Taylor County Daybook A&M.4310

Taylor County Daybook A&M.4310


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West Virginia and Regional History Center

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu

Jane LaBarbara

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.4310
Title
Taylor County Daybook1851-1852
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4404
Quantity
.1 Linear Feet, 1 item (1 folder)
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Preferred Citation

A&M 4310, Taylor County Daybook, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Scope and Contents

Daybook or ledger, likely from a general store located at Section 101 of the route along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Valley River, Taylor County, (West) Virginia. Names of potential owners/creators of the daybook are Simeon J. Snider, John Snider, and someone named Rogers. The store sold everything from coffee and cigars to buttons and nails. Entries are dated October 9, 1851 to February 25, 1852. During this time, the railroad was being constructed. It did not open service to Grafton, the county seat, until 1853.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Account books
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company
  • Taylor County (W. Va.)