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Taylor County Daybook

Collection Number: A&M 4310

Scope and Contents

Daybook or ledger, likely from a general store located at Section 101 of the route along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Valley River, Taylor County, (West) Virginia. Names of potential owners/creators of the daybook are Simeon J. Snider, John Snider, and someone named Rogers. The store sold everything from coffee and cigars to buttons and nails. Entries are dated October 9, 1851 to February 25, 1852. During this time, the railroad was being constructed. It did not open service to Grafton, the county seat, until 1853.


  • 1851-1852

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.1 Linear Feet (1 item (1 folder))

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:
Taylor County Daybook
Jane LaBarbara
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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