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Mongle-Hughes Papers, 1832-1916

Title
Mongle-Hughes Papers, 1832-1916
ID
Mss. 39.1 M74
Extent
1180.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, 1857-1895, of members of the Mongle and Hughes families of Holston, Washington County, Va. and Evergreen, Tenn. Among the correspondents are J.J. Hughes, his sons William A. Hughes and Oliver F. Hughes and his daughter Sarah A. Hughes Mongle; and Samuel A. Mongle and James Mongle of Abingdon, Va. Includes papers, 1874-1884, concerning the registration of voters in Washington County, Va.; and accounts, 1832-1916, of Hughes & Co., Mongle & Hughes and J.B. Mongle & Sons, merchants of Abingdon, Va.  Also contains correspondence and papers concerning the Civil War; including an order, 10 Aug. 1861, requesting that J. B. Mongle and others patrol the 'Negro' quarters to prevent 'unlawful assembling of slaves.' (Fd 9) Also includes seventeen memorandum books.
Creators
Mongle family.
Hughes family.
Hughes, J. J.
Mongle, James.
Mongle, Samuel A.
Mongle, Sarah Annis Hughes.
Subjects
Evergreen (Tenn.)--History--19th century
Legal documents
Merchants--Virginia--Abingdon
Mongle family
Slavery--Virginia--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Voter registration--Virginia
Voting--Virginia--Washington County
Washington County (Va.)--History--19th century
Genres
Account books
Correspondence
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
06/02/1938.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: C. J. Carrier.
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Preferred Citation
Mongle-Hughes Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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