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Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Dates: 1845-1908

Oscar Doane Lambert, Historian, Papers Regarding Historical Research

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0552
Scope and Contents Contains photograph copies of land plat signed by George Washington for 400 acres of land in Frederick County, Virginia; Photostat copy of a letter written by Benjamin Franklin from France; Photostat copies of map of northern neck of West Virginians; newspaper clippings on West Virginia University and state politics. Contains copies of maps and photographs relating to land in the Northern Neck of Virginia, Joist Hite, Jesse Hughes, Henry G. Davis, Alexander L. Wade, and Lord Fairfax.
Dates: 1770-1929

Thomas Beall Davis, Businessman and Politician, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3197
Overview Correspondence of businessman and politician Thomas Beall Davis (1828-1911), brother of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916). Most of the letters and telegrams concern the lobbying efforts of individuals and organizations to influence Davis when he filled an unexpired term in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress (June 6, 1905-March 3, 1907). There are many requests for appointments, discharges, and pensions. Also lobbying requests for interstate commerce requiring subsidies or...
Dates: 1896-1913