Inventory of the Archibald Woods Papers 1777-1893, 1783-1846 Woods, Archibald; 1764-1846. Mss. 65 W87

Inventory of the Archibald Woods Papers 1777-1893, 1783-1846

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Collection Number Mss. 65 W87


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Collection number
Mss. 65 W87
Title
Archibald Woods Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846.
Extent
2,775 items.
Creator
Baker family, Morgan family, Levi Barber, Daniel Call , Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey, John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson, Thomas Wilson, Archibald Woods.
Language
English
Abstract
Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

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Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Archibald Woods Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Gift: 2,674 items, 11 May 1940.
Gift: 101 items, 2 January 1942.


Biographical/Historical Information

A Federalist, Woods served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was a member of the Virginia Convention of 1788. He briefly served in the Revolutionary War and later was an officer of the Virginia militia, attaining the rank of colonel before resigning in 1816. Woods was president and a director of the North Western Bank of Virginia. He owned a flour mill, traded whiskey and leased out land. One of the founders of Woodsfield, Ohio, Woods was a land speculator in the military warrant land in the Northwest Territory and bought public land in Ohio and Indiana in addition to having extensive holdings in West Virginia. He was also either a principal or involved in some way with lawsuits to either settle land disputes or to collect money. He promoted the building the Cumberland Road which passed through Wheeling.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson.

Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road, land speculation, pioneer life near Wheeling, West Virginia and in Kentucky and Indiana, formation of and early days in Belmont and Monroe counties, Ohio (including the founding of Woodsfield, Ohio), the Northwest Territory, Indians of North America, family life, marriage and courtship, Virginia militia during peacetime and in the War of 1812, Ohio politics, sale of slaves and the Whiskey Rebellion.

There are also letters of members of the Baker and Morgan families of Fauquier County, Virginia and Wheeling, West Virginia which concern life in St. Louis, Missouri during the 1840's.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by date.

Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Baker family.
  • Morgan family.
  • Persons:

  • Barber, Levi.
  • Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840.
  • Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832.
  • Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849.
  • Lee, Henry, 1756-1818.
  • Pindall, James, 1783 (ca.)-1825.
  • Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857.
  • Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830.
  • Tyler, John, 1790-1862.
  • Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807.
  • Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826.
  • Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860.
  • Subjects:

  • Cholera--United States.
  • Marriage--United States.
  • Virginia--Militia--History--War of 1812.
  • Banks and banking--United States--History.
  • Slavery-- West Virginia-- History.
  • Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Indiana--History.
  • Kentucky--History.
  • Ohio--History.
  • Belmont County (Ohio)--History.
  • Cumberland Road.
  • Monroe County (Ohio)--History.
  • Northwest, Old-- History.
  • Ohio County (W. Va.)-- History.
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)--History.
  • Wheeling (W.Va.)--History.
  • Woodsfield (Ohio)-- History.

Contents List

Folder 1
Appointment of Andrew Woods as sheriff of Botetourt County, Virginia, signed by Patrick Henry, 18 October 1777.
1 page.Pst. of PD.
Folder 2
Deed for sale of 440 acres of land in Kentucky County [Kentucky] by Julius Saunders to Andrew Woods, recorded by Levi Todd, 7 April 1779.
2 pages.Pst. of PD.
Folder 3
Certificate of land patent to Abraham Vanmetre for 1400 acres of land in Yohogania County [Pennsylvania], signed by Francis Peyton, Phil[ip] Pendletonand Joseph Holmes and witnessed by Sam[ue]l Irwin.Entered with H. Crawford S[urveyor]Y[ohogania] County,3 February 1780.
1 page.ADS.
Folder 4
Bill of sale from James halters to Archi[bald] Woods,witnessed by And[re]w Woods,4 August 1783.
1 page.ADS.
Folder 5
Bond of James halters to Archi[bald] Woods,15 September 1783.
1 page.ADS.

Offering his military warrant and pay for service in the [US] Continental Army in lieu of money owed Woods. Witnessed by And[re]w Woodsand Alley [?] McKee. Affidavit by Ebenezar Lane.

Folder 6
Memorandum of an agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand George Stricker, 29 December 1783.
1 page.ACy of AD.

Concerning land to be located and patented by military warrants and divided between the two men.

Folder 7
Land grant to Andrew and Archibald Woods for 300 acres in Lincoln County [Kentucky], 20 April 1784.
1 page.Cy of D.
Folder 8
Memorandum of John Breckinridge of an account with [Martha (Poage)] Woods, 23 July 1784.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 9
Hugh and David Barclay, Rockbridge County, 22 February 1785.

Bill of sale to Martha Woods, Botetourt County, 1 negro girl.

Folder 10
B. H. Pollock, n.p., to And[re]w Woods,Lincoln County, [Kentucky], 30 April 1785.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money and land.

Folder 11
Bond of Samuel Todd and Nicholas Carper of Botetourt County, Virginia with Martha Woods, 6 May 1785.
1 page.ADS.
Folder 12
Bond of Ja[me]s Woods,of Botetourt County, Virginia, with Arch[ibal]d Woods,of Botetourt County, Virginia, 21 May 1785.
1 page.ADS.
Folder 13
Power of attorney of John Poage of Augusta County, [Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s],9 November 1785.
1 page.ADS.

Concerning land purchased from the military claims of James Ludlow, James Letort and And[re]w Fowlerwho served in "the old Virginia Regiment under Governour Dinwiddie's Proclamation."

Folder 14
B[?] Bradford, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 6 April 1786.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land on the Kanawha River.

Folder 15
Entry by Abraham Nelson for 1000 acres of land [in Kentucky], 6 June 1786.
1 page.Cy of D.
Folder 16
Bond of Presley Nevill of Washington County, Pensilvania [Pennsylvania] with Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] for land in Ohio County. 18 July 1786.
1 page.ADS.

Nevill was att[or]neyfor W[illia]m Croghan.Witnessed by Jo[h]n Beaverand [?] Heth.

Folder 17
Bond of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginia with Presley Nevill ( att[orne]yfor W[illia]m Croghan) Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18 July 1786.
1 page.AD.
Folder 18
Land patent issued by P[atric]k Henryto Martha (Poage) Woods by treasury warrant for 461 acres in Lincoln County [Kentucky], 14 August 1786.
1 page.MCy of D.
Folder 19
Bonds of Archibald Woods with Benjamin Atkins and Elizabeth Shearor (administrators of the estate of John Shearor), 16 September 1786.
4 items.
Folder 20
Garland Kerr, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia.], to David Enix on Ten Mile, 5 April 1787.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning agreement with [Archibald] Woods. Including, ADS, agreement between Kerr and Woods, 6 November 1786. 1 page.

Folder 21
Moses Chaplaine, n.p. to Archibald] Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 December 1787.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a list of land and people which was prepared for the audition.

Folder 22
Ja[me]s Poage,Mr. G[?], n.p., to Archib[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1787.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning horses. Including A.N. concerning equipment and uniforms for those who join a calvery company. 1 page.

Folder 23
Elijah Poage, n.p., to Arch[iba]ld Woods,n.p., 29 January 1787.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a trip to Richmond.

Folder 24
Benj[ami]n Kelleyto Isaac Kelley, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 February 1787.
3 pages.ALS.

Mentions bonds and the postponement of a trip to Ohio County.

Including N by an unidentified person, n.d., concerning genealogical matters. 1 page.

Folder 25
Bill of sale from Abraham Byrd, Rockingham County, Virginia to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], for a stud horse, "Leopard." Bond of Archibald Woods with Abraham Byrd, 23 February 1787.
2 items.
Folder 26
Promissory note of Wil[lia]m Johnson,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,13 March 1887.
1 page.ADS.

Including AN, March 1790, of Johnson with Woods. 1 page.

Folder 27
Christian Keener, Baltimore [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, Wheelan [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 May 1787.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning 1000 acres of land in West Virginia.

Folder 28
Agreements between Benjamin Eakins [Akins] and Archi[bal]d Woods,1 June 1787.
3 items.

Concerning the locating and surveying of land in Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 29
Wm. McMachen [McMechen], n.p., and Arch[ibal]d Woods,Richmond, [Virginia], to James Wood, Lieut. Governour [(sic) Richmond, Virginia], 3 December 1787.
2 pages.L.

Asking for help in fighting the Indians and outlining a plan.

Folder 30
Bills of sale from Geo[rge] Sampson,Northampton County, Virginia, to Archi[bal]d Woods,15 December 1787.
2 items.

For 2 slaves, a boy named Littleton and a girl named Pink.

Folder 31
W[illia]m McCleery,Morgantown [Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Archibald] Woods, [?] Chapline, [?] Yano, & [?] Chambers, 15 February 1788.
2 pages.ALS.

They were trustees to establish an academy in either Monongalia, Ohio, Harrison or Randolph counties.

Folder 32
Documents, 10 July 1788- 1 September 1788.
2 items.

Concerning a petition to have a ferry across the Ohio River at Short Creek signed by Nathaniel Coolman and John Vanmetre.

Folder 33
John Steinmetz, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to James Caldwell, Harrison County [now West] Virginia, 14 July 1788.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning patents for 10,000 acres of land. Including D of a petition concerning taxation. 1 page.

Folder 34
And[re]w Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Botetourt County, [Virginia], 15 July 1788.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Indians, land taxes owed by [?] Todd, land dispute between [?] Carper and [?] Moor [Moore], treaty [made by Arthur St. Clair at Fort Harmar] with Indians.

Folder 35
Charles Lewis, Land Office, Richm[on]d,[Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 July 1788.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land in Ohio County.

Folder 36
Bill of sale (witnessed by Elijaza[?] M'Clandhan and John Poage) from Tho[ma]s Poageto Archi[bal]d Woods,7 March 1789.
1 page.ALS.

For a female slave named Phetis.

Folder 37
James Ross, Washington [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 April 1789.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to A. Kirkpatrick by Woods.

Folder 38
Power of attorney (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woodsand Anna (Poage) Woods) from Stephen May to Robert Woods, 7 September 1789.
1 page.DS.

To transfer 331 1/2 acres of land in Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Will[ia]m McClandhan.

Folder 39
W. Ward, Fayette [County Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Richmond, [Virginia], 12 September 1789.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Woods' desire to purchase land. Says "our politics are loose, vague, various, and uncertain." Advises Woods to not reject his mother's "precepts because she is a female good sense is the result of a Sound mind which would as soon inhabit a female body as a male. There is no sex in souls."

Folder 40
Bond (witnessed by Mathew Wilson and Mary Wilson) of Samuel Todd with the executors of the estate of And[re]w Woods,22 September 1789.
1 page.ADS.
Folder 41
Bill of sale (witnessed by Willia]m Price, Jr.and Arch[ibal]d Woods) from Henry Guy, Northampton County, [Virginia] to Robert Woods, 29 October 1789.
1 page.DS.

For female slave named Lila.

Folder 42
Agreement, (Witnessed by David Denny, Will[ia]m Dennyand Isaac Kelley) between John McFarland, And[re]w Woodsand Archi[bal]d Woods,25 December 1789.
1 page.DS.

To convey 400 acres of land [in Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to McFarland.

Folder 43
T[homas] Wilson,Margantown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 January 1790.
1 page.ALS.

Mentions George Strickler concerning military warrant lands in West Virginia and Kentucky and the non-attendance of Andrew Woods and Archibald Woods as court jurors.

Folder 44
Henry Bedinger, Shepherds Town [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Shepherd, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 March 1790.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Shepherd to give him preference if he decides to sell his mill and house.

Including, N, of Bible verses in a different hand. 1 page.

Folder 45
David Mitchell, Hampshire [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to John Lee, Hagerstown, [Maryland], 8 April 1790.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Mitchell's land in Kentucky.

Including, ALS, John Lee, Hagerstown, [Maryland], to A[rchibald?] Woods.1 page.

Folder 46
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 April [17]90.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning Woods' misfortunes, religion, a dispute with [?] Crawford and his baptism of Jenny St. Clair McCulloch.

Folder 47
J[ame]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [3 June 1790].
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses a move to Kentucky, the death of John Crawford and [William] Wilson.

Folder 48
Elijah Poage, n.p., Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 June 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Describing Kentucky and Woods' contemplated move there.

Folder 49
Abram Chapline, Mercer County [Kentucky?], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 July 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land prices in Kentucky near Lexington and Danville.

Folder 50
Elijah Poage, n.p. to Arch[ibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 July 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Woods' possible move to Kentucky and the price of renting land there.

Folder 51
Ja[me]s Poage,[Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 31 July 1790.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning family news and Poage's opinion of Kentucky.

Folder 52
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 August [17]90.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning religion and family news.

Folder 53
Henry Walker, Botetourt [County, Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 13 September [17]90.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Kentucky.

Folder 54
Elisabeth Cloya, n.p., to Archerd [Archibald] Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 September 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Mostly concerns religion and family news.

Folder 55
John Poage, Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 September 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses family and neighborhood news including the marriage of Polly Stuart to Ned Hall.

Folder 56
Ja[me]s Woods,Montgomery County, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 March 1790.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses his business affairs and family news.

Folder 57
David Shepherd, C[avalr]yLieut., Ohio County to Capt. Com[man]d[ing]Archibald Wood[s],16 March 1791.
1 page.ALS.

Telling Woods to be ready with his party of horses if he receives orders.

Folder 58
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibal]d Wood[s],Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 May 1791.
2 pages.ALS.

Expressing concern over Indian threats to frontier. Tho[ma]s Poagehas entered Presbytery as candidate for ministry. Discusses religion in Prince Edward and Charlotte. Cousin John Crawford is dead.

Folder 59
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woodsand [Ann (Poage) Woods], Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 July 1791.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning his judicial circuit and news of mutual friends in Augusta and Rockbridge [County, Virginia].

Folder 60
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta [County, Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 8 July 1791.
2 pages.ALS.

Containing religious advice, and concerning the role of feelings in religion.

Folder 61
David Cloyd, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 August 1791.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money.

Folder 62
Bond (witnessed by David McWilliams and James Fulton) of And[re]w and Archi[bald] Woodswith George Conner and James [Moak?], 9 September 1791.
1 page.

For title to 355 acres of land D. Including, ADS, assign (witnessed by George Humphrey) of George Conner.

Folder 63
[?] to [?], 17 September 1791.
1 page.L.

Probably concerning Archibald Woods.

Folder 64
Geo[rge] Kelley,n.p., to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 September 1791.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting that Woods take the deposition of David Harbinson as evidence in the lawsuit of Kelly vs. Wilson.

Folder 65
[Thomas Wilson], Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, now West Virginia], 21 September 1791.

Concerns family news.

Folder 66
Agreement (witnessed by Robert and Ja[me]s Poage) between Rob[er]t Poageand Archi[bal]d Woods,12 November 1791.
2 items.

To convey from Woods to Poage 100 acres of land [in Botetourt County, Virginia?] and memorandum of money borrowed form Archi[bald] Woodsby [James Poage].

Folder 67
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 February 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Saying he has declared himself a candidate for the Virginia Senate and asking Woods' help.

Folder 68
Geo[rge] Jackson,Harrison County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archabled [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 March 1792.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning rations for a militia company and Jackson's campaign for Congress.

Folder 69
D[avid] Cloyd,Kenhawa [Kanawha County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 May [1792?].
1 page.ALS.

Concerns a move to Kentucky by Cloyd.

Folder 70
And[re]w Woods,Chambers Burgh [Chambersburg, Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 June 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning supplies.

Folder 71
Robert Wilson, n.p., to William Wilson, Augusta [County, Virginia], 1792 June 22.
3 pages.ALS.

Describing his school under Mr. Graham.

Folder 72
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 July 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning his travels among the [Presbyterian] churches. Gives Woods advice.

Folder 73
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 July 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a possible move by Woods to Kentucky. Seat of government may be Lexington.

Folder 74
Thomas Pettit, n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Wood[s],10 August 1792.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting that Woods pay bearer money.

Folder 75
Agreement (witnessed by George Demento and John McKnight) between William Peck and Archi[bal]d Woods,7 September 1792.
1 pageDS.

Concerning the sale of hogs and corn.

Including fragment, DS, [part of signature missing] of a petition concerning a ferry across the Ohi[o River]1 page.

Folder 76
Ja[me]s Griffith,William Griffith, Charles Prather, Alex[ander] Wellsand Geo[rge] Whiteto Charlestown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, 7 September 1792.
2 pages.LS.

Concerning a proposed division of Ohio County.

Folder 77
Ebenezer [Zane], W[h]eeling[Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s],Richmond, [Virginia], 18 September 1792.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a proposed division of Ohio County.

Folder 78
Ebenezer Zane, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Charles] Wells and [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 20 September 1792.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerns division of Ohio County.

Folder 79
And[re]w Woods,to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Richmond, [Virginia], 24 September 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the division of Ohio County.

Folder 80
John Connell, West Liberty, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s],Richmond, [Virginia], 24 September 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Indian threats.

Folder 81
Henry Lee, Richmond, [Virginia] to W[illia]m McMachan,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 October 1792.
1 page.LS.

Sending a muster roll and pay abstract for McMachan.

Folder 82
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Archibald Woods],member of the House of Delegates, Richmond [Virginia], 16 October 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money Wilson is trying to collect for Woods.

Folder 83
Ann [(Poage)] Wood[s],Mr. Wilson's [Augusta County, Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Wood[s],Richmond, [Virginia], 27 October 1792.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning family news.

Folder 84
Bond (witnessed by George Baxter and W[illia]m Z Vereker?)of Archi[bal]d Woodsand John Davis, 15 November 1792.
1 page.DS.

Promising to furnish troops to the state from Ohio, Harrison, Monongalia, and Randolph counties, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 85
Agreement (witnessed by Wm. J. Vereker and George Baxter) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] and John Davis of Monongalia County, Virginia, 15 November 1792.
1 page.DS.

To furnish troops.

Folder 86
Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Tho[ma]s Wilson,Richmond [Virginia], [1792] December 11.
2 pages.ALS.

Describing Indian activities, the difficulty of securing provisions because of Anthony Wayne's levies near Pit[t]sburgh,[Pennsylvania], and possible Congressional candidates.

Folder 87
Henry Lee, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 December 1792.
1 page.LS.

Concerning two companies of Rangers.

Folder 88
Archi[bal]d Wood[s],Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] to James Wood, 29 December 1792.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning activities of and provisions for Ohio County Rangers and mentions Anthony Wayne.

Folder 89
W[illia]m McCleery,Monongalia County [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 January 1793.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning McCleery's candidacy for U.S. Congress.

Folder 90
Agreement (witnessed by John McKnight and David McWilliams) between Richard Yeates and Archib[al]d Woods,22 January 1793.
2 pages.DS.

To trade to Woods 304 acres of land in Ohio County Virginia [West Virginia] in exchange for 461 acres of land in Kentucky and a female slave.

Including copy of the above DS. 1 page.

Folder 91
Copy of bill of sale from Archi[bal]d Woodsto Richard Y[e]at[e]s,22 January 1793.
cy of D.1 page.

For a female slave named Lila.

Folder 92
Power of attorney, 22 January 1793.
1 page.DS.

(Witnessed by John McKnight, David McWilliams, Jacob Lusk and Hugh McGuire) from Richard Yeates, appointing John McInyre to act in conveying 304 acres of land in Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods.

Folder 93
Bond, 22 January 1793.
2 pages.DS.

(Witnessed by John McKnight and David McWilliams) between Archibald Woods and Richard Yeates to ensure that Woods will convey 461 acres of land in Lincoln or Madison County, Kentucky to Yeates.

Folder 94
Bond, 22 January 1793.
1 page.DS.

(Witnessed by John McKnight and David McWilliams) between Archibald Woods and Richard Yeates to ensure that Yeates will convey 304 acres in Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Woods.

Folder 95
James Breckinridge, Botetourt [County, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 February 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the collection of money owed to Woods.

Folder 96
A. Kirkpatrick, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 March 1793.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning [William] Croghan, a proposed treaty with Indians, and relations with the British.

Folder 97
John Steele, Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, West Liberty [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 March 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Indian threats to the frontier.

Folder 98
A. Kirkpatrick, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 April 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a lawsuit and including a copy of a letter, 27 March 1793, from Thomas Duncan, Carlisle, [Pennsylvania] to Messrs, Wallace and Kirkpatrick.

Folder 99
Agreement (witnessed by Samuel McColloch) between Arch[ibal]d Woodsand Richard Yeates, 25 April 1793.
1 page.DS.

Concerning money owed by Woods to Yeates.

Folder 100
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling, West Virginia], to Mother [i.e., Martha (Poage) Woods]. James Poage near Lexington, [Kentucky], 29 April 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the altering of a deed from Woods to Jane Yeates instead of to Richard Yeates.

Folder 101
David Cloyd, Rockbridge [County, Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 [May] 1793.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Cloyds' inability to sell his land in order to pay Woods for land bought from him.

Folder 102
W[illia]m Morris,Boat Yard, [Kanawha River, West Virginia], to [?] Cloyd, 13 May 1793.
1 page. ALS.

Concerning money owed to Cloyd by Morris.

Including Df of ALS from Archi[bal]d Woodsto [?] Dunlap concerning Woods' dissatisfaction with a horse he purchased from Dunlap. 1 page.

Folder 103
William Morris, Boat Yard, Kanawha [River, West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 May 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning payment of money owed to Woods for flour and whiskey.

Folder 104
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,15 May [l7]93.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods by Reed Lower.

Folder 105
John Davis, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Hugh Phelps, n.p., 1 May 1793.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning James Wood and militia.

Folder 106
Ja[me]s Poage,[Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Discussing the Transylvania Presbytery and concerning opening a store.

Folder 107
R[obert] Poage,Grove Spring, Fayette County, [Kentucky], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 July 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Woods' land in Kentucky and a possible move by Woods to Kentucky. Also mentions Richard Yeat[e]s.

Folder 108
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 July 1793.
3 pages.ALS.

Has a description of life in Kentucky and discusses the split in the Transylvania Presbytery between the followers of Adam Rankin and the rest of the Presbyterians.

Folder 109
W[illia]m Wells,Charlestown [Charleston, Virginia] [West Virginia] to And[re]w and Arch[ibal]d Woods,2 August 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning provisions for the militia.

Folder 110
Henry Walker, Botetourt [County, Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 August 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning family news and religion.

Folder 111
James Breckinridge, Botetourt [County, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 August 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning an execution against [?] Wood and McConnell and other lawsuits.

Folder 112
Richard Yeates, Burbun, [Bourbon] County, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, 26 August 1793.
2 pages.ALS.

Complaining that land in Kentucky bought from Woods is not located where Woods told him it was; questions quality of the land and the female slave.

Includes ANS from Lewis Marshall, 24 August 1793, concerning location of the land. 1 page.

Folder 113
Austin Nichols, Wheeling, [West Virginia], to James Mitchel, near Burbon [Bourbon County], Kentucky, 11 November 1793.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land Nichols is to sell.

Folder 114
Henry Lee, Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, 6 December 1793.
1 page.LS.

Telling Woods the contract for the supply of the volunteer militia in Monongalia District has been given to [?] Wells instead of Woods.

Folder 115
[Archibald Woods] to [Richard] Y[e]ates,9 December 1793.
2 pages.ACy of AL.

Answering Yeates' complaints about land Woods sold him.

Folder 116
Agreements (witnessed by Robert Kennedy and Thomas Hardenberg) between Thomas Ryerson and Archibald Woods, 26 December 1793.
5 pages.DS.

To set up a company to sell land northwest of the Ohio River (i.e. the Northwest Territory).

Folder 117
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [1793?]
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning dispute between Woods and Richard Yeates over land and chastising Woods for his letter to his mother, Martha (Poage) Woods.

Folder 118
Henry Lee, Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 February [17]94.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns sending Woods money for frontier services.

Folder 119
John Davis, n.p., to Archibald Woods, [Ca 1794].
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the militia and mentioning [James] Wood. Including AN of an account, 27 March 1794. 1 page.

Folder 120
W[illiam] Croghan,near Falls of Ohio, to Arch[ibald] Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 29 March [17]94.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning having Woods survey land so that the plots can be sent to Richmond for patents.

Folder 121
Richard Yeates, near the mouth of Boon[e']s Creek,[Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, 7 April 1794.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the location of land sold to Yeates by Woods and the disposition of lawsuits being handled by Woods for Yeates.

Folder 122
Richard Yeates, Kentucky River near the mouth of Boon[e']s Creek,[Kentucky], to Robert Forbes, n.p., 7 April 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning his land dispute with Archibald Woods and warning about the Indians.

Folder 123
A. Kirkpatrick, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 April 1794.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning land sold for [William] Crogan, possible war with England and Spain, and an embargo.

Folder 124
Barbara Yeates, [Bourbon County, Kentucky?] to Archibald Woods, n.p., 30 April 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting a promised present in return for her having acknowledged her right of dower.

Folder 125
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, West Virginia], 6 May 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods by Reed [Lower?], and a lawsuit.

Folder 126
W[illia]m Lowther,Clarksburgh, Harrison County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, 28 May 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Recommending W[illia]m Martinas paymaster for the militia and saying that individuals are injured by not getting their money.

Folder 127
Robert Pogue, Mercer County, [Kentucky] to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 May 1794.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land warrants.

Folder 128
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 9 June 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting courses of survey.

Includes, draft, [Archibald Woods, to Henry Lee, expressing concern over Indian, British and Spanish affairs. 2 pages. ADF.

Folder 129
Abr[a]m Champline,Mercer [County, Kentucky] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 June 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed by Chapline to Woods.

Folder 130
Rob[er]t Forbes,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 28 June 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting Woods to tend to some legal business for [Richard] Yeates.

Folder 131
Jed [Joseph] Nevill, Hardy County [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[iba]l[d] Wood[s],Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 July 1794.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning negotiations with Spain over navigation of the Mississippi.

Folder 132
P. Wilson, n.p., to Ann (Poage) Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 July 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning family news.

Folder 133
Richard Yeates, Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, near Whealing [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 August 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Yeates by Woods and lawsuits.

Folder 134
Power of attorney from Archibald Woods to Andrew Woods, 10 August 1794.
1 page.DS.

To receive the interest on two loan office certificates.

Folder 135
James Wood, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 September 1794.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 136
P. Wilson, n.p., to Mrs. Ann [(Poage)] Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 September 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning family news.

Folder 137
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 September 1784.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning [politics?].

Folder 138
Agreement between Richard Brown, Absalom Martin and Archibald Woods, 27 September 1794.
2 pages.DS.

That Brown will improve land by building cabins, in Northwest Territory.

Folder 139
Bond (witnessed by Andrew and James Gill) of Jam[e]s Dennistonto Archi[bal]d Woods,7 October 1794.
1 page.DS.

For seven hundred dollars, a condition for purchase of a military warrant due Denniston and purchased by Woods.

Folder 140
[Thomas Wilson], n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 19 October 1794.
1 page.AL.

