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Justices of the peace

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin B. Chapman, Compiler, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2229

Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.

Dates: 1933-1941

Charles A. and Charles W. Wade Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0765

Private and business correspondence of Charles A. Wade, a farmer in Burnsville, and Charles W. Wade, a justice of the peace in Braxton County. Included are bills, receipts, and many agriculture-related advertisements and offers.

Dates: ca. 1880-1940

C.M. Cornwell Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0803

Papers of C.M. Cornwell, a surveyor and justice of the peace of Barbour County, West Virginia. Included are: surveys, plats, deeds, court case papers, surveyor's notebooks, minutes of commissioners' meetings, survey calls on the re-survey of the Barbour-Taylor County line (1894), and family correspondence.

Dates: 1840-1919

Davis Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0140

Personal and business papers of Isaac, Albert, and Silas R. Davis, of Ohio and Marshall counties, West Virginia. Includes estate settlements, genealogical data, justice of the peace docket and broadsides. There is a Civil War loyalty oath for J.N. Keller, a War of 1812 discharge for Thomas Moore and an 1844 presidential campaign broadside for the Whig candidate Henry Clay.

Dates: 1809-1916

F.A. Simpson Records

Collection Number: A&M 0647

Records of F.A. Simpson, a justice of the peace in Barbour County. Also included, dating between 1914-1942, are a few papers and speeches of J.A. Viquesney, West Virginia Game and Fish Warden (1909-1916) and justice of the peace; 1930 election campaign material relating to Henry D. Hatfield, James Ellwood Jones, and Carl B. Harvey; and references to politics, game laws, cost of medical service, and prohibition.

Dates: 1909-1942

Felix G. Hansford Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1192
Scope and Contents The papers of the President of Giles, Fayette and Kanawha Turnpike, charted in 1837, consist of land grants, deeds, and indentures; legal papers; turnpike correspondence, stock, books, contracts, and reports to the Board of Public Works, the Virginia Legislature, and stockholders. Some of the correspondence deals with the Washington Temperance Society, church activities in the Kanawha Valley, the salt industry along the Kanawha Salines, the James River and Kanawha Turnpike...
Dates: 1796-1876

Felix G. Hansford Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1464
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business and legal papers, and Justice of the Peace documents of Felix G. Hansford, Kanawha County J.P., entrepreneur, and President of the Giles, Fayette, and Kanawha Turnpike. Subjects include the George Boxley slave plot, 1816; cholera in Louisville, 1833; Missouri and westward expansion, 1841; the Kansas struggle, 1858; Albert Gallatin's western lands; and the impact of John Brown's 1859 raids on the South. Correspondents include Albert Gallatin, J. M. Maury,...
Dates: 1790-1862

G.B. Stathers Account Book

Collection Number: A&M 2182

Account book of G.B. Stathers, a Justice of the Peace for McElroy District, Tyler County, West Virginia, and a carpenter who operated from the towns of Alma and Blue, Tyler County. The account book shows that Mr. Stathers made and sold wagons, buggies, coffins, window frames, doors, railroad ties, and many other wooden articles.

Dates: 1875-1895

George W. Smith, Papers of a Jackson County Resident

Collection Number: A&M 0427
Overview The papers of George W. Smith (1814-1860), a merchant, justice of the peace, land agent, and presidential elector in the town of Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia. There are also papers regarding other family members. The collection serves as a narrative and record of business, local politics, and social conditions in West Virginia before and after statehood. It includes business and personal correspondence, financial and legal papers, business and political ledgers, and ephemera. The...
Dates: 1818-1908; Majority of material found within 1818-1885

Grant County Justice Dockets

Collection Number: A&M 1619
Scope and Contents

Justice dockets for Milroy District, Grant County. Collection contains twelve volumes dating from 1865 to 1923. For a list of the justices and dates of each volume see control folder.

Dates: 1865-1923