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Claude-Gray-Hughes-Tuck-Whittington Family papers

Abstract

Title:
Claude-Gray-Hughes-Tuck-Whittington Family papers
Author/Creator:
Claude-Gray-Hughes-Tuck-Whittington Family
Collection number:
79-3
Size:
13.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1820-1900
Inclusive dates:
1793-1938
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The collection contains the papers of five 19th-century Annapolis families who were interrelated by marriage. The materials reflect daily life in Annapolis and at the Naval Academy, conflicts with the Spanish in the Louisiana Territory, local and national politics, and the Civil War. The papers also document religion, family relationships and personal affairs, 19th-century medical practices, and attitudes towards blacks and slavery.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Claude-Gray-Hughes-Tuck-Whittington Family papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1230
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Alternate formats:

Digital copies of the letters in this collection are available at http://digital.lib.umd.edu/results.jsp?index1=dmKeyword&query1=claude+gray+hughes+tuck+whittington in the University of Maryland's Digital Collections.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

The Claudes, Grays, Hughes, Tucks, and Whittingtons are all families of Annapolis and were related by marriage.

Claude Family

Claude Family Tree

Abram Claude came to America in 1763 or 1764. He was the son of Frederic Claude and a native of Neuchatedl, Switzerland. In Annapolis he was a well-known clockmaker and silversmith.

Abram Claude had two sons, Dennis and Abram, and a stepson, John. Dennis Claude was an army doctor stationed in the Louisiana Territory, Who upon his return to Annapolis, was Mayor from 1828 to 1836 and in 1853. He was also State Treasurer from 1854 to 1860. Abram Claude was an attorney associated with the Montgomery County Courthouse and died at the Battle of Bladensburg. Dennis and Abram's half-brother, John, was an actor who traveled with various theatre groups to a number of eastern states.

Dennis Claude married Anne Jacob and had four children. Two of their sons achieved particular local prominence. Abram M. was a physician and a professor of natural science at St. John's College in Annapolis. He, too, was Mayor from 1847-1850, 1854, 1867 to 1868 and 1883 to 1889 and postmaster from 1895 to 1899. William Tell was a lawyer and the editor of the Annapolis Recorder in 1847-1848. Abram M. Claude married Rachel Anne Tuck and had thirteen children. His son, dr. Gordon Handy Claude was a dentist. He attended St. John's College, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. He was the Mayor of Annapolis from 1907 to 1909 and a dental surgeon with the Navy in World War II. Dennis Claude (b. 1851) was an attorney. Washington Clement was a physician and county sheriff.

Gordon Handy Claude married Sophia Worthington and had nine children. Gordon's sons, David Kerr and William Tell Claude attended the U.S. Naval Academy. David Kerr later died in World War II.

Gray and Hughes Families

Gray Family Tree

Hughes Family Tree

The Hughes and Grays became related with the marriage of Hannah Gray Hughes to Charles T. Gray in 1840. Charles T. Gray was an assignee in bankruptcy cases. Hannah's father, Jeremiah Hughes was an influential businessman and owner of the Maryland Republican. Her brother, Ezekiel, was publisher of the Niles' Register. Charles and Hannah's son, Jeremiah, was a musician and a teacher of piano and violin in Philadelphia.

More information about both families can be found in the family trees in the appendix.

Tuck Family

Tuck Family Tree

The Tucks are related to the Claudes by the marriage of Rachel Anne Tuck to Abram M. Claude. Rachel's brother William Clement Tuck was a government clerk in Washington, D.C. and her other brother, Washington Greene Tuck, Jr. was a physician and postmaster of Annapolis from 1890 to 1895. William Hallum Tuck was a lawyer and Circuit Court judge. Somerville Pinkney Tuck was a judge of the International Court of Appeals Consul at Alexandria during the unsettled conditions in Egypt in 1914. Phil Tuck was an attorney and attended the University of Maryland Law School.

More information on the family can be found in the family tree in the appendix.

Whittington Family

Little is known about the Whittington family. They were related to the Tucks by the marriage of Washington Greene Tuck to Rachel smith Whittington in 1814.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Claude, Gray, Hughes, Tuck and Whittington family papers date from 1793 to 1938 and represent a mixture of correspondence, from family, friends, and business associates; deeds; ledgers; literary writings; school notebooks; and receipts. The bulk of the material dates from 1820-1900. The material reflects daily life in Annapolis and the Naval Academy, conflicts with the Spanish in the Louisiana Territory, local and national politics, the Civil War and the embargo. It also reveals information on religion, family relationships, nineteenth century medical practices, and attitudes towards blacks and slavery.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

The first set of "Claude Papers" were purchased by the University of Maryland College Park Libraries in 1979. Additional material were added in 1980 and 1982 from John Gach Books. And materials relating to various family members which had previously been described as Maryland Manuscripts were separated out and incorporated into the collection in 1991.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Processed by L V-G, June, 1980. Addenda processed and guide revised by: Linda Monroe, May 1987; Tom Edsall, July 1987; Cindy Bendroth, May 1988; and Anne Turkos, February 1991 and May 1994. Guide revised by Valerie Vanden Bossche April 2008.

