Charles Nisbet Family papers

Letters, 1799 (Box 1, folders 22 and 24)
Collection Inventory: 
Date Range: 
1769-1865

The collection consists of the papers of Charles Nisbet, first president of Dickinson College, and his family, particularly his son-in-law, William Turnbull. The majority of these papers is correspondence conducted between Nisbet and his daughter, and also between Nisbet and Lady Levine of Scotland. The business ventures of William Turnbull are reflected through legal, financial, and other miscellaneous documents; the collection's single artifact is Turnbull's leather wallet.

A selection of letters from this collection has been digitized and is available for reading online (see link for related entries below).

Location: 
MC 2001.7