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Maxwell, Lewis, 1790-1862


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis County, Land Indenture in Town of Preston (Weston)

Collection Number: A&M 4101

Indenture between sellers Daniel Stringer, Millie Stringer, Lewis Maxwell and buyer Robert W. Collins for the sale of land in the town of Preston, Lewis County, (West) Virginia, dated December 1818. This copy of the indenture may have been a draft or unofficial copy; it does not record the full date or the names of witnesses. The town of Preston changed its name to Weston in 1819.

Dates: 1818

Lewis Maxwell Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0963

Papers of Lewis Maxwell, an attorney at Weston including primarily letters from clients concerning land in West Virginia, 1840-1859. Correspondents include J.H. Diss Debar, John S. Carlile, Matthew Edmiston, J.M. Bennett, and Benjamin H. Latrobe. Other subjects covered include railroad legislation and construction and the surfacing of the Weston-Clarksburg road.

Dates: 1825-1861, 1903

Neale Family Letters (photocopies)

Collection Number: A&M 2623

Two letters mentioning Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson and his family. The first, dated 6 June 1833 from Thomas Neale to Lewis Maxwell concerns the disappearance of the children of his daughter, Julia Jackson Woodson. The second letter, dated 23 February 1864, from W.R. Neale, discusses Stonewall Jackson's death.

Dates: 1833 - 1834

Talbott-Tolbert Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1026
Overview Mainly papers of Samuel T. Tolbert, a onetime constable of Lewis County and postmaster at Frenchton, who operated a general store and acted as agent and surveyor for out-of-state landowners. Included are the papers of Zadock Lanham, J.S. Wilson, John L. Jacob, and W.C. Tolbert. There are surveys, legal papers, correspondence, and lottery certificates from Ohio and Delaware, and Democratic state and county election tickets. Correspondents include Lewis Maxwell, J.M. Bennett, and F.H....
Dates: 1784-1914 1931

Additional filters:

Land. 2
Weston (W. Va.) 2
Civil War -- Confederate letters 1
Country stores. 1
Delaware 1