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Jefferson County (W.Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

J. Baker Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab2
Scope and Contents Account book, 1820-1821, of J. Baker, a lawyer who practiced in Berkeley County, W. Va., Morgan County, W. Va., and Jefferson County, W. Va.

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...

Butcher Account Books, Jefferson County, W. Va.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab35-39
Scope and Contents Five Account books, 1866-1871, of an unidentified butcher, kept probably in Jefferson County, W. Va.

Joseph Entler Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af4
Scope and Contents Account books, 1853-1855, of Joseph Entler, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, Va. [W. Va.] containing time for men engaged to work his farm and on county roads.

Joseph Entler Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad61-80
Scope and Contents Daybooks and ledgers, 1821-1857, of Joseph Entler, merchant and barkeeper of Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, W. Va.

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

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.320
Scope and Contents Ten tax books for Jefferson County, Virginia from 1814-1878 and one Execution Book for 1825-1830. Braxton Davenport and William B. Magruder, Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff, were the tax collectors. 1814-1815, South District, 1814-1815, North District and 1817, 1816, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1862 and 1878.

Jefferson County was created from Berkeley County in 1801. See Mss. Acc. 2008.321 Berkeley County for tax lists prior to 1801 and overlapping years.

Jefferson County, W. Va. Merchant's Index

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV I1
Scope and Contents Index, ca. 1800, to the ledger of an unidentified merchant in Jefferson County, Va. [W.Va.]

John S. Gallaher Journal

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ane1
Scope and Contents Journal, 1833-1836, of John S. Gallaher, newspaper publisher, of Charles Town, Jefferson County, Va. [W.Va.].  Includes accounts for advertising in the newspaper.  Topics range from lost horses to chancery notices.

F. A. Lewis Letter Copybook

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Cp6
Scope and Contents Letter copybook, 1838-1871, of F.. A. Lewis, (Fisher Ames Lewis) of Fortress Monroe, Va. and Jefferson County, W. Va. Many of the later letters are religiously oriented and addressed to public officials.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...