A Guide to the William Houlder Hudgins Papers, 1846-1895 Hudgins, William Houlder, Papers, 1846-1895 24973

A Guide to the William Houlder Hudgins Papers, 1846-1895

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 24973


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
24973
Title
Papers, 1846-1895
Physical Characteristics
.9 cubic feet
Creator
William Houlder Hudgins
Physical Location
Personal Papers Collection, Acc. 24973
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

William Houlder Hudgins. Papers, 1846-1895. Accession 24973. Personal papers collection. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of William Raymond Thomas, Washington D.C., 16 May 1959.


Biographical Information

William Houlder Hudgins was born 25 April 1826 in Mathews County, Virginia. He served as as Commissioner of Accounts, Commissioner in Chancery, and Justice of the Peace for Mathews County, Virginia. He also owned and operated a general store. Hudgins died 18 December 1895.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1846-1895, of William Houlder Hudgins (1826-1895) of Mathews County, Virginia, consisting of accounts, appraisals, blank forms, daybooks, deeds, estate records, ledgers, letters, lists, minutes, promissory notes, and receipts. Papers cover Hudgins' tenure as Commissioner of Accounts, 1859 and 1868-1895, and Commissioner in Chancery, 1874-1886, for Mathews County and contains accounts for estates and trusts in Mathews County; records from his tenure as justice of the peace from 1870-1895; examination of the Mathews County Treasurer's Bond for 1879, 1883, and 1891-1892; estate papers, 1861-1894, including papers of the Respress estate and John J. Callis estate; fiduciaries, 1871-1892; promissory notes to Hudgins, 1853-1862; and blank legal forms. Also contains account of money owed Hudgins by African Americans as of 1 June 1861; an account of J. D. Marchant with William M. Dixon, coachmaker. Also includes a deed, 11 November 1887 and recorded 4 January 1890, for 11 1/2 acres in Mathews County. Also contains a brochure, 1879, for the Lamington School in Hampton, Virginia, and minutes, 1853-1854, for Chesapeake Lodge No. 89 for the International Order of Odd Fellows. Also one daybook and two ledgers, 1846-1870, for Hudgins General Store in Mathews County.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject.


Contents List

Box 1
Folder 1
Papers of the Commissioner of Accounts, 1859, 1869-1893
Box 1
Folder 2
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Commissioner of Accounts, 1868-1895
Box 1
Folder 3
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Commissioner of Accounts, 1879-1892
Box 1
Folder 4
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Justice of the Peace, 1870-1886
Box 1
Folder 5
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Justice of the Peace, 1877-1886
Box 1
Folder 6
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Justice of the Peace, 1878-1895
Box 1
Folder 7
Papers of Wm. H. Hudgins as Commissioner in Chancery, 1874-1886
Box 1
Folder 8
Examination of the County Treasurer's Bond, 1879, 1883, 1891-1892
Box 1
Folder 9
Estate Papers, 1861-1894
Box 1
Folder 10
Estate Papers, 1867-1892
Box 1
Folder 11
Papers of the Respress Estate, 1880-1882
Box 1
Folder 12
Papers of the Estate of John J. Callis, 1882-1894
Box 1
Folder 13
Fiduciaries, 1871-1892
Box 1
Folder 14
Wm. H. Hudgins Promissory Notes, 1853-1862
Box 1
Folder 15
Account: Amount Owing by Negroes, 1861
Box 1
Folder 16
Notice of Lamington School Near Hampton, Virginia, 1879
Box 1
Folder 17
Account of J. D. Marchant with William M. Dixon, Coachmaker, 1879
Box 1
Folder 18
Deed, 11 November 1887, for 11 1/2 acres in Mathews County from Robert E. Hudgins and Martha L. Hudgins to William A. Crocket. Deed recorded in Mathews County 4 January 1890.
Box 1
Folder 19
Blank Legal Forms
Box 1
Folder 20
Chesapeake Lodge No. 89, International Order of Odd Fellows, Minutes, 1853-1854
Box 2
Hudgins General Store Daybook, 1850-1853
Box 2
Hudgins General Store Ledger, 1846-1848
Box 2
Hudgins General Store Ledger, 1869-1870