Georgia's Charter of 1732

Edited by Albert B. Saye

Foreword by Roy Barnes

Title Details

Trim size: 5.500in x 8.500in

Formats

Hardcover

Pub Date: 10/15/2021

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5978-6

List Price: $114.95

Paperback

Pub Date: 10/15/2021

ISBN: 9-780-8203-5979-3

List Price: $34.95

Georgia's Charter of 1732

Edited by Albert B. Saye

Foreword by Roy Barnes

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  • Description

Georgia's Charter of 1732, originally published in 1942, is a scholar's guide to the charter. The full text of the Georgia Charter of 1732 is reproduced in the book alongside the Albert B. Saye's account of the events leading up to the granting of the charter. This essential moment at the very beginning of Georgia's history is better understood through Saye's narrative surrounding the Georgia Charter.


The Georgia Open History Library has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this collection, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

About the Author/Editor

ALBERT B. SAYE (1912-89) was a professor of political science at the University of Georgia who was one of the most well-known scholars of Georgia history and politics of his time. He authored or coauthored twelve books, including New Viewpoints in Georgia History, A List of the Early Settlers of Georgia, Handbook on the Constitutions of the United States and Georgia (all Georgia), and Principles of American Government.


ROY E. BARNES is an American attorney and politician who served as the eightieth governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1999 to 2003.