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Definition of Charlestown

  • a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629

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They reached Charlestown, South Carolina, the following March, and met General Oglethorpe, the Governor of Georgia, who was intending an immediate return to Europe, but went back to help them select a suitable place for their settlement, they preferring not to live in Savannah itself.
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Oglethorpe further instructed Messrs. Toojesiys and Baker, of Charlestown, to honor Spangenberg's drafts on him to the amount of 20 Pounds, so securing the settlers against possible need in their new home.
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He was born in Charlestown, but somehow found his way to Savannah.
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The Magistrates gladly agreed, and will write to his relatives in Charlestown, and if they do not claim him he will be bound to us.
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From Port Royal he went by land almost to Charlestown, the last short distance being in a chance boat, and from Charlestown he sailed to New York.
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Bishop Nitschmann remained in Savannah until March 26th, when he sailed to Charlestown.
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His brother John accompanied him to Charlestown, and then went to Frederica to deliver certain letters to Gen. Oglethorpe.
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On February 17th, 1737, Mr. Causton received a letter from Charlestown, in which the Governor informed him that he had news of the approach of the Spaniards, and Savannah at once became excited, and prepared for defence.
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Together they went to Charlestown, where he parted from Delamotte, and on the 2nd of January, 1738, sailed from the continent that had witnessed the shattering of so many fond hopes and ambitions.
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On March 12th, Toeltschig went aboard a ship, bound for Charlestown, sailing from Tybee two days later.
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On the 18th, he reached Charlestown, whence he sailed April 1st, bearing with him the record of their account with the Trustees, and commissioned to tell the authorities at Herrnhut all about the Georgia colony.
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Boehler and Schulius then made their way from one plantation to another, until they reached Charlestown.
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The Rev. Mr. Garden, to whom they had a letter of introduction, advised that the school should be begun in Charlestown, where there was a large negro population, perhaps a thousand souls.
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He told Boehler rather testily that they should not go to Charlestown with his consent; that if they were not willing to follow the plan for Purisburg he would have nothing more to do with them; and that if they wanted to talk further they must wait till he came again.
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He planned to go by boat to Purisburg and from there on foot through Carolina to Charlestown, but on the way up the Savannah River the canoe was overtaken by a severe thunderstorm, and forced to land.
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Knowing that a sloop would sail in two days he returned to Savannah, meaning to go to Charlestown on her, but on trying the lot he received direction to wait for the present in Savannah.
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At Charlestown, on Bunker Hill Edward Everett welcomed him in behalf of the city, and pronounced one of his felicitous speeches.
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For the successful introduction of the process into the United States we are indebted to Mr. Charles Mitchell, now of Charlestown, Mass., a practical canner of Scotland, who had learned his trade of John Moir & Son, of Aberdeen, the first Scotch firm, it is claimed, to put up hermetically sealed preparations of meat, game, and salmon, their enterprise dating back to 1824.
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When within two miles of Charlestown, we halted and went into camp, and threw our pickets beyond the town on the north.
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On the 27th we marched to Princeton, and remained until the 31st, picketing on the Opequan River, then returned to Charlestown.
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Examples of Charlestown

Example #1
The site chosen was about twenty-five miles from Savannah, on a large stream flowing into the Savannah River, and there they laid out their town, calling it "Ebenezer", in grateful remembrance of the Divine help that had brought them thither.
Example #2
In England they were treated with marked kindness, and when they sailed, January 19, 1734, it was with the promise of free transportation to Georgia, and support there until they could reap their first harvest from the fifty acres which were to be given to each man among them.
Example #3
The next day Gen. Oglethorpe presented Spangenberg to the Bishop of London, who received him very kindly.
Example #4
In addition to this Oglethorpe collected 26 Pounds 5 Shillings, as a gift for the Moravians, 10 Pounds being presented to them in cash in London, and the rest forwarded to Savannah with instructions that they should be supplied with cattle, hogs and poultry to that amount.
Example #5
His father was hanged, for murder I have heard, and his mother has married another man, and abandoned the child.
Example #6
About July a case came to his knowledge that roused all his sympathies, and at the same time afforded a good opportunity to try his plan.