Bishop, Charles Mortimer (1827-1896). Papers 1857-1897
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Title: Bishop, Charles Mortimer (1827-1896). Papers
Creator: Bishop, Charles Mortimer (1827-1896)
Inclusive dates: 1857-1897

Extent: 5 in. (1 document case)
Papers of a Preston County farmer, merchant, and licensed exhorter of the Methodist Episcopal Church who served in the state legislature in the years 1870-1876. There are letters of H. Davis and William Ewin regarding land and coal properties in Preston County. Also included are minutes of the incorporators' meeting of the Iron Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad, 1873, as well as scattered items relating to the Methodist Episcopal Church, Kingwood; the Northwestern Turnpike at St. George; the Grafton and Greenbrier Railroad Company; Civil War bounty claims; the Rowlesburg Lumber and Iron Company; stave making; the Wheeling Female College; political and religious speeches; and the Morgantown District Camp Meeting Association, 1877.

Call number: A&M No.: 8
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection