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Western Virginia -- Politics

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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...
Dates: 1841-1952

Monongalia County Court Records, Grand Jury Presentment Regarding Virginia and Federal Legislatures

Collection Number: A&M.4456
Content Description A presentment by the Grand Jurors of Monongalia County explaining their disapproval of recent acts by the United States Congress and the General Assembly of Virginia. (In legal terms, a "presentment" is the notice taken or statement made by a grand jury of an offense from their own knowledge without a bill of indictment laid before them.) The Jurors' complaint against the United States Congress regards a bill raising salaries for congressmen. Regarding the General Assembly of Virginia, the...
Dates: 1816