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David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers 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 letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Correspondence (photocopies)

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Collection Number: A&M.0420
Overview Photostat negatives of correspondence to Francis H. Pierpont concerning statehood and secession. Also includes a petition of Harrison County, (West) Virginia citizens to Brigadier General Kelly protesting the return and admittance to the county of former members of the Confederate Army (undated); a petition of Gilmer County, (West) Virginia citizens denouncing secession and pledging action to suppress rebellion (1861); and the act by which the Restored Government of Virginia gave permission for...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0009
Overview Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed materials, and photocopies consisting of genealogies, correspondence, college essays, speeches, official messages, articles prepared for newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Topics include Pierpont's education; his career as governor of the...

Gibson Lamb Cranmer, Papers Regarding Statehood and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2848
Overview Papers regarding West Virginia statehood and the history of Wheeling and Ohio County compiled by Judge Gibson L. Cranmer (1826-1903) of Wheeling, West Virginia, who served as secretary of the Wheeling Convention that repudiated Virginia's secession from the United States in 1861. Series 1 includes manuscript narratives and correspondence describing events of the West Virginia statehood movement, written by eyewitnesses at the request of Gibson L. Cranmer. Manuscript authors include John S....

Gideon Draper Camden Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.2167
Overview Correspondence 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). The letters discuss antebellum Virginia politics, legal cases, land deals, banking, river improvement, personal business, and family relations. Correspondents include George W. Berlin, Johnson Newlon Camden, R.P. Camden, John S. Carlile, John A. Dille, John...

Granville Davisson Hall (1837-1934) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0042
Overview Correspondence and writings of Granville Davisson Hall, reporter for the Wheeling Intelligencer during the Wheeling conventions, 1861-1863; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1865-1873; and author of numerous works of fiction and historical studies about West Virginia. Includes correspondence (1861-1947, undated), mainly regarding personal matters, the early statehood period, and Civil War activities in West Virginia; and typescript copies and drafts of...

Haymond-Fleming Law Firm Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0544
Overview Correspondence of A.F. Haymond and A. Brooks Fleming, Fairmont attorneys. Correspondents include J.M. Bennett, G.D. Camden, J. Carlile, Henry Mathews, and F.H. Pierpont mentioning politics, separation from Virginia, the Arthurdale community development, and routine legal business. Included are land and legal papers, 1760-1797, from Hampshire, Monongalia, and Ohio counties, mentioning Patrick Henry and Henry Lee. Also in the collection are: a leather billfold; estate papers and marriage records;...

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...

J.B. Ford Legal Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1679
Overview Suit papers and correspondence in the case of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD VS. J.B. FORD, general agent of the railroad at Cumberland and Wheeling. The papers include copies of documents relative to the building of the railroad from Cumberland westward to Parkersburg and Wheeling and the activities of Ford as general agent at Cumberland and Wheeling, 1852-1874. Most of Ford's evidence deals with the role of the railroad during the Civil War and its relations with the state of West Virginia....

John J. Davis (1835-1916) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1366
Overview Papers of John J. Davis, a lawyer and politician from Clarksburg, WV. This collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, essays, speeches, and other material. Included in this collection are writings of Davis' granddaughter, Julia McDonald Davis. Also includes an artifact, a school slate owned by Davis. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further detail.

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Politics and government. 10
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Land. 6
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Confederate States of America - secession crisis. 3
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Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 3
Estate settlements. 2
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Parkersburg. 2
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 2
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Richmond (Va.) 2
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Transportation 2
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 2
West Virginia -- Politics and government 2
Women's history -- 1800-1849 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
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African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
Alsace-Lorraine (Germany) 1
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 1
Arthurdale (W. Va.) 1
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Civil War - United States 3rd Artillery Regiment, Company B. 1
Civil War - Virginia 13th Infantry. 1
Civil War battles - Mine Run. 1
Civil War battles - Rich Mountain. 1
Civil War battles - The Wilderness. 1
Civil War battles. 1
Clarksburg and Philippi Turnpike. 1
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 1
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Confederate States of America. 1
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Diaries 1
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Education -- West Virginia 1
Elections 1
Elmira (N.Y.) 1
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Fairmont. 1
Genealogy 1
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 1
Grafton. 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 1
Harrison County (W. Va.) 1
Immigration. 1
Jackson County (W. Va.) 1
Judges - letters and papers. 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Keyser (W. Va.) 1
Know-Nothingism. 1
Lexington, V.A. 1
Lincoln-Douglas debates 1
Logan County (W. Va.) 1
Maps. 1
Mason County (W. Va.) 1
Mississippi 1
Morgantown, W. Va. -- History 1
Native Americans. 1
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Philippi, Battle of, Philippi, W. Va., 1861. 1
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Presidential Elections, 1896-1908 1
Putnam County (W. Va.) 1
Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877 1
Railroad workers. 1
Railroads - Monongahela River Railroad. 1
Railroads - Ohio River Railroad. 1
Railroads - Washington and Ohio Railroad. 1
Railroads - West Virginia and Pittsburgh Railway. 1
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