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Ruffner, Henry, 1790-1861


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

Kanawha County Court Records

Collection Number: A&M.1961
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of the wills of David Ruffner (1835); Andrew Donnally (1840); Joel Shrewsbury (1858); and Henry Ruffner (1861). Also, the order of appointment of the appraisers of the John J. Cabell estate, 1834, and inventory and appraisement, 1835. Copies made from the Kanawha County Will Books in the Kanawha County Courthouse, Charleston, W. Va. Added 1968 Apr 22: Five deeds (Photostat copies) from Kanawha County deed books for Charles Brown with William Cathy, 1808 Nov 14;...
Dates: 1834; 1835; 1840; 1858; 1861; 1808; 1809; 1842; 1844

Ruffner Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1744
Overview Letters and copies of eight letters, 1813-1841; pages 5-10 from Kanawha Salines general merchandise account book, 6-9 March 1827; three manuscript volumes by Henry Ruffner: "Notes on a Tour to the West" and "An Expedition to the North," 1815, and "An Account of Amounts Paid to Rev. Nath'l W. Calhoon," 1826-1834; and "Subscription for Church, 1836-1842," by David Ruffner. There is also a printed brief involving Ruffner-Donnally estates, 1875, and information on the Shackelford family.
Dates: 1813-1841, 1866