|Creator:||Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870|
|Title:||Wilson Lumpkin papers|
Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870), politician, U.S. Representative (1815-1817, 1827-1831), Georgia Governor (1831-1835), United States Commissioner to execute the Cherokee Treaty of 1835, and U.S. Senate (1837-1841).
The collection consists of papers of Wilson Lumpkin from 1828-1869. The papers consist mainly of personal correspondence (1828-1859) from Lumpkin to his wife, Annis Hopkins Lumpkin, and children written from Washington, D.C. while he was serving as a U.S. Representative and Senator and during his involvement with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The collection also includes a "memorandum" notebook (1838-1869) in which Lumpkin recorded a few diary entries, genealogical notes, recollections of his childhood and political career, and lists of slave births. The collection included a broadside, Letter from Ex-Governor Lumpkin ( BRO 1860 L4), which has been added to the broadside collection.
Correspondence predominantly arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Wilson Lumpkin papers, ms 659. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.