Threadcraft family letter, certificate, and clipping
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Threadcraft family letter, certificate, and clipping

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Threadcraft family.
Title: Threadcraft family letter, certificate, and clipping
Dates: 1876-1879
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0955

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

The first item in this collection is a letter from Sallie Threadcraft to Fannie, dated Savannah, Georgia, November 1, 1876. She gives family news and mentions a Dr. Thomas' illness and treatment. The second item is a certificate from the Savannah Public Schools presented to Georgia Threadcraft for regular attendance, correct deportment and diligence in study at the primary school. It is dated July 18, 1879 and is signed by Superintendent W.H. Baker, Principal J.E. Way, and Board of Education Vice-President E.C. Anderson. The third item is an undated clipping from an unidentified Savannah newspaper. The article reports on the high cost of living in the eighteenth century as revealed in George Threadcraft's 1742 will, which was made in Charleston, South Carolina.

Index Terms

Charleston (S.C.)
Clippings (information artifacts)
Economic conditions.
Letters (correspondence)
Public schools.
Savannah (Ga.)
Threadcraft family.
Threadcraft, George, d. 1742.
Threadcraft, Georgia.
Threadcraft, Sallie.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from creator of the collection.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Threadcraft family letter, certificate, and clipping, MS 955, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mary Threadcraft, 1973.


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.

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1Letter, certificate, and clipping, circa 1876-1879