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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 &...
Dates: 1813-1950

Charles Harmison Land Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0948
Overview Photostats of land papers, including deeds, abstracts, agreements, and surveys, for land in Hampshire and Harrison counties, West Virginia; and Harrison County, Missouri, 1755-1913.
Dates: 1866-1914

Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0934
Overview Papers of Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884) and family. Charles J. Faulkner was a Martinsburg attorney, Virginia legislator, member of Congress, and ambassador to France during the James Buchanan administration. Includes business and land papers of James Faulkner of Baltimore, 1804-1811; letters to and papers of Charles J. Faulkner; a colored plat of a survey made for William McMurtrie [1786, Harrison, now Upshur County] along French Creek; and a Thomas Haymond survey plat in Harrison County, May...
Dates: 1786-1892

Deakins Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0624
Scope and Contents Additional Deakins family papers, consisting of correspondence, bond of conveyance, deeds, surveys and plats. [ALS] to Colonel Francis Deakin from John Compton, 1793, relative to surveys made by John Compton in 1792; bond of conveyance for land in Randolph County owned by Deakins heirs, 1809; five deeds for land owned by the Deakins family in Randolph and Preston counties W. Va., 1808-1885; 1848 deed from Francis Deakins to Northwestern Turnpike Co.; seven surveys and plats for lands in...
Dates: 1778-1881

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1188
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes correspondence, legal documents, photocopies of printed material, and land grants. Subjects of the correspondence include West Virginia politics; the elections of 1840, 1860, and 1861; Reconstruction; the Flick Amendment; Southern sentiment in Clarksburg; and...
Dates: 1784-1899

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Dates: 1784-1958, undated

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1221
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). Includes business correspondence, financial records, legal papers, and court records. Materials include the early land papers of Camden's law partner, John J. Allen, and the legal papers of the firm Allen and Camden, which deal primarily with land suits and surveys in...
Dates: 1816-1892, undated

Harrison County Court Records, Survey for Land in Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M.4166
Overview Copy of a survey dated 1785 for 400 acres of land in Monongalia County claimed by Robison Lucas. The copy dates from between 1812 and 1818 and mentions a conflicting survey made by Morgan Morgan in 1785. The copy is attested by Samuel Hanway, official surveyor of Monongalia County.
Dates: ca. 1812-1818

Harrison County Court Records, Two Plats of Downtown Clarksburg

Collection Number: A&M.4165
Overview Two plats of downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia, both of which were surveyed in 1822 to establish "prison rules". Plat dated 20 February 1822 includes an area of ten acres centered on the intersection of Main Street and Second Street. Surveyors include Richard W. Moore and Pearson B. Moore. Plat dated 19 April 1822 includes an area of ten acres containing the intersections of Main Street with First Street and Second Street surveyed by Richard W. Moore. Two additional documents describing the...
Dates: 1822

Haymond Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0724
Overview Correspondence, letters, and papers of Thomas Haywood, a surveyor in Harrison County, West Virginia, and Luther Haymond, postmaster of Clarksburg, West Virginia, concerning inquries about land and land purchases in the surrounding areas. Letters are mostly related to business. Also Includes office warrants, surveys, plats, deeds, and a copy of a land grant signed by Patrick Henry.
Dates: 1783-1867; Majority of material found in 1825-1867

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