Maryanne Stiles letter
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Maryanne Stiles letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Stiles, Maryanne, 1802-1869.
Title: Maryanne Stiles letter
Dates: 1825
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0762

Biographical/Historical Note

Maryanne Stiles (1802-1869) was born in Savannah, Georgia the daughter of Robert and Eliza McQueen Mackay. She married Benjamin E. Stiles (1794-1855) on January 25, 1825.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter written on March 10, 1825 by Maryanne Stiles to Elizabeth Gilpin of Kentmire, Delaware. The letter discusses the upcoming visit of General Lafayette to Savannah, Georgia and social life there.

Index Terms

Gilpin, Elizabeth.
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834.
Letters (correspondence)
Savannah (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
Stiles, Maryanne, 1802-1869.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Maryanne Stiles letter, MS 762, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Benjamin Tighe, 1957.


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: Letter, Maryanne Stiles to Elizabeth Gilpin, 1825 March 10 ( 3.0 p. )