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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Laws for and against sailors enacted in Savannah
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Roger Allen
Note: The following is the first of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County. "A Digest ... of Georgia" (1851) states that from the very beginning, there were problems with seamen in the port of Savannah. In 1766, the Georgia Legislature passed "An Act to Punish Seamen or Mariners Neglecting or Deserting Their Duty."
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