Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.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.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.
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.”
Collection Number: A&M.0963
Overview Papers of Lewis Maxwell, an attorney at Weston including primarily letters from clients concerning land in West Virginia, 1840-1859. Correspondents include J.H. Diss Debar, John S. Carlile, Matthew Edmiston, J.M. Bennett, and Benjamin H. Latrobe. Other subjects covered include railroad legislation and construction and the surfacing of the Weston-Clarksburg road.
Dates: 1825-1861, 1903