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Preston County (W. Va.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James M. Goff, Preston County Real Estate Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3174
Overview These real estate papers of Preston Co. resident, James M. Goff, include deeds, an 1838 Virginia land grant, an 1881 agreement for the operation of a stave mill, promissory notes, leases, a postage agreement, mineral rights agreements, and one letter. Also included is a Singer Sewing Machine rental agreement, and primary election ballots for the 1896 and 1900 Republican races in Preston County. The collection deals mostly with the Big Sandy Creek area of Preston County.
Dates: 1830-1901

Samuel Hanway Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0570
Overview Manuscript surveys and plats of land in Monongalia and Preston counties, West Virginia, by Samuel Hanway, county surveyor. There are papers showing acreage and owners; an early plat of Morgantown showing streets, lots and numbers; plat of courses of the Monongalia and Preston County boundary; maps of Monongalia and Preston counties, including a map of eleven tracts of land on Prichard and Whiteday Creek, Monongalia County, which notes the Morgantown-Clarksburg Road, Cratzer's Tavern, and the...
Dates: 1782-ca. 1818