Concerning the [Whiskey Rebellion.]

Folder 141
Dan[ie]l Morgan,Camp at Simpkins, to Benj[ami]n Biggs,25 October 1794.
2 pages.Cy of ALS.

Concerning the apprehension of [David] Bradford, William Sutherland, William McKinley, Robert Stephenson, John Moore, and James Marshall, participants in the Whiskey Rebellion. Questions whether Biggs should attend the session of the General Assembly.

Folder 142
P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Mrs. Ann Wood[s],Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 November 1794.
1 page.ALS.

Gives family news, mentions "we are crowed with light horse men in our town that came in to[da]y," discusses religion.

Folder 143
Subpoena, from Rob[er]t McClureto Arch[ibal]d Woodsand John Morgan, 25 November 1794.
1 page.ADS.

To appear as witnesses in the examination of William McKinley, [one of the participants in the Whiskey Rebellion].

Includes ALS from Archi[bal]d Woods to McClure in response. 1 page.

Folder 144
Ro[ber]t McClure,Ebenezer Zane, Ro[ber]t Woods,Zac. Sprigg, to Ben[ja]m[in] Biggs,22 November 1794.
1 page.Cy of DS.

Saying the justices of the peace had decided not to examine [the participants in the Whiskey Rebellion] "on considering the situation of this County and the temper of the people ...as we are of the opinion it would have answered no valuable purpose, and our authority it would evidently appeared to us would have been treated with contempt."

Folder 145
Nancy Woods [Montgomery County, Virginia] to son Andrew Woods, Jr., Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], [1795?].
2 pages.ALS.

Reminds him he is in a new place and under care of uncles. Remember Creator and avoid evil company.

Folder 146
W[illia]m Steele,Woodford [Kentucky?] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Clark County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 January 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land Woods wishes to buy.

Folder 147
Bond (witnessed by Ja[me]s Poage) of Archibald Woods with James Yates, 6 February 1795.
1 page.D.
Folder 148
Rich[ar]d Brown,Hollody[?], to Archobal [Archibald] Wood[s],n.p., 28 February [17]95.
1 page.ALS.

Saying he has seen a petition against the taking of land west of the Ohio [Northwest Territory]. Brown has finished building the cabins for Woods.

Folder 149
Ja[me]s Woods,n.p., to Archebold [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 2 March 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning sending Andy [Andrew Woods, Jr.] to Woods.

Folder 150
Patsey Houston, Rockbridge [County, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Bottetort [Botetourt County, Virginia], 8 March 1795.
2 pages.ALS.

She is disappointed her uncle will not be coming for a visit. Regrets she has not been as religious as she ought to be.

Folder 151
Agreement (witnessed by Sam[ue]l Galt,Tho[ma]s Laidleyand And[re]w Woods) between Tho[ma]s Wilson[of Monongalia County, Virginia] [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woods,11 March 1795.
2 pages.DS.

That Archibald and Elijah Woods [of Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] would survey a tract of land containing 100,000 acres in Kanawha County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Wilson would sell it.

Folder 152
Agreement (witnessed by Sam[uel] Galt,Tho[ma]s Landleyand And[re]w Woods) between Thomas Wilson of Monongalia County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Robert Woods, And[re]w Woods, Archi[bald] Woodsand Elijah Woods, Ohio County Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March 1795.
2 pages.DS.

Concerning Wilson's selling of 100,000 acres of land [in Kanawha County, West Virginia?].

Folder 153
David Cloy, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 March 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Wants Woods to help his divide land and sell it so that he can move his mother to Kentucky.

Folder 154
Patsey Houston, "Buffelo", Buffalo Creek, [Rockbridge County], Virginia, to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 31 March 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Asking her uncle's decision on moving to Kentucky.

Folder 155
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 April 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning his selling land.

Folder 156 currently does not exist in this collection.
Folder 157
Rob[er]t Poage,n.p., to Mrs. Francis McGuire, n.p., 7 April [17]95.
1 page.ALS.

Saying she may purchase his land.

Folder 158
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 April [17]96.
2 pages.ALS.

Telling Woods he has sold Woods' land to Rob[er]t Youngof Alexandria [Virginia] with the assistance of H[enry?] Lee. 2 pages. ALS.

Folder 159
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 May 1795.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the selling of Woods' land.

Folder 160
Ja[me]s Woods,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archebold [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 May 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning lawsuits, and George Kelly.

Folder 161
Jos[eph] Nevill,Moorfields, [Hardy County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 July 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a petition to Congress and his expectation that Congress will open a land office on Northwest side of Ohio [River].

Folder 162
E[lijah] Woods,Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 July 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Tells his uncle that Mr. Willson [Thomas Wilson] says there is no cav[e]at entered at Richmond and Wilson has seen a number of men interested in purchasing land.

Folder 163
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 Aug[us]t [17]95.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning 60,000 acres of land. Mentions [Henry?] Lee.

Folder 164
P. Wilson, n.p., to Mrs. Ann wood[s] Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 August 1795.
1 page.ALS.

Giving family news.

Folder 165
Rob[er]t Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,10 November 1795.
1 page.DS.

Assigning as attorney for George Slaughter, slaughter's title to six entries of land of 400 acres in Ohio County received by military land warrant to William Harris.Witnessed by Andrew Woods, Jr.

Folder 166
Deed (witnessed by James Poage,Herman Bowman and Alex[an]d[er] McCluer[?]) from W[illia]m Steele,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 14 November 1795.
1 page.DS.

For part of the title to 604 acres of land in Mason County, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 167
Agreement (draft?) between Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], and Levi Hollingsworth & Son, of Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], December 1795.
1 page.M Df Cy of D.

Concerning land in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 168
Memorandum given by Archi[bal]d Woodsto David Caldwell, 20 December 1795.
1 page.Cy of DS.

Of the location of 30,000 acres of land and a description of same.

Folder 169
Thomas Stokeley, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Archobald [Archibald] & Andrew Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 December 1795.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning extending their concern in the lands in the Northwest Territory up to 300,000 acres.

Folder 170
Agreement between Tho[mas] Ryerson,Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] and Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 December 1795.
2 pages.

Woods to share information about location of a salt spring in return for Ryerson purchasing about 5,000 acres of land around the spring in the Northwest Territory.

Including memorandum of the approximate location of the salt spring. 1 page. 2 items.

Folder 171
Receipt from Tho[ma]s Ryerson,n.p., to Archi[bald] Woods,26 December 1795.
1 page.DS.

For location of townships in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 172
Deed (draft) from Robert Woods and Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Richard P. Nichols, Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1796.

For 21,000 acres of land in Ohio County.

Folder 173
Agreement (witnessed by And[re]w Woods) between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Will[ia]m McCulloch,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 January 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

To divide Woods' part of the land he obtains from his agreement with Thomas Ryerson concerning the salt spring and that McCulloch and Woods will also divide the land surrounding another salt spring McCulloch has discovered.

Folder 174
Cha[rle]s Wells,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 21 January 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns [Thomas] Wilson, and the General Assembly. Tells Woods the act to establish a town at Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] passed, but the bill to divide Ohio County did not pass. Gives other legislative news.

Folder 175
W[illia]m McCulloch,n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 February 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a contract.

Folder 176
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 March [17]96.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning their land deals in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 177
Agreement (witnessed by Jacob Lush and John Nicholas) between Joseph Lashley of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Archibald Woods (acting on behalf of Robert Poage of Kentucky), 28 March 1796.

For Lashley to lease Poage's land in return for clearing two acres.

Folder 178
Rob[er]t Poage,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d [Woods],n.p., 28 March [17]96.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Woods to sell him his land in Kentucky if Woods is not going to live on it.

Folder 179
Agreement (witnessed by James Gill) between Archi[bal]d Woodsand John Williams, 1 April 1796.
2 pages.DS.

For Williams to lease land from Woods.

Folder 180
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 April 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money he is collecting for Woods, and [Henry] Lee; and land in Kanawha [County, Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 181
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 19 April [17]96.
1 page.ALS.

Questioning a land plot.

Folder 182
W[illiam] Croghan,Jefferson [County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 April 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Rejecting Woods' offer for his land.

Folder 183
Surveys of 29,000 acres in Ohio [Tyler] County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] for Archibald Woods. Copy made by Rob[er]t Woods.D[eputy]C[lerk],Ohio County, 26 April 1796.
1 page.DS.
Folder 184
Tho[mas] Ryerson, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Whe[e]ling,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 May 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the position of creeks in a stretch of land; and military reservations.

Folder 185
Ja[me]s Poage,Clarke County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 May 1706.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning his land purchases.

Folder 186
Agreement (witnessed by Elijah Woods and John Boyd) between Robert Poage of Mason County, Kentuckey [Kentucky] and Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginey [Virginia], 14 May 1796.
1 page.DS.

Asking Woods to attend to a legal dispute in return for one half the land in dispute if decided in Poage's favor.

Folder 187
Geo[rge] Jackson,Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Archabled [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 May 1796.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning the military land bill.

Folder 188
Ja[me]s Griffith,Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 29 May 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning his proposed route.

Folder 189
Geo[rge] Jackson,Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Archibald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 4 June 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning military warrant land laws in Congress.

Folder 190
Bond of title (witnessed by Andr[e]w Woods) from Tho[ma]s Wilson,Monongalia County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 June 1796.
2 pages.DS.

To convey two thirds of all lands recovered from military land warrants originally issued to William Harris and assigned to George Slaughter.

Folder 191
David Cloyd, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 June 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land deals.

Folder 192
Betsey Wilson, n.p., to Mrs. Aann [Ann (Poage)] Wood, n.p., 20 June [1796?].
2 pages.ALS.

Gives her sister family news and discusses religion.

Folder 193
M[atthe]w Houston,Rockbridge [County, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 June 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning military land warrants.

Folder 194
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Archibald Woods],Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 June 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning family news and religion.

Folder 195
Patsey Houston, Rockbridge [County, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 June 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning family news and religion.

Folder 196
James Ross, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 June 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land owed by Ross in the Northwest Territory and his explanation of a law pertaining to military land warrants.

Folder 197
[Archibald Woods] Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Presley or Joseph?] Nevill [Neville], 28 July 1796.
1 page.Fray.

Making a proposal for his land on the Ohio River.

Includes account, n.d. 1 page.

Folder 198
George Slaughter, Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 5 Aug[us]t 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Sending power of attorney to sell land claims.

Folder 199
Tho[ma]s Wilson,M[organ]t[own],Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 August 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money; a trip to Richmond; the death of his son; and a proposed visit by [William] Wilson. Also concerns money paid [?] McCleery; and lands of [?] Symes which needs a title from Congress.

Folder 200
W[illia]m Hopkins,Richmond, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 12 August 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Saying he has no land to sell and that the Congress lands sold at public sale in New York in which Hopkins was the nominal purchaser, probably now belong to William Duer.

Folder 201
Abs[alo]m Martin,n.p., to Archibald Wood[s],[Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 Aug[us]t 1796.
1 page. ALS.

Concerning lands in the Northwest Territory and Woods and Martin trying to be appointed to help survey the military lands.

Folder 202
John Young, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, West Liberty, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 August 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning taxes on land in Harrison and Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia].

Folder 203
Henry Walker, Barbers Creek, to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], September 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed by [?] Wood.

Folder 204
Richard Yeates, Burbon [Bourbon] County, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, 16 September 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Telling Woods that Benjamin Cooper has settled on land conveyed from Woods' mother to Yeates' daughter. Yeates is satisfied with his land and suggests Woods purchase land in Kentucky.

Folder 205
Power of attorney from Robert Pogue, Mason County, Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 September 1796.
1 page.DS.

To survey and return plot and certificate for land in Ohio County. Witnessed by James Wilson and includes affidavit of William Trigg.

Folder 206
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling], [Virginia] [West Virginia] to James Poage, Clark County, [Kentucky], 1 October 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives family news and mentions military land.

Folder 207
E[benezer] Zane,n.p., to Archabel [Archibald] Wood[s],n.p., 3 October 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Offering to sell Woods his "mill place."

Folder 208
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Robert Poage, Fayette County, [Kentucky], 5 October 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Giving family news and telling Poage someone wishes to buy his land in Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia].

Folder 209
And[re]w Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], 26 October 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns buying and selling land.

Folder 210
And[re]w Wood[s],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 29 October 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning buying land.

Folder 211
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., 29 October 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning buying land in Northwest Territory.

Folder 212
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,on the waters of Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 31 October 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Describes water journey. Asks to have coat and horse sent.

Folder 213
Tho[ma]s Wilson,M[organ]T[own, Virginia][West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 November 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Hoping that Woods con meet him in Morgantown.

Folder 214
J. H. Williams, n.p., to Archibald Wood[s],Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 November 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives Woods an opinion he has gotten concerning patents.

Folder 215
Deed (witnessed by John McIntier, Noah Zane and Hezekiah Buley [?]) from Elijah Woods of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Robery Young, Alexandria, [Virginia], 6 November 1796.
2 pages.DS.

For 100,000 acres of land in Kenhawa [Kanawha] County, Virginia [West Virginia].

Folder 216
[?], n.p., to [?], n.p., [ca. 10 November 1796].
1 page.L.

Asking the recipient to inquire for W[illia]m Hunleyand ask him about a bond executed by Thomas McGeorg[e].

Folder 217
P. Wilson, n.p., to Mrs. Ann Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 November 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the death of their mother.

Folder 218
Abijah Hunt, Pittsburg[h, Pennsylvania],to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 November 1796.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning collection of money.

Folder 219
James Breckinridge, Richmond, [Virginia], to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 December 1796.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the collection of money.

Folder 220
Agreement (witnessed by John Greenlee and Andrew Gill) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and David Cloyd of Rockbridge County, Virginia, 29 December 1796.
1 page.DS.

Concerning the sale by Woods to Cloyd of land in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 221
Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] to [?] Allison, n.p., 28 February 1797.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Concerning a legal dispute between [?] Poage and an unidentified person over land title.

Folder 222
Matthew Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 March 1797.
2 pages.

Telling Woods [Thomas] Wilson has not arrived back in Morgantown and concerning Wilson's candidacy for Congress.

Folder 223
W[illia]m McCleery,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 March 1797.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Thomas Wilson's candidacy for Congress. Mentions [Henry] Lee.

Folder 224
A[ndrew] Woods,Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling Town, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 April 1797.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning Henry Lee's debts and the illness of Lee's wife [Ann Hill (Carter) Lee].

Folder 225
Bond (witnessed by Rob[er]t Woodsand Peter Joy) between Absalom Martin of the Northwest Territory and Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], May 1797.
1 page.DS.

Concerning the conveyance of land in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 226
David Cloyd, Rockbridge [County, Virginia], to [Archibald Woods, n.p.], 2 June 1797.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money owed by Cloyd.

Folder 227
Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., to Rich[ar]d Y[e]ates,n.p., 10 August 1797.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Concerning money owed to Yeates.

Folder 228
Agreement (witnessed by Solomom Sibley and Hugh Griffith) between Absalom Martin of Jefferson County, N. W. Territory [Ohio] and Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 October 1797.
4 pages.DS.

For them to patent land in the Northwest Territory in co-partnership.

Folder 229
Bond for title (witnessed by Solo[mon] Sibleyand Hugh Griffith) from Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginia to John Conill of Brook[e] County,Virginia [West Virginia], 20 October 1797.
1 page.D.

To guarantee that Woods would convey to Conill land in Northwest Territory originally owned in co-partnership with Absalom Martin.

Folder 230
Agreement (witnessed by [?], Richard Sheer, James Wallace) between Absalom Martin of the Northwest Ter[r]itoryand Archibal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 October 1797.
2 pages.DS.

To divide land they purchased in co-partnership in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 231
And[re]w Woods,Philadelph[i]a, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Member of Assembly, Richmond, Virginia, 17 November 1797.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Andrew Woods' business trip to Philadelphia.

Folder 232
Cha[rle]s Wells,Brooke County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods of the Gen[era]l Assembly,Richmond, [Virginia], 3 December 1797.
2 pages.ALS.

Sends petitions by his son to Woods to be presented to the legislature. Wells is against the one for removing the seat of justice from Charleston. Lists what work has already been done there.

Folder 233
W[illia]m Anderson,Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Ja[me]s Breckenridgeor Arch[ibal]d Woods,Richmond, [Virginia], 11 December [17]97.
1 page.ALS.

Sending a plat.

Folder 234
J. W. Hillard, [Canonsburg, Pennsylvania] to Archee [Archibald] Woods, Member of the Assembly, Richmond, [Virginia], 20 December 1797.
3 pages.ALS.

Requesting that Woods get land plats.

Folder 235
Archi[bal]d Woods,[Richmond, Virginia], to Anne [(Poage) Woods], n.p., 22 December 1797.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses business of General Assembly and family affairs.

Folder 236
[Bond?], [1798?].
1 page.Incomplete. D.

Concerning money owed to Arch[ibal]d Woodsby Henry Lee.

Folder 237
James Machir, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to [Archibald Woods], 16 January 1798.
2 pages.ALS.

Stating he will send more information on the mission to France.

Folder 238
John Taylor, Caroline [County, Virginia] to Archibald Woods at Wheeling on Ohio River, Ohio County, Virginia, 19 February 1798.
2 pages.ALS.

Listing terms upon which he will sell land.

Folder 239
Sam[ue]l McCraw,Richm[on]d, [Virginia],to [Archibald Woods?], 9 April 1798.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit of Robert Poagevs. Abraham Chapline, [George] Washington's declining to accept an appointment as a member of mission to France.

Folder 240
M[atthe]w Houston,Bent of Buffaloe, [Lexington, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 June 1798.
2 pages.ALS.
Folder 241
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling] [Virginia] [West Virginia], to James Ross, n.p., 2 July 1798.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting a warrant for military land. Expresses concern over Indians to west.

Folder 242
Bill of sale (witnessed by George Stricker) from John Nicholas of Ohio County, Virginia to Archi[bal]d Woods,1 September 1798.
1 page.DS.

For one mare, one still and one yoke of oxen.

Folder 243
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Wood[s], Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 7 September 1798.
1 page.ALS.

Giving family news.

Folder 244
James Ross, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 November 1798.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning an appointment Woods is requesting and the sale of land.

Folder 245
E[lijah] Woods,Lexington, [Kentucky], to Andrew Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 November [17]98.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning land in Kentucky they are interested in purchasing and selling.

Folder 246
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Richmond, [Virginia], 11 December [17]98.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Woods to put three plats into the [land] office.

Folder 247
John Lee, Baltimore, [Maryland] to A[rchibald] Woods,member of the Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, 22 December 1798.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to get a land warrant from the Treasury land office.

Folder 248
Archi[bal]d Woods,Rich[mon]d, [Virginia],to Th[oma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 December 1798.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns land business he is handling for Wilson, Mentions resolutions censuring Alien & Sedition Acts, petitions and the fact that the Court House stands at Wheelling [Wheeling].

Folder 249
And[re]w Woods, Jr.,Philidelphia [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], to Archa[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Richmond, Virginia, 7 January [17]99.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives family news and discusses business.

Folder 250
James Machir, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to Archibal[d] Woods,Wheelan [Wheeling], Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 January 1799.
3 pages.ALS.

Defending passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts and discussing the bankrupt[cy] bill.

Folder 251
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheling, [Wheeling], Ohio [County], Virginia [West Virginia], 8 February [17]99.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money he is collecting for various individuals. Asks Woods to forward land patents to him. Asks Woods if he will run for General Assembly again.

Folder 252
Agreement (witnessed by Peter Ogden and W[illia]m Wilson) between Archi[bal]d Woods,attorney for Robert Poage, of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Aaron Watson, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 February 1799.
1 page.DS.

For Watson to lease land in Ohio County.

Folder 253
Agreement (witnessed by Aaron Watson and W[illia]m Wilson) between Archi[bal]d Woods,attorney for Robert Poage, of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], and Peter Ogden, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 February 1799.
1 page.DS.

For Ogden to lease twelve acres of land in Ohio County.

Folder 254
Memorandum made by [Archibald Woods], March 1799.
3 pages.AMs.

Of decisions at a court held March Term 1799.

Folder 255
Nehemiah Cravens, Rockingham County, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 March 1799.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns building a house for Woods.

Folder 256
Peggy Woods, Montgomery County, [Virginia] to Anna Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 April 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Gives family news.

Folder 257
Agreement (witnessed by Hugh McGuire [by mark]) between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia and David Johnson and Jacob Hambler, both of Northwest Territory, 15 April 1799.
2 pages.DS.

To clean and fence twenty acres in the Territory in exchange for one hundred acres of land in Ohio County.

Folder 258
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 April 1799.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning elections.

Folder 259
David Cloyd, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 June 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Telling Woods he is unable to pay him any money.

Folder 260
Agreement (witnessed by William Abercrombie and Samuel Tailman) between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Joseph Moore and John McClure of Washington County, Pensilvania [Pennsylvania], 12 June 1799.
2 pages.DS.

For Woods to sell to Moore and McClure 134 acres in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 261
Agreement (witnessed by Robery Cravens and Zebulon [Harrison?]) between Archib[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Samuel Talmon [Tallman], Rockbridge County, [Virginia], 29 June 1799.
3 pages.D.

For Woods to sell 300 acres to Tallman in Northwest Territory.

Folder 262
Alexander Stuart, Lynch[bur]g,[Virginia], to [Archibald Woods, n.p.], 1 July 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting Woods' help in securing a place on the Council.

Folder 263
Moses Chaplin[e],Lieu[tenan]t Col[onel]Com[man]d[ing]4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, West Liberty, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Major 1st Battalion, 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 9 August 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering Woods to return arms.

Folder 264
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 August [17]99.
2 pages.ALS.

Discussing Randolph Academy. Gives family news and says [Nehemiah?] Creavens [Cravens] "is crazy by this time."

Folder 265
David Cloyd, [Lexington, Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 August 1799.
2 pages.ALS.

He is unable to finish paying Woods for land.

Folder 266
William McKinly, West Liberty, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 7 September 1799.
1 page.

Asking him to come to Zac Sprigg's house to give depositions concerning a contested election for the General Assembly. 1 page. Includes fragment, 7 September 1799, of a notice to Arch[ibal]d Woods, Moses Shepherd, Zac Sprigg, Geo[rge] Mosesand William Dement.

Folder 267
A. Breckinridge, Jefferson [County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Brooke County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 September [l7]99.
1 page.ALS.

Discussing the transfer of a note for money owed by Woods from Breckinridge to George Cooper.

Folder 268
Moses Chapline, Lie[utenan]t Col[onel],Com[man]d[ing]4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, West Liberty, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Major, 1st Battalion, 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 14 October 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Chapline is unable to attend the muster. Orders Woods to command in his place.

Folder 269
W[illia]m G. Payne,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 October 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Describing how survey is to be made out.

Folder 270
W[illia]m G. Payne,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 November 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods to make out certificate of survey to Henry Banks.

Folder 271
Geo[rge] Hancock,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 November 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Discussing money and legal matters.

Folder 272
Moses Chaplin[e],Lieut[enant]Col[onel]Com[an]d[ing],4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, to Archibald Woods, Major, first Battalion, 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 9 December 1799.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to order a court martial for Lieutenant Thomas Gray on charges made by Capt[ai]n Jacob Whetzell [Wetzel].

Folder 273
Note from Jacob Adams, to pay Archi[bald] Woods,23 December 1799.
1 page.DS.
Folder 274
W[illia]m E. Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [1799 or 1800].
3 pages.ALS.

Expresses vehement opposition to Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions.

Folder 275
Memorandum, of [Archibald Woods] directing And[re]w Woods,[1800?].
1 page.AMs.

On how to proceed with land business and military land warrants.

Folder 275A
James Baird, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 [?] 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Request for flour.

Folder 276
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 January 1800.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning land in Kentucky sold to [Richard] Yeates.

Folder 277
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Richm[on]d, [Virginia],to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 January 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning [Benjamin] Biggs, session of legislature and family news.

Folder 278
Benjamin Eaken, n.p., to Archible [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling Settlement, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 January 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Asking for money Woods owes him.

Folder 279
A[braham] Faw, Alexandria, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 February 1800.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning 2,000 acres of land bought by Faw from Woods.

Folder 280
A[ndrew] Woods, Junior,Lexington, [Kentucky], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 February 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Attempts to tend to his uncle's business.

Folder 281
William Austin, Richmond, [Virginia] to [Archibald Woods?], 11 February 1800.
1 page.PL.

Concerning resolutions passed by opposition members of Virginia General Assembly.

Folder 282
Rawley Evans, Morgan Town, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 February 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns suing [?] Payne for money owed Woods.

Folder 283
Zach[?]s Biggs, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 March 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Location of Woods' warrants in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 284
James Machir, Geo[rge] Harness, Jun[io]r,and Abel Seymour Moorefield to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Brooke County [Virginia] [West Virginia] and Charles Wells, n.p., 28 March 1800.
2 pages.LS.

Against letter by committee of opposition members of General Assembly.

Folder 285
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 April 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Announcing Wilson's candidacy for the Virginia Senate.

Folder 286
Agnes Poage, n.p., to Ann [(Poage)] Wood[s],Wheeland [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 April [1800?].

Giving family news.

Folder 287
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 April 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Election returns for [Monongalia] County.

Folder 288
N. Linsly, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 26 April 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the execution of a writ.

Folder 289
Agreement (witnessed by [?] and John Gosney) between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], and David Low, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 April 1800.

For Low to lease the plantation ("Greenfield") on which Woods lives.

Folder 290
Agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woods) between Nehemiah Cravens and Samuel Tallman on one part and Moses Chapline on the other, 7 June 1800.
1 page.ALS.

For Cravens and Tallman to build a house for Chapline.

Folder 291
Zach[aria]s Biggs,West Liberty [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d WoodsMills [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 June 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives terms on which land in Northwest Territory is sold.

Folder 292
Stephen R. Wilson, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 August 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the candidacy of John J. Jacobs and Archibald Woods for Congress.

Folder 293
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 August 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the candidacy of John J. Jacobs and Archibald Woods for Congress.

Folder 294
John Green, Westbourn [?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 August 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Making an offer for land.

Folder 295
W[illia]m Griffith,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s],n.p., 29 August 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a deed.

Folder 296
William Austin, Secretary, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 September 1800.
1 page.PL.

Concerning committee of Federalists and asking Federalists to vote.

Folder 297
Bill of sale (witnessed by W[illia]m [?]) from Caleb Rieves of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,1 October 1800.
1 page.DS.

Selling Woods a set of blacksmith's tools which are listed.

Folder 298
Rawley Evans, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 October 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking whether [Henry?] Lee ever surveyed the land Evans has laid a warrant on.

Folder 299
Tho[ma]s Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 October 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to give some money to Georg[e] Poageand asking Woods it he is a candidate for Congress.

