The First Act of Alcohol Prohibition in America

The First Act of Alcohol Prohibition in America (HM2GA2)

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N 32° 4.836', W 81° 5.677'

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The First Act of AlcoholProhibition in America was decreedin Savannah in 1735Issued by His Majesty King George IIto General James Oglethorpe,founder of the Colony of Georgia

"Whereas it is found by Experience that the use of Liquors called Rum and Brandy, in the Province of Georgia are more particularly hurtful and pernicious to Man's Body and have been attended with dangerous Maladies and fatal distempers... NO Rum or Brandy nor any other kind of Spirits or Strong Waters by whatsoever name they are or may be distinguished... shall be imported or brought to shore."
His Royal Majesty King George II
HM NumberHM2GA2
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Date Added Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491070 N 3549373
Decimal Degrees32.08060000, -81.09461667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.836', W 81° 5.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 50.16" N, 81° 5' 40.62" W
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