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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia currency among the strongest in early America
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County. In 1749, the Savannah firm of Harris & Habersham chartered the first ship to carry local goods to England. It was loaded with deer-skins, staves (wooden planks used in making barrels), rice, and pitch and tar (naval stores).
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