Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871
Title: Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers
Dates: 1822-1848
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:The collection mainly consists of letters from Eugenius Aristides Nisbet to his wife, Amanda Battle Nisbet from 1822-1848. Includes letters written while Nisbet was serving in the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and while serving in the Georgia Supreme Court. The letters mainly concern family matters, only a few talk of state and national political matters. The collection also contains Nisbet's resignation (1841) from the U.S. House of Representatives, a brief note (1846) from Judge Hiram Warner, and obituaries of Nisbet's death.
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), born in Greene County, Georgia, married Amanda Malvina FitzAlan Battle in 1825.

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


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Georgia--Politics and government--1775-1865.
Legislators--United States.
Nisbet, Amanda Malvina FitzAlan Battle
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861.
Warner, Hiram, 1802-1881

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information
2Letters, 1822
3Letters, 1823
4Letters, 1826
5Letters, 1827
6Letters, 1829
7Letters, 1830
8Letters, 1831
9Letters, 1832
10Letters, 1834
11Letters, 1836
12Letters, 1837
13Letters, 1839
14Letters, 1840
15Letters, 1845
16Letters, 1846
17Letters, 1847
18Letters, 1848
19Fragment, after 1865
20Clippings, obituaries
21Clippings, secession
22Clippings, White House and Capitol
23Clippings, Litchfield
24Callie Lumpkin letter, 1855