Greenbrier County (W. Va.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3092
Overview Papers and ledger of a Greenbrier Co. general store containing ledger entries for cloth, clothing, hardware and food items. The papers include inventories, receipts, contracts, correspondence and legal documents that pertain mostly to the indebtedness incurred by the company. Names mentioned are Hezekiah Belden, William Pettis, Edwin Porter, Samuel Price, Cyrus Walker, and Ezra Walker.
Collection Number: A&M.3082
Overview The papers of a prominent Lewisburg, Greenbrier County lawyer and politician, Samuel Price, who served numerous terms in the Virginia state legislature and was Virginia's Lieutenant-Governor during the Civil War. He was also a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1851, the Secession Convention of 1861, and the West Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1872; and he completed the U. S. Senate term of Allen Caperton in 1876. The papers include correspondence relating to local and...
Dates: ca. 1788-1888
Collection Number: A&M.2586
Overview Papers of John and Lewis Stuart, 1785-1823, and of Samuel Price, 1830-1879. Price's papers include mainly legal and business correspondence related to Price's law practice in Lewisburg, West Virginia. The Stuart papers concern settlement in Greenbrier County, land transactions, and family matters. The collection includes lawyer's fee books and account books for general merchandise, ca.1830-1880. There are also printed booklets of court briefs, pamphlets concerning the slavery question and...
Collection Number: A&M.3078
Overview Thomas Creigh, a Greenbrier County pioneer and land speculator, was a long-time Lewisburg merchant. Born 1766 in Ireland, he emigrated to Greenbrier Co. in the 1790s and became a relative through marriage of Col. John Stuart, a local prominent citizen. This ledger documents the trading activity of his general store and it is especially reflective of the bartering system which characterized much of the nineteenth century rural economy. Included in the front of the volume is an index of customers...