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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 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.

Bedinger & Forman Journal and Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami G5
Scope and Contents

Journal and ledger, 1817-1820, of Bedinger & Forman, millers, Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.] which contains grist mill accounts, 1817-1820, and includes a copy of the constitution, 1850, of the Altonian Debating Society and minutes of the meetings.

Henry Bedinger Receipt and Account Book

 Collection
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.

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

 Collection
Identifier: 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;...

Davenport & Willett Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame21
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1805-1809, of Davenport & Willett, merchants, of Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.]

Henry Bedinger Ledger "B"

 Collection
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).

Moses S. Grantham Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame43a-47
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1854-1860, of Moses S. Grantham, merchant, of Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.]

The Grantham Family owned the Baldwin-Grantham House in current Shanghai, West Virginia.

William Grantham Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap15
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1827-1838, of William Grantham of Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.]

Daniel Wright Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami G21
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1850-1856, of Daniel Wright, miller [Berkeley County, Va.] [W. Va.] which contains grist mill accounts.