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Alfred Beckley (1802-1888) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0041
Scope and Contents Manuscript and transcription of a Deed for land in Mercer County, Virginia, dated July 1, 1837, and signed by Alfred Beckley and Edmund Lilly.
Dates: 1836

Benjamin Trembly, Deed for Sale of Land in Preston County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.4001
Overview Deed for the sale of land owned by Benjamin Trembly to John Trembly for 300 dollars. The land is described as being located in Monongalia County (now Preston County), along the bank of Big Sandy Creek. The document is described as both a deed (on the outside) and an indenture (in the main text).
Dates: 1812-1813

Bill Dixon and Forest McClung, Collectors, Johnson and Simpson Family Land Deeds

Collection Number: A&M.3554
Overview Lands deeds assigned to William Simpson, William Johnson, and Benjamin Johnson in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri by U.S. Presidents Andrew Jackson, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren. These items were found in the desk of E.W. McClung in a residence in Sinks Grove, West Virginia. One deed has an original signature of President Andrew Jackson.
Dates: 1829-1843

Clark and Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, Miscellaneous Letters and Records

Collection Number: A&M.2565
Overview Letter book from the office of Clark & Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, the partnership of Charles E. Krebs, James M. Clark, George R. Krebs, and J. Walter Morgan, of Charleston, WV. Included in the letterbox are land deeds, property inventories, lists of unpaid accounts and land leases, land and mine surveys, equipment bills, reports on the working costs of coal mines and oil production, instructions for the construction of bungalows and a water plant, business contracts, and a letter...
Dates: 1912-1914

Dille Family of Monongalia County (W.Va.), Financial, Legal, and Military Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3703
Overview Miscellaneous nineteenth-century financial, legal, and military materials chiefly related to the Dille, Dawson, and Evans families of Morgantown, Virginia (now West Virginia). Papers chiefly contain surveys of and land grants for Monongalia County, Virginia, from 1792 to 1875 (many of these are oversize), including plats sold to O.H. Dille in 1839 and 1875. There is also an oversized plan of Morgantown, Virginia, 1785-1824, showing deeds along the Monongahela River and Decker's Creek. Military...
Dates: 1785-1896; Majority of material found within 1816-1875

E.L. Armstrong, Letter Regarding 1786 Land Grant in Harrison County

Collection Number: A&M.3862
Overview Letter from Mr. E.L. Armstrong, Richmond, to Mr. Sandford Swigen, Clarksburg (West) Virginia, 1841. The letter includes a manuscript transcription (from 1841) of a 1786 land grant or indenture for Hezekiah Davisson, assignee of Robert Lewis Jun, for a tract of land in Harrison County, (West) Virginia. The grant was approved by Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia.
Dates: 1841

Eldon Tucker, Collector, Chadwick, Miller, Hall, and Lazier Indentures of Monongalia County, Virginia

Collection Number: A&M.3676
Overview Indentures (28 items), including land deeds and trusts, from Monongalia County, Virginia dating from 1810 to 1851. Family names include: Chadwick, Miller, Hall, Lazier, Baker, Hull, and Berkshire, among others. In addition to currency, transactions were conducted with bedding, clocks, cows, iron bars, and tools, among other items.
Dates: 1800-1851; Majority of material found in 1831-1847

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0644
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Benjamin Fleming and several members of the Fleming family. Manuscript items include land grants, & deed Monongalia County, letters, account ∧ tax statements. Printed items include Sabbath School program, Fairmont, 1861; concert and commencement programs of Fairmont State Normal, 1892, 1897, 1906; Alfred Fleming Cemetery Association, proposed organization pamphlet. A clipping scrapbook contains some poetry by Thurston Worth Fleming, biographical sketch of Col....
Dates: 1827-1915

James Barbour, Governor, Land Grant to Jacob Bumgarner in Harrison County

Collection Number: A&M.3758
Overview Original copy of land grant to Jacob Bumgarner for 372 acres "on the south fork of Hughes's river" in Harrison County, Virginia (present day West Virginia). The land grant is dated 7 October 1813, and is signed by by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, James Barbour. The document references three previous treasury warrants by their numbers, including 4653 (1810); 4614 (1811); and 18,444 (1783). Treasury warrants were legal instruments utilized for documenting land acquisitions in...
Dates: 1813

Land Deeds and Agreements

Collection Number: A&M.1796
Overview Five items regarding transfer of land in Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1832, 1847, 1853, 1859, 1870

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