One box of material including original and typescript copies of letters exchanged between Anna Kennedy and J.J. Davis for the period 1860-1862. Also included is material on the Chapin family, Davis and Steen family genealogy and Reed family Bible.
Correspondents are J.J. Davis, Anna Kennedy, J.W. Davis, Phineas Chapin, Rev. Asa Brooks, and J. W. Wayland.
John W. Davis' certificate of Admission to practice before the Supreme Court of West Virginia dated 1896. His sponsor was Melville Davisson Post and President of the Court was Homer Holt. Also, Davis' commission as a Notary Public dated 1898.
Subjects covered are religious activities in Harrison Co. during 1820-1850's, efforts of Presbyterians to construct a church in Clarksburg in 1830's, events leading to secession of Virginia, Union activities in Harrison Co. preceding and during the Civil War.
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/
Related A&M Collections
Some material separated to A&M 2096 Currency Collection (Spring 1977).
A&M 1946, Davis Family (1835-1916) Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/5665 Accessed April 18, 2021.