Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated
Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...
Collection Number: A&M.2254
Overview A short history of Doddridge County, 1846-1893 entitled "Reminiscences Of Doddridge County by a Former Inhabitant." J.H. Diss DeBarr, the author, describes early residents, taverns, roads, transportation, and newspapers in Doddridge County.
Collection Number: A&M.1363
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, maps and printed materials of a French emigre, land speculator, and merchant from Cincinnati and Parkersburg. Subjects include Levassor's extensive landholdings in Kanawha, Lincoln, Jackson, Wood, Wirt, and Monongalia counties, and activities of his land agents; James Swann lands; the coming of the Northwestern Virginia Railroad to Parkersburg; the Panic of 1857 in that city; oil fever in the Wood County area, 1859-1866; and the activities of J.H. Diss...
Collection Number: A&M.1102
Scope and Contents These items include an autograph letter of Governor J.B. Jackson, 1884; and embossed state seal with the autograph signature of Governor Henry M. Mathews, ca. 1877-1861; and a picture of Joseph H. Diss Debar, designer of the W. Va. State seal.
Dates: ca. 1878-1884
Collection Number: A&M.1140
Overview These historical sketches compiled by J.A. Earl include "The History of Methodism in West Union and Doddridge County, 1778-1958," "The Life of Joseph H. Diss Debar," and "A Biographical History of Schools and Education in Doddridge County, 1883" (on microfilm). Also includes "A Hundred Years of Doddridge County History," by Louis Edwin Jones.
Dates: ca. 1958
Collection Number: A&M.0032
Overview Correspondence and papers of a major political figure dealing largely with politics in Virginia, West Virginia, and Virginia in the Confederacy. Bennett, a lawyer and legislator, was a member of the Virginia General Assembly, 1852-1853; president of the Weston Branch of the Exchange Bank of Virginia; auditor of Virginia, 1857-1865; member of the senate of West Virginia, 1872-1876; and a member of the commission appointed to adjust the Virginia debt question in 1871. Correspondents include James...
Collection Number: A&M.4181
Overview Correspondence between Joseph Hubert Diss Debar (1820-1905), who was West Virginia's first commissioner of immigration, and Judge John S. Hoffman. The correspondence includes two agreements (1873) and nine letters (1873-1874) concerning land sales. Hoffman is likely John Stringer Hoffman (1821-1877), a Clarksburg lawyer who specialized in land title litigation (see A&M 1703, Hoffman, John Stringer. Papers).
Collection Number: A&M.1711
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of a letter from J. H. Diss Debar, as Secretary of State Immigration and Relief Society of West Virginia, from Parkersburg, to John Wanstreet, St. Clara Colony, Deddridge County, concerning the sale of lots and issuing deeds to the purchasers.