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Summers, George W. (George William), 1804-1868


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0104

Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. See scope and content note for more details.

Dates: 1861-1895, undated

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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....
Dates: 1830-1949

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884) Papers

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...
Dates: 1786-1878

Felix G. Hansford Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1192
Scope and Contents The papers of the President of Giles, Fayette and Kanawha Turnpike, charted in 1837, consist of land grants, deeds, and indentures; legal papers; turnpike correspondence, stock, books, contracts, and reports to the Board of Public Works, the Virginia Legislature, and stockholders. Some of the correspondence deals with the Washington Temperance Society, church activities in the Kanawha Valley, the salt industry along the Kanawha Salines, the James River and Kanawha Turnpike...
Dates: 1796-1876

Felix G. Hansford Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1464
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business and legal papers, and Justice of the Peace documents of Felix G. Hansford, Kanawha County J.P., entrepreneur, and President of the Giles, Fayette, and Kanawha Turnpike. Subjects include the George Boxley slave plot, 1816; cholera in Louisville, 1833; Missouri and westward expansion, 1841; the Kansas struggle, 1858; Albert Gallatin's western lands; and the impact of John Brown's 1859 raids on the South. Correspondents include Albert Gallatin, J. M. Maury,...
Dates: 1790-1862

Lewis (1778-1843) and George W. (1804-1868) Summers Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1791
Overview Papers of Lewis Summers, a lawyer, businessman, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1817-1818, delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1829-1830, and his brother George W., a lawyer in Charleston, a judge, a member of the House of Delegates, 1830-1832, 1834-1836, the U.S. House of Representatives, 1841-1845, a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850, candidate for governor in 1851, member of the 1861 Peace Convention, and delegate to the Richmond...
Dates: 1828-1890, 1901, 1935

Waitman T. Willey Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman...
Dates: 1820-1917

West Virginia Congressmen, Biographical Sketches

Collection Number: A&M 2295
Overview A collection of biographical sketches written by West Virginia Representatives and Senators for inclusion in the 1859 and 1869 editions of Charles Lanman's "Dictionary of the United States Congress", as well as correspondence and photographs. Congressmen represented in this collection include William Armstrong, Jacob Blair, Arthur I. Boreman, Alexander Boteler, William Gay Brown, John S. Carlile, Sherrard Clemens, Isaac Duval, C.D. Hubbard, A. G. Jenkins, Zedekiah Kidwell, B.M. Kitchen,...
Dates: 1835-1869, 1971

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Politics and government. 5
Politicians -- United States 3
Rivers and river valleys. 3
Transportation 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
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United States -- Politics and government 3
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 3
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 3
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Church buildings 2
Clifton. 2
Debts, Public -- Virginia 2
Debts, Public -- West Virginia 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
Judges -- West Virginia 2
Justices of the peace 2
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 2
Kanawha River (W. Va.) 2
Kanawha Valley. 2
Land. 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Missouri 2
Point Pleasant (Mason County, W. Va.) 2
Politicians 2
Railroads 2
Secession 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Temperance 2
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 2
Account books 1
Barbour County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Braxton County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Canals 1
Charleston. 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Coal mining. 1
Confederate States of America - secession crisis. 1
Diaries 1
Doddridge County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Election of 1840. 1
Election of 1860. 1
Election of 1876. 1
Epidemics 1
Genealogy 1
Gilmer County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Hardy County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 1
Judges - letters and papers. 1
Kansas 1
Kentucky 1
Lawyers - letters and papers. 1
Louisville (Ky.) 1
Martinsburg (W. Va.) 1
Mason County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 1
Morgan County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Naturalization -- United States 1
Nicholas County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Nullification (States' rights) 1
Pendleton County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Putnam County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Randolph County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Salt industry and trade 1
Secession - Virginia. 1
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 1
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 1
Steamboats 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hostages 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
Universities and colleges 1
Virginia - Claims vs. West Virginia. 1
Virginia - Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851. 1
Virginia -- Secession Convention of 1861 1
Voting - United States -- History -- 19th century 1
West Virginia - Governors. 1
West Virginia - Politics and government. 1
West Virginia -- Politics and government 1
Western expansion 1
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