Jacob, John J.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1366
Overview Papers of John J. Davis, a lawyer and politician from Clarksburg, West Virginia. This collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, essays, speeches, and other material. Also included in this collection are writings of Davis' granddaughter, Julia McDonald Davis. There are also artifacts, including a school slate and three leather billfolds. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further detail.
Collection Number: A&M.4174
Scope and Contents This collection includes digital and typed transcriptions of diaries and letters authored by John J. Jacob, the fourth governor of West Virginia, from 1802-1829. In addition to the typed pages, there are also hand-written sheets, some of which may be the original diary pages while others seem to be additional transcriptions.
Dates: 1802, 1824-1829
Collection Number: A&M.1577
Scope and Contents Letters from West Virginia's first Commissioner of Immigration to Governor John J. Jacobs and the Board of Public Works. Letters deal with political intrigues for the commissionership, the dissemination of the “West Virginia Handbook and Immigration Guide,” and the publication of Diss Debar's “West Virginia Monitor and Real Estate Advertiser.”