Processing note:

The collection has been reorganized from its original processed order as new materials were added. The documents were unfolded and separated from the envelopes. Fragile items were encapsulated. Oversize materials have ben separated out and stored in oversize boxes or mapcase; separation sheets mark the original locations of these items. All materials were put into acid-free folders and boxes. A revised guide was then written. Materials transferred from the Maryland manuscripts collection were incorporated into the previously established series structure and the guide was updated.

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Jann Robinson, June 2005.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Letters Sent, 1803-1920 (3.5 linear feet)

This series is comprised of correspondence primarily between family members. Oversize material has been filed at the end of the series of in the mapcase. Arranged alphabetically by sender; letter signed with sender's forename only appear at the end of a series.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Ellen Allensworth to "Cousin", Undated series 1box 1folder 1
Minnie Allensworth to Fannie Gray, Undated series 1box 1folder 2
Mary W. Baxly to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1876 series 1box 1folder 3
C.A. Charles to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1884 series 1box 1folder 4
J.M. Charles to Hannah Hughes gray, 1876-1877 series 1box 1folder 5
Jane Hughes Charles to Charles T. Gray, 1854 series 1box 1folder 6
Leslie Charles -- to Fannie Gray, 1917-1918 series 1box 1folder 7
Leslie Charles -- to Hannah Hughes, 1887 series 1box 1folder 8
P.W. Chew to Jim, 1889 series 1box 1folder 9
Abram Claude -- to Dennis Claude, 1803-1810 and undated series 1box 1folder 10
Abram Claude -- to John Claude, 1805-1812 and undated series 1box 1folder 11
Abram Claude -- to Sophia Claude (Mrs. John), 1806 series 1box 1folder 12
Abram Claude -- to Nancy Stevens Claude, 1806 series 1box 1folder 13
Abram Claude -- to John Clayton, 1804-1807 series 1box 1folder 14
Abram Claude -- to John Golden, Undated series 1box 1folder 15
Abram Claude -- to James Harwood, 1809-1810 series 1box 1folder 16
Abram M. Claude -- to Anna H. Claude Handy, 1838 series 1box 1folder 17
Abram M. Claude -- Dennis Claude (father), Undated series 1box 1folder 18
Abram M. Claude -- Rachel Ann Tuck Claude, 1876 series 1box 1folder 19
Abram M. Claude -- Maryland House of Delegates, 1856 series 1box 1folder 20
Abram M. Claude -- unidentified, 1853 series 1box 1folder 21
Anna Jacob Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, Undated series 1box 1folder 22
Anna Jacob Claude -- to Dennis Claude, Undated series 1box 1folder 23
Anna Jacob Claude -- to William Tell Claude, Undated series 1box 1folder 24
Anna Jacob Claude and Anne Claude Handy to Abram M. Claude, 1836-1842 series 1box 1folder 25
Caroline Laurens Claude -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1873 series 1box 1folder 26
Caroline Laurens Claude -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, Undated series 1box 1folder 27
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Jane, ?, 1818 series 1box 1folder 28
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to A.W. Bradford, 1851 series 1box 1folder 29
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Joseph Brown, 1847 series 1box 1folder 30
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Joseph Brown, J.S. Collins, and Henry Snyder, 1845, 1848 series 1box 1folder 31
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to William B. Clarke, 1845 series 1box 1folder 32
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Abram Claude, 1804-1810 and Undated series 1box 1folder 33
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Abram M. Claude, 1834-1845 and undated series 1box 1folder 34
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Anna Jacob Claude, 1830-1845 series 1box 1folder 35
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to John Claude, 1806-1814 and Undated series 1box 1folder 36
Dennis Claude (b. 1782) -- to Ellis Hughes, 1847 series 1box 1folder 37
Dennis Claude (b. 1851) -- to "Cousin", 1876 series 1box 1folder 38
Dennis Claude (b. 1851) -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1900 series 1box 1folder 39
Dennis Claude (b. 1851) -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1875-1895 series 1box 1folder 40
Dennis Claude (b. 1851) -- to Jeremiah Gray, 1874 series 1box 1folder 41
Dennis Claude (b. 1851) -- to W.H. Tuck, 1893 series 1box 1folder 42
Gordon Handy Claude -- to "Buddy", 1891 series 1box 1folder 43
Gordon Handy Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, 1874 series 1box 1folder 44
Gordon Handy Claude -- to Abram M. and Rachel A.T. Claude, 1875-1876 series 1box 1folder 45
Gordon Handy Claude -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1876 series 1box 1folder 46
Gordon Handy Claude -- to Washington Clement Claude, 1876 series 1box 1folder 47
Gordon Handy Claude -- to Mr. Greer, 1873 series 1box 1folder 48
Gordon Handy Claude -- to F.V. McNair, Superintendent Naval Academy, 1899 series 1box 1folder 49
John Claude -- to Abram Claude, 1803-1811 series 1box 2folder 1
John Claude -- to Dennis Claude, 1805-1814 series 1box 2folder 2
Isabel Claude -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1918 series 1box 2folder 3
Isabel Claude -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1886 series 1box 2folder 4
Isabel Claude -- to Anne Claude Howard, 1913 series 1box 2folder 5
Lucy Claude -- to "Brother" [Brother H. Claude?], 1876 series 1box 2folder 6
Lucy Claude -- to Grace, Undated series 1box 2folder 7
