A Guide to the Patrick Noble Papers, 1921
Born near Willington, South Carolina, Patrick Noble (1787-1840) attended Moses Waddel’s School before graduating from the College of New Jersey in 1806. A lawyer by profession, Noble also served as a major in the South Carolina Militia, and in 1814, he was elected to the House of Representatives, a position he held for ten years. From 1830 through 1832, Noble served as lieutenant governor until being appointed to a second term in the House of Representatives. He was elected to the Senate in 1836 and as governor two years later. Noble died in office in 1840.
"South Carolina Governors - Patrick Noble, 1838-1840." SCIWAY. Accessed July 26, 2011. http://www.sciway.net/hist/governors/noble.html.
Two copies of a typescript containing correspondence, commissions, and financial records comprise the Patrick Noble Papers, 1921, documenting his political career in South Carolina during the 19th century. Correspondence includes letters exchanged with family members as well as John C. Calhoun concerning political affairs, while commissions relate to military issues. Additionally, financial records consist of an expense account for business travel.
This collection is open for research use.
Patrick Noble Papers, 1921, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers