Monongalia County, (West) Virginia: Records of the District, Superior, and County Courts, Volume 7 1808-1814


The court records presented in this book involve land disputes; crimes such as theft or assault; inheritance disputes; appointment of officials such as surveyors or overseers of the poor; granting of business licensees; adoptions; payment of debts; incidents of drunkenness, harlotry or rape; business transactions; execution of writs; improvements to jail and roads; slander suits; and other matters of the court. Papers from other courts appear at times, usually having to do with actions concerning area citizens. Each name of a person, place or thing has been presented here as it has been deciphered, with no attempt to modernize or regulate spelling.

Melba Pender Zinn

(1994), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 452 pp.

ISBN: 9780788401381