Lucy Claude -- to Isabel Claude, 1913-1917 and undated series 1box 2folder 8
Lucy Claude -- to Isabel Claude and Anne Claude Howard, Undated series 1box 2folder 9
Lucy Claude -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1879 series 1box 2folder 10
Lucy Claude (not sister) -- to Isabel Claude, 1892 series 1box 2folder 11
Mary Claude to Isabel Claude, 1910 series 1box 2folder 12
Rachel Claude (b. 1896) to Gordon Handy Claude, Undated series 1box 2folder 13
Rachel Anne Tuck Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, Undated series 1box 2folder 14
Rachel Anne Tuck Claude -- to Gordon Handy Claude, Undated series 1box 2folder 15
Rachel Anne Tuck Claude -- to Anne Claude Howard, undated series 1box 2folder 16
Washington Clement Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, 1874-1875 and undated series 1box 2folder 17
Washington Clement Claude -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1873-1876 and undated series 1box 2folder 18
Washington Clement Claude -- to Isabel Claude, 1917 series 1box 2folder 19
Washington Clement Claude -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1874-1880 series 1box 2folder 20
William Hallum Claude to Thomas Benton Howard, 1920 series 1box 2folder 21
William Tell Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, 1831-1841 series 1box 2folder 22
William Tell Claude -- to Dennis Claude, 1844-1848 and undated series 1box 2folder 23
William Tell Claude -- to Ellis Hughes, 1846 series 1box 2folder 24
William Tell Claude and Anna Jacob Claude -- to Abram M. Claude, Undated series 1box 2folder 25
"M.P. Gourmand" Claude to Gordon Handy Claude, 1875 series 1box 2folder 26
Anne Darcy -- to Fannie Gray, 1920-1922 and undated series 1box 2folder 27
Anne Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1883-1895 and undated series 1box 2folder 28
Henry Darcy -- to Fannie Gray, 1870-1897 series 1box 2folder 29
Henry Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1876-1889 series 1box 2folder 30
Henry Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes, 1876-1889 series 1box 2folder 31
Henry Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1876-1889 series 1box 2folder 32
Henry Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1876-1889 series 1box 2folder 33
Henry Darcy -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1890-1892 series 1box 3folder 1
May E. Fowler to Fannie Gray, 1919-1920 series 1box 3folder 2
Alice Gray to Charles T. Gray and Hannah Hughes Gray, 1861 series 1box 3folder 3
Charles T. Gray -- To L.M.F., 1873 series 1box 3folder 4
Charles T. Gray to Ezekiel Hughes, 1867 series 1box 3folder 5
Fannie Gray -- to (Aunt) Sue (Online), 1863 series 1box 3folder 6
Fannie Gray -- to (Cousin Georgianna), 1897 series 1box 3folder 7
Fannie Gray -- to (Cousin) Sarah, 1850 series 1box 3folder 8
Fannie Gray -- to "an Uncle", 1876-1882 series 1box 3folder 9
Fannie Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray (Online), 1852-1864 series 1box 3folder 10
Fannie Gray -- to Elizabeth Claude Harwood, Undated series 1box 3folder 11
Fannie Southgate Gray to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1873 series 1box 3folder 12
Fannie Gray and Jeremiah Gray to Ezekiel Hughes, 1878 series 1box 3folder 13
George W. Gray to Charles T. Gray, 1864 series 1box 3folder 14
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to "Brothers and Sisters" (Online), 1862-1866 series 1box 3folder 15
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to (Cousin) Elizabeth, 1868-1874 series 1box 3folder 16
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Anne Claude, 1843 series 1box 3folder 17
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1887 series 1box 3folder 18
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to "Mr. Gray", 1865 series 1box 3folder 19
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Jeremiah Gray, 1887 series 1box 3folder 20
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Ezekiel Hughes, 1886 series 1box 3folder 21
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Ezekiel Hughes and Susanna Hughes (Online), 1861 series 1box 3folder 22
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Sarah Frances Hughes (Online), 1852-1867 and undated series 1box 3folder 23
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Sarah Frances and Susanna Hughes, 1850 series 1box 3folder 24
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Susanna Hughes, 1851-1865 and undated series 1box 3folder 25
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Amelia Pinckney, 1855 and undated series 1box 3folder 26
Hannah Hughes Gray -- to Ann, Janetta and Amelia Pinckney, 1878 series 1box 3folder 27
Henry Peter Gray to Charles T. Gray, 1864 series 1box 3folder 28
Jeremiah Gray -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1882-1884 series 1box 3folder 29
Jeremiah Gray to Fannie Gray, 1881-1917 and undated series 1box 3folder 30
Jeremiah Gray to Fannie Gray, 1881-1917 and undated series 1box 3folder 31
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 32
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 33
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 34
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 35
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 36
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1867-1888 series 1box 3folder 37
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 1
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 2
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 3
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 4
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 5
