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Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....
Dates: 1784-1924

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...
Dates: 1784-1924

Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955

Charles Mortimer Bishop (1827-1896) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0008
Overview Papers of a Preston County farmer, merchant, and licensed exhorter of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served in the state legislature in the years 1870-1876. There are letters of H. Davis and William Ewin regarding land and coal properties in Preston County. Also included are minutes of the incorporators' meeting of the Iron Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad, 1873, as well as scattered items relating to the Methodist Episcopal Church, Kingwood; the Northwestern Turnpike at St. George; the...
Dates: 1857-1897

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0013
Scope and Contents Collection materials contain letters received from 1865 to 1916, copies of letters sent, miscellaneous maps, business documents, and account books. Letters received arranged alphabetically and chronologically in boxes which are grouped as Business, Coal and Coke, H. G. Davis and Bro., Miscellaneous, Personal, politics, Railroads, Real Estate, and Timber; many of the volumes have complete indices of addresses.Among the correspondents are John D. Alderson, George W. Atkinson, W.H....
Dates: 1865-1916

John Thomas McGraw (1856-1920) Papers

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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

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

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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

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...
Dates: 1679-1984, undated; Majority of material found within 1840-1960

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2134
Overview Correspondence and business records while the company was operating near the present site of Cass. Subjects and topics covered are the Blackwater Lumber Company, Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, Greenbrier River, logging, lumber agents, Martin-Lane and Company, railroads, J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, R.M. Sutton Company, Stearns Manufacturing Company, Saint Lawrence Boom and Manufacturing Company, S.E. Slaymaker and Company, timberlands, West Spruce Lumber...
Dates: 1892-1939

William Henry Harrison Flick (1841-1891) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1349
Overview Papers of a Pendleton County lawyer and prosecuting attorney who served in the state legislature, 1868-1870, where he introduced the Flick Amendment which removed voting restrictions on those who served in the Confederacy. Papers deal with Flick's legal practice; test oath cases; voting restrictions as a means of continuing Republican supremacy; state elections of 1868; Flick's campaign against Henry G. Davis for Congress in 1870; the West Virginia capital question; subscriptions to the...
Dates: 1867-1872