Business and personal papers of a Morgantown attorney and antiquarian. The boxed materials consist of legal papers, abstracts of titles and other items relating to Moreland's law practice; business and personal correspondence, records of Morgantown and Monongalia County corporations, including the Morgantown Hotel Company, Union Investment Company, Bank of Masontown, and the LaMar Coal Company.
The bound volumes include a receipt book for shares in the Monongalia County Farmer's Company of Virginia, 1815-1818; Deckers Creek Sand Company; a ledger (1877-1901) of Huston & Demain, contractors and builders, Morgantown; and letter books and business records of various law firms with which Moreland was associated.
Collection also contains correspondence, property survey maps, and legal papers concerning West Virginia's acquisition of Coopers Rocks land.
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: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
1549 University Ave. P.O. Box 6069
A&M 0870, James R. Moreland Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/3673 Accessed July 10, 2020.