Folder 300
Agreement (witnessed by N[ehemiah] Cravensand Felix Boicourt) between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Andrew Eagleston of Northwestern Territory, 9 October 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

For Woods to sell 150 acres in the Northwest Territory to Eagleston.

Folder 301
W[illia]m G. Payne,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 October 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a lawsuit between them.

Folder 302
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 October 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting title papers for Jno. Poage and asking Woods to use his influence in preventing the removal of the district court.

Folder 303
G[eorge] Jackson,Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Moses Chaplin[e],Robert or Archable [Archibald] Woods and John Caldwell, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 October 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Vouching for William Tate who wishes to buy land in Ohio County for an [inn or tavern?].

Folder 304
David Cloyd, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 October 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Thanking Woods for his offer to sell land to Cloyd at a reduced price.

Folder 305
Rawley Evans, Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 November 1800.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to find out when Woods will be going to the woods to survey.

Folder 306
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archi[bald] Woods,Wheelin[g],Ohio County, [Virginia][West Virginia], 15 December 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Informing Woods that [?] Duvall. had saved Woods' land from being sold for taxes and giving family news.

Folder 307
P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Wood[s]Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 December 1800.
2 pages.ALS.

Giving family news.

Folder 308
Evan Gwynn, Alleghany County, [Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia, 31 December 1800.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning a stolen horse.

Folder 309
Jos[eph] Spencer,Vienna, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 January 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the claim of Jacob Beason to land.

Folder 310
W[illia]m McClenechan,Richmon[d, Virginia]to Archabel [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 19 January 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to pay taxes on McClenechan's land for him.

Folder 311
Abr[aha]m Chapline,Mercer County, Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 January 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Criticizing Woods' dealings with him.

Folder 312
John Andreas, n.p., to Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., 11 February 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Encloses receipts for wheat and asks to be sent flour.

Folder 313
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Caldwell, Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 February 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Demanding payment.

Folder 314
Henry Jolly, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 February 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Wanting to buy land.

Folder 315
Martha [(Poage)] Woods, n.p., to son[-in-law], Henery [Henry] Walker, 14 March 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning military land warrants and Robert Woods.

Folder 316
Answer in lawsuit of Poagevs. Bradfordin Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania, 30 March 1801.
Folder 317
Agreement (witnessed by Thomas Bounds) between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and John Black, n.p., 2 April 1801.
1 page.DS.

For Black to put a shingle roof on Woods' barn.

Folder 318
Agreement (witnessed by [?] Johnson) between Archi[bal]dWoods of Ohio County and David Johnson and Jacob Hamblin, 24 April 1801.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease Johnson and Hamblin land.

Folder 319
Appointment (issued by Peter Tinsley, Clerk) of Garrat Darland and John Haggin, 10 June 1801.
1 page.DS.

To take depositions in lawsuit of Robert Poagevs. David Bradfordin Virginia High Court of Chancery.

Folder 320
Sam[ue]l McCraw,Richm[on]d,[Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 June 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a lawsuit he is handling for Woods.

Folder 321
[J. Israel?], n.p., to Archab[al]d [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling town, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 June 1801.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 322
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and Joseph McCoy, n.p., 10 July 1801.
1 page.DS.

Concerning the location of land by military warrant.

Folder 323
Ja[me]s Woods,Montgomery County, [Virginia], to Archibald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, near Whealing, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 July 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a court decision in High Court of Chancery in [Woods?]vs. Wilsonand Toddvs. executors [of ?]in Botetourt County Court.

Folder 324
Henry Walker, Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Arche[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 July 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

States he has not moved yet, but there is a wagon road across the mountains to Fincastle. Is sending money owed to Woods but can not send all of it. Gives family news.

Folder 325
Zach[aria]s A. Beatty,Stewbenville [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 August 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Stating he will be going to Alexandria and Washington [D.C.] and will carry out business for Woods.

Folder 326
W[illia]m E. Wilson,Augusta, [County, Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 August 1801.
3 pages.ALS.

Telling about his crops and expressing Federalist sentiments.

Folder 327
Tho[ma]s Wilson,[Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 August 1801.
1 page.ALS.

concerns an injunction and money owed to Wilson.

Included ALS, Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Ann (Poage) Woods], giving family news. 1 page.

Folder 328
Rob[er]t Poage,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 September 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting [Ann (Poage)] Woods' right of dower in land purchased from Woods by [?] McNear.

Folder 329
A. Faw, Alexandria, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 September 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting deeds.

Folder 330
Nassam Dean, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 9 November 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Announcing his intention to move.

Folder 331
Deposition taken by Garret Darland and John Haggin of Anne McGinty, Mercer County Kentucky taken in the lawsuit of Robert Poguevs. David Bradfordin the Virginia High Court of Chancery, 10 November 1801.
1 page.DS.
Folder 332
W[illia]m Downey,Gurnsey [Guernsey] County, Ohio, to Archibel [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 13 November 1801.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning David Yeates, a weaver.

Folder 333
Robert Poage, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., December [1801].
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning the deposition of [Thomas] Kenton in a land dispute and mentions [Henry] Lee.

Folder 334
Robert Pogue, Maya Lick, [?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [West Virginia], 9 December 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a land dispute and the deposition of his mother Ann McGintry.

Folder 335
Dan[iel] Call,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] concerning Poagevs. Chapline[and Bradford.] 9 December 1801.
5 items.

Includes memorandum, n.d., concerning procedure in the lawsuit.

Also includes memorandum 6 December 1797, of Archibald Woods, concerning Abraham Chapline, advice, 12 December 1797, of Bushrod Washington; cover sheet, 22 July 1801. of L. Burfoot, sending letter of Daniel Call; and copy (made by P. Tinsley) of decree 28 September 1805, of the Virginia Superior Court of Chancery in the lawsuit of Robert Poagevs. Abraham Chaplaine and David Bradford.

Folder 336
John Poage, Chilicothy [Chillicothe, Ohio] to Arch[ibal]d Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 December 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning military land disputes.

Folder 337
Sam[ue]l McCraw,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheelling, [Wheeling], Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 29 December 1801.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns a lawsuit between [?] McIntire and Archibald Woods and the debate in the General Assembly over the division of Kanawha County.

Folder 338
Includes Alexander White, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [Archibald Woods], [1802?].
4 pages.AMs.

concerning the Land Office bill.

ALS. Deposition, 1802, of Archibald Woods in a land dispute.

Folder 339
Agreement (witnessed by W[illia]m McConnell) between Woods, Ohio County, Virginia and Jacob Hambler and George Witt of the Northwestern Territory, 23 January 1802.
2 pages.DS.

For Woods to thirty-five acres to Hamblin and Witt. Hambler and Witt are to plant apple trees.

Folder 340
John Buchanan, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 28 January 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods.

Folder 341
Agreement(witnessed by John White) between Archi[bal]d Woods,of Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], and Massy [Massam] Dean of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 February 1802.
3 pages.DS.

For Woods to lease ninety acres of land to Dean. Dean is to take care of orchard.

Folder 342
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 February 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning military land warrants. Asks if Whetsel [Wetzel] got his money "for the Negro he sent down the River."

Folder 343
G[eorge] Jackson,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 March 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning [Albert] Gallatin and the Northwest Territory.

Folder 344
Agreement (witnessed by Betsy Woods) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Elijah Johnson of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 March 1802.
2 pages.DS.

For Woods to lease to Johnson twenty-nine acres of land. Johnson is to take care of the fruit trees.

Folder 345
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [Joseph Tomblingson, n.p.,], 29 March 1802.

To change an agreement concerning the delivery of flour.

Folder 346
Sam[ue]l McCraw,Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 April 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit of McIntirevs. Woodsin the Virginia High Court of Chancery.

Folder 347
Edw[ard] Bryson,Captena [Captina, Belmont County, Ohio], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Wheling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 May 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land and the appointment of a magistrate.

Folder 348
Petition of inhabitants of [Northwest Territory, later Belmont County, Ohio], 31 May 1802.
1 page.Copy of DS.

Concerning the appointment of a magistrate.

Folder 348A
Samuel H. Smith, Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 July 1802.
1 page.PLS.

Woods owes money for a subscription to Universal Gazette, a newspaper.

Folder 349
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling, [Wheeling, Virginia], to Will[ia]m Galaspy,n.p., 29 July 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods.

Folder 350
A[braham] Faw,Alexandria, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 August 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 351
Henry Moore, n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 September 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land for Abraham Faw.

Folder 352
Moses Chapline, Lieu[tenan]tCol[onel]Com[man]d[in]g,4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, to Archibald Woods, Major, First Battalion, 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 8 September 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering him to order all commissioned officers to meet at Wheeling for muster and training.

Folder 353
Ambros Creain and Steven Bowyer, Rockbridg[e] County,[Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 October 1802.
1 page.LS.

Creain is interested in purchasing land from Woods and Bowyer would like to rent some land.

Folder 354
Abr[a]m Chapline,Mercer County, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 29 October 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods by Chapline.

Includes Copy of ALS, n.d., of W[illia]m Gelaspie,Station Camp, Sumner County, Tennessee, to [Abraham Chapline], concerning money. 1 page.

Folder 355
Zach[aria]s A. Beatty,Charlestown [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [West Virginia], 30 October 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning [?] Biggs' surveying.

Folder 356
Elnathan Scofield, Beilmont [Belmont] County, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, 8 November 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the surveying of land in the Northwest Territory.

Folder 357
Stephan Bowyer, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woodes [Woods], Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 November 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to let Mark Jeacobs [Jacobs] live on land owned by Woods.

Folder 358
George Slaughter [Paris, Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 November 1802.
3 pages.ALS.

Requesting Woods to sell his land and it he has done so to remit payments in pot metal.

Folder 359
Levi Boone, Maysville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Lexington, [Kentucky], 8 December 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Decides not to exchange land with Woods.

Folder 360
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, Kentucky, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia].

Has paid the tax on Woods' land to prevent sale for non-payment of taxes. Asks about worth of land he owns on Ohio River so he can sell or exchange it.

Folder 361
A[nn (Poage)] Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Lexington, Ken[tuck]y, 13 December 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Giving news about his mill.

Folder 362
And[re]w Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Lexington, Kentucky, 14 December 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning deed to land.

Folder 363
Archi[bal]d Woods,Frankfort, [Kentucky], to William Crogan, Jefferson County, [Kentucky], 15 December 1802.
1 page.ALS.

Thanking him for paying taxes on Woods' land.

Folder 364
Joseph Woods, Eddyville, [Kentucky], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Lexington, Kentucky, 20 December 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

Giving a description of Countyside. Joseph Woods is keeping a store. Gives price of flour.

Folder 365
W[illia]m Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 December 1802.
2 pages.ALS.

informing Ann Woods of death of her father and the division of his estate.

Includes, ALS, E. Wilson, n.p., to sisister [sister, Ann (Poage) Woods], concerning the death of their father and giving other family news. 1 page.

Folder 366
Agreement (witnessed by Robert Stewart) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia and Levin Okey of Belmont County, Ohio, 26 January 1803.
2 pages.DS.

For Okey to lease thirty acres of land adjoining Captuna [Captina] Creek.

Folder 367
John White, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 February 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the milling of flour.

Folder 368
Edw[ard] Bryson,Captena [Belmont County, Ohio] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 February 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning location of a salt spring and asking Woods to survey some land.

Folder 369
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Thomas Bounds, n.p., 16 February 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Offering to exchange some land with him.

Folder 370
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bald] Woods,25 February 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a plot for David Hozack's land.

Folder 371
Sam[ue]l Smith,Whe[e]ling,Virginia [West Virginia], to Archi[bald] Woods,near Whe[e]ling, Virginia, 1 March 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed to Woods for flour.

Folder 372
Levin Okey, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 5 March 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the location of a court house in Belmont, County, Ohio and land.

Folder 373
Agreement (witnessed by William [?] and Geo[rge] Knox) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia and George Witt and Daniel Roberts of Belmont County, [Ohio], 15 March 1803.
2 pages.DS.

For Witt and Roberts to lease land in Belmont County, Ohio. Witt and Roberts are to preserve the orchard.

Folder 374
Jo[seph] Woods,Eddyville, Kentucky, to uncle, Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 March 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning money owed Archibald Woods. Discusses the murder of an Indian trader.

Folder 375
Josiah Chapline & County, [Wheeling, Virginia?] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 March 1803.
1 page.LS.

Requesting planks.

Folder 376
Jacob Brock, n.p., to Archabel [Archibald] Woods, near Whealon, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 March 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Wanting to lease land from Woods.

Folder 377
Moses Chapline, Lieu[tenan]tCol[one]lCom[man]ding],of the 4th Regiment of the Virginia Militia, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arche[i]bald Woods, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 April 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering him to order his battalion to report for training.

Folder 378
John Nixon, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, 14 April 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Is sending his wife to pay Woods.

Folder 379
Noah Linsley, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,15 April 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a survey order.

Folder 380
Sally Galbreth, Point Pleasant [Virginia] [West Virginia], to John Galbreth, Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio, 17 April 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning her arrival and health and Jane [?].

Folder 381
Ja[me]s Neilson,Washington, Mississippi, Territory, to Arch[iba]ld Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 May 1803.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning politics in Mississippi, French in New Orleans and price of goods is Natchez.

Folder 382
Joseph Tomlinson, Grave Creek, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s],n.p., 3 May 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the settlement of a debt between Spencer and Sam[ue]l Biddle.

Folder 383
A[ndrew] Woods, Jr.,Eddyville, [Kentucky], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 May 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Mentioning his poverty.

Folder 384
John Brown, Boone County, Kentucky, to Archelus [Archibald] Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 May 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning military warrant land.

Folder 385
M. M., Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania],to John Wilson for Maria McKean, Washington, Pennsylvania, 6 May 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Saying how much she is missed.

Folder 386
E. Vaughan, Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Archibald W[oods],near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 9 May 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Inquiring about military land located for [?] Page.

Folder 387
Jeremiah Hunt, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Archibald Wood[s],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 May 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the Ohio legislature and the location of the courthouse of [Belmont County, Ohio], the necessity of building a road to it, ferries and the Miami Exporting Company. [Bears notes in another hand] incomplete.

Folder 388
Ja[me]s Poage,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheelin[g, Virginia][West Virginia], 2 June 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses [Richard] Yeates' land and family news.

Folder 389
W[illia]m [Perrine?],Wheelin[g, Virginia][West Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 3 June 1803.
1 page.ALS.

concerning a survey.

Folder 390
John Thomas, Mercer County, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, near Wheelin[g],Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 June 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning title to land owned by [?] Graham.

Folder 391
John Coalter, Staunton, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 7 July 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Telling Woods, Poagevs. Bradford & Chaplin[e]could not be tried in his district of the [Virginia High Court of Chancery].

Folder 392
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Jon Smith, n.p., 22 July 1803.
1 page.copy of ALS.

Concerning a law suit and a possible exchange of land.

Folder 393
Sam[ue]l McCraw,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 August 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit of McIntirevs. Woodsin the Virginia High Court of Chancery. Gives his opinion of the Louisiana Purchase.

Folder 394
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 September 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the building of a dam.

Folder 395
Catherine Johnston, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County within a few miles of Wheelan Town, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 September 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land in Ohio County surveyed by Woods for her husband.

Folder 396
George Slaughter, Bourbon [County], Kentucky, to Archibal[d] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia, 2 December 1803.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking if Woods has sold his land for him. If so, please remit money in metal caskings.

Folder 397
Jo[esph] Woods,Eddyville [Kentucky] to uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 December 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Saying he has sent Andrew [Woods] and an Indian trader up White River.

Folder 398
Joseph Spencer, Vienna, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Moses Chaplin[e],Wheeling, Clerk Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 December 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land.

Folder 399
Mich[ae?]l Cresap,Grove Creek, [?] to Archibald Woods, near Wheelin[g, Virginia][West Virginia], 19 December 1803.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to come make a survey.

Folder 400
E[lijah] Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., [1804?].
1 page.ALS.

Concerning money owed Woods by [Joseph?] Tomlingson.

Folder 401
E[lizabeth?] Woods,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [?], [1804].
Folder 402
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [Robert] Pogue, n.p., 2 January 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning disputed land in Kentucky.

Folder 403
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia and Robert Prittyman of Ohio County, Virginia, 15 January 1804.
2 pages.DS.

For Prittyman to lease land. Lease extended for another year.

Folder 404
A[rchibal]d Woods,Wheling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Richard Yates [Yeates], Kentucky, 18 January 1804.
1 page.ACy of ALS.

Concerning land disputes between Woods and Yeates.

Folder 405
Note (witnessed by Joseph Cravens) from Lewis Collins to William Thompson, 17 February 1804.

For money received.

Folder 406
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta [County, Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 February 1804.
3 pages.ALS.

Gives his opinions of Methodists.

Folder 407
James McDowell, [Fairfield, Rockbridge County, Virginia], to [Archibald] Woods, 28 February 1804.
2 pages.ALS.

Wants to exchange land with Woods.

Folder 408
Agreement (witnessed by Moses Chapline and Josiah Chapline) between Denis Cassat of Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Wheelling Creek [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 March 1804.
2 pages.DS.

For Cassat to pay Woods back for flour.

Folder 409
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Mrs. Ann Woods, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 March 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Giving family news.

Folder 410
Dan[iel] Call,Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County [West Virginia], 2 April 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit of Poagevs. Chapline.

Folder 411
George Madison, Frankfort [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [West Virginia], 9 April 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning [William] Croghan and land belonging to Woods in Kentucky.

Folder 412
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, near Wheelling [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 18 April 1804.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Croghan's purchase of land owned by Woods.

Folder 413
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio C[oun]ty,Virginia [West Virginia],
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning death of Aggy Poage, other family news and election of Philip Doddridge.

Folder 414
Tho[ma]s Evans,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 20 May 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning flour.

Folder 415
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 June 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Philip Doddridge.

Folder 416
W[illia]m Perrine,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 10 July 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting flour.

Folder 417
Agreement (witnessed by Betsy Woods) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County Virginia [West Virginia] and George Witt of Belmont County, 13 July 1804.
2 pages.DS.

Ohio for Witt to rent land. Witt is to take care of the orchard.

Folder 418
James Caldwell, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 19 July 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Asking to buy the land he lives on from Woods.

Folder 419
John Baker, n.p., to [Archibald Woods], 25 July 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to forward a letter for him.

Folder 420
Receipt from Noah Linsly to Archibald Woods, 6 August 1804.
1 page.DS.

For on moiety [half] of the first instal[l]ment & surveying expenses for land [in Northwest Territory] offered for sale at Steubenville.

Folder 421
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 August 1804.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives family news, discusses Philip Doddridge and land speculation in [Northwest Territory]; and the "conversion" of the Presbyterian minister, William Wilson.

Folder 422
Bond (witnessed by Alexander Reed) of Archi[bal]d Woodswith Elijah Johnston, 10 September 1804.
2 pages.DS.

To convey land.

Folder 423 currently does not exist in this collection.
Folder 424
Sam Smith, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Archi[bald] Woods,near Whe[e]ling,Virginia [West Virginia], 25 October 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting flour.

Folder 425
Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheelling [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], to D[aniel] Sheffey,13 November 1804.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Philip Dod[d]ridge, the lawsuit of [John] McIntirevs. Woods,and Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 426
Isaac Baker, Waterford [?] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 November 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a deed.

Folder 427
John Smith, Washington, [D.C.], to Arche[bal]d [Archibald] Woods near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 December 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the location of a road.

Folder 428
Robert Pogue, n.p., to Andrew Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [Letter probably intended for Archibald], 25 December 1804.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning the sale of land for taxes, the lawsuit of John Mackervs. Lewis Cragg.

Folder 429
A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 26 December 1804, to Rich[ar]d Yates,n.p., 26 December 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning their land dispute.

Folder 430
Jacob Sides, Brownsville [?], to Archibald Wood[s], near Whelen [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], December 1804.
1 page.ALS.

Offering to sell him burr mill stones.

Folder 431
Agreement (unexecuted) between Edward Coats of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Henry Hoover of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], January 1805.
2 pages.D.

That Edward Coats' son, William will become an apprentice to Hoover, a saddlemaker.

Folder 432
Agreement between Robert Pogue of Mason County, Kentucky and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], January 1805.
1 page.Copy of D.

To split land in Kentucky if Pogue is successful in proving claim.

Folder 433
James Baird, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, 14 January 1805.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering flour.

Folder 434
Noah Linsly, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 14 January 1805.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a lawsuit involving [?] Fulton.

Folder 435
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Ann Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 February 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning Betsy Woods and family news.

Folder 436
Bond (witnessed by Caleb Reeves) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia and John Ramsey (of Washington County, Pencilvania [Pennsylvania]) and Joseph Ramsey (of Ohio County, Virginia), 15 February 1805.
1 page.D.

Bond of title to promise to convey 240 acres to the Ramseys.

Folder 437
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 7 March 1805.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning the visit of Woods' daughter, a proposed trip to Augusta, and the possibility of Wilson running for Congress.

Folder 438
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, Kentucky to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March [180]5.
2 pages.ALS.

Has paid taxes owed on Woods' Kentucky land. Is interested in selling or exchanging 1200 acres of land on or near the Ohio [River].

Folder 439
Assign (witnessed by Thomas Woods and Franklin Woods) of Jacob Whetzal, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woodsand Noah Zane for his brother Lewis Whitsel, 20 March 1805.
1 page.DS.
Folder 440
Agreement between Nicholas Pergrin of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County Virginia [West Virginia], 18 April 1805.
1 page.DS.

For Pergrin to lease 17 acres of land from Woods.

Folder 441
George Stricker, McMechan Borrom, to Archibal[d] Woods,24 April 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a note for money due Robert Woods.

Folder 442
Agreement (witnessed by Jacob Whetzal [Wetzel]) between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and [Hezekiah] Reed and Edwards Tailors in Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 May 1805.
1 page.DS.

For Reed and Edwards to lease a house and garden.

Folder 443
Bond for title (witnessed by Samuel Tallman and Betsy Wood[s]) for Archibald Woods, 4 May 1805.
1 page.D.

To convey to Nehemiah Cravins [Cravens] 300 acres of land in Ohio.

Folder 444
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 May 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Tells of the birth of a daughter. "The election is over & I am easy--when vice prevails and wicked men bear sway the post of honour is a private station;..."

Folder 445
Agreement (witnessed by Robert Cravens) between John Mothral and Henry Mantooth of Belmont County, Ohio and Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 May 1805.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to sell 250 acres of land to Mothral and Mantooth.

Folder 446
Ric[har]d and Sam[ue]l McClure,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 17 May 1805.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering flour.

Folder 447
R[ichard] & S[amuel] McClure,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,19 May 1805.

Ordering flour.

Folder 448
Jeremiah Hunt, Chillicothe [Ohio] to Archibald Wood[s],near Whelen [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 20 May 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Offering land for sale.

Folder 449
Robert Pogue, Washington, [?], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 June 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning a lawsuit involving land.

Folder 450
Agreement between Andrew Deafabough, n.p., and Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 21 June 1805.
1 page.DS.

For Deafabough to run a grist mill for Woods.

Folder 451
Daniel Sheffey, Staunton, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 July 1805.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning lawsuit of Woodsvs. [William] Lewisand McIntyrevs. Woods.

Folder 452
Jos[eph] Woods,n.p., to Uncle Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 August 1805.
1 page.ALS.

Asking about Archibald Woods' health.

Folder 453
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Archibald Woods], 16 August 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Requesting the health of his daughter and the lawsuit of McIntyrevs. Woods.

Folder 454
[J. Bennet?], Mason County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 August 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Woods to sell a slave for him.

Folder 455
D[aniel] Sheffey,Wythe Court House, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 August 1805.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 456
W[illia]m McGuire,Winchester, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 October 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning disputed land.

Folder 457
Agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woods) between Daniel Steenrod of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and James Jack, of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 November 1805.
2 pages.DS.

For Steenrod to sell one half of a tract of land containing one hundred and eighty acres.

Folder 458
Agreement between Patterson Ingledue and Archi[bal]d Woods,15 November 1805.
1 page.DS.

For Ingledue to run a grist mill for Woods.

Folder 459
Hugh McGuire, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, near Wheling [Wheeling] County of Ohio, State of Virginia, 25 November 1805.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses fever. Tells Woods one of deeds he has from him has no witness.

Folder 460
Joseph Woods, Smithland, Kentucky, to Uncle Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 December 1805.
1 page.ALS.

Tells his uncle he has moved.

Folder 461
Andrew Woods, n.p., to John Smith, n.p., [1806?].
1 page.ALS.

Concerning a land dispute.

Folder 462
[Archibald Woods] to [Daniel Sheffey], [1806?].
1 page.Al.

Concerning the lawsuits of McIntyrevs. Woodsand Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 463
Gabriel Jacob, Forks of Short Creek, [Virginia?], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 6 January 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to pay him for surveying.

Folder 464
Ja[me]s Stephenson,Alexandria, [?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling Town, [West Virginia], 15 January 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning taking wheat to his mill.

Folder 465
Agreement between Alex[ande]r McConnell,n.p., and Archi[bal]d Woods,18 January 1806.
1 page.DS.

For McConnell to run a grist mill for Woods.

Folder 466
Agreement of Richard and Samuel McClure, n.p., with Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., 22 January 1806.
1 page.D.

For Woods to deliver flour to the McClures.

Folder 467
Certificate (signed by Caleb Reeves, Henry Hoover, Jeams Cregg, John [Sott?], Alex[ande]r McConnell,James Patton, and William Palmer), [1806?]
1 page.DS.

That Patterson Ingledue's death was due to accident by the falling of a tree.

Folder 468
Bond [witnessed by Robert Stewart and John Perregren] of William Ingledue of Colimbiana, Ohio and Joshuah Hatcher of Belmont County, [Ohio] with Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 February 1806.
1 page.DS.

To settle the estate of Patterson Ingledue.

Folder 469
Lease between William Swiney of Belmont County, Ohio and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 February 1806.
2 pages.DS.

For Swiney to rent eighteen acres from Woods.

Folder 470
Lease between Levin Okey of Belmont County, Ohio and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 February 1806.
2 pages.D.

For land in Belmont County.

Folder 471
James Stevenson, Alexandria, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 March 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Has bought wheat for Woods.

Folder 472
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 6 March 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to sell to his nephew his surveyor's compass.

Folder 473
W[illiam] Crogan,near Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 March 1806.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land Woods wants to purchase. Is concerned about his land in Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia].

Folder 474
Agreement between Alexander Black, n.p., and Arch[ibald] Woods,12 March 1806.
1 page.D.

For Black to rent twenty-six acres from Woods.

Folder 475
Agreement (witnessed by Kitty Witt) between George Witt, Belmont County, Ohio and Arch[ibal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 March 1806.
1 page.DS.

For Witt to rent land from Woods.