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 6
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 7
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 8
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1889-1895 and undated series 1box 4folder 9
Jeremiah Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray and Fannie Gray, 1877-1888 series 1box 4folder 10
Jeremiah Gray -- to "Cousin" Lizzie H., 1868 series 1box 4folder 11
Mary Gray to Fannie Gray, 1897 series 1box 4folder 12
Mary W. Gray - to Charles Gray, 1867 series 1box 4folder 13
Mary W. Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1883 series 1box 4folder 14
Susie Gray to Fannie Gray, 1916-1917 series 1box 4folder 15
Mary Halsey to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1892 series 1box 4folder 16
A.C. Handy to (cousin) Sue, Undated series 1box 4folder 17
Anna Claude Handy -- to Abram M. Claude, 1837 series 1box 4folder 18
Anna Claude Handy -- to Anna Jacob Claude, 1831-1840 and undated series 1box 4folder 19
Anna Claude Handy -- to Dennis Claude, Undated series 1box 4folder 20
Anna Claude Handy -- to William Tell Claude, Undated series 1box 4folder 21
D. Claude Handy "Uncle", Undated series 1box 4folder 22
Dennis Claude Handy to Grandfather, 1833 series 1box 5folder 1
Elizabeth Claude Handy to Isabel Claude, Undated series 1box 5folder 2
Nannie Handy to Hannah Hughes Gray, Undated series 1box 5folder 3
Florence Harrison to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1890-1895 and undated series 1box 5folder 4
R.L. Harrison to Hannah Hughes Gray, Undated series 1box 5folder 5
R.L. and Florence Harrison to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1893 series 1box 5folder 6
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- to "Cousin", Undated series 1box 5folder 7
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- to Mrs. Butler, 1884 series 1box 5folder 8
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- to Abram Claude, Undated series 1box 5folder 9
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- to Anna Jacob Claude, 1839 series 1box 5folder 10
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- to Sarah Frances Hughes, Undated series 1box 5folder 11
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- Elizabeth Claude Harwood and Anna Jacob Claude to Abram M. Claude, 1836 series 1box 5folder 12
Carrie Heywood to Rachel Claude, Undated series 1box 5folder 13
Phebe Hodges -- to Fannie Gray, 1874 series 1box 5folder 14
Phebe Hodges -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, Undated series 1box 5folder 15
Priscilla A. Hodges -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1882-1888 series 1box 5folder 16
Priscilla A. Hodges -- to Elizabeth Claude Harwood, Undated series 1box 5folder 17
Anne Claude Howard -- to Carrie, Undated series 1box 5folder 18
Anne Claude Howard -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1876, 1880-1907, and undated series 1box 5folder 19
Anne Claude Howard -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1876, 1880-1907, and undated series 1box 5folder 20
Anne Claude Howard -- to Isabel Claude, 1885-1922 and undated series 1box 5folder 21
Anne Claude Howard -- to Isabel Claude, 1885-1922 and undated series 1box 5folder 22
Anne Claude Howard -- to Isabel Claude, 1885-1922 and undated series 1box 5folder 23
Anne Claude Howard -- to Isabel and Mary Claude, Undated series 1box 5folder 24
Anne Claude Howard -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1878 and undated series 1box 5folder 25
Anne Claude Howard -- to Fannie Gray, 1920 series 1box 5folder 26
C.W. Howard to Gordon H. Claude, 1899 series 1box 5folder 27
Elizabeth Claude Howard -- to "Bud", Undated series 1box 5folder 28
Elizabeth Claude Howard -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1876 and undated series 1box 5folder 29
Elizabeth Claude Howard -- to Isabel Claude, 1889 and undated series 1box 5folder 30
Grace L. Howard to Isabel Claude, 1892 series 1box 5folder 31
Mary Howard to Elizabeth Claude Howard, 1885 series 1box 5folder 32
Nellie M. Howard to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1880 series 1box 5folder 33
Thomas Benton Howard -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1879-1880 series 1box 5folder 34
Thomas Benton Howard -- to Isabel Claude, 1886-1917 series 1box 5folder 35
Thomas Benton Howard -- to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1879-1880 series 1box 5folder 36
W.E. Howard to Gordon Handy Claude, 1886 series 1box 5folder 37
Christopher Hughes to Edward Johnson, 1809 series 1box 5folder 38
Ellis Hughes -- to sister-in-law Eliza V. Hughes, wife of Jeremiah L. Hughes ?, 1838-1866 series 1box 5folder 39
Ellis Hughes -- to Tomas Erving, 1849 series 1box 5folder 40
Ellis Hughes -- to Reverdy Johnson, 1849 series 1box 5folder 41
Ezekiel Hughes -- to Fannie Gray, 1877 series 1box 5folder 42
Ezekiel Hughes -- to Ellis Hughes, 1839 series 1box 5folder 43
Ezekiel Hughes -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1861-1887 and undated series 1box 5folder 44
George T. Hughes -- to Fannie Gray, 1912-1923 series 1box 5folder 45
George T. Hughes -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1881-1884 series 1box 5folder 46
George T. Hughes -- to Jeremiah Hughes, 1881 series 1box 5folder 47
Hannah Ann Hughes to [Ezekiel Hughes?], 1866 series 1box 5folder 48
Jeremiah Hughes -- to Ezekiel Hughes, 1844 series 1box 5folder 49
Jeremiah Hughes -- to (daughter) Suzannah Hughes, 1845 series 1box 5folder 50
John Hughes to Abram Claude, 1805 series 1box 5folder 51
Lily Hughes to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1895 series 1box 5folder 52
