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February 16, 1810 Chief Justice John Marshall in Fletcher vs. Peck renders Peck's title to land purchased during the Yazoo Land Fraud as valid
  Yazoo Land Fraud
  Fletcher v. Peck
March 16, 1810 Chief Justice John Marshall delivered the opinion in Fletcher V. Peck. The ruling rescinded an act of the Georgia legislature which revoked rights previously granted by contract.
  Fletcher v. Peck
April 20, 1810 Julia Henrietta Scarborough (Barnsley) born, Savannah, Georgia
  Savannah, Georgia births and deaths
  Godfrey Barnsley and Barnsley Gardens
May 9, 1810 Benjamin Lincoln dies, Hingham, Massachusetts
  Benjamin Lincoln
July 2, 1810 Robert Augustus Toombs born, Wilkes County, Georgia
  Wilkes County, Georgia
  Robert Toombs
September 22, 1810 Forces under the command of Leonard Covington begin a march on Baton Rouge, West Florida
  Leonard Covington
September 24, 1810 Using a revolt by citizens of West Florida as a pretext, (they had secured Baton Rouge the previous day) Leonard Covington marches into West Florida and claims it for the United States. His actions endear him to the state of Georgia, the only American state near West Florida at the time.
  Leonard Covington
October 27, 1810 President James Madison claims West Florida for the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase
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