Folder 476
Agreement (witnessed by Massam Dean and Robert Stewart) between Alexander McConnell and James Dean of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 March 1806.
2 pages.DS.

for McConnell and Dean to rent ninety acres of land from Woods.

Folder 477
Hugh McGuire, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Wood[s],near Whelling [Wheeling], Ohio, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 April 1806.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the sale of land.

Folder 478
W[illia]m Price,Land Off[ice], Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 May 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods the surveys he is asking about can not be found.

Folder 479
E[lijah] Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 June 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting flour.

Folder 480
Benjamin Brown, Alexandria, [Virginia], to Arche[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling on the Ohio, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 June 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Asking about mill wheels.

Folder 481
Agreement (witnessed by Thomas Woods) between John Black and Archi[bal]d Woods,7 July 1806.
2 pages.DS.

For Black to build a house. Lists tasks Black is to perform.

Folder 482
Agreement between Jocasta Simms, widow of Ignatuis Simms and Clariborne Simms, Richard Simms, Richard Goe and Richard Small, 15 August 1806.
1 page.DS.

For a temporary assignment of dower.

Folder 483
Benj[ami]n Brown,Alexa[ndria, Virginia],to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the delivery of mill wheels.

Folder 484
Agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woodsand David McIntire) between George Feay of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and John Milligan of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 September 1806.
2 pages.DS.

For Feay to sell one hundred acres of land to Milligan.

Folder 485
E. Bronson, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 November 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Money owed for subscription to United States Gazette.

Folder 486
John Stricker, Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 13 November 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Will try to aid Woods in the capture of a runaway slave.

Folder 487
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Daniel Call, Richmond, [Virginia], 20 November 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuits of Poagevs. Chapline & Bradford.Asks Call to represent Poage in the Court of Appeals.

Folder 488
W[illiam] Crogan,near Louisville, Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, Ohio County near Whealing [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 28 November 1806.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land owned by Crogan in Ohio County.

Folder 489
Sam[ue]l Beale,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 December 1806.
1 page.ALS.

Asking Woods to collect a debt from Caleb Reeves.

Folder 490
Geo[rge] Poage,Naps [Knapps] Creeks [Greenbrier County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 January 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning an injunction.

Folder 491
Will[ia]m McClandhan,Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 January 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Trying to settle Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 492
Tho[ma]s Moore,Brookville [?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 January 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the location of a road.

Folder 493
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia] to Humphrey Marshall, Frankfort, [Kentucky], 23 January 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit, Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 494
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia] to Humphrey Marshall, Frankfort, [Kentucky], 23 January 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning the lawsuit, Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 495
W[illia]m Poage,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County], Virginia [West Virginia], 30 January 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning land belonging to G[eorg]e Pepperly;and the lawsuit Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 496
Agreement (witnessed by Allan Clark and Elisha Talbott) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and John Edmonds of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1807.
1 page.DS.

For Edmonds to lease twenty-nine acres from Woods.

Folder 497
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to William McClandhan, n.p., 7 February 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Saying Richard Parriott wishes to buy McClandhan's land. Will trade a slave family for it.

Folder 498
D[aniel] Sheffey,Wythe Court House, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 February 1807.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 499
Robert Pogue, Lexington, [Kentucky] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 February 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Humphrey Marshall; and Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 500
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand Rich[ar]d and Sam[ue]l McClure,21 February 1807.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to deliver flour to the McClures.

Folder 501
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John McIntire, Zanesville, [Ohio], 2 March 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning an offer to settle McIntirevs. Woods.

Folder 502
W[illia]m Skinner,Marietta, [Ohio], to [Archibald Woods] n.p., 12 March 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning land; and also slaves which had belonged to [Harman] Blennerhassett.

Folder 503
M[atthe]w Houston,N[atural] Bridge, [Virginia],to Archibald Woods, to be in Staunton, [Virginia], 18 March 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

concerning Woods vs. Lewis.

Includes ALS, Patsey Houston, Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, concerning a trip to see sister, Polly McClung. 2 pages.

Folder 504
M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to [Archibald Woods], 26 March 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Wants him to accompany Betsy to see Polly [McClung].

Folder 505
Edw[ard] Graham,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 29 March 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 506
Ja[me]s Burnet,Cincinnati, [Ohio], to [Archibald Woods], 3 April 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Agreeing to defend him in the lawsuit of McIntirevs. Woods.

Folder 507
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Dan[ie]l Sheffey,13 April 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Sheffey to take depositions in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 508
Bill of sale (witnessed by Tho[ma]s Woods) from Robert Hewston to Archi[bal]d Woods,2 May 1807.
1 page.DS.

For a still.

Folder 509
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rich[ar]d Parriott,n.p., 19 May 1807.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Concerning the purchase of land and slaves from [William] McClandhan.

Folder 510
Promissory note (witnessed by Moses Chapline) from Jacob Cruse to Archi[bal]d Woods,21 May 1807.
1 page.DS.
Folder 511
Benjamin Carpenter, Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], State of Virginia [West Virginia], at Wheelin[g], 22 June 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Carpenter is migrating to West. Will leave room in his wagon for Marhew Quick if Quick is interested. Asks Woods to give message.

Folder 512
W[illia]m Poage,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Wood[s],Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 July 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the decision in the lawsuit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 513
W[illia]m Chaplin,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 3 August 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Offering to sell land.

Folder 514
D[aniel] Sheffey,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, 7 August 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerning an appeal of the decision in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 515
James Ross, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 August 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning encumbrances upon the property of William Chapline.

Folder 516
William Lamb, Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 16 August 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the route of the United States Road to Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 517
Request by Archi[bal]d Woods,1 September 1807.
1 page.Copy of D.

For an attachment against the estate of Moses Thompson.

Includes plat, n.d., of land owned by J[oh]n Leeand Archi[bal]d Woods.

Folder 518
Bond for title (witnessed by And[re]w Woods,Geo[rge] Knoxand Rich[ar]d McClure Jun[io]r) of W[illia]m Chapline,Moses Chapline and Josiah Chapline of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], with Archibald Woods of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 September 1807.
2 pages.DS.

For the conveyance of land from William Chapline to Woods.

Folder 519
Moses Chapline, Lieut[enant] Col[onel] Co[mman]d[ing], 4th R[egiment] Virginia Millitia [sic], Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archebold [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 10 September 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to order companies to Wheeling for training.

Folder 520
Robert Bay, Zanesville, Ohio to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 September 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to designate his military land so Bay can pay taxes on it.

Folder 521
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to sister, Mrs. Ann Woods, Wheeling,[Virginia] [West Virginia], 19 September 1807.
2 pages.ALS.

Tells of birth of George Washington Wilson, sickness of many and death of Hezekiah Reader from fever. Wants sister to write and come to see her.

Folder 522
C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling on the Ohio. [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 October 1807.
4 pages.ALS.

Apology for not having written him concerning the decision in [ Woodsvs. Lewis].

Folder 523
Bond for title (witnessed by Tho[ma]s Rowland) of W[illia]m McClenechan [McClandhan]of Botetourt County, Virginia with Arch[ibal]d Woods,of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 November 1807.
2 pages.DS.

For the conveyance of 331 1/2 acres of land in Ohio County.

Folder 524
Cha[rle]s Wells,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 4 November 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Offering to deal for land.

Folder 525
Benj[amin] Wells& Son, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, n.p., December 1807.
1 page.LS.

Saying they will not pay an order for grinding wheat at Woods' mill.

Folder 526
Cha[rle]s Wells,n.p., to Archi[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Whealing [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 December 1807.
1 page.ALS.

Stating he will buy land from Woods.

Folder 527
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Gene[ra]l Samuel Blackburn,Attorney-at-Law, Staunton, Virginia, 17 December 1807.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Recounts his side of Woods vs. Lewis and asks Blackburn to be his lawyer.

Folder 528
Alexander & Jean Mitchel, n.p., to John S. [?] Mitchel, on Short Creek, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 items. 21 December 1807.

Giving news about influenza in Lexingtown [Lexington, Kentucky] and discussing a land dispute.

Alexander Mitchel, n.p., to Thomas Dickerson, near Short Creek, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] asking him if he saw Thomas Kennady in 1776 concerning land improvements.

Folder 529
David Jones, Chester County, [Pennsylvania?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], offering land, 24 December 1807.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 530
Bond (witnessed by Darius Dorsey, Robert [sic] Prettyman and Eliza Wood) of Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], with William Chapline, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], for the re-conveyance of land back to Chapline upon his repaying a sum to Woods, 11 January 1808.
2 pages.DS.
Folder 531
Robert Bay, Zanesville, [Ohio], to Archib[al]d Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 January 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Saying he has paid the tax due on Woods' land. People in Western part of state want to perpetuate seat of government at Chillicothe.

Folder 532
W[illia]m McClandhan,Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], sending a deed and asking his opinion of the value of other land, 1 February 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 533
Agreement (witnessed by Elisha Talbott and Tho[ma]s Woods) between Arch[ibal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and John Edmonds of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], for Woods to rent thirty acres to Edmonds, 5 February 1808.
1 page.DS.

Edmonds is to take particular care of fruit trees.

Folder 534
William Dement, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 10 February 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Woods to serve as executor in his plan to settle the estate of George Dement and to effect a settlement between the heirs of Dement and the heirs of Ignatious Sirums.

Folder 535
Levin Okey, Capteen, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,sending rent, 16 February 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 536
Robery Pogue, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], saying he stopped sale of Woods' land for taxes, 9 March 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 537
Francis Pearl, Woodford, Kentucky, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], concerning land bought by Samuel Lewis, 20 March 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 538
Michael Cresap, [?] Creek, [?], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 22 March 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods if he has made up his mind about a bargain.

Folder 539
George Witt, n.p., to Miste Erger Woots [i.e. Mister Archibald Woods], telling Woods he will bring a wagon, 22 Margs [March] 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 540
Power of attorney (witnessed by Elisha Talbott) from Henry Young of Ohio [County, Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woodsto collect debts owed Young, 4 April 1808.
1 page.

Also includes a memorandum of Archi[bal]d Woodsconcerning power of attorney. 2 items.

Folder 541
Levin Okey, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. Has purchased household goods of [?] Timmons for Woods, 7 April 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods to send down flour.

Folder 542
W[illia]m H. Cabell,Richmond, [Virginia], to [Moses Chapline or Archibald Woods] Commandant of the 4th Regiment, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 April 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns a missing arms shipment.

Folder 543
Cha[rle]s Wells,Whealing [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 April 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Still interested in Woods' land.

Folder 544
Levin Okey, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 22 April 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Okey is concerned about Woods' lawsuit against Timmons.

Folder 545
S[amuel] Blackburn,"The Wilderness," Bath County, Virginia, to Joseph [Archibald] Woods near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 August 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Tells Woods he has been denied change of venue in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 546
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, Kentucky, to Archebald [Archibald] Woods near Whealing [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 August 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Asks Woods to pay taxes on land he [William Croghan] owns. Wants to know about [John?] McIntirewho purchased George R[ogers] Clark'sright to land on Ohio.

Folder 547
Absalom Wells of Cha[rle]s [Town, Virginia][West Virginia], to Archabal [Archibald] Wood[s], desiring to buy land from Woods. 10 September 1808.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 548
Moses Chapline, Lieu[tenan]t Col[onel], Comm[an]d[ing] 4[th] Reg[imen]t [Virginia] Militia,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, n.p., 14 September 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to order his battalion to Wheeling for training.

Folder 549
J. Evans, Jr., Walnut Hills, [?], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 September 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Evans is concerned about a land claim he has.

Folder 550
Joseph Hill, Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Wood[s]near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 29 September 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Wants Woods to report on his land to him, since Hill desires to settle on it.

Folder 551
J. Lewis, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Archibald] Woods,n.p., 7 October 1808.
1 page.ALS.

It is the opinion of several people that Woods' flour is unfit for market. "Mr. Miller states that all the flour in Charlestown, that was made before September is sower [sour] and unfit for market."

Folder 552
Archi[bal]d Woods,Sweet springs [Botetourt County, Virginia], to Gen[era]l Samuel Blackburn,Augusta [County, Virginia], 20 October 1808.

Has asked for continuance in Woodsvs. Lewis. Gives Blackburn other directions in handling the case.

Folder 553
Agreement between James Graham of Nelson County, Kentucky and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] for Graham to sell thirty-four acres of land in Ohio County to Woods, 7 November 1808.
1 page.Incomplete.

Including a memorandum of agreement (witnessed by C. Hammond and Geo[rge] Knox). 1 page. 2 items.

Folder 554
Receipt (witnessed by James Cloyd) for a deed from Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia to Samuel Hand of Fairfield County, Ohio, 16 November 1808.
1 page.DS.
Folder 555
Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburgh, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 November 1808.
2 pages.ALS.

Offers Negro slaves to Woods in exchange for land. Describes the slave families.

Folder 556
Benj[ami]n Hough,Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 November 1808.
1 page.ALS.

Hough has checked Woods' land for taxes due.

Folder 557
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Thomas Moore, near Washington City, [D.C.], 25 December 1808.
3 pages.ALS.

Asks Moore if he knows about location of U.S. road. Wants to be appointed a commissioner to lay road out in Ohio.

Folder 558
Geo[rge] Hancock,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 January 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Assures Woods his offer of slaves will not injure Woods' claim in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 559
Moses Chapline, L[ieutenan]t Col[onel], Com[man]d[in]g 4th Virginia R[egimen]t Virginia M[iliti]a,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 January 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Orders Woods to draft 46 men.

Folder 560
Cha[rle]s Wells,n.p., to Archa[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 16 January 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Has no Negros to sell. Wants Woods to survey some land for him.

Folder 561
John Bell, n.p., to Major Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 25 January 1809.
1 page.ALS.

In compliance with order, has militia company together.

Folder 562
Henry Smith, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 28 January 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to meet with Woods to buy land.

Folder 563
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Phumphy, 30 January 1809.
Copy of 1 page.ALS.

Offers to settle money owed him in wheat.

Includes ACy. [Archibald Woods] to [George Hancock], concerning slaves Hancock wishes to sell. Woods discusses prices. 1 page.

Folder 564
C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 February 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

An application was made to change Venue in Woodsvs. Lewis. It failed. Has heard of no application since. Johnson had small pox. Cannot issue subpoena for witness.

Folder 565
Lease between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and Robert Prettyman, n.p., for Prettyman to rent land from Woods, 12 February 1809.
1 page.DS.
Folder 566
John White, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Major Archibald Woods, at his mill in Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 February 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Orders flour.

Folder 567
S[amuel] Blackburn,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 March 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives information and advice on Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 568
Agreement (witnessed by John Griffen) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and John Edmonds of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], for Edmonds to rent 30 acres of land from Woods, 18 March 1809.
2 items.

Edmonds is to take particular care of the fruit trees and orchard.

Folder 569
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 March 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Asks what Woods wants him to do in a lawsuit involving land. "We are advised by W[illia]m McKinleythat he has been pressed into the electioneering campaign--the conduct of Gen'l J. G. I--in this respect must be as bad as an English press gang--poor MC is to be pitied."

Folder 570
P[olly] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to sister, Mrs. Ann Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 April 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Sorry to hear her sister has been unwell, brother Billy's wife has consumption. "Nancy Wilson has two sons. I think she breeds well...I was surprised when Mr. hood informed me that Brother Bob was with you. I should be very glad to see him provided he could be sober and rational."

Includes AL, [Polly Wilson] to [Woods] girls. 1 page.

Folder 571
Moses Chapline, Lieutenant Colonel Comm[an]d[in]g 4th Regt. Virg[inia] Militia,to Major Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 10 April 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Ordering Woods to order his Battalion to Wheeling for training.

Folder 572
M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 April 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Undertook to get paper [needed in Woodsvs. Lewis] from Sweet Springs. Found he had to go on to Munroe [Monroe] C.H. Papers not ready. Clerk issued order that he would send papers. Case was docketed in Rockbridge. Subp[o]ena issued for Patrick.

Folder 573
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Col. [?] Nicholas, n.p., 19 April 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Offers to locate military land for Nicholas' warrant.

Folder 574
W[illia]m Chapline, Jr.,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 April 1609.
1 page.ALS.

Wants the patents for the 17,000 acre survey belonging to the partnership, so he can inquire about taxes due on it.

Folder 575
James Graham, Nellson [Nelson] C[i]ty, Kentucky,to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheelin[g, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 May 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Sickness prevented sending deeds. Asks for money Woods owes him.

Folder 576
Archi[bal]d Woods,near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Daniel Sheffey, Member of Congress, Washington, [D.C.], 21 May 1809.
3 pages.ALS.

Introduces Noah Zane. Zane is the bearer of remonstrances [counteracting] remonstrances from Pennsylvania on the subject of the National road. Describes route the commissioners laid out. Hopes that route will be kept.

Folder 577
Memorandum of an agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woods) between John Edmonds and William Edmonds of the one part and Charles Hammond of the other part for William Edmonds to do farming work for Hammond, 4 July 1809.
1 page.DS.
Folder 578
James Cloyd, St. Clarisville [Ohio], to Uncle Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 July 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to borrow money.

Folder 579
Samuel Hand, n.p., to Archable Woods, at Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 July 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Sent receipts which Woods has failed to get. Asks Woods to take "best matters" [action]. Wishes Woods not to be uneasy about the money he owes Woods. Expects to make a payment this fall.

Folder 580
And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., 11 July 1809.
1 page.ALS.

"Brother Archibald & myself having made an alteration in our agreement respecting this place on which I live, it is necessary our article in your hands should be destroyed..."

Folder 581
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Whealing, [Wheeling], Ohio [County], Virginia [West Virginia], 9 August 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

According to list of military claims, there is none due Andrew Robinson. Thanks Woods for paying taxes on his land Ohio County. Asks Woods to continue until land can be sold and try to find purchaser.

Folder 582
M[athe]w Houston,Natural Bridge [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 August 1809.
1 page.ALS.

[ Woodsvs. Lewis] will probably be tried in September. Papers have not yet arrived.

Folder 583
[Polly Wilson], n.p., to sister Mrs. Ann Wood[s],Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 August 1809.
1 page.AL.

She is pregnant. Had expected a visit this summer.

Includes, ALS, P[olly] Wilson, n.p., to Eliza and Polly Wood[s]. Wants them to write. 1 page.

Folder 584
Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. 17 August 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Defends his treatment of Woods' son, Alpheus [in school]. "If Franklin [Woods' other son] to exculpate himself has represented to you that I did not pay the same attention to him, that I did to others, I assure you that he wronged me." Assures Woods he will do all in his power for his improvement. Lists subjects he will be offering.

Folder 585
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 August 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Sends Franklin and Aipheus [Woods]home. Defends [Thomas] Glissonas a teacher.

Folder 586
Benj[ami]n Hough,Chillicothe [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheel[ing, Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 August 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Has omitted entering the land. Lists entries.

Folder 587
Moses Chapline, Lieut[enant] Col[onel] Com[an]d[in]g 4th R[egiment] Virginia Militia,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Major Archibald Woods, n.p., 29 August 1809.
1 page.LS.

Orders Woods to order his battalion to Wheeling for training.

Folder 588
James Graham, Nelson County, Kentucky, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Has sent deed. Please remit money.

Folder 589
S[amuel] Blackburn,Lexington, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 September 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

[ Woodsvs. Lewis] has been continued until April. Gen[era]l Breckenridge& [Allen] Taylordid not attend the exposition of Genl Preston. Fears the loss of Sheffey at next term.

Folder 590
D[aniel] Sheffey,Lexington, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, 13 September 1809.
1 page.ALS.

There has been a continuance in Woodsvs. Lewis. Afraid he can not attend the trial in the spring due to serving in Congress.

Folder 591
J. M. Walker, B. Buffeloe, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia]. Lewis has obtained a postponement [in Woodsvs. Lewis], 13 September 1809.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 592
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bald] Woods,Ohio [County], Virginia, 17 September 1809.
3 pages.ALS.

Death of Betsy Poage. Summarizes national politics and rumors of Europe.

Folder 593
C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 September 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

[ Woodsvs. Lewis] is continued. Injunction has been granted. Encloses subpoena.

Folder 594
Geo[rge] Slaughter,Bourbon [County], Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1809.
2 pages.ALS.

Has never heard from Woods about his claims for land in Woods' County. W[illia]m Oldhamwill handle it.

Folder 595
Jo[h]n Evans,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 November 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Offers negro slaves for sale, Easther, Harry & Nancy as well as a "lad" and a "girl," 7 years old. Describes their abilities.

Folder 596
Alex[ande]r Pettit,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 November 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Sends commission. "I never wished to hold an office that I was not thought worthy of, if you thought me incapable of discharging my duty or unworthy of promotion I will ask you why did you not communicate your objection to me before the Court Marshall [martial].

Folder 597
Noah Linsly, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Earl Sproat or Benj[ami]n J. Gilman,12 November 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Asks one of them to pay taxes on Arch[ibal]d Woods' land.

Folder 598
[Archibald Woods], near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to D[aniel] Shetfey,n.p., concerning Woodsvs. Lewis,13 November 1809.
2 pages.ACy.

Gives directions in taking Gen[era]l Breckinridge'sdeposition. Recounts proposals from [George] Hancock.Proposes his grounds for a settlement.

Folder 599
Bond for title (witnessed by Tho[ma]s Woods) from Archi[bal]d Woodsto Henry Young for conveying 160 acres to Young, 5 December 1809.
Copies of DS.2 items.
Folder 600
G[eorge] Jackson,Chillicothe [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 27 December 1809.
1 page.ALS.

Gives his price for a slave, Jacob.

Folder 601
Order of Adam Wolfort, District of St. Louis, Upper Louisiana, [Missouri], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,29 December 1809.
1 page.Ds.

Includes receipt for Zac. Sprigg. 1 page. DS.

Folder 602
P[olly] Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Ann Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 7 January 1810.
2 pages.ALS.

Birth of Louisa Ann. "Mrs. Kerns the ladys wedding you was at when you was here shews the fruits of her marriage verry plain."

Includes P[olly] Wilson, n.p., to [Woods] girls. Invites them for a visit. "Betsy you cannot get anybody to have you where you are known." Lists recent weddings. 1 page. ALS.

Folder 603
Thomas [Warman?],to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p. He cannot come to Woods', 8 January 1810.
1 page.ALS.

If Woods can come to his [Thomas Warman] mothers he will take five dollars less.

Folder 604
Memorandum of settlement of partnership between Thomas Woods, Noah Linsly and Archi[bal]d Woods,13 January 1810.
1 page.Copy of DS.
Folder 605
Lease (witnessed by Th[oma]s Parker) from Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia, to Michael Enlow of Belmont County, Ohio, for Enlow to rent land, 15 January 1810.
1 page.DS.

Enlow is to clear land, repair a cabin, build a stable and repair fences.

Folder 606
J. Brown, Frankfort, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 19 January 1810.
1 page.ALS.

He owns no land in US Military District, north of the Scioto. A Capt. John Brown did own a quarter township, but suspects it has been sold. He owns 8 or ten thousand acres in tracts of 1000 acres which he would sell. Describes one tract. Price is three dollars per acre but would accept "two or three young negro men at valuation in part payment." Two & half dollars per acre for other tracts.

Folder 607
Adam Wolforte, Saint Louis, [Missouri], to Archeble [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 6 February 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Has sent deed to Mr. Chambers of Kentucky. Requests Woods to rent a plantation for him. Pay taxes due on it.

Folder 608
Agreement (witnessed by Cha[rle]s Stillwell) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia and John Watson and Robert Brown of Ohio County, Virginia for Woods to lease lands to Watson and Brown, 26 February 1810.
1 page.DS.
Folder 609
John Wishart, Washington, [D.C.], to John McLure, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Sends information on the murder and names of the children of D. Bradford.

Folder 610
Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1810.
2 pages.ALS.

Since he has resolved to leave Morgantown, he wants Woods to remit money. "There is not I believe any part of the civilized world where education is thought so little of as this place." Asks questions about the Wheeling area. Can produce testimonies.

Folder 611
John McIntire, Zanesville, [Ohio], to Archbeld [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 March 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Sold Noah Linsly interest in Capteen bottom.

Folder 612
John Brown, Boone County, Kentucky, to Archebald Woods near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 March 1810.
2 pages.ALS.

Owns a quarter section of military land. Gives terms and location.

Folder 613
Jo[h]n Gooding,West Alexander [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Col. Arch[ibal]d Woods, Commandant of 4th Reg[imen]t Virg[ini]a,15 March 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Business with Woods' son, Thomas. Asks for more time.

Folder 614
John Mayes, Westalexander [West Alexander], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 22 March 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Sends wheat and cotton Woods requested. Don't send corn or meal. Do send bran.

Folder 615
Levi Boone, Maysville [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Will sell lands at Fishing Creek to Woods' neighbor for cash if offer is high enough.

Folder 616
James Graham, n.p., to Archebeld [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 June 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Doesn't understand why he didn't receive all the money due him from Woods. Has been sick.

Folder 617
J. M. Walker, n.p., to Majer [Major] Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [21 May 1810?].
2 pages.ALS.

Reports on various schools in his County.

Folder 618
Samuel Coleman, D[eputy] A[djutant] G[eneral], Richmond [Virginia],to [Archibald Woods] the Commandant of the 4th Regiment, [Virginia Militia] transmitted advice of the Council of State concerning Courts Martial, 20 July 1810.
Folder 619
Agreement (witnessed by John Perrman) between Gideon Kent of Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] and Archibald Woods of Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia] for Kent to build a house, 24 July 1810.
3 pages.DS.

Detailed description of how it is to be built.

Folder 620
Isaac Hutchison, Monroe [County], Virginia [West Virginia] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 July 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Will send record of Woodsvs. Lewis(300 pages) when Woods remits fee of forty-five dollars.

Folder 621
Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 July 1810.
3 pages.ALS.

Has purchased a farm 3 miles from Morgantown. "The people in my neighborhood are perfectly indifferent about the education of their children so that I cannot expect to derive anything from tuition among them." Would come to Wheeling if three hundred dollars could be procured. If not, will open school at his farm. Pledges to be attentive to Franklin Wood][Woods' son.]

Folder 622
D[aniel] Sheffey,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 August 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Gives Woods advice on how to recover costs from [John] McIntire. Will attend Woodsvs. Lewisat Rockbridge Superior Court.

Folder 623
[?], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 19 August 1810.
1 page.L.

The two young men who contracted with Shepherd for flour have been at all mills and cannot get flour. Will have to give you the price you ask.

Folder 624
Archi[bal]d Woods,Lexington, [Virginia], to William Walker. Craig's Creek, Botetourt [County, Virginia], 13 September 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Salutation is "Dear And[re]w." Wishes him to write respecting the receipts for costs in the suit with the Wilson's and Harbison's bond. "As I of late feel my constitution decline, my wish is as far as possible to draw my concerns to a close. Ask [George] Hancock to have business in Botetourt with Wilson's settled." "have not got my business with Lewis finally settled as yet..."

