Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871
Title: Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers
Dates: 1822-1967
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms987

Biographical/Historical Note

Eugenius Aristides Nisbet (1803-1871), lawyer, Georgia House of Representatives (1827-1829), Georgia Senate (1830-1835), U.S. House of Representatives (1837-1841), Georgia Supreme Court (1845-1853), was born in Greene County, Georgia.

For more information, see the article "Eugenius A. Nisbet (1803-1871)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia and his congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from Eugenius Aristides Nisbet to his wife, Amanda Battle Nisbet, from 1822-1848. Correspondence mainly concerns family matters, and a few concern state and national political matters. The collection also contains a brief note from Judge Hiram Warner, and newspaper clippings regarding Nisbet's death and other matters.

Index Terms

Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
United States--Politics and government--19th century.
Warner, Hiram, 1802-1881

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers, ms987, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information, 1932, 1947, undated
2-18Letters, 1822-1848
19Letter fragment, after 1865
20Clippings, obituaries, 1871
21Clippings, secession, 1961
22Clippings, White House and Capitol, 1962, undated
23Clippings, Litchfield, 1947, 1966, 1967
24Letter to Callie Lumpkin, 1848