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The magazine of American history with notes and queries . see a free State ; while he heartilycongratulated the American people upon achieving their independence. Oglethorpe was truly a noble man. Among founders and philan-thropists he takes his place by the side of William Penn. No more thanthe founder of Pennsylvania did he escape the breath of slander, but whilenot without faults his virtues were illustrious. Walpole said of Oglethorpe : He is like many who make a noise in their time from some singularitywhich is forgotten when it comes to be registered with others of the samegenius, but mo

The magazine of American history with notes and queries . see a free State ; while he heartilycongratulated the American people upon achieving their independence. Oglethorpe was truly a noble man. Among founders and philan-thropists he takes his place by the side of William Penn. No more thanthe founder of Pennsylvania did he escape the breath of slander, but whilenot without faults his virtues were illustrious. Walpole said of Oglethorpe : He is like many who make a noise in their time from some singularitywhich is forgotten when it comes to be registered with others of the samegenius, but mo Stock Photo
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The magazine of American history with notes and queries . see a free State ; while he heartilycongratulated the American people upon achieving their independence. Oglethorpe was truly a noble man. Among founders and philan-thropists he takes his place by the side of William Penn. No more thanthe founder of Pennsylvania did he escape the breath of slander, but whilenot without faults his virtues were illustrious. Walpole said of Oglethorpe : He is like many who make a noise in their time from some singularitywhich is forgotten when it comes to be registered with others of the samegenius, but more extraordinary of their kind; adding, how little willDr. Johnson be remembered when confounded with the mass of authors ofhis own calibre. Such were the words of the cold-hearted, false prophet;yet the great Moralist will be remembered when the name of his critic haspassed into oblivion, while the fame of James Oglethorpe, colonist, soldier,statesman, and philanthropist, will survive while the waters of Tybee rollbeneath the banks of ancient Yamacraw.. MEDAL OF TILLOTSON AND OGLETHORPE. BANCROFTS PACIFIC STATES1 The publication in 1875 of The Native Races of the Pacific Coast, infive octavo volumes, brought into notice a new historical writer possessingqualifications for his task and having resources and material at his com-mand of unexpected extent and wealth. The author—Mr. Hubert HoweBancroft, of San Francisco—may be said, in fact, to be achieving a doubleresult so far as he has brought together a noble library relating to the his-tory of that coast, and at the same time unlocks its treasures to the literarypublic through a series of printed works. Either effort alone would havemerited high appreciation. Mr. Bancrofts collection of books and manuscripts appears to have beenthe product of many years searching and purchasing. From the publisheddescriptions of it, we judge that, recognizing the insufficiency and oftentotal absence of records and papers touching the early