Register of the Hughes-Ware Family Papers 1836-1933 Hughes-Ware Family, Register of Papers, 1836-1933 37961

Register of the Hughes-Ware Family Papers 1836-1933

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AccessionNumber 37961


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
37961
Title
Hughes-Ware Family Papers, 1836-1933
Physical Characteristics
3.3 cubic feet
Location
Personal Papers Collection, Acc. 37961
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Hughes-Ware Family Papers, 1836-1933. Accession 37961, Personal Papers Collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Michael Silverman, Newport News, Virginia, 5 December 2000


Biographical/Historical Information

The Hughes and Ware families were residents of Gloucester County and Richmond, Virginia. Henry Hughes (ca. 1806-1854) married Mary E.D. Hall (ca. 1820-1897). Their daughter Mary Elizabeth Hughes was born on 11 March 1838 and died 12 October 1912. She married Cincinnatus J. Ware (1839-1864), and together they settled in Richmond. He died while serving in the 5th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War. They had three children, William Henry Ware (b. 1860), Cincinnatus J. Ware (b. 1862), and Marion Lee Ware (b. 1865). Marion Lee Ware married Ella Stuart Cooke (b. ca. 1871) on 30 January 1896. Their daughter Ella Booth Ware was born in 1897.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1836-1933, of the Hughes and Ware families of Gloucester County and Richmond, Virginia. Includes correspondence, subject files, and oversized items.

SERIES DESCRIPTION

Series I: Correspondence
The correspondence covers the years 1848 to 1933. Topics include family news, schooling, the courtship of Mary E. Hughes and Cincinnatus Ware, social life, recreational activities, the health of family members and acquaintances, and births, marriages, and deaths of various individuals. Much of the pre-Civil War correspondence is between Mary E.D. Hughes of Gloucester County and her daughter Mary E. Ware of Richmond. Also of interest is the Civil War correspondence of Cincinnatus Ware and his brother William S. Ware while they were serving in the 5th Virginia Cavalry. Subjects include troop movements, the taking of prisoners, battles and skirmishes around Fredericksburg, Winchester, Culpeper Courthouse, Shepardstown,and Caroline and Spotsylvania Counties. There are also letters concerning the death of Cincinnatus Ware at Newtown in 1864.

Series II: Subject Files
The subject files contain accounts, clippings, deeds, envelopes, financial records, guardian's accounts, legal papers, memorandum and account books, prommissory notes, receipts, including rental receipts for oyster grounds and tax receipts, and other material. There is also material relating to the 5th Virginia Cavalry, including an affidavit, appointment, a list of money loaned and due William S. Ware while in camp, a morning report, muster roll, and order for detail.

Series III. Oversized Items
The oversized items contain accounts, including guardian's accounts, as well as two horse pedigrees, and membership applications.

