The Resource Papers of John Hooe, (manuscript)

Papers of John Hooe, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of John Hooe, 1685-1855
Title
Papers of John Hooe
Inclusive dates
1685-1855
Title variation
John Hooe, Jr., papers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains correspondence, legal and financial papers and three bound volumes including two account ledgers from Hooe's blacksmith shop, one of which also has copies of wills, a list of voters from Prince William County in 1819, and some miscellaneous farm records, recipes and a slave hire reciept. An additional farm ledger, 1842-1845, also has accounts for the Toll Road [Hunting Creek Turnpike ?]
  • Topics in the correspondence include the court house at Hay Market, Va., 1802; Henry Clay and the election of 1828; the establishment of Warren County, Va., 1833; a Whig barbecue and the election of 1840; a railroad bill, 1849; and debt collection
  • Legal and financial papers of John Hooe, Jr., the Hooe family and Richard Foote, contain accounts, bonds, a complaint, deeds, indentures, a land grant, plats, promissory notes, a property tax book, receipts, and a will
  • Topics in the legal and financial papers concern crops, land sales, the Mutual Assurance Society, estate settlement (including slaves), the Fairfax Land purchased from Governor Lee, and a lawsuit. Of interest is a Stafford County indenture from 1685 and a survey of a land grant to Robert Carter from Thomas, Lord Fairfax for the Bull Run tract
  • Other families represented include Beverley, Blackburne, Gaines, Mason, Reid, Wickliffe, Kincheloe and Foote from Prince William County, Stafford County, Fairfax and Fredericksburg
Biographical or historical data
Virginia House of Delegates member from Prince William County, Va.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of John Hooe, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu01259.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
150 (ca.)
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Coles Fund, 1997/1998.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2731659
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2731659
  • (OCoLC)52960808
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
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