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Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers

Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph Henry Lumpkin family papers
Creator: Lumpkin family
Inclusive Dates: 1821-1862
Language: English
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet 5 boxes
Collection Number: ms3210
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

"Joseph Henry Lumpkin (1799-1867) served on the Supreme Court of Georgia from 1846 until his death in 1867. One of three justices elected by the Georgia legislature after the supreme court's creation in 1845, Lumpkin was elected to successive terms without opposition. He was considered the chief justice of the court until officially named to that position by the legislature. An active supporter of education, he cofounded the University of Georgia law school, which now bears his name." For more information, see the article Joseph Henry Lumpkin in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence between Callie Lumpkin King, Joseph Henry Lumpkin, and other members of the Lumpkin family. Among the correspondents are Marion L. Cobb, Porter King and James Lumpkin. Also included are clippings, receipts, and writings.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph Henry Lumpkin letters, ms3210, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010 May 24.

General Notes

Portion of collection digitized and available through the Digital Library of Georgia: https://dlg.usg.edu/collection/dlg_lump


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Cobb, Marion McHenry Lumpkin, 1822-1897 -- Correspondence
Correspondence.
Judges -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
King, Porter, 1824-1890 -- Correspondence
Lawyers -- Georgia -- Correspondence.
Lumpkin, James McHenry, 1835- -- Correspondence
Lumpkin, Joseph Henry, 1799-1867 -- Finance, Personal
Receipts (financial records)
Writings (document genre)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Letters from others

