A Guide to the Hoge Family Papers, 1781, 1817, 1848, n.d. Hoge Family Papers Ms1992-045

A Guide to the Hoge Family Papers, 1781, 1817, 1848, n.d.

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Collection Number Ms1992-045


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Collection Number
Hoge Family Papers, 1781, 1817, 1848, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
1.0 cu. ft. 1 oversize
Hoge family

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Scope and Content

Early Southwest Virginia settlers. Papers consist of a letter (n.d.) from James Hoge (1732-1812) to John Preston (1764-1827) of Richmond and later Montgomery County, concerning the settlement of an account, and a certificate, dated September 10, 1781, entitling Hoge to 130 acres of land in Montgomery County that he settled on in 1769. Also includes a letter, dated March 6, 1817, to Hoge's son, General James Hoge (1783-1861) concerning land in Russell County to be sold for non-payment of taxes. Also includes a survey plat (1848) for General Hoge's 3,000 acres on Back Creek in Pulaski County, Virginia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Hoge family
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Preston, John, 1764-1827
  • Pulaski County (Va.)
  • Virginia, Southwest