Folder 625
W[illia]m Walker,Botetourt [County, Virginia], to uncle Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia. 25 September 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Presented receipts to [?] Wilson. He would not refund the money. Left receipts and letter with [George] Hancock."I start in a few days for Kentucky with my little family & small portion of this world's goods--my wife [Elenor] has been in a bad state of health since early spring. My mother & brother And[re]w also are in bad health as usual. Write if you receive this letter. Address letter to Lincoln County near Stanford Kentucky."

Folder 626
Jonathan Purdy, 2 Batt[alion], O[hio] C[ounty] M[ilitia],Grave Creek [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Col, 1st Bat[talio]n, O[hio] C[ounty] M[ilitia],n.p., 1 October 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Lists officers elected by company.

Folder 627
W[illia]m McGuire,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. Offers to sell stills, 2 October 1810.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 628
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to W[illia]m Lewis,Botetourt [County, Virginia], 5 October 1810.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Wants to meet him in Staunton.

Folder 629
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Thomas Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 October 1810.
3 pages.ALS.

Lists terms on which he will settle with Lewis.

Folder 630
James Laidley, Wood Court House, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 October 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Introduces [?] McKnight who claims land in Ohio County.

Folder 631
A. Caldwell, Wheeling Mills, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., [November 1810].
2 pages.ALS.

Terms upon which he will sell his farm, mill, dwelling house and distillery.

Folder 632
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Skinner & Barber, n.p., 14 December 1810.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Terms on which Josiah Dillon will pay Bank of Marietta.

Folder 633
David Putnam, Bank of Marietta, [Ranesville, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 December 1810.
2 pages.ALS.

Terms upon which the directors will accept payment of Dillon's debt.

Folder 634
Memorandum of agreement between Josiah Dillon and Archibald Woods, 29 December 1810.
1 page.Copy of DS.

Woods will take up Dillon's note on Bank of Marietta. Dillon will convey house and lot to Woods. Dillon will convey residue of property to Geo[rge] Paull.

Folder 635
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 December 1810.
1 page.ALS.

Has offered for Congress. Chancellor made decree in [Woods vs. Lewis]. Decree is agreeable to last verdict.

Folder 636
[Archibald Woods] to [?], [1811?].
1 page.ACy of AL.

Questioning whether a judgment against Josiah Dillon in federal court is a lien against property he has bought from Woods.

Folder 637
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Will[ia]m Poage,Staunton, [Virginia], [1811].
3 pages.Copy of ALS.

Asks Poage to collect money due in execution of decree in [ Woodsvs. Lewis]. Gives Poage directions about collecting it.

Folder 638
Thomas Boyles, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods,[1811].
1 page.ALS.

Intends to get money to Woods.

Folder 639
[Archibald Woods] to Elijah McClandhan, Sheriff of Botetourt [County, Virginia], [1811].
1 page.

Wants McClandhan to collect money due on execution against W[illia]m Lewis.

Includes, ACy of AL, [Archibald Woods] to Ja[me]s Breckinridge.Woods blames Breckenridge for not paying over money owed him by William Lewis. 1 page.

Folder 640
Agreement between Thomas Nichols and Archi[bal]d Woodsfor Woods to deliver flour, 13 January 1811.
1 page.DS.
Folder 641
Robert Pogue, Mason County, Kentucky, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 January 1811.
3 pages.ALS.

[?] Hughes received fee who will handle Woods' business with Bell. Pogue obtained judgment for 7,000 dollars against [?] Brown. Gives family news.

Folder 642
Promissary note of [Archibald Woods] to Moses Shepherd for three hundred dollars, 18 January 1811.
1 page.D.
Folder 643
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rob[er]t Poage,near Mays Lick, Kentucky, 18 January 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to know if [?] Hughes brought suit against [Benjamin] Bellfor him. It not, will employ Alex[ande]r Marshallnext.

Folder 644
James Dunlap, Canonsburgh, [sic] [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 January 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Describes college at Canonsburgh.

Folder 645
James Smith, n.p., to Andrew Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 January 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Wants all papers pertaining to lease of a piece of property sent to him.

Folder 646
Zebulon Warner, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Has purchased property of John Thompson. Woods is at liberty to make use of his house after expiration of the lease.

Folder 646A
John Lee, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 February 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Requests pay for services as adjutant in 4th Regiment of Virginia militia.

Folder 647
William Downey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Virgniey [Virginia], 11 February 1811.
2 pages.ALS.

Recounts his difficulty in obtaining money.

Folder 648
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 February 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Has had no further account from Staunton. "I had expected to see Genll Paull present my compl[iments] to [?] and tell him to be so good as to procure a copy of your Constitution on Regulations of your Library and forward to me as soon as possible as I am to report on that subject for our town is establishing a library."

Folder 649
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 February 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Encloses a decree against [William] Lewis.Clerk has failed to certify when the injunction was granted.

Folder 650
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 March 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Cannot be at election [in Ohio County, Virginia]. Hopes his opponent will not exceed him in that County more than 30 votes.

Folder 651
Alexander Reed, Washington, [Pennsylvania], to John McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 March 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Wants [?] Woods [son of Archibald Woods] to come next week if he is coming to live with him. Will leave terms up to McLure.

Folder 652
Geor[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,15 March 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Brown wants to rent house. Wants a sign and four beds and complains of rent being too high.

Folder 653
Deed (witnessed by Edw[ard] Brysonand Sam[ue]1 Dillon) between George Paull of the first part, Josiah Dillon and Dorothy Dillon of the second part and Archibald Woods of the third part, 29 March 1811.
4 pages.DS.

George Paull had held deed of trust on two lots in St. Clairsville, Ohio for money owed Bank of Marietta by Dillon. Paull is deeding property to Woods to discharge the deed of trust. Edw[ard] Bryson.1 page. Includes affidavit of William Farris, Jun[io]r.1 page.

Folder 654
Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., to John White, n.p., 3 April 1811.

Horse bought by White or his brother in St. Clairsville, [Ohio] stands on lot bought by Woods from Josiah Dillon.

Folder 655
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 April 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Gives family news.

Folder 656
Samuel Moore, Archa [Archibald] Wood[s],Wheelan [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 October 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Shall be engaged at Judge Lockwood fitting out a boat. Mortgage must be recorded.

Folder 657
Lease from Archi[bal]d Woodsto Josiah McGuire, 15 April 1811.
1 page.DS.
Folder 658
W[illia]m Chapline, Jr., Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 April 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to survey land to divide farm between Chapline and Evans.

Folder 659
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Martin Gaunt of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] for Gaunt to lease land from Woods, 19 April 1811.
1 page.DS.
Folder 660
Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburg[h],Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1811.
2 pages.ALS.

Lewis has deposited money with General [James] Breckinridgefor Woods' claim. [?] Walker previous to going to Kentucky left memo respecting Woods' suit with Wilson. No bill was filed.

Folder 660A
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 April 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Results of election between W[illia]m McKinleyand Wilson.

Folder 661
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Sheffey,n.p., 2 May 1811.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Has not heard from lawyers concerning Woodsvs. Lewis. Th[oma]s Wilsonis elected to Congress.

Folder 662
Agreement between Josiah McGuire and Michel Brown, carpenters and Archi[bal]d Woods,for work to be done Woods' house, 7 May 1811.
2 pages.DS.

Lists tasks and prices.

Folder 663
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Virginia [West Virginia], 9 May 1811.
4 pages.ALS.

Concerns the discharge of the deed of trust by Paull and the validity of Woods' title to Dillon's property.

Folder 664
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Isaac Hutchinson, Clerk of Monroe County, at union, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Asks if copy of decree in [ Woodsvs. Lewis] has been forwarded.

Folder 665
Archi[bal]d Wood[s],n.p., to George Paull, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], 28 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

[Noah?] Linsly has decided against Woods and Paull concerning the discharge of the deed of trust by Paull selling Dillon's lots to Woods.

Folder 666
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Wil[lia]m R. Dickinson,Cash[ie]r Bankat Steubenville, [Ohio], 21 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Transmits payment to discharge note.

Folder 667
Geo[rge] Evans,agent of Oliver Evans, Pittsburgh Steam Mill to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning the price of a hopperboy for a flour mill.

Folder 668
D[aniel] Sheffey,Montgomery County, Virginia, to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, 25 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Apologizes for delay. Called away by death of a friend in Baltimore. Has sent copy of decree to clerk of Monroe so he can issue execution.

Folder 669
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to James Paull, Pennsylvania, 28 May 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Wants James Paull to send him a pair of pigs.

Folder 670
C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 June 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Sends decree in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 671
Execution issued by Jno Ewing and Sam[ue]l McClure8 June 1811.
1 page.DS.

Issued against property of Amos Shearman and Joseph Ferroi in the lawsuit of Matthew Kerrvs. Ferroi.

Folder 672
Benj[ami]n Biggs, B[rigadier] Gen[era]l, West Liberty,[Virginia] [West Virginia] to Lt. Col. Arch[ibal]d Wood[s],n.p., 8 June-20 June 1811.
2 items. 1 page.

Appoints Woods president of a court-martial to try James G. Laidley for disorderly behaviour and disobedience of orders at the 113th Regiment. "Also for conspiring with his subaltern officers previous to s[ai]dmuster to be disorderly on the day of said muster."

Includes, DS, of Benj[ami]n Biggs, certifying he did employ John Finney to summons the officers to attend the trial of L[a]idley.2 items.

Folder 673
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to David Erwin, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 June 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Requests Erwin pay forty-two dollars to [?] Evans for license to rise hopperboy at Woods' mill. "The mill stands on Wheat's run a branch of Wheeling Creeke, [sic] in Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia]..."

Folder 674
Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburg[h, Virginia],12 June 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Sends bill [of complaint] for Woods to answer in Wilson's Ex[ecut]orsvs. Woods.

Folder 675
Jno. W. Pleasants, Council Chamber, City of Richmond, [Virginia] to the Commandant of the 4th Regiment [Virginia Militia] Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 June 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Instructed by Lieutenant Governor "to inform you that commissions cannot issue...until it shall be specified...what vacancies they are to fill; or if for a new company that also should be specified."

Folder 676
Appointment, of Andrew Howlett as a captain in the fourth Regiment tenth Brigade and third Division of the Virginia militia, 25 June 1811.
1 page.DS.

Signed by Geo[rge] W[illia]m Smith,Lieutenant Governor and J[no] W. Pleasants.

Includes, DS, of Benj[amin] Biggs attesting that Andrew Howlett had taken oath as captain. 1 page.

Folder 677
Zac. Sprigg, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 29 June 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Needs oats from Woods.

Folder 678
M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 July 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Joseph Cloyd's wife and daughter died. Houston's "son Andrew got a cut on his knee last winter which had nearly taken his life." Gives other family news.

Folder 679
[Archibald Woods], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Geory[e] Hancock,n.p., 8 July 1811.
2 items.

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewisand Wilson's heirsvs. Woods.

Folder 680
Bonds (witnessed by Noah Linsly) of Archibald Woods with Moses Shepherd, William Irwin, Noah Zane and Noah Linsly, 18 July 1811.
1 page.D.
Folder 681
S. McClure, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 19 July 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Has made an alteration in the [promissory] note Woods sent for him to sign.

Includes ALS, of John Anderson, n.d., to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia. Robert Anderson is not willing that John Anderson should quit his work before harvest so Woods can expect them July 15. 1 page.

Folder 682
Benj[ami]n Biggs, Br[igadier] Gen[eral], 10th Brigade,to Col. Arch[ibald] Wood[s],n.p., 6 August 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to order regiment to Wheeling for muster.

Folder 683
D[aniel] Sheffey,Montgomery Court House, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 August 1811.
2 pages.ALS.

Has collected 792 dollars in execution granted in Woodsvs. Lewis. Marshall has taken all the personal property of William Lewis. Let him know how to transmit money.

Folder 684
Agreement (witnessed by Spencer Biddle and Damiel [?]) between Lloyd Biddle of Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1811.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease the stone house and stable to be built. Describes how stable is to be constructed.

Folder 685
John McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., 5 September 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Sent articles written for.

Folder 686
And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Brother Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 5 September 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Sends sympathy for death of Archibald Woods' son. Unable to attend funeral.

Folder 687
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 September 1811.
2 pages.ALS.

Pleased with executive appointment of a judge for our circuit. Try to block appointment of [?] Jackson by legislature. Thinks [Congressional] session will be long and boisterous. His reception in Woods' County has made impressions on his mind.

Folder 688
Agreement between Thomas Evans of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Zebudiah Meix of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 September 1811.
1 page.DS.

Meix agrees to build a barn for Evans. Description of how it is to be built.

Folder 689
Jesse Hunt, Newels town, [Newell, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheelen, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] 15 September 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Offers land for sale adjoining land owned by Woods at the mouth of Capteen Creek.

Folder 690
John Wilson, Washington, Pennsylvania, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 October 1811.
1 page.PD.

Notifies Woods that a note of Michael Cresap, endorsed by Woods is due and unpaid.

Folder 691
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [?] Griffith, St. Clairsville, [Ohio]. 5 October 1811.
2 pages.ALS.

Zebu Warner is indebted to Woods for rent. Gives Griffith options on how to handle the collection.

Includes ALS, of Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Zebu Warner, n.p. concerns rent owed to Woods. 1 page.

Folder See 656
8 October 1811.
Folder 692
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 October 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Laments loss of Woods' son. Not able to make any statement with respect to Woods' account with Geo[rge] Poagewithout assistance of Woods' papers.

Includes receipt from J. Russle [?] to David Banes[?] for wheat to the account of A[rchibald] Woods.1 page.

Includes, fragment of an account. 1 page.

Folder 693
John Beach, Marietta, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Wood[s],Wheelling [Wheeling], [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 October 1811.
1 page.ALS.

If Woods has made purchase of the Jughandle Mills, write him and he will send Woods a draft of his proportion of the halfe [sic].

Folder 694
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods near Wheeling, Virginia [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 October 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Spoke to R. [?] Thompsonwho is considered one of the best house-carpenters here respecting the undertaking of your house. The Republican ticket succeeded in all three members with a majority of two to three hundred votes.

Folder 695
Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., to Elig[a]h McClandhan,Botetourt [County, Virginia], 26 October 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Has learned by George Paull that Mr. Lewis has sold his land. Informed a proposition is made by Mr. Lewis to pay to W[illia]m Poageof Augusta [for Woods]. Thanks McClandhan for his friendly aid in having the business brought to a close. Speculates on other terms.

Folder 696
Jo[seph] Cloyd,Natural Bridge, [Virginia] to Uncle Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 November 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns taxes on land in Ohio County owned by Cloyd family and by M[atthe]w Houston.

Folder 697
John Gosney, n.p., to Archabal [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, [sic] [West Virginia], 13 November 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Wants Woods to make him some flour.

Folder 698
Isaac Kelly, n.p., to the Register of the Land Office at Richmond, Virginia, 15 November 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Asks that he look for patents for George and Isaac Kelly.

Folder 699
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 November 1811.
3 pages.ALS.

Asks Woods to tell him how to go about military patents. Has visited the President and also attended the House of Madam. At next interview with President intends to mention the Road. Many petitioners praying to be relieved from injuries sustained under the nonimportation law. Affair of the Chesapeake settled. Determined representation for the states. The "Harriet" sails in a few days with messengers to England and France. Mr. Taylor son of Jno Taylor goes to England and Mr. Biddle son of Clement Biddle goes to France. "it is hard to say what course our great men will take. I believe...leaders know not what to do. Not do I know who is to be the leader. I believe in Caucus it was determined to elect H[enry] Clay,speaker and they did elect him." Describes Clay.

Folder 700
S. R. Bakewell, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woodsnear Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 November 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Has about thirty-five feet of pipes now by him and expects to set another kiln next week when he expects to have Woods' in it. Wants to know what other kind, of ware Woods would wish to be sent along with them. "Here let me remark that Mr. Wales opinion of stone ware pipes is higher than ever & he regrets that the town of Steubensville does not use them instead of wood."

Folder 701
Power of attorney (witnessed by Noah Zane and Noah Linsly) from Moses Shepherd to Noah Linsly, 29 November 1811.
1 page.DS.

To assign and transfer to Archibald Woods twenty shares in Bank of Steubenville.

Folder 702
Tho[ma]s Woods,Washington, [Pennsylvania], to father [Archibald Woods], 9 December 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Gives his recollection of a transaction between himself and John McClure. Mr. Reed's young daughter died. Have searched for cloth.

Folder 703
Andrew Howlett, n.p., to Archeble [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 18 December 1811.
1 page.ALS.

Apologizes for being so long, in making his returns because he couldn't understand it.

Includes, ALS, from Andrew Howlett to Archebel [Archibald] Woods, 30 December 1811. Has sent returns by Moses Chaplin[e]. 1 page. ALS.

Folder 704
Memorandum of business for Tho[mas] Woodsto attend to for Archibald Woods, [1812?].
1 page.M.

Concerns settling Woods vs. Lewis. "Beware of being taken in as all those people are Great Sharpers. Beware of going in any barter or bargain with them. If possible they will try to pawn some old or good for nothing Negroes on you, or some other old stuff or bad bonds."

Folder 705
W[illia]m Poage,Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibald Wood[s],Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 January 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Received four hundred dollars from [William] Lewis. Taken a bond on Burwell. Not knowing the amount of the Ex[ecution] nor Cred[i]ts, could not go into a final settlement. Can have it credited to execution by writing clerk of Monroe or attorney.

Folder 706
P[olly] Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to sister Anna [Ann] Wood[s], Whe[e]ling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 January 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Thanks Ann Woods for sending Patty up. Glad to hear of Betsy's safe delivery. "if I live as long as the first week in May and no accident happens I expect to have an addition to my family, already to[o] large, but when we have them we are sorry for to part with them." Misses her husband [who is in Congress]. Hope he returns in March, but if the[y] declare war he may be detained a month or two longer.

Folder 707
Tho[ma]s Wilson,City of Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 January 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Presented draft to Sheffey. Mentioned "the establishment of the Road to his Majesty but have no answer to the point." Discusses increase in military establishment. Bills on Navy laid on table to make room for land force. Wilson voted no to raising 25,000 soldiers. Asks what the people think. Doubts leaders. Thinks war will ensue.

Folder 708
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington City [D.C.], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 January [1812].
3 pages.ALS.

Has received draft [to settle Woodsvs. Lewis]. Has to be sent back to W[illia]m Poageto obtain proper endorsement. "We hear of nothing here but war..." Lists bills concerning raising troops. President will not act on the U.S. Road, saying there is no money to expend.

Folder 709
Sam[ue]l McKee,Washington City [D.C.], to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 January 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Is making enquiries about a 3000 acre tract of military land in Ohio County. Asks if land has been sold for taxes.

Folder 710
Memorandum of agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woods,Josiah Updegraff [?] and Moses Chapline) between Thomas Evans and John Eoff, 20 January 1812.
1 page.DS.

For Evans to sell his farm to Eoff. Evans is also to convey his interest in the ferries across the Ohio River and across Wheeling Creek.

Folder 711
Proclamation by Governor James Barbour, 23 January 1812.
1 page.PD.

Prescribing the uniform of the Virginia militia.

Folder 712
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington City [D.C.], to [Archibald Woods]. pages, 30 January 1812.
2ALS.

Encloses patent to Woods. Asks for recommendations for officers in "our (to be made Army)". Rage for war has subsided. Looks for proposition to repeal non-importation law. Houses passes bill to repair old frigates. Mentions [William Branch] Giles.

Folder 713
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Jessey Hunt, Cincinnati, Ohio, 3 February 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Would survey his land but had to attend Superior Court at Wheeling. Makes proposal for 200 to 250 acres. Offer is eight gallons good whiskey and one dollar per acre. He offers flour. Draws plat to explain offer.

Folder 714
Richard Yeates, n.p., to Archibald Woods, on Wheeling Creek, near mouth, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Person who delivers letter is authorized to sell land for General James Allen and Col. David Allen. Discusses past dispute with Woods over land in Kentucky he bought from Woods.

Folder 715
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville [Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 February 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Building a sawmill. Thinks Mallory should have house he is renting taken from him. Doesn't know anyone else to rent it to. [Benjamin] Ruggles wants Paull to go in with him and others on laying out a town, [Woodsfield?].

Folder 716
[Archibald Woods] to Ro[bert] Woods,n.p., 24 February 1812.
1 page.ACy of AL.

Has heard rumors that political enemies may try to have election for clerk set aside if they lose. Suggests that Robert Woods as eldest magistrate to require sheriff to summons all magistrates to elect a clerk for County court in place of Moses Chapline, deceased. Suggests form to use.

Folder 717
Isaac Hutchison, union, Monroe County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 718
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Has received Woods recommendations for commissions as officers. Trouble raising money. Considered salt tax. "The 'Constitution' has returned ten days & no report of anything from England and France." Sheftey has paid no money.

Folder 719
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 20 March 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Doesn't have time to consider offer [for land]. Prefers bank stock to land. Prefers cash to bank stock. If others sell out, he does not wish to be backward. Does not think Archibald Woods' offer for his interest in Botetourt includes what he will receive from Elijah [Woods]. Wants Brother James [Woods] to appoint attorney to settle price of land Robert Woods is to have from Jo[seph] Woods and make a deed.

Folder 720
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 March 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses British spy, John Henry. "It is not yet determined who is to be next President. DeWitt Clinton is spoken of." April elections will express public mind.

Folder 721
Jo Cloyd, Rockbridge [County, Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Discusses land owned by David and James Cloyd and M[atthe]w Houstonin Ohio County. In Woodsvs. Lewis,Lewis has sold land to [?] Burwell. Lewis has paid $7,000 to W[illia]m Poag[e]. James Greenlee married Miss [?] Paxton.

Folder 722
James Trenor, Sinking Creek, Botetourt County, [Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 March 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Defends his handling of Woods business in the suit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 723
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 March 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods he can expect an embargo. Asks him to let [?] Shepherd and all friends know.

Folder 723A
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 April 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Lists officers to be commissioned. Has enclosed documents "for the information of the people." Forwarded report on subject of [U.S.] Road. Doesn't expect anything to be done concerning road west of Monongahela. Not at liberty to say more about [embargo]. Received no more money from Sheffey.

Folder 724
George Paull, n.p., to A[rchaibald] Woods,n.p., 2 April 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Has not gotten a person to go see Windle for purpose of making a purchase. Has not gotten survey made of Capteena land.

Folder 725
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] to W[illia]m Poage,near Staunton, [Virginia], 8 April 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Sending John McLure to collect $7,000 left by [William] Lewis. has written clerk of Monroe County to stay execution until November.

Folder 726
Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee], to uncle [Archibald Woods], 10 April 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Robert Woods (uncle) wishes to purchase 200 acres of land from him. Price is $1,600. Has written father to give Archibald Woods a power of attorney. Owes Robert Woods. In addition owes $3,000-4,000 in Kentucky.

Folder 727
James Smith, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Asks to be recommended to be appointed a major in army to be raised in Ohio.

Folder 728
Lists of officers and when they were sworn in, 25 April 1812.
1 page.AMs.
Folder 729
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Sheffey does not find it convenient to give a settlement at this time.

Folder 729A
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Freder[ic]k Farmer,26 April 1812.
1 page.ANS.

Asks that bearer be paid thirty-nine dollars.

Folder 730
W[illia]m Poage,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 May 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Has seven thousand dollars as part of the execution against [William] Lewis in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Folder 731
George Paull, St. Clairsville [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,9 May 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Needs to enter quarters [of land?].

Includes, AMs, of [Archibald Woods]. Asking that volunteers for the army be encouraged. Tells what pay and rations soldiers will receive. 2 pages.

Folder 732
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio] to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 May 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Has seen Battial Harrison who has the Virginia military land warrants. Will make some proposition. James Paull has gone to Richmond. Would rather deal with Paull.

Folder 733
Ja[me]s Gooding,West Alexander, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio C[ounty], Virginia [West Virginia], 23 May 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Introduces Henry Greene who wishes to obtain advice respecting the validity of a claim of land.

Folder 734
Isaac Kelly, n.p., to Colonel [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 May 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Needs brick to mend a hearth. Asks for late newspapers.

Folder 735
Geo[rge] Pannill,n.p., to Col[o]nel A[rchibald] Wood[s],n.p., 2 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Resigning his office in the Wheeling Light Infantry. Woods has written two names on the letter as possible replacements for Pannill.

Folder 736
Nathan Holister, n.p., to Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., 2 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Reports on the measurement of lumber. Does not like quality of the boards.

Folder 737
James Crage [?], Fishcreek, to Archy [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Wishes to know if Woods intends to let him have Mr. Ramsey's place.

Folder 738
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Put advertisement in paper for sale of town lots and sent notices.

Folder 738A
W[illia]m Irwin,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Wood[s].n.p., 10 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

At the first muster of the [Weeling] Light Infantry, ensign of the company made known his intention to decline serving in the company in the capacity of an officer longer than five years from the date of his commissions. Company elected a replacement, John Richardson and recommended him to be appointed.

Includes, AN, of [Archibald Woods], listing possible officers. 1 page.

Folder 739
J[ame]s Barbour,Richmond, [Virginia], to The commandant of the 4th Reg[imen]t, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 June 1812.
2 pages.Copy of LS.

Had sent commission to Jno Richardson to be ensign [in Wheeling Light Infantry]. Since Richardson has been accused in affidavit by [?J Zane of saying he would not interfere if slaves in eastern part of state rose up and murdered their masters, he should return his commission.

Folder 740
Noah Zane, n.p., to Ar[chibal]d Woods,n.p., 22 June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Recommends Mr. Ross to repair public arms. [Woods has written on the letter: William Ross at Frederick Town on Monongala River, Washington County, Pencilvania [Pennsylvania].

Folder 741
Appointment of William McCoy as lieutenant in fourth regiment, tenth brigade, and third division of Virginia militia. Signed by J[ame]s Barbourand registered by J. H. Pleasants. Bears seal, 23 June 1812.
1 page.PDS.
Folder 742
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], June 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Enclosed will gives the course of the war. Woods' son, Thomas, stayed with him. Thinks it's high time for Congress to adjourn.

Folder 743
Jo[seph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee] to uncle Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 June 1812.
3 pages.ALS.

Still wants $1600 for the land he is offering to Robert Woods. News about Andrew [Woods], Robert Woods, and John M. Walker.

Folder 744
Levi Hicks, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 29 June 1812.
1 page.ANS.

Wants to rent horse pasture.

Folder 745
J[ame]s Barbour,Richmond [Virginia], to Arch[ibald] Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 July 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods to have the public arms repaired.

Folder 746
A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Sheffey,Washington City, [D.C.], 10 July 1812.
2 pages.Copy of ALS.

Answer to a letter from Sheftey concerning Woods' manner of collecting money due him in Woodsv. Lewis.

