan from his privy council.
  James Wright
  Bryan County, Georgia
July 10, 1770 James Habersham receives rhubarb seeds from John Ellis and distributes them to local growers including Samuel Bowen, who successfully grows the first rhubarb crop in America (generally attributed to Benjamin Franklin)
  Benjamin Franklin
September 30, 1770 George Whitefield dies, Newburyport, MA
  George Whitefield
December 11, 1770 The king agrees to hold elections for new land acquired by Georgia.
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