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Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eugenius Aristides Nisbet papers
Creator: Nisbet, Eugenius Aristides, 1803-1871
Inclusive Dates: 1822-1967
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms987
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical information, 1932, 1947, undated
12-18Letters, 1822-1848
119Letter fragment, after 1865
120Clippings, obituaries, 1871
121Clippings, secession, 1961
122Clippings, White House and Capitol, 1962, undated
123Clippings, Litchfield, 1947, 1966, 1967
124Letter to Callie Lumpkin, 1848