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Hodgson Papers, 1805-1874

Title
Hodgson Papers, 1805-1874
ID
Mss. 39.2 H66
Extent
167.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1805-1874, of the Hodgson family of Columbia (Fluvanna County), Va.; Buckingham County, Va.; and Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence, accounts and legal documents of Joseph Hodgson, William B. Hodgson, Jr. and Hodgson & Estes, Columbia, Va. There are nineteen manuscript volumes, mostly account books of Joseph Hodgson (trading as Hodgson & Ellis and Hodgson & Son), but also including a letterbook, 1850-1852 and 1860-1863, of Hodgson. Includes memorandum, 1856, of gold bullion deposited by the U. S. Mint; certificate, 1827, signed by Henry Clay as Secretary of State; and printed speech, 1874, of John T[homas] Harris in the U. S. House of Representatives.
Creators
Hodgson, Joseph
Hodgson, William B.
Subjects
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century
Legal documents
Merchants--Virginia--Fluvanna County
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States Mint
Genres
Account books
Correspondence
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
10/15/1938.
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: Louis H. Stoneman.
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Preferred Citation
Hodgson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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