Isaac N. Wales letter

Isaac N. Wales letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Beman, Nathan S. S., (Nathan Sidney Smith), 1785-1871
Creator: Wales, Isaac N.
Creator: Wales, Leonard Eugene, 1788-1823
Title: Isaac N. Wales letter
Dates: 1818
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 619 to MS 635, MS 637 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of one original letter from Isaac N. Wales to Leonard E. Wales, dated July 14, 1818. The letter discusses Nathan S. S. Beman who had been invited to be president of the University of Georgia [but declined]. Two typescript copies are also included.
Coll. Number: ms628
Location: 32108050744211

Biographical/Historical Note

Nathan Sidney Smith Beman, D.D., the fourth president of the Institute, was born in that part of Canaan, N.Y., which is now called New Lebanon, on November 26th, 1785. He was a son of Samuel and Silence (Douglass) Beman, his paternal ancestors being of German and his maternal ancestors of Scotch origin. When he was four or five years of age his parents removed to Hampton, Washington County, N.Y., then called Greenfield. Institute Archives and Special Collections, Rensselaer Libraries (viewed Nov. 24, 2008),nss.html

Leonard E. Wales was a lawyer in New Haven, Conn.

Index Terms

College presidents--Georgia--Athens.
Wales, Isaac N. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Isaac N. Wales letter. MS 628. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.