Contents List

Series I: Correspondence, 1848-1924, 1933, n.d.
  • Box 1 Folder 1
    Correspondence, 1848-1853
  • Box 1 Folder 2
    Correspondence, 1857
  • Box 1 Folder 3
    Correspondence, 1858 (January-August)
  • Box 1 Folder 4
    Correspondence, 1858 (September-December)
  • Box 1 Folder 5
    Correspondence, 1859 (January-July)
  • Box 1 Folder 6
    Correspondence, 1859 (August-December)
  • Box 1 Folder 7
    Correspondence, 1860
  • Box 1 Folder 8
    Correspondence, 1861
  • Box 1 Folder 9
    Correspondence, 1862
  • Box 1 Folder 10
    Correspondence, 1863
  • Box 1 Folder 11
    Correspondence, 1854
  • Box 1 Folder 12
    Correspondence, 1865-1869
  • Box 1 Folder 13
    Correspondence, 1870-1875
  • Box 1 Folder 14
    Correspondence, 1876-1879
  • Box 2 Folder 1
    Correspondence, 1880
  • Box 2 Folder 2
    Correspondence, 1881
  • Box 2 Folder 3
    Correspondence, 1882
  • Box 2 Folder 4
    Correspondence, 1883
  • Box 2 Folder 5
    Correspondence, 1884
  • Box 2 Folder 6
    Correspondence, 1885
  • Box 2 Folder 7
    Correspondence, 1886
  • Box 2 Folder 8
    Correspondence, 1887 (January-June)
  • Box 2 Folder 9
    Correspondence, 1887 (July-December)
  • Box 2 Folder 10
    Correspondence, 1888 (January-June)
  • Box 2 Folder 11
    Correspondence, 1888 (July-December)
  • Box 2 Folder 12
    Correspondence, 1889
  • Box 2 Folder 13
    Correspondence, 1890
  • Box 2 Folder 14
    Correspondence, 1891-1892
  • Box 2 Folder 15
    Correspondence, 1893-1897
  • Box 2 Folder 16
    Correspondence, 1898-1899
  • Box 2 Folder 17
    Correspondence, 1900
  • Box 2 Folder 18
    Correspondence, 1901
  • Box 3 Folder 1
    Correspondence, 1902 (January-June)
  • Box 3 Folder 2
    Correspondence, 1902 (July-December)
  • Box 3 Folder 3
    Correspondence, 1903
  • Box 3 Folder 4
    Correspondence, 1904-1090
  • Box 3 Folder 5
    Correspondence, 1910-1912
  • Box 3 Folder 6
    Correspondence, 1913-1918
  • Box 3 Folder 7
    Correspondence, 1919 (January, June)
  • Box 3 Folder 8
    Correspondence, 1919 (September-October)
  • Box 3 Folder 9
    Correspondence, 1919 (November 1-15)
  • Box 3 Folder 10
    Correspondence, 1919 (November 16-30)
  • Box 3 Folder 11
    Correspondence, 1919 (December)
  • Box 3 Folder 12
    Correspondence, 1920 (January)
  • Box 3 Folder 13
    Correspondence, 1920 (February-March)
  • Box 3 Folder 14
    Correspondence, 1920 (April-May)
  • Box 3 Folder 15
    Correspondence, 1920 (June, September)
  • Box 3 Folder 16
    Correspondence, 1921
  • Box 3 Folder 17
    Correspondence, 1922
  • Box 3 Folder 18
    Correspondence, 1923
  • Box 3 Folder 19
    Correspondence, 1924
  • Box 3 Folder 20
    Correspondence, 1933
  • Box 4 Folder 1
    Correspondence, n.d. (Henry Hughes)
  • Box 4 Folder 2
    Correspondence, n.d. (Mary E.D. Hughes)
  • Box 4 Folder 3
    Correspondence, n.d. (Catherine S. Smith)
  • Box 4 Folder 4
    Correspondence, n.d. (Mary E. Ware)
  • Box 4 Folder 5
    Correspondence, n.d. (Lucy Lee Montague Wiatt)
  • Box 4 Folder 6
    Correspondence, n.d. (Civil War)
  • Box 4 Folders 7-9
    Correspondence, n.d. (Various Individuals)
Series II: Subject Files
  • Box 5 Folder 1
    Accounts
  • Box 5 Folder 2
    Affidavit re: C.J. Ware's Horse, 15 February 1865
  • Box 5 Folder 3
    Appointment, C.J. Ware as 2nd Lt., Co.A, 5th Va. Cavalry, 18 April 1864
  • Box 5 Folder 4
    Cancelled Checks, Deposit Slips, Statements
  • Box 5 Folder 5
    Clippings
  • Box 5 Folder 6
    Deeds 1883-1906
  • Box 5 Folder 7
    Dog License Cards, 1923-1925
  • Box 5 Folders 8-12
    Envelopes
  • Box 5 Folder 13
    Essays
  • Box 5 Folders 14
    Estate papers of Henry Hughes
  • Box 5 Folders 15
    Fabric Swatches
  • Box 5 Folder 16
    Fifty Cent Note 1861
  • Box 5 Folders 17
    Fragments
  • Box 5 Folders 18
    Guardian's Accounts (Mary E. Hughes)
  • Box 5 Folders 19
    Guardian's Accounts (Augustine S. Hughes)
  • Box 5 Folders 20
    Guardian's Accounts (Henry Hughes)
  • Box 5 Folders 21
    Guardian's Accounts (Laura Lee Hughes)
  • Box 5 Folder 22
    Final Guardianship Acount 1873
  • Box 5 Folders 23
    Miscellaneous Guardian's Accounts
  • Box 5 Folders 24
    Hair
  • Box 5 Folder 25
    Internal Revenue Tax Stamps 1877
  • Box 5 Folders 26
    Legal Papers
  • Box 5 Folders 27
    License Applications
  • Box 5 Folder 28
    List of Delinquent Real Estate, Gloucester County 1886
  • Box 6 Folders 1-3
    Memorandum and Account Books
  • Box 6 Folder 4
    Military Passes, 1864
  • Box 6 Folder 5
    Militia Fine, 1859
  • Box 6 Folders 6-8
    Miscellaneous
  • Box 6 Folder 9
    Money Loaned and Due to William S. Ware While in Camp, 1863
  • Box 6 Folder 10
    Morning Report, Co. A, 5th Va. Cavalry, 1864
  • Box 6 Folder 11
    Muster Roll, Co. A, 5th Va. Cavalry, n.d.
  • Box 6 Folder 12
    Order for Detail, 4 October 1864
  • Box 6 Folders 13
    Pension Applications,
  • Box 6 Folders 14
    Photographs
  • Box 6 Folders 15
    Poetry
  • Box 6 Folders 16
    Prescriptions
  • Box 6 Folder 17
    Promissory Notes, 1841-1924
  • Box 7 Folders 1-10
    Receipts, 1841-1924
  • Box 7 Folder 11
    Receipts, n.d.
  • Box 7 Folder 12
    Recipes
  • Box 7 Folder 13
    Rental Receipts for Oyster Grounds
  • Box 7 Folder 14
    School Report Cards
  • Box 7 Folder 15
    Survey Field Notes
  • Box 7 Folders 16-23
    Tax Receipts, 1856-1923
  • Box 7 Folder 24
    Wedding Invitations
Series III: Oversized Items
  • Box 8 Folder 1
    Accounts
  • Box 8 Folder 2
    Guardian's Accounts, 1858-1862
  • Box 8 Folder 3
    Horse Pedigrees
  • Box 8 Folder 4
    Provident Relief Association of Washington, DC, Certificate of Membership, 1916
  • Box 8 Folder 5
    Royal Templars of Temperance Applications (blank)