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Land records and papers.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Francis Harrison Pierpont Letters and Deed

Collection Number: A&M 0526

Photocopies of correspondence relating to Francis H. Pierpont's law license in Mississippi and Virginia, and an early (1784) Virginia deed to John Pierpont (likely grandfather of Francis).

Dates: 1784-1842; Majority of material found within 1841-1842

Lawrence A. Lang, Collector, West Virginia Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 3833
Scope and Contents

West Virginia land records, including receipts for fees paid, surveys, certificates of survey, land patents, grants, correspondence and other material. Some of the records are copies rather than official documents. The records are sorted by the names of buyers and stored in envelopes. Recorded to the fronts of the envelopes is information relevant to their contents.

Dates: 1865-1896; Majority of material found within 1867-1868

Lewis County, Land Indenture in Town of Preston (Weston)

Collection Number: A&M 4101

Indenture between sellers Daniel Stringer, Millie Stringer, Lewis Maxwell and buyer Robert W. Collins for the sale of land in the town of Preston, Lewis County, (West) Virginia, dated December 1818. This copy of the indenture may have been a draft or unofficial copy; it does not record the full date or the names of witnesses. The town of Preston changed its name to Weston in 1819.

Dates: 1818

Ruggles & Woodbridge Co. Account and Minute Book

Collection Number: A&M 2694
Overview An account book of Ruggles Woodbridge & Co., a New England land company with lands in Randolph Co., Virginia, covering the period 1799 to 1831. The volume includes a constitution for the company, dated 4 January 1799, minutes of meetings of the proprietors of the company, which include accounts of land sales of the company and other business matters; an 1811 report by Daniel Stebbins and Jeriel Preston of their inspection trip of the company's lands in which they refer to the settlers as...
Dates: 1799-1831

Tyler County Land Records

Collection Number: A&M 1119

Land deeds, indentures, and plat surveys of Tyler County, including the will of Samuel Underwood.

Dates: 1810-1906

Virginia Land Office, Treasury Warrant Issued to Benjamin Johnston

Collection Number: A&M 3724

Virginia Land Office treasury warrant number 1777 issued to Benjamin Johnston, assignee of James Wood, for tract of 400 acres in the district of Monongalia, Yohogania, and Ohio [Counties] for sum of 160 pounds on 28 June 1782 (original copy).

Dates: 1782