Papers of the McCue family [manuscript], 1767-1944.

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Baldwin, John Brown, 1820-1873,. Papers of the McCue family [manuscript], 1767-1944.

Papers of the McCue family [manuscript], 1767-1944.

The collection contains correspondence, legal and business papers, legal case notes, genealogical material, school notebooks and bound volumes, accounts, and Confederate Army quartermaster records of McCue family members particularly the Rev. John McCue of Augusta County, Va.; Judge John Howard McCue, Lovingston, Va., lawyer and Confederate Army officer; and William T. McCue, Staunton, Va., lawyer and Democrat. Topics of general interest are life at Randolph-Macon College in the 1830s; slavery, including hires, pre-war emancipations, a law suit and sales; sectionalism and efforts to preserve the Union; professor William E. Peters and the University of Virginia; the Lynchburg Fire Hose Insurance Company; Claudius Crozet, railroad construction and inventions; Jedidiah Hotchkiss' plans for opening a school; the Civil War, particularly in western Virginia and the Valley, including John B. Floyd's retreat from Carnifex Ferry; and secession and reconstruction in Virginia, particularly in Nelson County. Prominent people mentioned include Claudius Crozet, John Buchanan Floyd, Horace Greeley, Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson, William Mahone, and William E. Peters. Political papers include election returns, a secession resolution, a letter to the editor on African-American suffrage, and a Nelson County meeting on Andrew Jackson. The collection also contains marriage licenses, 1801-1803, for Augusta County, Va.; quartermaster records, 1861-1862, of the 51st Virginia regiment; letters, 1846-1889, of John Daniel Imboden; genealogical information on the McGlachlin, Moffett, and Trimble families; a copy of "The McCues of the Old Dominion," a Virginia oath of allegiance, 1777, clippings on Augusta County politics, ca. 1900-1905, and photographs, largely unidentified. Correspondents include John S. Barbour, Thomas Barry, Thomas S. Bocock, John Minor Botts, D. S. G. Cabell, Mayo Cabell, William C. Cabell, Claudius Crozet, Robert E. Cutler, R. L. Dabney, John W. Daniel, James B. Dorman, Lyman Draper, R. T. W. Duke, Dr. James A. Forbes, Edward Echols, John Echols, Thomas Walker Gilmer, Don P. Halsey, James Marshall Hanger, Col. A. W. Harman, John B. Imboden, James Lawson Kemper, Joseph L. S. Kirby, Shelton Leake, Robert E. Lee, John Letcher, John F. Lewis, John McCue, and John Howard McCue. Also John Howard McCue, Hudson Martin, John E. Massey, N. H. Massie, Matthew Fontaine Maury, John Newton, Royal Paris, John Paul, William E. Peters, Alexander Rives, William C. Rives, John Robertson, Roger A. Pryor, Leverett Saltonstall, C. Whittle Sams, Joseph Santini, Hugh Sheffey, James C. Southall, John Spiece, Alexander H. H. Stuart, Wiliam T. Sutherlin, Nicholas K. Trout, G. W. Truehart, James A. Walker, Robert Whitehead, Elisha E. Wills, William Withrow, Drury Wood, and Edgar Woods.

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