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John Thomas McGraw (1856-1920) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948

Peter F. Stout, Geologist, Report Regarding Oil Resources in Wood County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.2986
Overview A report by Peter F. Stout, engineer and geologist, on oil-producing land near Parkersburg, West Virginia, commenting on available rail and water transportation, and production of nearby wells. The report was written to accompany a (lost) survey plat sent to the prospective buyer of the land.
Dates: ca. 1882

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  • Names: White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 X
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