Includes ACy of AL, which is an earlier draft of above. 2 pages.

Folder 747
Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Thomas Wilson, Washington City, [D.C.], 10 July 1812.
2 pages.Copy of ALS.

Encloses copy of [Daniel] Sheffey's statement which Woods thinks is incorrect. Tries to understand the statement. Thinks majority of people are opposed to war. Cannot raise troops, as commander of 4th Regiment, Virginia militia. Has on company volunteers, one company drafted. Wife had large son, W[illia]m. Nearly cost her her life.

Folder 748
Asher Jones, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheling [Wheeling] Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Whiskey Woods has sold him is indifferent. Discusses salt works. Cannot hire or sell slave because he has a sore leg.

Folder 749
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Alexander Caldwell, n.p., 18 August 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Cannot accept price Caldwell proposes for land. Gives his offer.

Folder 750
Orders from Benj[ami]n Biggs,B[rigadier] Gen[era]l l0[th] Br[i]gad[e], to Lt. Col[one]l Arch[ibal]d Wood[s],31 August 1812.

Orders Woods to order his regiment to Wheeling for training.

Folder 751
John J. Jacobs & Co., Wellsburgh [Wellsburg, Brooke Co.] Virginia [West Virginia], 7 September 1812.
2 pages.

Unable to raise money owed to Woods.

Folder 752
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, [Kentucky] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 September 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Thanks Woods for paying taxes for him. Sends money by son, John Croghan. Mentions George Croghan. Will consider exchanging land with Woods after he gets necessary information.

Folder 753
John Connell, n.p., to Col. Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 16 September 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Asks questions concerning impressment of camp kettles, axes, and wagons. "The troops from this Regiment are to meet at this place on Tuesday next and will proceed in boats to the place of Destination, on Wednesday if possible, say Thursday at farthest. I shall be happy to meet and accompany the troop from your Regiment." Late orders authorize the Col. com[man]d[in]g to provide for the transportation of the baggage. "My opinion is that wagons should be procured in each regiment, they can be sent by water to point pleasant, the horses by land, the camp kettles so far as we may stand in need will be taken from Mr. Dutty... Keel Boats going to Kenhawn for salt can be procured if you can engage but I have as yet engaged by one, three will be necessary."

Folder 754
John Connell, Charleston, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woodsof Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 September 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Understands Woods' men are to meet this day at Wheeling. Sends Capt. Russel to receive from information as to boats for the transportation of the troops and also as to provisions. "Say five days Rations of bread and salt pork of Bacon, ready cooked, my wish being to go on Day and Night if possible until we arrive at Point Pleasant."

Folder 755
Central Standing Committee (James Woods, John Campbell, Jr., Samuel Greenhow, William Fenwick, and Benjamin J. Harris), Richmond, [Virginia] to Archa[bald] [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 19 September 1812.
1 page.PD.

To raise supplies for families of soldiers.

Includes minutes of a meeting of citizens of Richmond, Manchester and their vicinities held at the Capitol. Resolved that name of association be "The Society for promoting the success of the War against Great Britain." Lists duties of the association, including the appointing of a standing committee in each town and County.... 2 pages. PD.

Folder 756
Warrant from Archibald Woods, Lieut[enant] Colo[nel] Com[mandan]t 4th Reg[imen]t Virg[ini]a Militia, 23 September 1812.
1 page.Copy of DS.

to Capt. Lewis Bonnet to impress a keel boat.

Includes, DS, affidavit of John McLure, W[illia]m Irwin, and John Feay, that the value of the service of the keel boat is $50.00. 1 page.

Includes, ANS, of Archi[bal]d Woods,certifying above. 1 page.

Includes, copy of DS, warrant from Archibald Woods, to Benjamin Jefferies, to impress a keel boat. 1 page.

Includes, DS, affidavit of John McLure that the value of the service of the keel boat is $50.00. 1 page.

Folder 757
John Wilson, Washington, Pennsylvania, to Arche[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 September 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Notifying Woods that a note endorsed by him for Morgan Jones is due and unpaid.

Folder 758
Cha[rle]s K[ing] Mallory,Council Chamber, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Lieut[enant] Commandant of Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 October 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Has received, in the absence of the Governor, Woods' letter, asking to have made at Wheeling, arms for a troop.

Folder 759
John Bready, n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Woods, near Wheelling [Wheeling], Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], October 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Will attend court martial and pay his fine if it's proved he should have gone when called.

Folder 760
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,[Virginia], 20 October 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Will leave home in a week for Washington. Should be glad to hear result of your election for electors. Expects peace ticket to have a large majority in his County.

Folder 761
S. R. Bakewell, Charleston, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 October 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Tries to make arrangement with Woods concerning stoneware and earthenware. Unable to get salt he needed for his manufacture.

Folder 762
F. McHenry, Elizabeth-town, [Pennsylvania?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 November 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Proposes to start a newspaper with the press to be in Wheeling.

Folder 763
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] Thomas Wilson, Washington City [D.C.], 6 November 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Madison ticket had a majority of 92. [Stephen] Van Rensselaer has met with a defeat. Has been informed that [Return Jonathan] Meigs has been insulted by the common soldiers and almost afraid of times at times to leave his quarters least [sic] he might meet with insults." "I am anxious to hear if peace is expected or if we must go on in this destructive war. If it is to continue God help the nation for in many places, the people are ready almost to cut other throats." Cites examples. Will write [Daniel] Sheffey for account with [William] Lewis.

Folder 764
M[ichael] Cresap,Fish Creek [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 16 November 1812.
1 page.ALS.

Will sell land for $12,000.

Folder 765
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 November 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Thinks militia are expensive and ruinous. Thinks they can provide little real service "as well might you put unbroken Horses to a Wagon--they possess the strength & spirit--but they will not pull together." sees no prospect of speedy termination of the war. "the Administration which makes War does rarely make peace." Discusses War Hawks. Anxious to hear about Virginians in Western Army. Will present statement to [Daniel] Sheffey.

Folder 766
Jo[seph] Cloyd,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 December 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns Cloyd military lands in Ohio County.

Folder 767
General orders, Headquarters, N. W. Army, Upper Sanauskey [Ohio], signed by (L. Hukle, Ass[istan]t Dep[artmen]t Ad[jutan]t Gen[era]l.) Endorsement says G[enera]l Harrison's Order of P[a]rad[e], 22 December 1812.
3 pages.DS.

Gives directions for morning and evening parades.

Folder 768
Mary Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 24 December 1812.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives family news and news of household activities.

Folder 769
Levin Okey, n.p., to Arc[h]able [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 January 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Woods should rent to [?] Hollister. Terms are too high for Okey.

Folder 770
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 January 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Has spoken to Gen[era]l S. Smith about lands in Wheeling. Land is owned by James A. Buchanan of Baltimore. "No doubt the Papers give you an account how our Genls in the North have managed their campaigns . Was ever a Nation cursed with such officers." Secretary of Navy has resigned. Gives makeup of regiments and number. Thinks too many. "We attempt more than we can do well."

Folder 771
Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 January 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns politics in Ohio.

Folder 772
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Vi[rgini]a, [West Virginia] to Andrew Hamilton, Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia, 28 January 1813.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Sends statement concerning execution in Woods v. Lewis. Asks Hamilton to try to see execution and aid him in obtaining his money.

Folder 773
W[illia]m Robertson,C[lerk] of C[ouncil], In Council [Richmond, Virginia] to [Archibald Woods], Commandant of the 4th Regiment, Ohio [County, Virginia], 30 January 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Transmitting advice of council that any artillery companies who are furnished with gun carriages may build sheds to protect them.

Folder 774
Agreement (witnessed by John McLure) between Archi[bald] Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and William Cunningham of Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 February 1813.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to rent land (including orchard) to Cunningham.

Folder 775
J.A. Buchanan, Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 February 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Has received Woods' letter. Lands on Wheeling Creek belong to heirs of his father. If Woods will make proposition, Buchanan will submit it to the heirs.

Folder 776
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 10 February 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Mentions [Buchanan] attitude toward selling land. Has received no news from [James] Winchester [concerning River Raisin defeat]. Disagrees with conduct of the war...."but you and I have it not in our power to regulate these things; but with the people we should speak a language which should be heard [even?] in the recesses of the palace."

Folder 777
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Aaron Varney and Jedadiah Varney of Vermont, 18 February 1813.

For Woods to rent land to the Varneys. Woods is to supply livestock and utensils.

Folder 778
John White, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 25 February 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to suspend collection of fine against him because his son failed to attend regimental court.

Folder 779
N[athaniel] Burwell,Salem, Botetourt County, [Roanoke County], [Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1813.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerns Woodsv. Lewis.

Folder 780
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 March 1813.
1 page.ALS.

"You may expect something like an Embargo before we rise." Expects tax bills to go up. Has put letter before Sec[re]t[ary] of War.

Folder 781
Agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woodsand James Kelly) between Isaac Robinson of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and John Kelly of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 March 1813.
1 page.DS.

To be partners in purchasing flour for export to New Orleans or elsewhere.

Folder 781A
Bond (witnessed by James Kelly) between Archi[bald] Woodsand Issac Robinson, 9 March 1813.
1 page.DS.
Folder 782
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to James Barbour, Governor of Virginia, Richmond, [Virginia], 22 March 1813.

Apparently, two commissions have been served to same person. Woods describes the two men.

Folder 783
W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 March 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Thanks Woods for saying he will tend to paying the taxes on his land. Since Woods title to land in Kentucky is disputed, he does not want to exchange.

Folder 784
Agreement between James Barnett and Archi[bal]d Woods,23 April 1813.
1 page.DS.

For Barnett to build a log house. Gives details on how house is to be built.

Folder 785
Promise by John Thompson to give Geo[rge] Paull,28 April 1812.1 April 1814.

Promise to give possession of a house and lot.

Folder 785A
John Carr, n.p., to [Robert Stuart], n.p., 9 May 1813.
1 page.ANS.

Request to let John D. seaman have flour.

Folder 786
John Anderson, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 1 June 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Needs lime to finish house.

Folder 787
Agreement (witnessed by Nathan Holister) between Archi[bal]d Woods(for himself, Benj[ami]n Ruggles,George Paull & Levi Barber) and John Barrit, 5 June 1813.

To sell Barrit land.

Folder 788
Asher Jones, n.p., to Ar[chibal]d Woods,n.p., 11 June 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns whiskey.

Folder 789
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,[Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 28 June 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Has concluded a bargain with William Sharpless for house and lot. Troops have mounted. Col. Perkins has resigned. Paull expects to be colonel.

Folder 790
Ben[jamin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns opening a road from Woodsfield to Marietta, Ohio.

Folder 791
Geo[rge] Paull,in Camp at Delaware, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 July 1813.
3 pages.ALS.

Making arrangements to sell property to [William] Sharplessin event he does not return from war. Intends to go into mercantile business. Have drawn clothing for 27th Regiment and tomorrow start for upper Sandusky and the Lower Sandusky.

Folder 792
Power of attorney (witnessed by William Gill and James Shannon) from George Paull to John Patterson to execute a deed to William Sharpless, 12 July 1813.
1 page.DS.

Includes, DS, affidavit of Josiah M. Smith. 1 page.

Folder 793
N[oah] Linsly,n.p., to Archibald] Woods,n.p., asking Woods to inspect the construction of a road, 15 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 794
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Troops are getting ready to march.

Folder 795
John Davis, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Describes difficulties in provisioning troops.

Folder 796
Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Woods' letter apparently miscarried. Must prepare for a campaign in September.

Folder 797
A. Hamilton, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods, n.p., 24 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns payments for barrels [of flour?].

Folder 797A
Lt. James Ewing, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Lieut[enant] Col[onel] Com[mandan]t, [4th Regiment, Virginia Militia].
1 page.ALS.

Lists repairs (and cost) to muskets and certifies that Adam Keller did the work.

Folder 798
J. Caldwell, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 29 July 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Settling of accounts.

Folder 799
James Paull, Jr., n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to locate Betsy and arrange for her to be sent home.

Folder 800
D. McClure, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. Asks Woods to make a survey, 3 August 1813.
1 page.ALS.
Folder 801
Benj[amin] Biggs, Brig[adie]r Gen[era]l, 10[th] Brig[a]de, [Virginia Militia],to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 August 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to order troops for muster.

Folder 802
Geo[rge] Paull,Lower Seneca Town, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 August 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns selling a house and lot to Sharpless.

Folder 803
Geo[rge] Paull,Lower Seneca Town, [?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 August 1813.
3 pages.ALS.

Thinks Woods' son, Franklin, can get an appointment in militia. Thinks serving will be good for him.

Folder 804
Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns sale of house and land to a Mr. Mallory.

Folder 805
Geo[rge] Paull,Camp Lower Seneca Town, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 September 1813.
23 pages.ALS.

Franklin Woods arrives. Gen. [William Henry] Harrisonappointed him a third lieutenant. Paull gives his philosophy about serving in the army. Gives instructions about selling house and lot to Sharpless.

Folder 806
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 September 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Sorry to hear of ill health of Mrs. Paull. Surprised to hear that Franklin had enlisted. Discusses war. "This war of glory or glorious war-which appears to be attended with every calamity defeat and disaster that ever in any shape befell any country ancient or modern-how is it? Are nations punished in proportion to their demerits?...I never once for a moment supposed that the contem[p]tibleprovince of Upper Canada peopled by semibarbarians could have held the United States at bay for more than a year-and even make inroads upon us--"

Folder 807
Jno. Brady, Li[e]ut.,n.p., to Col. Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 13 September 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Sends forty-one guns and thirty six cartridge boxes.

Folder 808
Charges sent to Colo[nel] John Connell, C[o]mm[an]d[an]t, 103 Reg[imen]t Virginia Militia,against Richard Roberts of David Pugh's Volunteer Rifle company attached to the 103d Regiment Virginia Militia, 14 September 1813.
2 pages.DS.

Charges that Roberts tried to avoid danger withdrew himself from Tyamochta and allowed the baggage of his company to be lost; let tobacco, coffee and chocolate be traded for sale and let other baggage be left and lost; said men did not have to serve past 22nd of March; and used threatening language to a captain. Signed by David Pugh.

Folder 809
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., Noah Linsley, Charleston [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 September 1813.
1 page.Copy of ALS.

Wants Linsley to try to settle an agreement made with [?] Ross.

Folder 810
Geo[rge] Paull,on the lake of Carrying[?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Mentions Oliver Hazard Perry's naval victory on Lake Erie.

Folder 811
B[enjamin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, 21 September 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods aid in helping a Mr. Dear enter land.

Folder 812
Agreement (witnessed by Issac Barrett) between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia] and John Barrett of Belmont County, Ohio for Woods to sell land to Barrett, 28 September 1813.
1 page.DS.
Folder 813
Promissory note (witnessed by James Mays) of John Cunningham and Robert Paull to Samuel Robinson, 28 September 1813.
1 page.DS.
Folder 814
Warrant issued to arrest Lt. Richard Roberts on order of Colo[nel] John Connell, 103[rd] Regiment, Virginia Militiaon charges brought by Capt. David Pugh, 28 September 1813.
1 page.DS.

Signed by B. D. adjutant.

Folder 815
Nathan Holister, Capticana [Captuna, Ohio], to Archa [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 October 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns cutting trees and Woods' accusations that Holister has wasted nails and boards.

Folder 816
Levi Barber, Marietta Court House [Ohio], to Archibald Woods & Benja[min] Ruggles,n.p. [?], 8 October 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Malory has had trouble entering lands at Woodsfield. Barber wants to encourage settlers.

Folder 817
Proceedings in the court-martial of Lt. Richard Roberts of 103rd Regiment, Virginia Militia, 14 September 1813.
4 pages.Incomplete. D.
Folder 818
Orders issued to Archibald Woods by Bemj[ami]n Biggs, Br[igadier] Gen[era]l 10[th] Brig[a]defor Woods to preside at court-martial of Lt. Richard Roberts, 13 October 1813.
1 page.DS.
Folder 819
Geo[rge] Paull,Detroit, [Michigan], to [Archibald Woods, n.p.], 17 October 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses battle at Moravian Town [Battle of the Thames].

Includes, AM, copy, 12 October 1813, of general orders congratulating the troops after the battle of Moravian Town [Michigan]. 3 pages.

Folder 820
Muster roll of [4th Regiment, 10th Brigade, Virginia Militia] written by L[ieutenant] Col[onel]Archi[bal]d Woods,[18 October 1813].
1 page.AM.
Folder 821
Levin Okey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 October 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Petitions are doing very well [perhaps concerning a division of Belmont County, Ohio]. Barretts have not yet marked out the road. George Swaney has not marked road. Wife wants to move back to river. Would like to rent from Woods.

Folder 822
Absalom Ridgely, West Liberty, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Ohio], 20 October 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Requests that Mrs. Woods acknowledge [release] of dower to his deed.

Folder 823
W[illia]m E. Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 October 1813.
3 pages.ALS.

Sympathizes with Woods' rheumatism. Has resigned his pastoral charge and preaches only occasionally. Gives family and neighbor hard news. Only chance for peace is defeat of Bonaparte. Gives a calculation of no peace before 1866. Recommends George Stanley Faber's book on prophecies. Conrad Speece is preacher.

Folder 824
Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,living near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 November 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives excuses for why he has not paid money or salt to Woods.

Folder 825
Agreement (witnessed by W[illia]m C. Chapline, Jr.,George Knox and Benjamin McMahan) between Stephen R. Wilson and Archibald Woods that Wilson will not challenge title to land, 6 November 1813.
2 pages.Copy of DS.

Includes copy of DS, of affidavit, (witnessed by George Knox, Alexand[e]r Chaplinand Benj[ami]n W. Mahan) of Joseph Spencer that he will not challenge the title of Woods to the land. 1 page.

Folder 826
Agreement (witnessed by Lloyd Biddle) between Archi[bal]d Woodsand James Atkinson for Atkinson to rent land, 12 November 1813.
2 pages.DS.
Folder 827
Franklin Woods, Detroit [Michigan], to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 17 November 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Arrived in Detroit "the second of October after a long and tedious march of about 30 days from camp Seneca. The 27th Regiment has taken quarters in this place for this Winter which was verry [sic] lucky for the officers having lost all their clothing." Has been sick with Billious [bilious] fever. Learning duties of a Lieutenant.

Folder 828
Agreement (witnessed by Nancy Woods) between John Parks and Archi[bal]d Woodsfor Woods to lease a cooper's shop and house to Parks, 25 November 1813.
1 page.DS.

Parks is to pay fifty flour barrels annually.

Folder 829
Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 November 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Is concerned about Betsy's ill health. Her family is well. She has eight children.

Folder 830
W[illia]m Webb,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 December 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Needs flour.

Folder 831
W[illia]m Downey,Gurnsey County, Ohio, to Archey [Archibald] Woods, Whillin [Wheeling] [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 December 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Says it is second time he has written Woods to come for money. Asks to have deed drawn in Huey Gilliland's name.

Folder 832
A. Hamilton, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 18 December 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Sends to Woods for money.

Folder 833
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1813.
1 page.ALS.

Letter from Gen. [Lewis] Cassindicates troops are sickly--upwards for 2,000 are down. Has sent Woods an old deed of trust.

Folder 834
Geo[rge] Paull,Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 December 1813.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns possible repeal of a law [creating a new County?]. [?] Hammond has written [William] Sharplessadvising him to take Paull's property.

Folder 834A
James H. Relfe, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 24 December 1813.
1 page.ANS.

Requests for flour.

Folder 835
Order of Archi[bald] Woods, Lieut[enant] Col[onel] 4th Reg't., Virginia M[ilitia],to Basil Riggs, Sheriff to pay James Campbell and Thomas Hugh[e]sfor repairing public arms, 1814.
1 page.DS.
Folder 836
P[hilip] Doddridge,Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns money [?] McCluney hopes to recover in a law suit.

Folder 837
John G. Young, Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 January 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns creation of and location of courthouse in Monroe County, Ohio. Did not pass lower house.

Folder 838
Agreement (witnessed by Spencer Biddle) between Lloyd Biddle of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] for Woods to lease to Biddle a tavern, house and twenty acres of land, 8 January 1814.
1 page.DS.
Folder 839
Franklin Woods, Detroit, [Michigan] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia. Illness among troops, 10 January.
1 page.ALS.

Expects an attack before spring by British and Indians.

Folder 840
Absalom Ridgely, West Liberty, Virginia [West Virginia], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 January 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Making excuses for John Wheeler who has been unable to attend musters.

Folder 841
Geo[rge] White,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 February 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to buy white oaks from Woods.

Folder 842
Agreement between John Cunningham and Archi[bal]d Woodsboth of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] for Cunningham to work as carpenter, joiner and farmer, 4 February 1814.
1 page.DS.
Folder 843
W[illia]m Poage,Staunton, [Virginia], to Arch[i]b[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 February 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Has received $200 from [Daniel] Sheffey.Requests family news. "the Democ[rats]here are very sanguin[e]in expectation of peace. I think the probability is that if Clay's oratorial powers can avert it he will."

Folder 844
Levin Okey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, living near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns creation of new County [i.e. Monroe]. Road has not been marked.

Folder 845
Appointment of Lewis Bonnet as major of 4th Regiment, 10th Brigade, third Division of Virginia Militia, 7 February 1814.
1 page.DS.

Signed by J[ame]s Harbour,Governor. Registered by J. W. Pleasants. Bears seal of Virginia.

Folder 846
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 February 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns selection of Wheeling.

Folder 847
A. Hamilton, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Lieut. Colo[nel] Archibald Woods,4th Regt. Virginia Militia Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Change in law for time of training.

Folder 848
Agness Ramsey, Fish Creek Hills, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods if he has purchased the place which Joseph Ramsey purchased.

Folder 849
Benj[ami]n Biggs,West Liberty, [Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Obligated to attend at West Liberty on business of Wheeling Bank. Capt. Howlett is gone to Washington. Lt. Brady will attend for him. Howlett's opinion is that companies of Capt. Jef[f]ries, Gratehouse,Frazier, and Howlett compose the upper Battalion.

Folder 850
M. Smith, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Requesting terms a tract of land may be purchased on.

Folder 851
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [?], 18 March 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Doubts if appointment of M. J. White as president of [a bank to be organized by the Ohio Company?] would be good.

Folder 852
Levi Barber, Marietta, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 March 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Has gotten commissioners to lay out road from Marietta to Monroe County line. Needs information from Woods on where a road from Woodfield ought to intersect.

Folder 853
Ja[me]s McClure,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 19 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Requests Woods' presence at a stockholders meeting.

Folder 854
W[illiam] Croghan,Locust Grove, [Kentucky], to [Archibald Woods], 21 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Received Woods' letter advising of Chapline succeeding against Crissap [Cresap]. Sending money by his son, John, to reimburse Woods for payment of land taxes. Knows nothing of [?] Doddridge, or of mortgage he has against Mr. Hall. Has asked about land and house belonging to Mr. Smith.

Folder 855
Mathew [Sield?],Fish Creek [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 29 March 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns runaway slave.

Folder 856
Deed from Archi[bald] Woodsand Anne [Ann] Woods, to John Ramsey of Washington County, Pennsylvania, April 1814.
2 pages.D.

For 120 acres on the Ohio River.

Folder 857
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clarisville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 April 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Has settled with William Sharpless. Woods can receive 50 shares of bank stock.

Folder 858
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 7 April 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Sends survey.

Folder 859
John Mills, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] woods, n.p., 14 April 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Needs six bushels of corn.

Folder 860
Franklin Woods, Detroit, [Michigan] to [father] Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 17 April [1814].
2 pages.ALS.

[George] Croghan is commander. His mode of commanding is preferable to former commander, Col. Butler. Franklin Woods would like to resign. Is in debt. Did not receive money sent out by [George] Paull. Describes fort.

Folder 861
Agreement (witnessed by W[illia]m Beckett) between Archi[bal]d Woodsand James Atkison, both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1814.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease land to Atkison.

Folder 862
Aaron Denman, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Thomas Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Discusses dry goods. "I would, not recommend your going into business until peace is made."

Folder 863
Geo[rge] Paull,Brownsville, [Pennsylvania] to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], [28] April 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Betsy [(Woods) Paull] continues to mend, On trip to visit his father. Major Gwynn says 26, 27, & 28th Reg'ts will be consolidated. Expects to lose his rank. "Betsy wishes you to write her as soon as her mother is confined."

Folder 864
John Ewing, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[i]b[al]d Woods,n.p., 17 May 1814.
2 pages.DS.

Applies for ar[r]est of Arch[i]b[al]d Hamiltonon charges he received twenty dollars from James Burrus who was applying for exemption from service.

Includes, DS, affidavit, n.d., of Samuel McClure. 1 page.

Folder 865
Proxy (witnessed by [Ju?] R. Munzon) from Geo[rge] Paullto Archibald Woods, 21 May 1814.
1 page.DS.

To vote for directions in the Ohio Company.

Folder 866
Arrest warrant for Archibald Hamilton signed by James H. [Relfe?], 21 May 1814.
1 page.Copy of DS.

Includes DS, copy of charges against Hamilton. 3 pages.

Folder 867
Fran[klin] Woods,Detroit, [Michigan], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 May 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Few soldiers left in Regiment. Mentions consolidations and possibility of Paull and himself being extra officers and struck off. 27th Regiment has been disgraced. Cannot yet clothes. "if any officer appears on parade without blue pantaloons and boots he is immediately arrest[ed].

Folder 868
Ralph Smith, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 3 June 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to buy land from Woods.

Folder 869
Stephen R. Wilson, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 June 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Mr. Chapline can inform about the discoveries about [property] lines. Will expect sheep and probably will take some half breed merino.

Folder 870
Appointment of William Fans as captain in the fourth regiment, tenth brigade and third division of Virginia Militia. Signed by Linah Mims, lieutenant-governor and J. H. Pleasants. Bears seal of Virginia, 27 June 1814.
1 page.DS.
Folder 871
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Poage, near Staunton, [Virginia], 27 June 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Mrs. Woods had twins, one of whom died within 5 days. Expects Indian treaty. " I do not know but it will be my turn to go to Norfolk in the next call or requision of militia."

Folder 872
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Charles Ham[m]ond, Belmont County, [Ohio], 11 August 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning sale of Sharpless house.

Folder 873
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Connill [Connell], Comm[andan]t of the 10th Brigade, Brooke County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 19 August 1814.
2 pages.ALS.

Discussing uniforms.

Folder 874
Garrison Jones, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 August 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to sell Woods a horse.

Folder 875
Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns W[illia]m Bakerwho denies endorsing Jones' note; and salt.

Folder 876
Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 11 September 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to settle debt.

Folder 877
Geo[rge] Paull,Zanesville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 September 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Will send Woods his horse if cannot find a better one at fair price.

Folder 877A
Geo[rge] Paull,Zanesville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 September 1814.
3 pages.ALS.

