Nisbet Turnbull, Mary

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Letters, 1799 (Box 1, folders 22 and 24)

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 Leven of...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2001.07.pdf

Letters from Charles Nisbet to Mary Nisbet

Dickinson President Charles Nisbet writes thirteen letters to his daughter, Mary Nisbet, offering advice on marriage and family life in addition to discussions of domestic and political affairs. Transcripts included.

Letter from Charles Nisbet to Mary Nisbet
September 24, 1798

Charles Nisbet writes to his daughter Mary, discussing the theater in Carlisle, the Democrats, and the French.

Letter from Mary Nisbet to Alexander Turnbull
June 24, 1826

Mary Nisbet Turnbull writes to her son, Alexander Turnbull, discussing new developments in the affairs of his father's estate, in addition to the lives of other members of their family. Transcript included.

Location: MC 2001.7, B1, F25

Subject: Land and Real Estate, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1820-1839

"A Family Chronicle: The Story of Charles Nisbet and His Descendants," by R. Wallace White (Book 1)

A description of this item is not currently available.

Location: DC 1929 W587 Bk. 2

Subject: Genealogy and Family History, Personal and Family Life

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

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