LUMPKIN, WILSON, 1783-1870.
Wilson Lumpkin papers, 1839-1840

Emory University

Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870.
Title: Wilson Lumpkin papers, 1839-1840
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 286
Extent:.125 linear ft. (1 partial box)
Abstract:Four letters written to United States Senator from Georgia, Wilson Lumpkin.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Wilson Lumpkin papers and Wilson Lumpkin reminiscences, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Unknown, 1955.


[after identification of item(s)], Wilson Lumpkin papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Processed by MRD, July 1956.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Wilson Lumpkin, Georgia legislator (1804-ca. 1814), United States congressman (1815-1817; 1827-1831), Georgia governor (1831-1835), and United States senator (1837-1841), was born January 14, 1783, in Pittsyvania County, Virginia, and died December 28, 1870, in Athens, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Wilson Lumpkin from 1839-1840. The papers include four letters written while Lumpkin was a U.S. Senator. They are concerned with both political and personal matters.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Asbury Dickens, Secretary of the Senate, May 22, 1839. Has not received the two volumes of the Acts of Congress that Dickens sent.
1 2 James K. Paulding, January 10, 1840, endorsing appointment for midshipmen
1 3 James K. Paulding, June 4, 1840, endorsing appointment for midshipmen
1 4 William L. Mitchell, n.d.. Calling to attention several pertinent articles in the National Intelligence.