John Hall papers
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John Hall papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hall, John, Dr., active 1793.
Title: John Hall papers
Dates: 1793
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0354

Biographical/Historical Note

John Hall resided in Savannah in the late 18th century. He was a physician.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of three documents written in 1793 about the history of the Savannah pine lands. The descriptions also include a history of the geographic settling of Savannah.

Index Terms

Hall, John, Dr., active 1793.
Local histories.
Real property.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Given from the papers of Robert Morris (Georgia Historical Society Minute book, January 3, 1898).

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], John Hall papers, MS 354, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Henry Hart, 1897 or 1898.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: "A note on the pine land of Georgia, taken from an historical tract not yet published by George Walton Esquire." Augusta, Georgia, 1793 May 1 ( 2.0 p. )
Signed "at the request of Dr. John Hall, I have subscribed my name to the foregoing note. George Walton."
Item 2: Observations on the pine land of Georgia made at the request of Doctor John Hall by Judge Stith. George Town, 1793 May 17 ( 3.0 p. )
Signed W. Stith Junr. Bears notes of agreement with Judge Stith's opinion, signed by Thomas P. Carnes and Lachlan McIntosh, Augusta, Georgia, May 19, 1793.
Item 3: Statement regarding the pine lands of Georgia, by several citizens of the State, 1793 August 16 ( 2.0 p. )
Signed by Benjamin Tennille, James McCormick, J.P., John Cobbs, Sr., John Wallace, Barett Brewer, R. Middleton, Stephen Johnston.