e king, founded in part on muster-rolls and returns of taxables, included Nova Scotia, and according to the authority of Chalmers in the History of the Revolt, estimated the population of British Continental America, in 1754, at
de in 1714, on the accession of George the First, in 1727, on that of George the Second, and in 1754, were, according to Chalmers,
1754,1,192,896,292,738,1,485,634. s country south of the Potomac, may have had one hundred and seventy-eight thousand.
Of the Southern group, Georgia
Chalmers' Revolt, II., 803.—the chosen asylum of misfortune–had been languishing under the guardianship of a corporation, whose bIn December, 1751, the trustees unanimously desired to surrender their charter, and, with the approbation of Murray,
Chalmers' Opinions of Eminent Lawyers, i., 187, 188. all
chap. VI.} 1754. authority for two years emanated from the king alone.