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The Sheftalls Strike Back: “Mr. Printer” (Two versions, 1785)–Historical Problem, 5

[NOTE:  Parts of “A Citizen’s” pamphlet, which was scattered about the streets of Savannah, Georgia, late in 1784, reeked of anti-Semitism.  Thus, it was no surprise that, early in 1785, the Sheftalls, one of Savannah’s leading Jewish families, responded.  Thanks … Continue reading

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“A Citizen,” “Cursory Remarks on Men and Measures in Georgia” (1784): Historical Problem, 4–The Pamphlet

“A Citizen,” Cursory Remarks on Men and Measures in Georgia. N.p., 1784.  Microprint:  American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.  30 pp. [NOTE:  If you have read the previous posts in this series, you know that you have embarked on an “historical problem,” … Continue reading

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