Willey, William P. (William Patrick)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948
Collection Number: A&M.1195
Scope and Contents Three letters from Reynolds as a Confederate soldier, Co, K, 50th Virginia Infantry, contain excellent descriptions of life in the Army of Northern Virginia. One letter contains Reynolds views on the right of secession and there is a letter from William P. Willey informing Reynolds of his election to the Chair of English at WVU. Collection also contains seven diplomas from Richmond College Reynolds received between 1867 – 1877. Typed copies of the letters may be found in A&M 390.
Collection Number: A&M.0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman T....
Collection Number: A&M.0447
Collection Number: A&M.0702