Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2245
Overview One box of various papers such as receipts, diaries, account books, loan slips, etc. from a store or money lender, located in Greenbrier County, WV. Includes a small daily calendar for 1858, a small book listing small loan accounts, 1846; and a small account book for 1858. See the processing notes for a listing of names mentioned on the receipts and bills.
Collection Number: A&M.3042
Overview A 12 x 20 facsimile of the petition for the formation of Greenbrier County, handwritten by John Stewart who is considered the "Father of Greenbrier County". The petition, signed by 75 settlers who were heads of households, requested that the state of Virginia form a new county to facilitate the handling of their land claims in a court of local jurisdiction. It cites the area of land, size of population, frontier conditions, and rugged terrain as a justification for the new county of Greenbrier.
Collection Number: A&M.0783
Overview Original land deed signed by Beverley Randolph, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 9 July 1787. The deed designates four thousand acres, in Greenbrier County, Virginia on the waters of the Gauley River to Jeremiah Warder, Jeremiah Parker and Richard Parker. The original seal of Virginia is inscribed on this deed. Original date of deed-November 28, 1781.