Price, Samuel, 1805-1884
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3092
Overview Papers and ledger of a Greenbrier Co. general store containing ledger entries for cloth, clothing, hardware and food items. The papers include inventories, receipts, contracts, correspondence and legal documents that pertain mostly to the indebtedness incurred by the company. Names mentioned are Hezekiah Belden, William Pettis, Edwin Porter, Samuel Price, Cyrus Walker, and Ezra Walker.
Collection Number: A&M.1681
Overview Correspondence of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884), who was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Subjects include national and Virginia-West Virginia politics, 1827-1876, and foreign affairs, 1868-1876. Other subjects include the French Colonization Society, the slave controversy, Maryland-Virginia boundary dispute, Virginia Revolutionary debt claims, disposal of the Harpers Ferry Armory, Chesapeake...
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.3075
Overview Papers of the administration of the Foulke family's lands on the Meadow River, principally in Fayette County but also including land in Nicholas and Greenbrier counties. The acquisition of large tracts of land by this prominent Philadelphia family in what is now southern West Virginia began in the 1780s with the partnership of Jeremiah Warder and Richard Parker. In the 1840s, nearly 3/4 of this land (estimated at around 40,000 acres) came under the control of William Parker and later his...
Collection Number: A&M.3082
Overview The papers of a prominent Lewisburg, Greenbrier County lawyer and politician, Samuel Price, who served numerous terms in the Virginia state legislature and was Virginia's Lieutenant-Governor during the Civil War. He was also a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1851, the Secession Convention of 1861, and the West Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1872; and he completed the U. S. Senate term of Allen Caperton in 1876. The papers include correspondence relating to local and...
Dates: ca. 1788-1888
Collection Number: A&M.3239
Overview Includes both transcriptions and photocopies of original manuscripts of Samuel Price's 1828 law license and an 1879 life history from his birth through 1866. Also included are transcriptions of newspaper articles and letters concerning Price's life and death, and his funeral service. Samuel Price was born July 28, 1805. He served as Virginia's Lieutenant-Governor during the Civil War. He was president of the Constitutional Convention of West Virginia in 1872, which framed the present day...
Dates: 1828, 1874, 1879, 1884
Collection Number: A&M.2586
Overview Papers of John and Lewis Stuart, 1785-1823, and of Samuel Price, 1830-1879. Price's papers include mainly legal and business correspondence related to Price's law practice in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The Stuart papers concern settlement in Greenbrier County, land transactions, and family matters. The collection includes lawyer's fee books and account books for general merchandise, ca.1830-1880. There are also printed booklets of court briefs, pamphlets concerning the slavery question and...
Collection Number: A&M.3078
Overview Thomas Creigh, a Greenbrier County pioneer and land speculator, was a long-time Lewisburg merchant. Born 1766 in Ireland, he emigrated to Greenbrier Co. in the 1790s and became a relative through marriage of Col. John Stuart, a local prominent citizen. This ledger documents the trading activity of his general store and it is especially reflective of the bartering system which characterized much of the nineteenth century rural economy. Included in the front of the volume is an index of customers...