This blog attempts to collate various materials in connection with the year 1735.



America 1735. The colony of Georgia prohibited importation of African slaves and rum. Settlement there spread to Augusta and John Wesley formed his first Methodist society. A French settlement appeared at Vincennes, Indiana near the Ohio River and St Genevieve on the Missouri River. In New England a Scarlet fever epidemic began. Botulism discovered in German sausages. England is distilling a gallon of gin for every man, woman and child in the nation.

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