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Charles Carpenter, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2119

Scope and Contents

This collection includes court case papers and exhibits from Taylor & Harrison Counties; deeds; title abstracts; one land grant; a coal lease for mining & stripping; one letter; and a genealogy chart for the Morgan family.

The names of persons and organizations in this collection include Powell, Reuben, Henry, Benjamin, Burr & Grandison; Bayley, Charlotte; Baley, William, Newton, Payton & James; Roe, James & Jane; Cather, John & Elizabeth; Lynne, John; Batson, Thomas; Beagle, David & Mary; Latham, John; Floyd, John B.; Cockran, Zackquill; Rector, Charles H. & Augusta E.; Willhide, Bruce; Curry, Ira J.; Proudfoot, Haskal E.; Real Estate & Improvement Company of Baltimore City; Shriver, Ned & Louise; Moran, William M.; Succurro, Luigi & Sissirena; Humphreys, Mary A. & Samuel T.; Martin Coal Company; Kaufman, Lester & martin; Fink, Blanche; Ward-Bishop Addition to Bluefield; Sincell, James R.; Payne, Daniel G.; Warder, Henry; Davisson, Daniel Jr.; & subsequent land holders of Davission's original tract of land; Carter, Bob; Hulky, Monica & the heirs of Davidson, John; Jefferys, Grant; Creel, C. W.; & Wiseman, Marshall.

The main body of these papers deals with land transactions in Taylor County.

More detailed information is given in the collection processing notes.


  • Creation: 1813-1950


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Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0.2 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 in. (2 folders))

Physical Location

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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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US