Phebe Hughes to Ezekiel Hughes, 1854 series 1box 5folder 53
Sarah Frances Hughes -- to Virginia, Undated series 1box 5folder 54
Sarah Frances Hughes -- to Hannah Hughes Ray, 1862-1872 series 1box 5folder 55
Sarah Frances Hughes -- to Susannah Hughes, 1859 series 1box 5folder 56
Suzannah Hughes -- to Ellis Hughes, 1859 series 1box 5folder 57
Suzannah Hughes -- to Sarah Frances Hughes, Undated series 1box 5folder 58
Mary T. Janes to Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1879 series 1box 5folder 59
Mary Kilpatrick to Fannie Gray, 1920 series 1box 6folder 1
Phebe A. Levely to "Cousins", 1854 series 1box 6folder 2
Emma H. Lockert to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1882-1895 series 1box 6folder 3
Mary and L. Manwaring to "Sister" Tuck, 1859 series 1box 6folder 4
Ellen Perkins to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1879 series 1box 6folder 5
Amelia Pinckney to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1876-1893 and undated series 1box 6folder 6
Florence Radcliffe to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1892 series 1box 6folder 7
May Anna Riley -- to Fannie Gray, 1883 series 1box 6folder 8
May Anna Riley -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1877-1889 and undated series 1box 6folder 9
May Anna Riley -- to Hannah Hughes and Fannie Gray, 1879 series 1box 6folder 10
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Abram M. and Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1879 and undated series 1box 6folder 11
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Carrie Claude, 1879 series 1box 6folder 12
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1896 series 1box 6folder 13
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Isabel Claude, 1892-1916 and undated series 1box 6folder 14
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Mary Claude, 1879 series 1box 6folder 15
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Rachel Claude, Undated series 1box 6folder 16
Sophie Claude Savage -- to Anne Claude Howard, 1879 series 1box 6folder 17
Mary Shipley -- to Fannie Gray, 1868-1873 series 1box 6folder 18
Mary Shipley -- to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1873 series 1box 6folder 19
William Scott Southgate to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1891 series 1box 6folder 20
Josephine H. Spalding to (Uncle) Gordon Handy Claude, Undated series 1box 6folder 21
Minnie Pinckney Sutton to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1895 series 1box 6folder 22
Alice Tuck to Abram M. Claude, 1878 series 1box 6folder 23
F.P. Tuck to Gordon Handy Claude, 1913 series 1box 6folder 24
Grace Tuck -- to Mrs. Claude, undated series 1box 6folder 25
Grace Tuck -- to Isabel Claude, 1916 and undated series 1box 6folder 26
May Tuck to Isabel Claude, 1886-1897 and undated series 1box 6folder 27
Phil Tuck -- to Annie, 1879 series 1box 6folder 28
Phil Tuck -- to Abram M. Claude, 1878 series 1box 6folder 29
Phil Tuck -- to Gordon Hand Claude, Undated series 1box 6folder 30
Phil Tuck -- to Mrs. R.A. Claude, Undated series 1box 6folder 31
Phil H. Tuck to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1888 series 1box 6folder 32
Somerville Pinckney Tuck to Gordon Handy Claude, 1886 and undated series 1box 6folder 33
Washington Green Tuck -- to "Nephew", 1847 series 1box 6folder 34
Washington Green Tuck -- to Gordon Handy Claude, 1873 series 1box 6folder 35
William Hallum Tuck to Dennis Claude, 1868 series 1box 6folder 36
W. Tuck to Isabel Claude, 1907 series 1box 6folder 37
Georgianna Hughes Ban Etten to "Aunt", 1882 series 1box 6folder 38
Carrie Wilkins to Rachel Claude, 1879 series 1box 6folder 39
Emma Wooten to Hannah Hughes Gray, Undated series 1box 6folder 40
Abe to Isabel Claude, 1907-1910 series 1box 6folder 41
Abram to (grandmother) Rachel Tuck Claude, 1904 series 1box 6folder 42
Alice to Isabel Claude, 1916-1925 series 1box 6folder 43
Anne (Cousin) to Sara F. Hughes, Undated series 1box 6folder 44
Bessie to Isabel Claude, 1920-1921 and undated series 1box 6folder 45
Caroline to Fannie Gray, 1919 series 1box 6folder 46
Carrie to Isabel Claude, 1886-1890 and undated series 1box 6folder 47
Claude to Isabel Claude, 1910-1920 series 1box 6folder 48
Claude to (Cousin) Hannah Hughes Gray, 1878-1886 series 1box 6folder 49
George to Isabel Claude, 1896-1897 series 1box 6folder 50
"Grandmother" to Sophie Claude, 1893 series 1box 6folder 51
E.L.H. (Cousin) to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1878 series 1box 6folder 52
E.L.H. (Cousin) to Hannah Hughes Gray, 1883 series 1box 6folder 53
(Aunt) Jane to Fannie Gray, 1875 series 1box 6folder 54
Margaret to Gordon Handy Claude, 1933 series 1box 6folder 55
Millie to Gordon Handy Claude, 1886 series 1box 6folder 56
Ruth to Isabel Claude, 1917 series 1box 6folder 57
Ruth to Isabel Claude, Undated series 1box 6folder 58
Sophie to Fannie Gray, 1897 and undated series 1box 6folder 59
Sophie to Fannie Gray, 1878-1890 series 1box 6folder 60
Thomas to Charles T. Gray, 1863 series 1box 6folder 61
Abram Claude -- to Dennis Claude (Oversize), 1804-1809 series 1box 7folder 1
Abram Claude -- to John Clayton (Oversize), 1805 series 1box 7folder 2
Dennis Claude -- to Abram Claude (Oversize), 1804-1806 series 1box 7folder 3
Dennis Claude -- to Ellis Hughes (Oversize), 1847 series 1box 7folder 4
Jeremiah H. Gray -- to Charlianna F. Gray (Oversize), 1912 series 1box 7folder 5
Jeremiah H. Gray -- to Hannah Hughes Gray (Oversize), 1888 series 1box 7folder 6
Christopher Hughes to Edmund Johnson (Oversize), 1809 series 1box 7folder 7
John Hughes to Abram Claude (Oversize), 1805 series 1box 7folder 8

