Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Collection Number: A&M.1795
Overview Two facsimiles of letters from J.M. Mason at the University of Virginia with reference to the management of the Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy, the nature of the Virginia claims, the history of the case, and recommendations for handling the matter for the best interest of West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Collection Number: A&M.0037
Overview Letters and pamphlets of judge John W. Mason (1842-1917) chiefly concerning the Virginia Debt question. Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. There are also records of cases heard by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals while John W. Mason was a member of that body. For contents list, please see Scope and Content Note. For list of pamphlets, please see control folder.
Dates: 1872-1919; Majority of material found within 1907-1919
Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Collection Number: A&M.0339
Scope and Contents An unsigned letter to Johnson Newlon Camden commending him for his work on the West Virginia Debt question. Collection also includes a pamphlet on the October 1891 term of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Dates: April 20, 1881; 1891
Collection Number: A&M.0032
Overview Correspondence and papers of a major political figure dealing largely with politics in Virginia, West Virginia, and Virginia in the Confederacy. Bennett, a lawyer and legislator, was a member of the Virginia General Assembly, 1852-1853; president of the Weston Branch of the Exchange Bank of Virginia; auditor of Virginia, 1857-1865; member of the senate of West Virginia, 1872-1876; and a member of the commission appointed to adjust the Virginia debt question in 1871. Correspondents include James...
Collection Number: A&M.1547
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial papers of a lawyer and state senator from Kingwood, who was instrumental in the organization of the West Virginia Northern Railroad, and the Kingwood Coal and Coke Company. Subjects include state politics, 1888-1895, Virginia Debt Question, the tariff debate, land development, coal mining and railroads. Correspondents include J.M. Mason, W.E. Chilton, S.B. Elkins, and George C. Sturgiss.