John Stacy letter
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John Stacy letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stacy, John, 1761-1818.
Title: John Stacy letter
Dates: 1817
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0752

Biographical/Historical Note

John Stacy (1761-1818) was a lifelong resident of Midway, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from John Stacy to his son, John W. Stacy, 1817. In the letter, Stacy gives his son permission to stay in Litchfield, Connecticut longer to pursue his studies. He also tells of conditions at home and mentions several people who have recently died. This document is a positive photocopy.

Index Terms

Letters (correspondence)
Midway (Ga.)
Stacy, John, 1761-1818.

Location of Originals

Original letter in the Midway Museum, Midway, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Stacy letter, MS 752, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Lillian Stacy, 1966.


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: John Stacy to his son, John W. Stacy. Midway, Ga., 1817 September 13 ( 2.0 p. )
Giving permission to his son to stay in Litchfield, Conn. Longer to pursue studies; conditions at home; mentions several persons who have recently died.