Du Bose Family collection
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Du Bose Family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Du Bose family.
Title: Du Bose Family collection
Dates: 1851-1897
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0224

Biographical/Historical Note

In 1860, Mary R. du Bose (b. 1811) lived with her five children and son-in-law Robert W. Campbell (b. 1838) in Fernandina, Florida. Mary's husband, Maitland Soutter, was in the 2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment, Confederate States Army, during the Civil War. The du Bose family is related to the Miller family of Augusta, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of materials concerning the Campbell, du Bose, and Miller families. Included are an indenture for a lot in Fernandina, Florida; poetry; Robert W. Campbell's will; an autograph book; and notes on the genealogy of the Miller family of Augusta.

Index Terms

Autograph albums.
Campbell family.
Campbell, Robert W., b. 1838.
Du Bose family.
Du Bose, Mary R., b. 1811.
Genealogies (histories)
Miller family.
Real property--Florida--Fernandina.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from descendant of collecting family.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Du Bose family collection, MS 224, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ella Wingard Weiner, 1970.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Item 1: Indenture between James T. Soutter of New York of John McRae of Wilmington, Trustees of Florida Road Company and Julia M. Predergast, 1857 May 21 ( 1.0 p. )
For Lot No. 8 in Block 78, Fernandina, Florida.
Item 2: Poems by Maitland Soutter, husband of Mary du Bose, 1859-1865
Dated November 8, 1859-August 17, 1865; February 14, 1861-December 7, 1863, both Fernandina, Florida.
Item 3: Will of Robert W. Campbell, husband of Martha (Mattie) du Bose, Nassau County, Florida, 1861 September 27
Item 4: Poem for Lizzie du Bose, Savannah, 1871 May
Item 5: Willie du Bose's commonplace book, 1870-1884
Largely autographs of friends, with some sentimental expressions. One of the autographs is that of James Longstreet. Several loose papers are inserted.
Item 6: Typed notes on the Miller family of Augusta, Georgia, 1851-1897
By John B. Miller, Andrew J. Miller, and Frank H. Miller. Some loose papers are inserted.