Series 2: Letters Received, 1802-1938 (2 linear feet)

Consists of correspondence received by family members, generally from persons outside the families. Oversize materials have been filed at the end of the series. Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Abram Claude, 1805-1814 and undated series 2box 1folder 1
Abram Claude, 1805-1814 and undated series 2box 1folder 2
Abram Claude, 1805-1814 and undated series 2box 1folder 3
Abram Claude, 1805-1814 and undated series 2box 1folder 4
Abram Claude -- from John Clayton, 1803-1807 series 2box 1folder 5
Abram Claude -- from John Golden, 1806-1810 series 2box 1folder 6
Abram Claude -- from James Harwood, 1808-1810 series 2box 1folder 7
Abram M. Claude, 1820-1892 and undated series 2box 1folder 8
Abram M. Claude, 1820-1892 and undated series 2box 1folder 9
Abram M. Claude and Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1875-1878 series 2box 1folder 10
Abram M. Claude family, 1904 series 2box 1folder 11
Anna Jacob Claude, 1814-1830 series 2box 1folder 12
Dennis Claude, 1802-1822 series 2box 1folder 13
Dennis Claude, 1802-1822 series 2box 1folder 14
Dennis Claude, 1823-1863 series 2box 2folder 1
Dennis Claude, 1823-1863 series 2box 2folder 2
Dennis Claude, 1858-1888 series 2box 2folder 3
Gordon Handy Claude, 1873-1938 and undated series 2box 2folder 4
Gordon Handy Claude, 1873-1938 and undated series 2box 2folder 5
Gordon Handy Claude, 1873-1938 and undated series 2box 2folder 6
Gordon Handy Claude -- Position at Naval Academy, 1886-1899 series 2box 2folder 7
Rachel Anne Tuck Claude, 1843-1901 and undated series 2box 2folder 8
Isabel Claude, 1902-1924 and undated series 2box 2folder 9
Sophia Worthington Claude, 1891-1930 series 2box 2folder 10
Sophie Claude, 1919 series 2box 2folder 11
Washington Clement Claude, 1873-1878 series 2box 2folder 12
William Tell Claude, 1872 and undated series 2box 2folder 13
Charles T. Gray, 1838-1873 series 2box 2folder 14
Charles T. Gray and Hannah Hughes Gray [Invitations], 1863-1873 and undated series 2box 2folder 15
Fannie Gray, 1856-1925 and undated series 2box 3folder 1
Fannie Gray [Invitations], 1868-1914 and undated series 2box 3folder 2
Hannah Hughes Gray, 1873-1898 and undated series 2box 3folder 3
Hannah Hughes Gray -- from C.H. Cragin, 1885-1888 series 2box 3folder 4
Jeremiah Gray, 1870 and undated series 2box 3folder 5
Anna Handy [Gordon H.-- Sister or Daughter of?], Undated series 2box 3folder 6
Anna H. Claude Handy from H.R. Southgate, Undated series 2box 3folder 7
Elizabeth Claude Harwood, 1884-1885 and undated series 2box 3folder 8
Anne Claude Howard, 1879 and undated series 2box 3folder 9
Thomas Benton Howard, 1908 series 2box 3folder 10
Ellis Hughes, 1839-1858 series 2box 3folder 11
Ezekiel Hughes, 1844, 1878 and undated series 2box 3folder 12
Hannah Ann Hughes, 1827 series 2box 3folder 13
Jeremiah Hughes, Undated series 2box 3folder 14
Sarah Frances Hughes, 1849 and undated series 2box 3folder 15
Susannah Hughes, Undated series 2box 3folder 16
Phebe A. Levely, Undated series 2box 3folder 17
Amelia Pinckney, 1890 series 2box 3folder 18
William Hallum Tuck (Online), 1834-1864 and undated series 2box 3folder 19
Jane Worthington [Related to Sophia Worthington Handy?], Undated series 2box 3folder 20
Dr. D. Claude (Oversize), 1813 series 2box 4folder 1
Ellis [Hughes?] (Oversize), 18?? series 2box 4folder 2
Hannah Ann Hughes-Poem (Oversize), 1827 series 2box 4folder 3

