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Gideon D. Camden, (1805-1891), Letters

Collection Number: A&M.1276


Letters to Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes letter from Richard P. Camden describing visitors to Coopers Well in Wood County (1847); letter from E.B. Hall, Fairmont, on local political affairs (3 May 1860); and letter from H. David Auville, Mouth of Seneca, WV on Reconstruction and Camden's senatorial prospects (25 December 1876). Also includes printed advertisements from the Grand Opera House, Clarksburg, WV (1902-1903).


  • 1847-1876, 1902-1903


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 4 items (1 folder))

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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:

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Gideon D. Camden, (1805-1891), Letters, 1847-1876, 1902-1903
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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