Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts), chiefly 1867-1893, of Charles T. O'Ferrall, member of the Democratic Party, lawyer, judge, Congressman and governor. His papers include a daybook, 1865-1866, of the American Hotel, Staunton, Va.; his fee book, 1869-1873; and papers concerning legal cases. Collection includes letters, 11 December 1868-18 February 1869 and 1877, of O'Ferrall's first wife, Annie McLain Hand O'Ferrall ; his brothers, R.H. O'Ferrall, and I. Frank O'Ferrall, and his cousin, F. K. O'Ferrall.
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Charles Triplett O'Ferrall was born in Frederick County, Va., 21 October 1840. He served in the Confederate cavalry. He graduated from the law department of Washington College (now Washington and Lee University) and practiced law in Harrisonburg, Va. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and as judge of the Rockingham County Court. O'Ferrall served in the U. S. House of Representatives 1884-1893 and as governor of Virginia 1894-1898. He died in Richmond on 22 September 1905 and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
453.00 Items (3 boxes.)
Purchased from Joseph K. Ruebush in 1937 and a gift from Mrs. and Mrs. William H. Hunter of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Acc. 1980.16 was received on 8/4/1980.
Box and folder list compiled by Meredith Ramey, SCRC staff, in September 2011.