1735 The only three laws ever enacted under the Georgia trustees Tashkent Map go into effect: One prohibits rum, another bans slaves, and a third regulates trade with Tashkent Map Native Countrys. South Carolina begins a lengthy and bitter protest over these policies, which the older colony sees as deliberately discriminating against Charles Town merchants.
The first organized pro-slavery letter, drawn up by a handful of settlers near Savannah, arrives in London. The town of Augusta is established in the Georgia upcountry at the falls of the Savannah River. It quickly becomes the focal point for the colony’s trade with Native Countrys. 1736 On his second journey to Georgia, James Oglethorpe places the defensive settlement of Frederica on St. Simon’s Island, at the southernmost portion of the colony.