Series 3: Additional Family Material, 1793-1933 (6 linear feet)

This series includes material from the families that is not correspondence, such as deeds, ledgers, diaries, receipts, writings, and diaries. Oversize materials have been filed at the end of the series or in the mapcase. Arrangement is by person and then by material type.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Bowyer [related to Douglas Legate Howard Claude and Ruth Bowyer], announcement, 1910 and undated series 3box 1folder 1
Abram Claude -- Agreement, 1806 series 3box 1folder 2
Abram Claude -- Applications, Insurance for Frank H. Stockett, 1868 series 3box 1folder 3
Abram Claude -- Estate Legal Records, 1793-1807 series 3box 1folder 4
Abram Claude -- Notes, 1808 series 3box 1folder 5
Abram Claude -- Writings, 1806-1808 series 3box 1folder 6
Abram M. Claude -- Cart of Phrenological Development, c. 1865 series 3box 1folder 7
Abram M. Claude -- Financial Records, 1853-1876 series 3box 1folder 8
Abram M. Claude -- Legal Records, 1877-1896 series 3box 1folder 9
Abram M. Claude -- Medical Daybook, 1867-1868 series 3box 1folder 10
Abram M. Claude -- Medical Notebook, 1833 series 3box 1folder 11
Abram M. Claude -- Abram M. Claude, 1827-1844 series 3box 1folder 12
Abram M. Claude -- Meteorological Observations, 1827-1844 series 3box 1folder 13
Abram M. Claude -- Abram M. Claude, 1836-1864 series 3box 1folder 14
Abram M. Claude -- Writings, 1837 series 3box 1folder 15
Abram M. Claude -- Writings [from St. John's College and Elsewhere], 1832-1866 series 3box 2folder 1
Abram [M.?] Claude and Randall Burton -- School Notebook, Undated series 3box 2folder 2
Anna Jacob Claude -- Receipts, 1859-1862 and undated series 3box 2folder 3
Anne Claude and William Tell Claude -- Legal Records, 1860 series 3box 2folder 4
Dennis Claude -- Accounts, 1852-1858 series 3box 2folder 5
Dennis Claude -- Contract, 1842 series 3box 2folder 6
Dennis Claude -- Drug Recipes, Undated series 3box 2folder 7
Dennis Claude -- Financial Records, 1818-1863 series 3box 2folder 8
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, 1844-1845 series 3box 2folder 9
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, 1844-November, 1847 series 3box 2folder 10
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, November, 1847-December, 1848 series 3box 2folder 11
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, December, 1848-November, 1849 series 3box 2folder 12
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, December, 1849-November, 1850 series 3box 2folder 13
Dennis Claude -- Ledgers, December, 1850-1851 and 1854-1859 series 3box 2folder 14
Dennis Claude -- Legal Records, 1871 series 3box 3folder 1
Dennis Claude -- Report of the Tobacco Fund, 1846 series 3box 3folder 2
Dennis Claude [or Abram Claude?] -- Notebook [in French], Undated series 3box 3folder 3
Dennis Claude -- Notes, 1838-1861 series 3box 3folder 4
Dennis Claude -- Medical School Notebook, [1800-1803?] series 3box 3folder 5
Dennis Claude -- Receipt, 1808-1859 series 3box 3folder 6
Dennis Claude -- Schedule [treatment for patients], 1838-1839 series 3box 3folder 7
Elizabeth Claude -- Legal Records [re: Abram Claude, husband], 1801 series 3box 3folder 8
Claude Family -- Receipts, 1798-1802 series 3box 3folder 9
Claude Family (?) -- Receipts, 1866-1871 series 3box 3folder 10
Gordon Handy Claude -- The American Midshipman, January 1908 series 3box 3folder 11
Gordon Handy Claude -- Dental Material, 1886 series 3box 3folder 12
Gordon Handy Claude -- Dental Reserve Corps Testimony, 1914 series 3box 3folder 13
Gordon Handy Claude -- Ledger, Dentist Accounts, 1890-1896 series 3box 3folder 14
Gordon Handy Claude -- Notes and Receipts, 1870-1907 series 3box 3folder 15
Gordon Handy Claude -- Political Papers, 1897-1927 series 3box 3folder 16
Gordon Handy Claude -- Writings, Undated series 3box 3folder 17
Gordon Handy Claude -- Writings [Naval Academy Dismissal], 1874-1875, 1933 series 3box 3folder 18
John Claude -- Writings, 1807 series 3box 3folder 19
Washington Clement Claude -- Receipts, 1918 series 3box 3folder 20
William Tell Claude -- Legal Records, 1872-1873 series 3box 3folder 21
William Tell Claude -- Notes, 1834 series 3box 3folder 22
William Tell Claude -- Writings, 1849-1859 series 3box 3folder 23
Isabel Davidson [Mrs. George] -- Invitations, Undated series 3box 3folder 24
Charles T. Gray -- Calling Card, Undated series 3box 3folder 25
Charles T. Gray -- Estate Legal Records, 1875 series 3box 3folder 26
Charles T. Gray -- Legal Records, 1842-1847 series 3box 3folder 27
Charles T. Gray -- Legal Records, 1842-1847 series 3box 3folder 28
Charles T. Gray -- Receipts, 1859 series 3box 4folder 1
Charles T. Gray -- Salesbook, 1843-1847 series 3box 4folder 2
Charles T. Gray and Hannah Hughes Gray -- Legal Records, 1869-1886 series 3box 4folder 3
Gray Family -- Genealogical Records, Undated series 3box 4folder 4
Gray Family -- Legal Records, 1834 series 3box 4folder 5
Fannie Gray -- Diary, 1897-1899 series 3box 4folder 6
Fannie Gray -- Ledger, 1866 series 3box 4folder 7
Fannie Gray -- Writings, Undated series 3box 4folder 8
Fannie Gray -- Ledger, Undated series 3box 4folder 9
Hannah Gray -- Receipts, 1881-1919 series 3box 4folder 10
Hannah [Hughes] Gray -- Writings, 1833-1897 series 3box 4folder 11
Jacob Gray -- Legal Records, 1826 series 3box 4folder 12
Jeremiah Gray -- Notes, 1883 series 3box 4folder 13
Jeremiah Gray -- Notes and Poetry, 1867-1879 series 3box 4folder 14
[Harwood?] -- Ledger, Daybook, 1861-1866 series 3box 4folder 15
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- Ledger, 1872-1883 series 3box 4folder 16
Elizabeth Claude Harwood -- Receipts, 1882-1885 series 3box 4folder 17
Ellis Hughes -- Diary, 1847-1849, 1850, 1861-1862, undated series 3box 4folder 18
Ellis Hughes -- Diary, 1847-1849, 1850, 1861-1862, undated series 3box 4folder 19
Ellis Hughes -- Diary {Shorthand], 1858 series 3box 5folder 1
Ellis Hughes -- Notebooks, Undated series 3box 5folder 2
Ellis Hughes -- Recommendation for Position, Undated series 3box 5folder 3
Ellis Hughes -- Notebook [shorthand], Undated series 3box 5folder 4
Hughes Family -- Financial Records, 1851 series 3box 5folder 5
Hughes Family -- Receipts [Jeremiah and Ellis Hughes], 1839-1859 series 3box 5folder 6
Ezekiel Jacobs -- Poem, Undated series 3box 5folder 7
Amelia Pinckney -- Sketchbook, 1831-1862, and 1853-1857 series 3box 5folder 8
Amelia Pinckney -- Sketchbook, 1831-1862, and 1853-1857 series 3box 5folder 9
P.H. Tuck -- Writings, 1872 series 3box 5folder 10
Rachel Tuck -- Legal Records, 186? series 3box 5folder 11
Washington Green Tuck -- Inventory of Slaves series 3box 5folder 12
Washington Green Tuck -- Legal Records, 1831-1852 series 3box 5folder 13
William Clement Tuck -- Legal Records, 1856 series 3box 5folder 14
William Hallum Tuck -- Account Book, 1830-1835 series 3box 5folder 15
William Hallum Tuck -- Financial Records, 1838 series 3box 5folder 16
William Hallum Tuck -- Legal Records, 1834-1850 and undated series 3box 5folder 17
John T. Whittington -- Legal Records, 1806-1864 series 3box 5folder 18
Samuel H. Whittington -- Legal Records (Estate of John T. Whittington), 1837-1839 series 3box 5folder 19
Charles T. Gray -- Account Books vol. 1 (Oversize), 1842-1843 series 3box 6folder 1
Charles T. Gray -- Account Books vol. 2 (Oversize), 1842-1843 series 3box 6folder 2
Charles T. Gray -- Account Books vol. 3 (Oversize), 1842-1843 series 3box 6folder 3
Charles T. Gray -- Account Books vol. 4 (Oversize), 1842-1843 series 3box 6folder 4
Charles T. Gray -- Ledger, Journeymens' Baldwin, Gray and Company (Oversize), 1841-1844 series 3box 6folder 5
Jeremiah Hughes -- Bible (Oversize), 1801 series 3box 7folder 1
Jeremiah Hughes -- Financial Records (Oversize), 1849 series 3box 7folder 2
Jeremiah Hughes -- Writings (Oversize), Undated series 3box 8folder 1
William H [allum] Tuck -- Deeds (Oversize), 1836-1837 series 3box 8folder 2