Sending Woods his horse. Will send epaulets.

Folder 878
John Connell. Comm[an]d[in]g 10[th] B[rigade] Virginia M[ilitia], to A[rchibald] Woods,4th Reg't, Virginia M[ilitia] Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 September 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Orders Woods to a muster.

Folder 879
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to George Paull, Zanesville, Ohio, 16 September 1814.
3 pages.ALS.

Sold sorrell horse. Has got no marching orders yet. Petitions being circulated concerning location of County seat of Monroe [County, Ohio].

Folder 880
Promissory note (witnessed by Thomas Wells) of Thomas [?] with Archi[bal]d Woods,19 September 1814.
1 page.DS.
Folder 881
Memorandum of an agreement (witnessed by B. Fawcett) made between John Fawcett and Archi[bal]d Woods,27 September 1814.
1 page.DS.

for Fawcett acting as attorney for Samuel Cope to sell a house and lot in Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Woods.

Folder 882
Bond for title from Benjamin Farquher of Clinton County, Ohio and Josiah Updegroff of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 September 1814.
2 pages.DS.

For a house and lot in Wheeling.

Folder 883
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 9 October 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Sends what he thinks register's fees are.

Folder 884
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to William Irwin, Richmond, Virginia, 10 October 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Sends a petition concerning militia fines. Expects lawsuit.

Folder 885
The Librarian, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] Library Room to Archibald Woods, n.p., November 1814.
1 page.L.

Gives hours. Fines will be strictly enforced. All funds on hand will go to purchase books. Arrears on shares must be paid.

Folder 886
John S., Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 December 1814.
1 page.ALS.

Does not have any desire to sell land he owns in Ohio County.

Folder 887
Agreement (witnessed by Franklin Woods) between Daniel Steenrod and Archi[bal]d Woodsboth of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 December 1814.

for Woods to lease land to Steenrod.

Folder 888
H. McCluny, Brooke Court House, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns a lawsuit [Philip] Doddridge is handling for Woods.

Folder 889
General orders from Claiborne W. Gooch D[eputy] A[djutant] G[eneral] for Moses Green, A[djutant] Gen[eral]. Adjutant-General's Office, Richmond, [Virginia], 12 January 1815.
1 page.PD.

Orders 10th, 17th, 18th, and 10th Brigades to Norfolk.

Folder 890
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], 15 January 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Makes a deposit on quarter sections. Has been at Woodfield clearing streets. Hopes to see Barber when commissioners meet to fix seat of justice for Monroe. Has been engaged marking a road to the Ohio from the new town.

Folder 891
Bill of sale (witnessed by Lloyd Biddle) from Spencer Biddle to Archi[bal]d Woods,19 January 1815.
1 page.DS.

For property given to Woods by Biddle to satisfy rent that is in arrears.

Folder 892
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to James Smith, Capteena, 23 January 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns quarter section of land Smith wants to enter. The bearers, Mr. Smith and Baker want to rent. Show them the land where Duvall lives.

Folder 893
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Levi Barber, Marietta, [Ohio], 24 January 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to enter quarter sections.

Folder 894
Alpheus P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 January 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Has been recommended as coroner of his County. Would like appointment to Woods staff. Wants appointment and hope Woods' staff are not required to march.

Folder 895
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, near Cincinnati, [Ohio] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 January 1815.
4 pages.ALS.

Jesse Hunt's brother owns land Woods is interested in. Jesse Hunt offers ten dollars per acre for land Woods owns near his brother's land. Discusses flour milling and whiskey distilling.

Folder 896
Henry Stevenson, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 February 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Asking to be appointed surgeon to [4th] Reg't, Virginia Militia.

Includes, LS, [4 February 1815] of John Connell. H. Marshall and W[illia]m McHenry to Woods, recommending Stevenson.

Folder 897
Muster roll of a company of the 4th Regiment Virginia Militia commanded by Herman Greathouse, 9 February 1815.
2 pages.DS.
Folder 898
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and John Cunningham, n.p., 10 February 1815
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease land to Cunningham.

Folder 899
John Mills, n.p., to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 February 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Is satisfied that he received thirteen bushels of corn.

Folder 900
And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 11 February 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Adam Kellar wishes to ride home to Richmond instead of marching with rest of troops.

Folder 901
James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 12 February 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to rent land for Woods.

Folder 902
Muster roll of a company of the 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia commanded by William Irwin, 13 February 1815.
2 pages.DS.
Folder 903
Noah Zane, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to J[ohn] Marshall,Richmond, [Virginia], 14 February 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Introduces [Archibald] Woods to Marshall.

Folder 904
Appointment of John Millet as ensign in the 4th Regiment, 18th Brigade and third Division of the Virginia Militia. Signed by W[ilson] C[ary] Nicholas. Registered by J. W. Pleasants. Bears seal of Virginia, 20 February 1815.
Folder 905
Communication from A[rchibald] W[oods],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to his troops in the 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 11 March 1815.
1 page.Copy of AMS.
Folder 906
W[illia]m [?], Brooke Courthouse, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 March 1815.
1 page.ALS.

John Spence has been arrested for desertion. Asks for a court martial.

Folder 907
Agreement (witnessed by Joshua Molliston) of Nathan Goodridge, n.p., and John Morley, n.p., with Archibald Woods, n.p., 20 March 1815.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease land to Goodridge and Morley.

Folder 908
Ja[me]s Chapline,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling Creek, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Neither state nor federal government has funds to pay troops. Arrangements will be made to pay them at a later date.

Folder 909
John Connell, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 March 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to remit John Spence's sentence for desertion and release him.

Folder 910
Agreement (witnessed by James Smith) between James Barrett, n.p., and Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 27 March 1815.
1 page.DS.

For Woods to lease land to Barrett and for Barrett to repair a cabin and clear land.

Folder 911
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Adjutant General at Washington City, [D.C.], 27 April 1815.
1 page.Copy of ALS.

Woods explains the unusual nature of his muster return due to the circumstances of their march.

Folder 912
Lewis Bonnett, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 12 May 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Bonnett resigns his commission as major of the 1st Battalion of the 4th Reg't of Virginia M[ilitia].

Folder 913
Roll of officers of 4th Reg[i]m[en]t, [Virginia Militia], 16 May 1815.
1 page.D.
Folder 914
Thomas Smith, Capteena, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 July 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Got three quarter [sections] of land.

Folder 915
And[re]w Elliott,St. Louis, [Missouri],to A[rchibald] Woods,6 August 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Woffert does not want to sell his land.

Folder 916
Wil[l]iam Nolin,n.p., to Arche [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 6 August 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Has bought land from Jacob Ash that he had no right to sell.

Folder 917
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 August 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Has no recollection of articles of agreement between Geo[rge] Poageand Woods.

Folder 918
W[illiam] Croghan,Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 15 August 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Will stick to his terms for selling land. Asks Woods to sell his lame horse.

Folder 919
Deed from John Feay (deputy sheriff acting for Basil Riggs, sheriff) to James Arbutton both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 August 1815.
1 page.DS.

For 56 acres of land sold for delinquent taxes.

Folder 920
Promissory note from [Archibald Woods] and [?] with Northwestern Bank of Virginia, 2 September 1815.
1 page.D.
Folder 921
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 11 September 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Send note against James Woods (with deed to him) to Joseph Woods.

Includes, ALS, n.d., from J[ames] Woods to [Robert Woods?]. 1 page.

Folder 922
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses W. Chapline, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 September 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Although Woods thinks settlement of Poages' claim against him made by Chapline and Thomas [Woods] is totally against him, he will agree to it.

Folder 923
John McLure, Bedford, [Virginia] to James McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 October 1815.
3 pages.ALS.

Has found a slave who ran away from Archibald Woods. Has promised slave if he would return he would not be whipped.

Folder 924
Benj[ami]n Jeffery,Major 4[th] Regt. Virginia M[ilitia], n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Whelling, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 October 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Requests commission as lieutenant for Jon Curtis if Woods has it.

Folder 925
Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., to [?] Jeffries, n.p., 23 October 1815.
1 page.Copy of ALS.

States when he wants to hold a battalion court of inquiry and a regimental court of inquiry.

Folder 926
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Croghan, Ju[nio]r, Litchfield, Connecticut, 12 November 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Does not wish to buy Croghan's land at the price Croghan named. Will sell his horse for him.

Folder 927
A. Caldwell, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 23 Nov[ember 1815?].
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods, McCluny of Charlestown is in Wheeling if he wishes to see him.

Folder 928
John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio to Archibold [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 November 1815.
1 page.ALS.

A man wishes to buy land. Asks Woods for amount. Mr. Scot[t] wants to know if Mr. Morrison can have a set of stable logs.

Folder 929
Caleb Nice, n.p., to officers of the court martial, 25 November 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Did not know of muster until day of muster. His knee was out of place and he had no horse to ride.

Folder 930
John Poage, Greenup County, [Kentucky], to Archib[a]l[d] Wood[s],near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 November 1815.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to make some disposition of a military land claim placed in his hands by Woods fourteen years previously.

Folder 931
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Jasper Malory and John Long of Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 December 1815.
2 pages.D.

For Woods to lease land and ferries to Malory and Long. Malory and Long can also tap sugar maples.

Folder 932
George Madison, Frankfort, [Kentucky] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 December 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Woods' land has been sold for taxes but can redeemed within two years of sale by paying taxes plus interest. Woods should send money for taxes for 1814 and 1815.

Folder 933
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 December 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Clay has drawn up petition to President to establish road to Wheeling. Meigs says tract for sale in Indiana Territory will be open for sale in April or May.

Folder 934
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], [1816?].
2 pages.ALS.

Will not be able to go [to Indiana Territory?]. Fears prices will be too high. A tract of his land (4066 acres in Wood County) was sold for taxes. Asks Woods to redeem.

Folder 935
Memorandum of the behavior of Lydia Dill in trying to alienate W. J. Zane from his daughters, [1816?].
1 page.M.
Folder 936
John Connell, B[rigadier] G[eneral], Brooke Courthouse, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Colo[nel] A[rchibald] Woods,4th Reg[imen]t, [Virginia Militia], n.p., 8 January 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Orders a day of training of officers and a day of regimental muster.

Folder 937
Geo[rge] Miller,New York, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Miller's brother does not yet know the result of his application to cob. Walker relating to lands on Green River. Discusses bank paper. Hears there is petition before Maryland legislature to establish a state bank. Has Phila[delphia] worried. Mentions possibility of a turnpike to Wheeling.

Folder 938
E.C. Wilson, [Washington, D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January [1816?].
3 pages.ALS.

Does not expect deposit being replaced by any act of Congress. Cumberland Road must await annual appropriation.

Folder 939
L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Does not have extra capital. to invest in Woodfield [Ohio].

Folder 940
Samuel Wilson, n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 January 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Will return a runaway slave for Woods for a fee.

Folder 941
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 20 January 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Decision on U.S. Road to Wheeling has been referred to Sec. of Treasury; however, Dallas is a Pennsylvanian.

Folder 942
Robert Pogue, Mason County, [Kentucky], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 January 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Unable to check on Woods' land, but thinks it has been sold for taxes. Woods' mother is in her usual state of health, but her memory fails her. Gives news of his family.

Folder 943
Felix Scott, Grandville, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 January 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Defends the assessment of Woods' land which Woods thinks is too high.

Folder 944
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Chief of Wyandot Indians is dead and his tribes are desirous of selling their lands. No report on U.S. Road. House of Representatives are now discussing direct tax. Mentions birth of a son to Mrs. Paull [Woods' daughter].

Folder 945
John Reiley, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 18 February 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Offers to trade money and horses for land.

Folder 946
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 February 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Forwarded Woods' letter and memorial from citizens of Wheeling to Clay. James Ross and Charleston people are exciting opposition. [?] Connel has obtained depositions on a road from Charleston to Zanesville and made a statement relative to Town of Charleston. Asks Woods for depositions concerning Wheeling. Lands in Indiana not ready for sale yet.

Folder 947
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

President has made a communication to both houses concerning Cumberland Road. It contains a statement of expenditure already made and those necessary to complete it. Commissioner of land office has promised a complete map of Indiana Territory. Will send to Woods.

Folder 948
Samuel Parr, Vincennes, [Indiana Territory], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1816.
4 pages.ALS.

Describes Indiana Territory, its land, its inhabitants and prospects for the sale of the public lands.

Folder 949
Moses Shepherd, City [of] Washington, [D.C.], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 March 1816.

Secretary of Treasury reported in favor of Wheeling [for u.s. Road].

Folder 950
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Secretary [of Treasury] has decided in favor of Wheeling for the Cumberland Road route. Senate has passed bill for levying direct tax of three million dollars. House of Representatives is considering bank bill.

Folder 951
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City,[D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Secretary of Treasury reported to President on Cumberland Road, in favor of Wheeling. Mentions land tax of three million dollars. National Bank bill is under consideration in the House of Representatives. House passed bill authorizing members to frank during recess. Doesn't think it will pass Senate.

Folder 952
Agreement (witnessed by Charles D. Knox and Geo[rge] Knox) between Samuel Cockayne and Archi[bal]d Woodsboth of Ohio County, Virginia, 6 March 1816.
1 page.DS.

For Cockayne to sell Woods two hundred acres of land in Warren County, Ohio. Woods has right to give land back.

Folder 953
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Has been informed that President confirmed report of Secretary of Treasury concerning the [Cumberland] Road. Exertions now will be to procure a large appropriation. Commissioners of land office cannot fix any time when land in Indiana Territory will be sold.

Folder 954
Alpheus D. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 14 March [1816].
1 page.ALS.

Has received five dollars from Woods. Sends pantaloons back to him. Asks about his militia discharge. J. G. Jackson has declared as a candidate. Willson is coroner.

Folder 955
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 March 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Report on Cumberland Road has been referred to Committee in House of Representatives. Republican caucus voted Monroe and Tompkins as candidates. "on the subject of the road Monroe was decidedly your friend, his influence was important. I hope it will not be forgotten. However this subject must remain with yourself." Owing to sickness of draftsman in the land office has not been able to procure a map of the Indiana Territory.

Folder 956
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Two hundred acres of land bought from Sam[ue]l Cockainis worth about four dollars an acre. Discusses Capteena land owned by Jeremiah Hurst. Glad [Cumberland Road] is settled. Gives price of flour.

Folder 957
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

The committee to whom the Cumberland Road was referred have reported in favor of the appropriation. House of Representatives laid 30 per cent ad valorem duty on imported cottons. National Bank bill is now is Senate.

Folder 958
Moses Shepherd, City [of] Washington, [D.C.], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 March 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

[Cumberland] Road being confirmed, he is wa[i]ting the result of the Appropriation. Connell and Doddridge still have plan for a military road. Shepherd hopes to be appointed a Superintendent, but if not wants contract for a section of it. "Mr. Clay has done all he promised but Ruggles never gave out for which I do regard him as one of our particular friends. "

Folder 959
Thomas Smith, Mouth of Captinah [Capteena], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 March 1916.
1 page.ALS.

Would like to rent place where James Barrett lives.

Folder 960
Samuel Parr, Vincennes, [Indiana], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1816.

Public lands have not been surveyed because Indians ordered the surveyors of f. [William Henry] Harrison owns land near Vincennes and has laid it out in town lots.

Folder 961
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 27 March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to borrow $1500 to use to buy bank stock.

Folder 962
Geo[rge] White,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 27 March 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to buy or borrow anvil.

Folder 963
Bond for an unidentified person to pay Archi[bal]d Woods125 dollars, 30 March 1816.
1 page.D.
Folder 964
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Resolutions introduced to appoint committee to look into military road through Charleston. Bills passed House to admit Indiana and Mississippi as states. Nothing done on appropriation for building Cumberland Road.

Folder 965
John Gardiner, General Lana Office [Washington, D.C.], to [Benjamin] Ruggles, Senate U[nited] States [Washington, D.C.], 3 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Draughtsman in office is unable to attend to business. Sends sketch of Indiana Territory taken from Bradley's maps by a pupil of the draughtsman.

Folder 966
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Senate Chamber, [Washington, D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

House has passed appropriation of $300,000 for Cumberland Road.

Folder 967
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to L[evi] Barber,Marietta [Ohio], 11 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Necessary for Woods and Barber to pay up all the installments on the land Woodfield stands on so lot owners can have deeds. Wants Barber to go to Indiana with him. Wants to speculate with Barber's interest in Woodfield.

Folder 968
W[illia]m Irwin,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Resigns his commission as captain in the Wheeling Light Infantry.

Folder 969
John Richardson, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,17 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Asks to borrow $160.

Folder 970
E. McClandhan, Botetourt County, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 April 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

McClandhan's father needs taxes paid on land.

Folder 971
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns appointment for superintendent of Cumberland Road. Connell has withdrawn. [Moses] Shepherd and Rolfe are applicants.

Folder 972
A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Claiborne W. Gooch, Adjunct Gen[era]l Richmond, [Virginia], 28 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Concerning legal difficulties in collecting militia fines.

Folder 973
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,29 April 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Will pay money to redeem land for taxes to County clerk of Wood County. Wilson's daughter died on [April] 15.

Folder 974
Wil[lia]m McCoy,Lt. n.p., to Col. Archibald Woods, n.p., 2 May 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Resigns commission.

Folder 975
L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 May 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Has not heard from servants. Sends amount due on a fractional section. Has heard nothing from Indiana lands.

Folder 976
John Bonnett, Big Wheeling, Creek, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 May 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Cannot attend training or regimental muster because of illness. Sends company return.

Folder 977
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 May 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Sale of lots to [David] Person and [?] Jackson.

Folder 978
David Person, n.p., to [?] Woods, n.p., 16 May 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Asks terms for a lot.

Folder 979
Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Stephen R. Wilson, n.p., 27 May 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Will take depositions in lawsuit of Wilson (as administrator of Rich[ar]d Nichols) vs. John Caldwell, Robert Woods, Archibald Woods et al. in District Chancery Court at Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

Folder 980
A. Hamilton, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 29 May 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Sends for corn meal.

Folder 981
Thomas Wells, Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 4 June 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Sends for land patents.

Folder 982
S[tephen] R. Wilson,Wood County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 June 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Unable to attend taking of depositions in Wilsonvs. Caldwell, Woods et al.

Folder 983
Cornelius Peterson, Woodfield, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 16 June 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Shall be ready to raise house for Franklin Woods. Needs flour and money.

Folder 983A
[Spencer Biddle] To Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Verginney [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 June 1816.
1 page.AL.

Request for payment of son's board.

Includes, AMs of account of [?] Woods with Biddle. 1 page.

Folder 984
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Philip Dod[d]ridge,Charleston, Brooke County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 June 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Does not want to buy lots at Doddriage's price.

Folder 985
E. C. Wilson, [Washington, D.C.], to G[eorge] Wash[ing]t[on] Wilson,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 June [1816].
2 pages.ALS.

Cumberland Road bill for $300,000 has passed. Majority struck out $30,000 for surveys of harbor bill. Determined to pro8trate system of interval improvements.

Includes speech, AM of Wilson, of [David] Crockett from notes made while Crockett was speaking. 2 pages.

Folder 986
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, 29 June 1816.

Politics.

Folder 987
Bond of title (witnessed by William T. Good) of John Feay with Archi[bald] Woods,both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 July 1816.

For 178 acres in Ohio County.

Folder 988
E. McClandhan, Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 July 1816.
1 page.ALS.

McClandhan's father is concerned he will lose his land due to taxes. Asks Woods to pay them.

Folder 989
John McCormick, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 July 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Wanted to build house on his lot but County has laid foundation of temporary courthouse in front of his lot at Woodsfield.

Includes, ANS, of A[rchibald] W[oods]stating that he agreed to pay six dollars to commission to alter foundation of jail. 1 page.

Folder 990
John Barr, Pickaway, [County, Ohio] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 July 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Sends plat of public lands in Indiana. Gives his route to Indiana.

Folder 991
S. Wing, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 July.
1 page.ALS.

Watch with small glass is disposed of. Has two hunting watches left. Suggests Woods come to see them.

Includes, AM of Woods, memorandum of an agreement between G[eorge] P[aull]and A[rchibald] W[oods] for the purchase of land in Indiana. 2 pages.

Folder 992
P[hilip] Doddridge,Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 July 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Has looked at transcript of answers in lawsuit of S. R. Wilson vs. Woods et al. Thinks deeds are in office as part of W. Chapline, Jr.'s answer. Nothing more is necessary. Attendance at next term not necessary except for presence of patents.

Folder 993
Geo[rge] Paull, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Formal subpoena to attend at Chillicothe. Prisoner will not give his consent to his not going.

Folder 994
Jasper Mallory, [?], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 August 1816.
1 page.ALS.

James Smith has been to Marietta to enter fraction mar[k]ed A. Woods. He left deposit of sixteen dollars. Asks Woods to be his special bail in suit of James [Reff?]

Folder 995
Geo[rge] Paull,Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 August 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Gen[era]l [William Henry] Harrisonrecommends white river country very highly. Paull is concerned about what bank notes will be accepted as payment for land. Some of his are counterfeit.

Folder 996
L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 August 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Gives circumstances of James Smith entering Woods' land.

Folder 997
A. Swearingen, Washington, [Pennsylvania?], to Archabeld [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 19 August 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Asks Woods to give his recollection of a settlement of an estate.

Folder 998
Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August [1816].
1 page.ALS.

Asks for two s[u]p[oen]as to be sent in lawsuit of Wilson vs. Woods et al. "We hung a negro here last Friday for rape on his mistress. The Methodists say he went strait [sic] to heaven." Shall have a new Judge on this circuit.

Folder 999
Geo[rge] Paull,Louisville, [Kentucky], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerns land in Indiana.

Folder 1000
Eug[enui]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 September 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Asks if Woods' family will accompany his family to Augusta County, Virginia on a visit.

Folder 1001
Subpoena issued to William Chaplin, Joseph Coldwell, Alexander Coldwell, Archibald Woods and others as defendants in a lawsuit brought by Stephen R. Wilson (administrator of Richard Nichols) in the High Court of chancery of Clarksburgh [sic], [Virginia] [West Virginia]. Issued by [Sam Sprigg?], 11 September 1816.
1 page.D.S.
Folder 1002
Geo[rge] Paull,Vincennes, [Indiana], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 September 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Fourth day of [land] sales. Has not bought an acre. Describes lands and prices. Jesse Hunt will not sell until he writes his brother.

Folder 1003
Geo[rge] Paull,Vincennes, [Indiana], to Arc[hibal]d Woods,Wheelling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 September 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Has bought 2 1/4 sections. Describes land and sales.

Folder 1004
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Capt. Henry Sockman, n.p., 22 September 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Sockman to assist Doct[o]r James Rolfe to count the public arms.

Includes ANS, of Sockman stating he has complied with the request. 1 page.

Folder 1005
Alpheus [D.?] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 September 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Franklin [Woods] fell from horse and dislocated shoulder. Wilson's mother and other family has started for Staunton.

Folder 1006
Elie Williams, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 24 September 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns meeting with Woods to discuss location of [Cumberland] Road.

Folder 1007
Jasper Mallory, Capt[ina Creek, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 October 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Can not come to Wheeling because hogs get in his corn everyday. Has business at Court. Asks Woods to tend to a note at the bank.

Folder 1008
Jasper Mallory, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 October 1816.
2 pages.ALS.

Describes assault and battery by James Smith over hogs getting into corn.

Folder 1009
Elij[ah] McClandhan,Botetourt C[oun]ty, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, at Wheeling, Ohio County, 31 October 1816.
3 pages.ALS.

Virginia Thanks Woods for paying taxes on land. A. Hamilton does not think he owes Woods any money [probably in setting Woodsvs. Lewis].

Folder 1010
Resignation of Arch[ibal]d Woodsas lie[u]t[enant] Col[one]l and commandant of the 4th Reg[imen]t Virginia M[ilitia], 4 November 1816.
1 page.Copy of DS.

Has served in militia for 37 years.

Folder 1011
Agreement of Zebadiah Miex, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] with [Archibald Woods], 6 November 1816.
1 page.DS.

To build a house. Gives specifications.

Folder 1012
Agreement [witnessed by Franklin Woods] between Archi[bal]d Woodsand Gabriel Wallings both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 November 1816.
2 pages.DS.

For Wallings to clear twenty acres of land within two years for which Woods will give him fifty acres in Monroe County, Ohio.

Folder 1013
Agreement between Archi[bald] Woodsand Samuel Sweney [Sweeney?], 23 November 1816.
2 pages.DS.

For Sweney to clear eight acres of land.

Folder 1014
Spe[nce]r Biddle,n.p., to Col[o]n[e]l Woods, n.p., 3 December 1816.
1 page.ANS.

Asks Woods to bring him teaspoons.

Folder 1015
W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 December 1816.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns bank bills in Virginia General Assembly.

Folder 1016
M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Informs Woods of the death of his brother, James Woods.

Folder 1017
Geo[rge] Paull,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Discussed embassy with Secretary [of State ?]. The committee have reported a bill favorable to the Caldwell resolutions and made Columbus [Ohio?] a point. Compensation bill is repealed. Banks will commence specie payment.

Folder 1018
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand Henry Bowers, 12 February 1817.
2 pages.DS.

For Woods to lease eleven acres to Bowers.

Folder 1019
Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 February 1817.
7 pages.ALS.

Concerning Jackson's Treaty with the Creek Indians and the opening up of land in Georgia and Alabama as a result. Describes land. Gives news of death of his father [James Woods].

Folder 1020
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 February 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Election of James Moore. Sale of public lands.

Folder 1021
J[asper] Mallory,Capteen [Captina Creek, Belmont County, Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 February 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Samuel [Sweeny ?] has left place. James Smith has Mallory indicated for keeping a disorderly house.

Folder 1022
S. Connell, Brooke Courthouse [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 February 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Dispute between John Connell, and John Dix over their co-partnership in Brooke Furnace will be arbitrated. Woods is to serve on panel.

Folder 1023
Lease from Archi[bald] Woodsto James Atkinson for land, 1 March 1817.
3 pages.DS.
Folder 1024
R. E. Higginbotham, Cash[ie]r Union Bank of Maryland, to F[ranklin] Woods, Cash[ie]r, 4 March 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Gives status of Wheeling bank notes.

Folder 1025
John Coli, James Philops, Woodsfield [Ohio], to Archabale [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 March 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Have plank and are ready to start on a house for Woods.

Folder 1026
Jo[seph] Cloyd,Rockbridge County, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 March 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Death of James Woods. Account of murder of one negro slave by another. Discusses prices. Asks Woods help in settling debts in Ohio. Neighborhood news.

Folder 1027
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Levi Barker, Marietta, [Ohio], 17 March 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Barber to send land certificate.

