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Ralph Fairfax, Collector, Records

Collection Number: A&M 0845

Scope and Contents

A tax book of Monongalia County, 1855, and an estate appraisement of John Fairfax for personal property at the Glades, and Cheat Farm, Monongalia County. The appraisement refers to the sale of eleven enslaved Africans. There are also two lists of delinquent taxpayers; scrip from the Gladesville Furnace, 1877; and a list of the hands at Clinton (Furnace).


  • Creation: 1844-1877


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0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/4 in. (1 folder) and 1 reel of microfilm)

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:


Ralph Fairfax, Collector, Records, 1844-1877
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US