Series 4: Miscellaneous, 1791-1924 (0.5 linear foot)

Contains unidentified family and business correspondence, legal records, a diary, printed material, and writings. Oversize material at the end of the series. Arranged by material type.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / Frame
Business Correspondence -- Unidentified, 1791-1907 series 4box 1folder 1
Calling Cards and Tickets, 1802 and undated series 4box 1folder 2
Legal Records, 1732-1924 series 4box 1folder 3
New York Herald, August 11, 1856 series 4box 1folder 4
Newspaper Clippings, 1848-1909 and undated series 4box 1folder 5
Notes and Fragments, 183-1875 and undated series 4box 1folder 6
Notebook -- Travel Journal, 1875 series 4box 1folder 7
Printed Material, 1845-1919 and undated series 4box 1folder 8
Scientific Notes Concerning the Positions of Woman and Fetus During Labor, Undated series 4box 1folder 9
Scientific Notes on Chemistry and Concerning Light, Undated series 4box 1folder 10
Unidentified Visitation Lists, 1840 series 4box 1folder 11
Writings, 1802-1874 and undated series 4box 1folder 12
Writings, 1802-1874 and undated series 4box 1folder 13
Writings, 1802-1874 and undated series 4box 1folder 14
Deeds (Oversize), 1819-1855 series 4box 2folder 1
Writings (Oversize), 1854 and undated series 4box 2folder 2

Series 5: Photographs, 1914 (2 items)

Series contains two photographs of Douglas Claude with an unidentified person on a naval vessel. Photographs have been separated from the collection and stored in the photographic collection.

The box inventory for this series is not currently available online. Please refer to the series description above for a broad description of the materials or contact the department for more information.

Related Material

For more genealogical information on all families, see McIntire, Robert Harry, Annapolis, Maryland Families. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1979. Call Number: UMCP HBK Maryland Room, Maryland Folio, F189.A653 A25

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