Folder 1028
Memorandum of lease from Archi[bal]d Woodsto John Stewart of a house in Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 March 1817.
1 page.AM.
Folder 1029
Ja[me]s Gilliland,n.p., to Archa [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 March 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to meet Woods at St. Clairsville and pay him principle. Then Woods can see W[illia]m Downeyfor interest.

Folder 1030
Agreement (witnessed by Geo[rge] Paull) between Jacob McKinney of Northampton County, Pennsylvania and Moses Shepherd of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 April 1817.
1 page.DS.

For McKinney to build a bridge on the [Cumberland] Road.

Folder 1031
Elie Williams and Moses Shepherd, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 16 April 1817.
1 page.LS.

In conference with [?] Thompson, they have decided to delay purchase of goods till season for laying in fall cargo. Regret Franklin Woods cannot be put on a certainty as to company's employ.

Folder 1032
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [Elie] Williams and [Moses] Shepherd, 20 April 1817.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Concerning their letter to him about the business of their company and their not hiring his son, Franklin.

Folder 1033
W[illiam] Croghan,Locust Grove near Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 May 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Opened Woods' letter to William Croghan, Jr. Gives Woods opinions on land in Indiana. Thanks Woods for previous friendly acts.

Folder 1034
Bond of Cleaburn Simms and Richard Simms with Archibald Woods (sheriff of Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia]), 7 May 1817.
2 pages.DS.

For Cleaburn Simms to serve as deputy sheriff to finish up his business as the former sheriff.

Folder 1035
Jim Carrel, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Franklin Wood[s],Wheelling, [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 13 May 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Asks compensation for a great cost given to Woods by [George] Paul[l].

Folder 1036
Jos[eph] Woods,Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 May 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Sends four hundred dollars to pay Robert Woods.

Folder 1037
Promissory note, of John Miller to Archi[bal]d Woods,20 June 1817.
1 page.DS.
Folder 1038
Agreement between John Dugan and Benj[ami]n Lintonon one part and Moses Shepherd and Archi[bal]d Woodsof the other part, 1 July 1817.
1 page.DS.

For Dugan and Linton to build a bridge as part of the [Cumberland] Road.

Includes agreement, (witnessed by Thomas McGeer), DS, of Matthew Stewart of Pittsburgh to fulfill above contract, 19 September 1817.

Includes agreement, (witnessed by Ben Galloway), DS, of Thomas McGeer and Henry Jordan to fulfill above contract.

Folder 1039
Geo[rge] Paul[l],n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 13 July 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns [land purchase?].

Folder 1040
Jacob Windle, Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheelin[g], Ohio County, Virginia,[West Virginia], 21 July 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Boards for Woods' house in Woodsfield are ready.

Folder 1041
Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 5 August 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Dispute over stone the Irishmen quarried.

Folder 1042
John Coll, Woodsfield, [Monroe County, Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 August 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Unable to do Woods' work.

Folder 1043
Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A. Woods, n.p., 21 August 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Would like to keep a hand he has hired to drive his oxen a few more days.

Folder 1044
Mary F. Mallory, Captine, [Capteena, Belmont County, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns digging a well.

Folder 1045
John Hart, Steubenville, [Ohio], to [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Will build wall. Asks for advance of fifty dollars.

Folder 1046
James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 September 1917.
2 pages.ALS.

Speaks of a third party [J. Mallory] who has done all in his power against him and against whom he has a judgment.

Folder 1047
J[asper] Mallory,C[aptina?], Belmont [County, Ohio] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Does not think [James] Smith has proof of slander.

Folder 1048
Memorandum of an explanation by Archi[bal]d Woods[while sheriff of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia]], 19 September 1817.
1 page.AMS.

Of his handling of an execution.

Folder 1049
Jasper Mallory, Captina, [Belmont County, Ohio] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 September 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Needs planks. Hopes to settle dispute between himself and [James] Smith.

Folder 1050
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Thomas Smith, Capteena [Belmont County, Ohio], 22 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Sonny Smith has been ill so long. Man from Kentucky needs his horse.

Folder 1051
Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

A. Werninger has Negro boy for sale. He ran away and is confined to jail. "The family are well and doing well considering the great loss we have sustained." Asks it he will be safe in receiving the notes of the Ohio Company for taxes.

Folder 1052
H[e]nry [Boos?],Vinsennes [Vincennes, Indiana], to W[illia]m Clark,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Writes by Mr. Woods. Enjoys good health and expects to settle there.

Folder 1053
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 30 September 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Problems with building a bridge [for Cumberland Road].

Folder 1054
Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 3 October 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns problems with his hauling stone for the Cumberland Road.

Folder 1055
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Jos[ias] Thompson,n.p., 3 October 1817.
2 pages.ACyS of ALS.

Woods is upset over Thompson's suggestion that someone else should take charge of bridge building in the area [for the Cumberland Road].

Folder 1056
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Long, Capteena [Belmont County, Ohio], 7 October 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Directions for building a house.

Folder 1057
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 October 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns elections.

Folder 1058
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 10 October 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns building bridge at Lee's Run [for the Cumberland Road] and paying the laborers.

Folder 1059
William Croyhan, Jr., Louisville, Kentucky, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 November 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Will accept Woods' offer to buy his land.

Folder 1060
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio] to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 November 1817.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods to draft a form of an assignment of the contract for Paull to endorse.

Folder 1061
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, to Col. Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 20 November 1817.
Folder 1062
Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 December 1817.
2 pages.ALS.

Legislature has done nothing of importance. Legislature is discussing defects in the Constitution. Mentions various bank bills. "The Legislature seems very much in the Spirit of making banks and new counties." Col. Poage mentioned in his letter that Woods' mother has been stricken with the palsy.

Folder 1063
Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1817.
3 pages.ALS.

Mallory is upset that Woods has rented the store at the mouth of the Capteena with one acre of ground to Henry Swippe. Does not want Swippe to have the ground. Thinks J[ames] Smith and Swippe are trying to run him off.

Folder 1064
Memorandum (draft) of an agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand William Waddell both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1818.
1 page.M.

for Woods to lease a grist mill and house to Waddell.

Folder 1065
John Scott, n.p., to Archibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 January 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Discontent of people renting land from Woods.

Folder 1066
Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 January 1818.
3 pages.ALS.

Mallory is going to give up possession of Woods place. Blames troubles on [James] Smith and H[enry] Swippy. Asks Woods not to rent the place to them.

Folder 1067
Jasper Mallory, n.p., to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 31 January 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Needs Woods to appear at suit of [Fract?] against him. Blames [James?] Smith for the lawsuit being brought. Discusses his dispute with Smith involving a letter.

Folder 1068
John Wishart, Washington, [Pennsylvania], to Tho[ma]s Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Sends vacine crust.

Folder 1069
James Vance, n.p., to Archie [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 1 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Will move to the place Mr. Parks lives on and intends to comply with barga[i]n Vance and Woods agreed on.

Folder 1070
[Archibald Woods] to Rob[er]t Bre[c]kenridge,Louisville, Kentucky, 2 March 1818.
1 page.ACy.

Traces chain of title for a lot and house in Wheeling.

Folder 1071
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to [Archibald Woods], 2 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Tells Woods how to proceed in collecting pay for his son from Paymaster General.

Folder 1072
Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Wood[s],n.p., 9 March 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Promises to make a final settlement of their business.

Folder 1073
W[illiam] Croghan,Jr., Louisville, Kentucky to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Has written previously accepting Woods' offer for his land. "The family of my father has been greatly distressed occasioned by the death of my uncle Genl. G. R. Clark." Growth of Louisville is astonishing.

Folder 1074
Memorandum of a lease from Archi[bal]d Woods,to James Vance, 12 March 1818.

For a house, shop, garden and field.

Folder 1075
James Atkinson, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, 25 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Is leaving plantation and wants to settle up with Woods.

Folder 1076
Robert Pogue, Maysville, [Kentucky] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, 7 April 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Merchants in Maysville are dissatisfied with those in Pittsburgh, Would like for men to set up commission business in Wheeling.

Folder 1077
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Ohio members have called upon [William Henry] Crawford on subject of his orders to receivers of public monies. Has received money for Woods' son, Franklin. Bill has passed Senate to allow purchasers one more year to pay for lands.

Folder 1078
John Jones, Monroe County, Virginia [West Virginia], to Archi[bald] Woods,Whelan [Wheeling], Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 April 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns business dealings with [?] Nichols.

Folder 1079
Ro[ber]t Breckinridge,Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 April 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Doubts sale of a lot in Wheeling due to foreclosure is legal. As Martin's executor, he must try to recover the property.

Folder 1080
James Atkinson, n.p., to [?] Woods, n.p., 26 March 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Dispute over number of rails counted toward rent.

Folder 1081
Tho[ma]s Smith,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 May 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns the arbitration of a dispute over whiskey.

Folder 1082
[Archibald Woods], to Geo[rge] R. Poage,[Maysville], Kentucky, May 1818.
1 page.AM.

Men in Wheeling are planning a commission merchant house to supply merchants in Kentucky so they no longer have to deal with Pittsburgh.

Folder 1083
[?] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia].
1 page.ALS.

Took warrant of attorney to enter judgment against Charles Wells.

Folder 1084
L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 July 1818.
1 page.ALS.

No Kentucky paper in the Bank. Negotiation with Bank at Cincinnati has taken all our paper south of Chillicothe.

Folder 1085
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 July 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Received Woods' letter and a letter and power of attorney from Robert [Poage?]. Will investigate possibility of brother defrauding a brother and the helpless children of the brother.

Folder 1086
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 19 July 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Encloses assignment of Stepp certificate. Certificates assigned by Paull to Woods must have County seal. Flood has killed Jno. Hardesty family and ruined crops.

Folder 1087
Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 July 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Unable to pay Woods.

Folder 1088
W[illia]m Breckinridge,Stau[nton, Virginia] to Arohebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 July 18[18].
2 pages.ALS.

In notion of going to Kentucky but now thinks of Woods' area. Seeks information.

Includes, N, in a different hand of a genealogical chart of the Breckinridge family. 1 page.

Folder 1089
Arch[ibal]d [Woods],Wheeling, Creeke, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to John Cox, Washington, Pen[n]sylvania, 13 August 1818.
4 pages.Copy of ALS.

Has received Cox' letter containing charges exhibited against Williams and J[osias] Thompsonas agents of the National Road. Assumes they are the charges stated by James Marshall. Will state what he knows about. Charges concern sinking of ground on hill above and adjoining Wheeling, distance of road at Shepherd's Mill, too many bridges on little Wheeling Creek, contracts to bidders who could not carry them out and for purchasing land and changing road to pass land he purchased.

Folder 1090
Archi[bald] Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Josias Thompson, n.p., 20 August 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Woods has made statement towards exculpating Thompson and Williams from charges concerning their handling of building of National Road. "I think Col. Williams conduct in relation to this business cannot well be impeached as he has acted uprightly and in most instances as the charges relate to you they are groundless also. Although such are the facts, yet good grounds for charges against your official conduct do exist." Criticizes Thompson for changing road, and allowing contractor to use logs and brush, for want of firmness and decision, and did not look at a place where he could have saved a spring. Thompson had mentioned in Wheeling that some mystery existed respecting the drafts drawn by Shepherd and Paull causing a suspicion that Woods was concerned in that transaction.

Folder 1091
Josias Thompson, Triadelphia, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 September 1818.
3 pages.ALS.

Rebuttal against Woods' letter. If Woods knew Steenrod was using logs and brush, he should have reported it. Thinks Woods is angry because Thompson removed him from managing a sector of the road. Thinks Woods is trying to have him removed as superintendent. "You may shew your teeth but cannot bite."

Folder 1092
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Josias Thompson, Superintendent, Cumberland Road, 21 September 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

States Thompson did not remove him. He discontinued himself. Knows Thompson saw logs and brush placed in road bed. "This would not be a dispute between Charleston and Wheeling. It will be simply whether the government will permit their superintend[en]t to be a contractor also at the same time." Has three articles proving it and will disclose it.

Folder 1093
Advertisement of a runaway slave belonging to Archi[bal]d Woods,3 October 1818.
1 page.AMS.

Description of him and his clothing.

Folder 1094
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,[Ohio County] Virginia [West Virginia], 8 October 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Will come tomorrow bringing money for land. Authorizes Woods to make arrangement with Feay.

Folder 1095
W[illia]m Wickham,John C. Whiden, Ben Gassaway, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 October 1818.
1 page.LS.

Woods must move his fence which is interfering with [National Road]. In absence of superintendent have consulted Steenrod. "Owing to the ill health of Steenrod's family we think by the tract [sic] you pursue you are treating him with that injustice that a neighbour ought to shudder at.

Folder 1096
John W. Lee, Sh[eri]ff, Monroe County, Indiana, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 20 October 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Woods' land will not be sold for taxes.

Folder 1097
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [?] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 October 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Asks land values for purchase by others and himself.

Folder 1098
Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 4 November 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns a disputed account for hauling.

Folder 1099
Joseph Spencer, Wood County, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 November 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Concerns a debt owed by Spencer.

Folder 1100
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Jos[ep]h Spencer,Marietta, [Ohio], 16 November 1818.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Trying to negotiate a settlement with Spencer concerning money.

Folder 1101
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 November 1818.
3 pages.ALS.

Concerns terms of land deals. Gives opinion of how difficult Jeremiah Hunt will be to deal with. Lists prices of wheat, rye, corn, whiskey and flour.

Folder 1102
Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., to John G. Jackson, Washington City, [D.C.], 23 November 1818.
2 pages.Copy of ALS.

Wants pay for himself and the 10th Brigade of Virginia militia.

Folder 1103
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 December 1818.
3 pages.ALS.

Three New England families have arrived. John Coll was elected Colonel of militia. Wants Woods help in establishing a land office at Woodsfield. "The mail from Marietta arrived for the first time at Woodsfield on Wednesday past."

Folder 1104
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 December 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Subject of where to locate National Road through Ohio is before committee. Anonymous writers are addressing Secretary of Treasury on the subject of road, imputing misconduct to [Elie] Williams, [Josias] Thompson and others.

Folder 1105
Tho[ma]s P. Rau[Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 December 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Thanks Woods for paying an installment for him.

Folder 1106
Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia), 15 December 1818.
3 pages.ALS.

Discusses Ohio legislature and describes inauguration of Governor [ ]. Debating right of privilege on memorial of Joseph Kerr who was arrested while serving in General Assembly. "Mr. Hoge and family are well. He has not been invited to give us prayers nor do I expect that he will."

Folder 1107
W[illia]m Robertson,C[lerk of] C[ouncil, Richmond, Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 December 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Appoints Woods, William Chaplin[e]and Peter Yarnal, directors of the Northwestern Bank.

Includes, DS, of minutes of Governor of council making the appointments, 17 December 1818. 1 page.

Folder 1108
James Leffler, [Richmond, Virginia?] to Shannon Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 December 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Announces Archibald Woods', [William] Chaplin[e]and [Peter] Yarnal's appointment to Board of Northwestern Bank. Details opposition to their appointments.

Folder 1109
Ja[me]s Pindall,Washington City [D.C.] to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 December 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

Has received Woods letter and with directions therein and papers from Jona[than] Jacksonand will shape declarations in ejectment. Denies he is friend of U. S. Bank.

Folder 1110
Geo[rge] Paul[l],Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 December 1818.
2 pages.ALS.

John Stipp has left down payment on land. State Senate passes resolution for convention. John Rowan and Jacob Burnett are there wishing to get a canal connecting Lake Erie to Ohio. Gives the legislative news. "Mrs. Hoge has got a son and is well and the rest of the family."

Folder 1111
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 December 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Treaty with Indians in Ohio is signed and land will be surveyed and offered for sale. Treaty with Indians for purchase of land in Indiana is undecided. Secretary of Treasury is making exertions to have road completed from Uniontown to Washington.

Folder 1112
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 December 1818.
1 page.ALS.

Is sending copy of will of sister A. Poage and includes a copy of an affidavit for Woods to execute.

Folder 1113
Austin P. Bishop, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to [Archibald Woods], 4 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Sends estimate to erect a building for Woods.

Folder 1114
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Tells volume of mail he is handling as postmaster of Woodsfield. Sends Bishop's estimate.

Folder 1115
Isaac Leffler, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 January 1819.
3 pages.ALS.

Has checked into payment of [revenue?] for Ohio County. Last three years have been paid. Have not received any papers from directors of Northwestern Bank. Bill to raise legislators salary passed House of Delegates. Has bill before House to benefit [Zacharias] Biggs. Bill to make paper of valley Bank receivable in treasury is applied for. Intend to have paper of Northwestern Bank included. Program slowly on revision of laws.

Folder 1116
Thomas Smith, Captina [Creek, Ohio] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to rent property from Woods.

Folder 1117
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio to Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Deerskins are not finished. Mr. Henry Jackson wants to rent a house from Woods. "Squad of Yankeys have arrived at Woodsfield."

Folder 1118
Jer[emiah] Hunt,n.p., to [Archibald Woods], 18 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Lists terms he will sell his land on.

Folder 1119
Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio] to Arc[hibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 January 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Encloses Jeremiah Hunts' terms. Send prices of wheat, rye, corn and flour. Sent flour to New Orleans.

Folder 1120
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 January 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Is working for establishment of a land office at Woodsfield.

Folder 1121
Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 January 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Discusses a bank bill and other legislation pending before the Ohio legislature.

Folder 1122
Austin P. Bishop, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 February 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Sends itemized estimate for erecting a building.

Folder 1123
John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Excuse for not having sent Woods money.

Folder 1124
Elisha Talbot, n. p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 4 February 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to borrow 1000 to 1500 dollars from bank in Wheeling.

Folder 1125
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 February 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Ezekiel Davis wishes to buy two lots in Woodsfield.

Folder 1126
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 February 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Received final certificates.

Folder 1127
Affidavit of Archibald Woods, [March 1819].
4 pages.AM.

Concerning land disputed between William Croghan and the heirs of Moses Chapline.

Folder 1128
A[rchibald] Hamilton,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,4 March 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Asking Woods if he can occupy a situation for an office on Woods' lot.

Folder 1129
John Yoho, Captina [Creek, Belmont County, Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia] 23 April 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Asking about militia pay in War of 1812.

Folder 1130
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 11 May 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns a lease from Woods to Henry Jackson which was signed over to John Coll. Coll has gone over mountains. Owes money. Many think he will not return. Two merchants, a wheelwright and one hatter have come to Woodsfield.

Folder 1131
J.C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 May 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Reports on suit against [James?] Dunlop.

Folder 1132
J. Wilson, Jr., Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,20 May 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Authorizes Woods to borrow 1500 dollars from Northwestern Bank of Virginia at Wheeling. He will use land as collateral.

Folder 1133
Alexandria Darnes, Waynesbrugh, [Pennsylvania] to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 May 1815.
2 pages.ALS.

Will drive Woods' carriage to the springs. Needs some notice.

Folder 1134
J. C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 June 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Concerns Woods' case against Dunlop.

Folder 1135
Daniel Steinrod, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 1 July 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Sets up a meeting.

Folder 1136
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 July 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Is enclosing J. C. Wright's bond for Woods' shares of stock in the Steubenville Bank. Paull sold Wright his shares of stock on the same terms. Cannot procure anyone to drive carriage.

Folder 1137
Jane Greaves, n.p., to Mrs. [?] Woods, care of T. Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 July 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Sends medicine to Mrs. Woods' daughter whom doctor has diagnosed as having consumption.

Folder 1138
J. Wilson, Jr., Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 July 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Has received letter from directors. Is unable to pay money. Wants to know if one hundred barrels of Great Kanamha salt could be sold.

Folder 1139
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia , [West Virginia], 13 July 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Thinks David Parson will pay money owed to Woods but money is scarce.

Folder 1140
William Croghan, Louisville, [Kentucky] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 July 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Offers his land again for sale. If Woods doesn't wish to buy, ask Capt. George Taylor. Has purchased a sugar plantation in Louisiana.

Folder 1141
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to W[illia]m Croghan, Jr.,n.p., 10 August 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Has talked to Capt. [George] Taylor about Croghan's land. Lists his reasons for not purchasing it.

Folder 1142
A. Sameuls, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 16 August 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Asks Woods what paper he'll accept to discharge notes.

Folder 1143
Jacob Yoho, Mills Creek, [?] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 August 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Wants Woods to come out to settle money owed to him. Asks him to bring compas[s] and chain.

Folder 1144
Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 September 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Has built a frame store on his lot. Wants boards for window sashes. Money is scarce.

Folder 1145
Henry F. Sweppe, Point Captina, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1819.
3 pages.ALS.

Wants rent reduced and gives reasons.

Folder 1146
William Croghan, Jr., Louisville, Kentucky, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 October 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Accepts Woods' offer for his land and will make a special warranty deed.

Folder 1147
Amos Miles, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 15 October 1819.
1 page.ANS.

Asks for money for wool carding.

Folder 1148
M. Woods, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Mother Ann Woods, Wheeling, Ohio C[oun]t[y], Virginia [West Virginia], 17 October 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Gives news of Wilson family. Asks permission to go to Augusta [County, Virginia].

Folder 1149
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Steenrod,n.p., 22 October 1819.

Is letting Steenrod know what he plans to report to the Superintendent of the National Road concerning the section made by Steenrod.

Folder 1150
Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 October 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Offers house and lot to repay notes.

Folder 1151
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 October 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Suit of Nicholas Adm[inistrator]svs. Caldwell, Woods et al.was decided for the defendants.

Folder 1152
Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 October 1819.
3 pages.ALS.

Col [George] Paul[l's]slave has been bound to Mr. Lyon of Uniontown, Pennsylvania Reports on Nichol's administratorsvs. Caldwell, Woods, et al.Decree has been made in Woodsvs. D. Lewis.

Folder 1153
Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 28 October 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Trying to arrange a land deal.

Folder 1154
R[olf] Berkshire,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 November 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Wants to move to Wheeling. Offers Woods his farm near Morgantown.

Folder 1155
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rolf Berkshire, Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 November 1819.
1 page.ACyS of ALS.

Makes an offer for Berkshire's property.

Folder 1156
William Crogan, Jr., Louisville, [Kentucky], to Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 20 November 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Accepts Woods offer for his land. His father is dangerously ill.

Folder 1157
Agnes P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to aunt, Ann Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 November 1819.
2 pages.ALS.

Alpheus Hil[l]sonstarted for Richmond. She intends going to school to Mrs. Gilison. Wants Mary Woods to come back and go with her.

Folder 1158
A. Samuels, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to collect debt owed to Woods.

Folder 1159
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Has attended to Woods' request for a distributing post office at Wheeling and McLure will be retained as postmaster.

Folder 1160
H. Eckstern, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Announces Board of Trustees meeting of "Seminary for the Education of Young Ladies."

Includes announcement, [1819], of appointment of A[rchibald] Woodsand others to serve on Board of Trustees of a "Seminary for the Education of Young Ladies" to be established by Mr. and Mrs. H. Eckstern. 1 page. M.

Folder 1161
W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Is enclosing the dates of the grants. Will pay taxes shortly. Thomas M. Randolph is elected governor. Three directors have been appointed for the N[orth] W[estern] Bank.

Folder 1162
Advertisement by Archi[bal]d Woods,20 December 1819.
1 page.AMS.

To contract for building a mill race.

Folder 1163
R. J. Meigs, General Post Office [Washington, D.C.], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 20 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Does not think it expedient at this time to make Wheeling a distributing office.

Folder 1163A
T[homas] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 December 1819.
1 page.ANS.

To Thomas Thornburgh, n.p. Pay Franklin Woods ten dollars for a set of chairs.

Folder 1164
Sam[ue]l Walker,East Tennessee, Roan County near the Post Office Oak Spring to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 December 1819.
1 page.ALS.

Asks about land warrants.

Folder 1165
And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Is sending a power of attorney.

Folder 1166
[Archibald Woods] to Joseph Caldwell, n.p., [1819-1820].
1 page.AM.

Asks Caldwell to make public charges against Thomas Woods and himself.

Folder 1166
Answer of T[homas] Woodsto charges made by Joseph Caldwell against his conduct as cashier of the North Western Bank, [1819-1820].
8 pages.AMS.
Folder 1166
Extract of resolutions of Board of Directors of North Western Bank concerning charges against Thomas Woods, cashier, [1819-1820].
1 page.M.
Folder 1167
Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville,[Tennessee], to Uncle Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 January 1820.
3 pages.ALS.

Discusses his business. Has reduced debt in Phila[delphia] from $85,000 to $20,000. Expects Gen. Jackson will be ordered to take the Floridas. Discusses land in Alabama. Gives news of Woods family.

Folder 1168
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 January 1820.
2 pages.ALS.

Has seen postmaster general regarding setting up a post office in Belmont County, Ohio.

Folder 1169
John Pickaway, [County, Ohio] to George Paul[l],St. Clair[s]ville, Ohio, 10 January 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Is enclosing transfer of land you sold to John Sipp. Transfer needs witnesses. Sipp cannot pay money owed to Woods. Money is scarce.

Includes ALS of George Paull to [Archibald Woods]. 1 page.

Folder 1170
Notice to Archibald Woods, late sheriff of Ohio County, 19 January 1820.
1 page.DS.

That Moses M. Chapline shall apply for a judgment against Woods because his deputy, Archibald Hamilton failed to return a "Capias Ad Sales Faciendum."

Folder 1171
Promissory note (witnessed by James Harisson) of Robert Clark to Archi[bal]d Woods,21 January 1820.
1 page.DS.
Folder 1172
W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 January 1820.
2 pages.ALS.

Encloses a grant of land. Treasurer of Virginia [John Preston] has promised to refund money and resign. [German] Baker of Cumberland has been appointed. First teller of Richmond branch of U.S. Bank has left with money. Mentions other legislative business.

Folder 1173
Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 February 1820.
3 pages.ALS.

Wilson is deciding where to practice law. Applied for office of Councilor from Virginia. "I was too well acquainted with the Tuckahoes to expect that any backwoodsman would be elected to that office..." Asks his uncle's advice.

Folder 1174
Patrick Adams, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Has eight thousand brick ready for Woods.

Folder 1175
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Philip Doddridge, Washington, [D.C.], 12 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Woods' son Thomas is commencing a suit against Joseph Caldwell for slander and wants to engage Doddridge.

Folder 1176
J. Wilson, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to McAdam Heckman, 11 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Wants to see agreement between Woods et al and Stephen R. Wilson adm[inistrato]r & Joseph Spencer. Asks Woods to send copy.

Folder 1177
Henry F. Sweppe, Point Captina [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Trying to settle a note. [Will W. Man?] wants to have a job to clean land and a place to live.

Folder 1178
John Mills, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 16 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Does not wish to sell his land.

Folder 1179
John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheelling, [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 21 February 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Unable to find anyone to rent Woods' place.

Folder 1180
Jacob Israel, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March 1820.
1 page.ALS.

Offers to sell his land to Woods.

Folder 1181
Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 March 1820.
2 pages.ALS.

His friends have announced him for the Senate. Gives family news.