Correspondence of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes ten original letters, seven of which have been transcribed. Subjects include a proposed turnpike from Beverly to Fairmont; a Parkersburg to (Tygart) Valley River railway, Sons of Temperance, and West Virginia politics, 1871. Correspondents are Samuel Woods, Gideon D. Camden, William F. Wilson, and D. W. Shurtliff.
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A&M 1557, David Goff, David. Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/4904 Accessed February 25, 2021.