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Moffat-Hughes family papers, 1807-1949.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss K
  • collection
  • 1807-1949

Papers of the pioneer family of John Shaw Moffat who settled at Hudson, Wis. in 1854 and of his son-in-law Thomas Hughes who joined Moffat in his law practice and business ventures.
The collection includes letters of Moffat's father Samuel on New York land speculations, the personal correspondence of his wife Nancy Bennet Moffat, 1863 letters from his daughter Mary while a teacher in St. Croix Falls, Wis., and materials on his father-in-law Phineas Bennet and early steamboat inventions. The bound volumes include the store accounts of John Moffat after he settled in Hudson; the records of his law firm; records of the Hudson Produce Company and its successor, the St. Croix Valley Produce Company; and the accounts of his brother William, who had settled at Jewett, Wisconsin. Genealogical information concerns the Moffat, Hughes, and Ingram families through 1949.