boxfolder
11Banon, E. H. to Callie King, 1852-1862 Access Online
12Berrien, John MacPherson to Joseph Henry Lumpkin, 1850 January 12 Access Online
In this letter of January 12, 1850, U.S. Senator for Georgia (1825-1829, 1841-1852) Joseph MacPherson Berrien writes to Joseph Henry Lumpkin about his support for Lumpkin in the Senate. Berrien also refers to a letter from Reverend Theobald Mathew and Mathew's zeal in the temperance movement.
13Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1852 February 12 Access Online
14Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1852 March 22 Access Online
15Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1852 May 11 Access Online
16Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1852 September 28 Access Online
17Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1853 February 7 Access Online
18Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1856 March 17 Access Online
Letter from Sallie (Baxter) Bird, wife of Hancock County plantation-owner Edgeworth Bird, to Callie King, daughter of Joseph Henry Lumpkin and wife of Porter King, dated March 17, 1856 about her and her sister's return to Athens because of their mother's illness. While there, Sallie visits with the Cobb family, Margaret Cantey McDowell Venable, the wife of new University of Georgia professor, Charles S. Venable, and other Athens friends and has dinner with Alonzo Church, president of University of Georgia. She gives news of her husband and their two-year old daughter.
19Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1856 April 30 Access Online
110Bird, Sallie to Callie King, 1853 Access Online
111Chandler, Mary E. to Callie King, 1852 December 15 Access Online
112Cobb, Cally to Callie King, 1856 May 9 Access Online
113Cobb, Lucy and Marion Cobb to Callie King, 1852 November 21 Access Online
114Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852 July Access Online
115Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852 March Access Online
116Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852 April 16 Access Online
117Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852 October Access Online
117ACobb, Marion L., 1853 September 22
117BCobb, Marion L., 1853 December
118Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 185- January 3 Access Online
119Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 185- September 21 Access Online
120Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852, 1853 Access Online
121Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1853 Access Online
122Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852 Access Online
123Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852-1856 Access Online
124Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1852, 1853 Access Online
125Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1855 Access Online
126Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1855 Access Online
127Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1856 Access Online
128Cobb, Marion L. to Callie King, 1855 Access Online
129Cobb, Marion L. Access Online
130Cobb, Marion L. Access Online
131Cobb, Marion L. Access Online
132Cobb, Marion L. Access Online
133Cobb, Marion L. Access Online
133ACobb, Marion L.
134Cobb, T.R.R., 1856 September 16 Access Online
135Cobb, T.R.R., 1861 November 6 Access Online
136Gerdine, Lucy Lumpkin Access Online
137Gilmer, E.F. Access Online
138Hoyt, N., 1852 February 21 Access Online
139Hoyt, N., 1852 October 8 Access Online
140Hoyt, N., 1853 November 18 Access Online
141King, Porter, 1852 January 2 Access Online
142King, Porter, 1852 January 14 Access Online
143King, Porter, 1852 January 25 Access Online
144King, Porter, 1852 January 29 Access Online
145King, Porter, 1852 February 8 Access Online
146King, Porter, 1852 February 13 Access Online
147King, Porter, 1853 February 10 Access Online
148King, Porter, 1853 February 13 Access Online
149King, Porter, 1853 February 15 Access Online
150King, Porter, 1853 February 17 Access Online
151King, Porter, 1853 February 20 Access Online
152King, Porter, 1853 February 22 Access Online
153King, Porter, 1853 February 24 Access Online
154King, Porter, 1853 March 3 Access Online
155King, Porter, 1853 March 4 Access Online
156King, Porter, 1853 March 6 Access Online
157King, Porter, 1853 March 10 Access Online
158King, Porter, 1855? October 11 Access Online
159King, Porter, 1855 October 12 Access Online
160King, Porter, 1856 April 11 Access Online
161King, Porter, 1856 October 6 Access Online
162King, Porter, 1856 October 19 Access Online
163King, Porter, 1856 October 20 Access Online
164King, Porter, 1856 October 23 Access Online
165King, Porter, 1856 October 26 Access Online
166King, Porter, 1856 October 28 Access Online
167King, Porter, 1856 October 30 Access Online
168King, Porter, 1856 November 1 Access Online
169King, Porter, 1856 November 5 Access Online
170King, Porter, 1856 November 9 Access Online
171King, Porter, 1856 November 15 Access Online
172King, Porter Access Online
173King, Porter Access Online
174King, Porter Access Online
175King, Porter Access Online
176King, Porter Access Online
boxfolder
21Lumpkin, Callendar G., 1851 December 2 Access Online
22Lumpkin, Callendar G., 1851 December 13 Access Online
23Lumpkin, Callendar G., 1852 April 25 Access Online
24Lumpkin, Callendar G., 1853 December 16 Access Online
25Lumpkin, Eddy, 1851 December 7 Access Online
26Lumpkin, Eddy, 1856 February 21 Access Online
27Lumpkin, Frank & Bob, 1852 May 27 Access Online
28Lumpkin, James, 1851 December 12 Access Online
29Lumpkin, James, 1851 December 29 Access Online
210Lumpkin, James, 1852 April 14
210ALumpkin, James, 1852 May 20
211Lumpkin, James, 1852 July 18
212Lumpkin, James, 1852 August 11
213Lumpkin, James, 1852 October 4
214Lumpkin, J, 1852 October 25
215Lumpkin, James, 1852 November 14
216Lumpkin, James, 1853 January 16
217Lumpkin, James, 1853 March 25
218Lumpkin, James, 1853 July 26
219Lumpkin, James, 1853 August
220Empty folder
221Empty folder
222Lumpkin, James, 1854 May 25
223Lumpkin, James, 1854 June 9
224Lumpkin, James, 1854 June
224ALumpkin, James, 1854 July 29
225Lumpkin, James, 1854 August 14
226Lumpkin, James, 1854 August 14
227Lumpkin, James, 1854 September 6
228Lumpkin, James, 1854 November 2
229Lumpkin, James, 1854 December 3
230Lumpkin, James, 1855 January 28
231Lumpkin, James, 1855 October 21
232Lumpkin, James, 1855 December 16
233Lumpkin, James, 1856 February 3
233ALumpkin, James and Lumpkin, Joseph H., 1856 February 13
(2 letters on same paper)
234Lumpkin, James, 1856 March 23
235Lumpkin, James, 1856 August 24
236Lumpkin, James, 1856 October 2
237Lumpkin, James, 1857 June 4
238Lumpkin, James, 1857 October 28
239Empty Folder
240Lumpkin, James
241Lumpkin, Joseph T., 1853 September 29
242Lumpkin, Joseph T., 1854 August 30
243Lumpkin, Joseph T., ? August 24
244Lumpkin, Joseph T.
245Lumpkin, Louisa, 1853 March 30
246Lumpkin, Louisa, 1856
247Lumpkin, Louisa (?)
248Lumpkin, M. Grieve, 1852 November 28
249Lumpkin, M. Grieve, 1854 June 23
250Lumpkin, M. Grieve, 1854 September 3
251Lumpkin, M. Grieve
252Lumpkin, Maggie, 1853 June(?)
253Lumpkin, Maggie, Undated
254Lumpkin, Maggie, Undated
255Lumpkin, Maggie, Undated
256Lumpkin, Maggie, Undated
257Lumpkin, Maggie, Undated
258Miller, Sam, 1845 May
259Perkins, Elisa A., 1852 February 26
260Perkins, Elisa A., 1855 November 25
261Perkins, Elisa A., 1855 December 4
262Perkins, Elisa A., 1855 December 12
263Perkins, Elisa A., 1856 February 22
264Perkins, Elisa A., 1856 March 20
265Perkins, Eliza A., 1856 December 27
266Pleasants (?), W.M., 1852 January 25
267Sparks, W.H., 1861 May 6
268"Tid"
269"Tid"
270"Tid"
271Tutt (?), S.C.
272Watthall, Ann Elizabeth, 1856 April 15
273Young (?)
 

