Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History--18th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap2
Scope and Contents Receipt book for accounts paid by Henry Bedinger of Berkeley County, Virginia, 1789-1801. Also contains accounts of a private school with teachers and pupils, 1848-1849 (5 pages at end of book), farm memoranda and accounts of an unknown person with farm laborers (including a list of negroes hired for manual labor) and household servants, 1856-1873. 182 pages.
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.321
Scope and Contents Three Tax ledgers and five Execution Books for Berkeley County, Virginia kept by Abraham Davenport, Sheriff, and Braxton Davenport, Deputy Sheriff. Jefferson County was formed from Berkeley County in 1801 and some of the tax books cover both time periods. Tax Books: 1790-1792, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; 1791-1802, Abram Davenport, Sheriff, and B. Davenport, Deputy Sheriff and 1801-1803, Abraham Davenport, Sheriff Execution Books: 1791, Abram Davenport, Sheriff; Possibly...
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame2u
Identifier: SC 00602
Scope and Contents Order from William Davies, War Office, to the Berkeley County (Virginia, now West Virginia) Lieutenant , about raising militia for post Yorktown skirmishes with the British. General [Nathanael] Greene has requested assistance.
Identifier: SC 00600
Scope and Contents Manuscript in the hand of and signed by George Wythe, giving legal advice to the recipient who purchased land from John Twitty, the title which could be subject to the payment of a judgment recovered by the King against Twitty in a case before the General Court. If John Twitty will not recant the bonds for payment of the purchase money, Wythe advises the recipient not to pay the money until the suit is ended or until he can be assured he will not be evicted. October 13, 1774....