The Savannah River intelligentsia: 1734-1780

Jones, George Fenwick (1993) The Savannah River intelligentsia: 1734-1780. 42:30-38.

Language: English; Accounts of six leading members of the Savannah River intelligentisa, including Johann Martin Boltzius, Christian Gottlieb Prieber, Johann Tobler, Johann Joachim Zueblin (later Zubly), Johann Wilhelm Gerhard de Brahm, and Johann Christoph Bornemann. Also includes discussion of the Savannah libraries of the time, their language, intellectual curiosity, and collegiality. The author remarks that by studying them, we can see that not all German-speaking inhabitants of Georgia were “dirt farmers or indentured servants.”