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

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Monongalia County, (West) Virginia: Records of the District, Superior, and County Courts, Volume 7: 1808-1814 - Melba Pender Zinn. 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. (1994), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 452 pp. 101-Z0138 ISBN: 0788401386