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February 15, 1773 Wright returns to Georgia and resumes duties as royal governor
  James Wright
April 11, 1773 William Bartram arrives in Savannah
  City of Savannah, Georgia
  William Bartram
April 16, 1773 William Bartram leaves Savannah, heading south on the King's Road to Darien
  William Bartram
April 24, 1773 William Bartram leaves Darien, following the River Road northwest to Fort Barrington
  William Bartram
May 1, 1773 William Bartram heads to Augusta, Georgia, to participate in meetings with the Creek Indians
  William Bartram
  Creek Indians
May 10, 1773 Tea Act
May 29, 1773 Bethesda Orphanage "burns to the ground." It is believed to be the work of an arsonist.
June 1, 1773 Royal Governor James Wright and British Indian Agent John Stuart conclude a meeting to resolve boundary disputes with the Treaty of Augusta, which ceded some 675,000 acres from the Creek Nation to the state of Georgia.
  James Wright
  Creek Indians
  Taliaferro County, Georgia
  City of Augusta, Georgia
June 7, 1773 William Bartram leaves Augusta as part of a team sent to survey the "New Purchase"
  William Bartram
  City of Augusta, Georgia
June 11, 1773 Royal governor James Wright issues a proclamation describing land recently ceded by the Creek Indians, encouraging farmers and artisans to settle with their families.
  James Wright
  Creek Indians
June 20, 1773 Peter Early born, Madison County, Virginia
  Peter Early
June 21, 1773 William Bartram leaves Wrightsboro, heading north to the Tugaloo River
  William Bartram
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