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Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Berkeley County, Virginia (W.Va.) Tax Records

 Collection
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...

David A. Bucher Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B87
Scope and Contents Papers, 1769-1912, including letters, 1861-1874, written to David A. Bucher, dentist of Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and later, of Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginiaa. The letters are from relatives and friends in Bridgewater, Virginia, Martinsburg, West Virginia, Hancock, Maryland, Orbisonia, Carlisle, McConnellsburg, Gettysburg and Round Grove, Pennsylvania and Polk City, Iowa. One letter concerns the Battle of Gettysburg. Collection also includes legal...

Henry Bedinger Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame4 Oversize
Scope and Contents Journal, 1794-1840, of Henry Bedinger, merchant of Mecklenburg County, Virginia (?)] and of Shepherdstown, Martinsburg, and Berkeley County, West Virginia.

Henry Bedinger Invoice Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame3 Oversize
Scope and Contents Invoice book, 1785-1796, of Henry Bedinger, merchant, of BerkeleyCounty, Va. [W. Va.] which includes an inventory of merchandise on hand, 15 May 1786.

Henry Bedinger Ledger "B"

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame2
Scope and Contents Ledger "B", 1774-1802, of Henry Bedinger, Jr., merchant, of Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.] which includes a power of attorney authorizing Magdalen Bedinger to settle all outstanding accounts of Henry Bedinger and a memorandum of the deaths of Henry Bedinger, Sr. (1729-1772) and of Magdalen Bedinger (d. 1796).

Virginia Counties Collection

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

C. L. Worthington Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 W89
Scope and Contents The collection also contains miscellaneous manuscripts and account books. Included in this material are: land grants, 1761 and 1766, for land in Fairfax and Frederick counties, Va.; eighty-five survey maps of Frederick, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties, Va. and Berkeley and Hampshire counties, W. Va.; road petitions, 1743-1828, for Frederick County; affidavits for Revolutionary War service; correspondence, 1923-1930, of the Improved Order of Redmen, Great Council of Virginia; letters written to...