Historical Collections of Georgia: Containing the Most Interesting Facts, Traditions, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, Etc. Relating to Its History and Antiquities, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time ; Compiled from Original Records and Official Documents ; Illustrated by Nearly One Hundred Engravings of Public Buildings, Relics of Antiquity, Historic Localities, Natural Scenery, Portraits of Distinguished Men, Etc., Etc

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Pudney & Russell, 1855 - Georgia - 728 pages
 

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Page 3 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
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Page 47 - Resolved, 6. That they are entitled to the benefit of such of the English statutes, as existed at the time of their colonization ; and which they have, by experience, respectively found to be applicable to their several local and other circumstances.
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