The Resource Rutledge P. Hughes correspondence, (microform)

Rutledge P. Hughes correspondence, (microform)

Label
Rutledge P. Hughes correspondence, 1882-1885
Title
Rutledge P. Hughes correspondence
Inclusive dates
1882-1885
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Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Correspondence, 1882-1885, of Rutledge P. Hughes (b. ca. 1843) of Mecklenburg County and Richmond, Virginia, serving as the United States Marshal for eastern Virginia, concerning a vacant deputy's position in Norfolk, Virginia; accounts and reimbursements from the United States Department of Justice to jailers in Henrico County and Petersburg, Virginia, for housing and caring for United States prisoners and reimbursements to the Marshal's office for expenses in transporting prisoners; railroad passes; cases involving the U.S. Marshal's office; and other matters relating to the Marshal's office. Letters also discuss William Mahone (1826-1895), the Readjuster Party, and state politics; Milton H. Hughes' attendance at Lincoln University in Chester, Pennsylvania; and W. W. Wood's application for the position of deputy internal revenue collector. Also contains letters from Rutledge Hughes' wife and poems lampooning William Mahone
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Biographical or historical data
Rutledge P. Hughes served as the United States Marshal for the eastern district of Virginia during the 1880s. He resided in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and he and his wife Willie W. Hughes had at least four children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Rutledge P. Hughes correspondence, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • Reel also includes Robert William Hughes Correspondence, 1858-1893, and Matthew F. Pleasants Correspondence, 1871-1879
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001539436
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

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