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Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0627
Scope and Contents Letters to David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). These sixteen letters cover topics including land in Randolph and Tucker counties, politics,...

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1557
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes ten original letters, seven of which have been transcribed. Subjects include...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0497
Overview Correspondence, appointment, and notice. Correspondence includes a letter from Gideon D. Camden to Pierpont (1841); a letter from Frances Pierpont Pryor (F.H. Pierpont's granddaughter) to Professor Charles Ambler regarding documents of her grandfathers' which she is sending him and documents she will keep (1952); and a letter from Charles MacCarthy to W.H. Siviter, regarding Pierpont papers used by MacCarthy in writing his Lincoln's Plan of Reconstruction...

George W. Smith, Papers of a Jackson County Resident

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Collection Number: A&M.0427
Overview The papers of George W. Smith (1814-1860), a merchant, justice of the peace, land agent, and presidential elector in the town of Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia. There are also papers regarding other family members. The collection serves as a narrative and record of business, local politics, and social conditions in West Virginia before and after statehood. It includes business and personal correspondence, financial and legal papers, business and political ledgers, and ephemera. The...

Gideon D. Camden, (1805-1891), Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.1276
Overview Letters to 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 letter from Richard P. Camden describing visitors to Coopers Well in Wood County (1847); letter from E.B. Hall, Fairmont, on local political affairs (3 May 1860); and letter from H. David Auville, Mouth of Seneca, WV on Reconstruction and Camden's senatorial...

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Calendar of Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1523
Overview Calendar of personal correspondence 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). The calendar covers 1785-1860 and includes correspondence from this period in A&M 1188, 1199, 1221, and 1276. The cards contain the date, writer, addresses, description of contents and description and location of the document. There is...

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.1517
Overview Letter to 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). Contains letter from James Brown, Jr., 2nd Auditors Office, dated 2 November 1849, informing Camden that the Board of Public Works will probably supply additional capital for the completion of the Weston and Fairmont Turnpike, of which company Camden was president.

Gideon D. Camden, (1805-1891), Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.1260
Overview Letter to 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). Contains typescript copy of letter giving family news, from Mary B. Camden (Mrs. John Scrivenor Camden, Sr.), Briens Fork, Braxton County, West Virginia, to Gideon D. Camden, Brownsburg, Rockbridge County, Virginia (26 February 1865). Typescript includes editorial...

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.1495
Overview Letters to 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). Contains two letters from Thomas E. Hamilton, Baltimore, Maryland (1851) and one letter from M.F. Averbeck, Harmar, Ohio (1861) on land business in West Virginia.

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Confederate States of America. 1
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Diaries 1
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Election of 1840. 1
Election of 1856. 1
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Election of 1884. 1
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Elmira (N.Y.) 1
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