2. Letters from Joseph H. Lumpkin

boxfolder
311821 February 4
321840 April 11
331841 May 17
341845 April 4
351846 February 29
361847 January 18
371848 December 26?
381849 January 15
391849 January 18
3101851 December 28
3111852 January 28
3121852 April 12
3131852 May 16
314Empty Folder
3151852 June 11
3161852 June 20
3171852 June 29
3181852 August 3
3191852 August 6
3201852 August 29
3211852 September 12
3221852 September 26
3231853 January 9
3241853 July 31
3251853 August 5
3261853 August 11
3271853 August 20
3281853 September 4
3291853 September 7
3301853 September 9
3311853 September 18
3321853 September 22
333Empty Folder
3341853 October 13
3351853 October 24
336Empty Folder
337circa 1853
(also includes letter dated 1852 November 5 from James Lumpkin)
3381854 January 10
3391854 February 7
339A1854 February 28
339B1854 March 5
3401854? March 12
3411854 April 3
3421854 May 30
3431854 June
3441854 July 17
3451854 July 19
3461854 August 10
3471854 August 18
3481854 August 29
3491854 September 18
3501854 September 26
3511854 October 7
3521854 November 15
3531854 December 4
3541854
(also includes letter from James Lumpkin)
3551855 January 20
3561855 January 29
3571855 February 2
358Date approximate, 1855 March 26
3591855 October 25
(also includes undated letter from Marion Cobb)
3601855 October 29
3611855 November 4
3621855 November 9
3631855 November 9
3641855 November 14
3651855 November 22
3661855 November 23
3671855 December 16
3681855 December 26
boxfolder
411856 February 2
421856 February 14
431856 February 15
441856 February 19
451856 February 24
461856 February 29
471856 March 2
481856 March 3
(also includes letter dated 1856 March 27 from Eddy Lumpkin)
491856 March 18
4101856 March 24
4111856 March 30
4121856 April 17
4131856 April 24
4141856 May 1
4151856 June 25
4161856 July 8
4171856 August 15
4181856 September 4
4191856 September 5
4201856 September 7
421Empty Folder
4221856 September 9
4231856 September 25
4241856 September 29
4251856 December 12
4261856 December 23
4271856 December 26
4281856 December 29
4291857 January 2
4301857 February 15
4311857 April 26
4321857 June 20
4331857 June 26
4341857 July 6
4351857 July 13
4361858 July 6
4371859 April 5
4381859 May 6
4391861 June 8
4401862 March 15
441Undated
442Undated
443Undated
444Undated
445Undated
446Undated
447Undated
448Undated
449Undated
450Undated
451Undated
452Undated
453Undated
454Empty Folder
455Undated
456Undated
457Undated
458Undated
459Undated
460Undated
461Undated
462Undated
463Undated
464Undated
465Undated
466Undated
467Undated
468Undated
469Undated
470Undated
471Undated
472Undated
473Undated
474Undated
475Undated
 

3. Unidentified letters and other items

boxfolder
51Letter. Unidentified (James ?)
52Letter. Unidentified (Matilda ?)
53Letter. Unidentified (Janey ?)
54Letter. Unidentified
55Letter. Unidentidfied, incomplete
56Letter fragment
57Letter fragment
58Certificate, 1851 June 20
59Clipping
510Clipping
511Clipping
512Clipping
513Clipping
514Clipping
515Clipping
516Clipping
517Clipping
518Clipping
519Clipping
520Invitation, 1854
521Miscellaneous note
522Miscellaneous note
523Miscellaneous note
524Printed material
525Receipt, 1855 October 4
526Recipe
527Writing
528Writing
529Writing
530Writing
531Writing
532Writing