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Mason Mathews, Attorney, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3115


The 24 letters are addressed to Mason Mathews, a Lewisburg attorney and father of Governor Henry Mason Mathews and cover the years 1873 until his death in 1878. Another letter to Mathews daughter, Sallie Patton is incomplete. One deed, dated 1836, is witnessed by Mathews as a justice of the peace. Frequent correspondents include: John Echols, John W. Johnston, Walter N. Johnston, and Howard Shriver.


  • Creation: 1836-1886


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0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/4 in. (1 folder))

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Mason Mathews, Attorney, Letters, 1836-1886
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US