But when towns and forts were planned and begun on the Altamaha their opposition became more outspoken.
"We are from over the river," answered the man, meaning the Altamaha.
Oglethorpe remained on the Altamaha but a few days, and then returned to Savannah for the rest of his colonists.
Before arriving at this place they crossed a great river which was either the Oconee or the Altamaha River.
In the Altamaha River there are several species of unios—such, for instance, as the wonderful spinous unio—not found elsewhere.
The Altamaha had had but little success, and was comparatively empty.
The white mullet, shad, and perch of the Altamaha are the most excellent animals that ever went in water.
The stream from whence they are named is an up country river, which, by its junction with the Ocmulgee, forms the Altamaha.
The little Altamaha now backed out from the pier into rough water again, and the hissing ceased.
At the mouth of the Altamaha is a small cluster of houses, scarce deserving the name of a village, called Doboy.