Charles Spalding Wylly manuscript
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Charles Spalding Wylly manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Wylly, Charles Spalding, 1836-1923.
Title: Charles Spalding Wylly manuscript
Dates: 1914
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0886

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Spalding Wylly (1836-1923) was born in Sapelo Island, Georgia, the son of Alexander Williams and Elizabeth Sarah Spalding Wylly, and a grandson of Thomas Spalding of Sapelo. He was the author of several publications pertaining to the area, including: Annals and Statistics of Glynn County, Georgia (Brunswick, Ga.: 1897), The Seed that Was Sewn in the Colony of Georgia...1740-1840 (New York and Washington: Neale Publishing Co., 1910), and Memories, (Brunswick: 1916). He was also a captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a copy of Charles Spalding Wylly's manuscript, "The Story of Sapelo," written in 1914. The copy was made by Robert R. Otis from the original manuscript.

Index Terms

Manuscripts (document genre)
Sapelo Island (Ga.)
Wylly, Charles Spalding, 1836-1923.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Charles Spalding Wylly manuscript, MS 886, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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: "The Story of Sapelo," by Charles Spalding Wylly, 1914 ( 64.0 p. )
Typed copy made from original manuscript in 1937 by Robert R. Otis.