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William A. Moreland, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1973


Papers of Alexander Smith and George W. Brown. The Smith papers are letters and receipts, 1794-1814, and include a letter from N. Suter commenting on a naval battle of the War of 1812, current prices, government, and business conditions and receipts for the payment for slaves. The Brown letters, 1870-1886, concern a gift to West Virginia University, marriage, and payment of land taxes. Correspondents or persons mentioned include Alexander Martin and John W. Mason. Receipts, 1881-1894, are for taxes paid by the Brown, Miller and Co. Also included are certificates of appointment and commissions, 1858-1921, for Virginia Militia, Quartermaster General and Adjutant General of the state of West Virginia, the Collector of Internal Revenue, the U.S. Army Officers' Reserve Corps, the National Guard, and a membership certificate for the Society of the Army of West Virginia.


  • Creation: 1794-1958


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0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 24 items (1 folder, 13 items); (1 oversize folder, 11 items))

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William A. Moreland, Collector, Papers, 1794-1958
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US