A Guide to the Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court. Recommendations, 1789 Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court. Recommendations, 1789 41008

A Guide to the Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court. Recommendations, 1789

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 41008


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
41008
Title
Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court. Recommendations, 1789
Physical Characteristics
Miscellaneous reel 4610
Collector
Robert Alonzo Brock
Language
English
Note

This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.


Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.

Preferred Citation

Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court. Recommendations, 1789, Robert Alonzo Brock Collection, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller- Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation. Microfilm received 15 April 2004.

Historical Information

Kanawha County was formed in 1788 from parts of Greenbrier and Montgomery Counties. Kanawha County was named in honor of the Great Kanawha River that runs through the county. The river was named for the Indian tribe that once lived in the area. The spelling of the Indian tribe varied at the time from Conoys to Conois to Kanawha. Kanawha County was one of the fifty western Virginia counties to form the state of West Virginia in 1863.

Scope and Content

Recommendations, 1789, to fill county and militia positions made by Kanawha County Court to the governor of Virginia. Daniel Boone was one of the persons recommended for the postion of lieutenant colonel in the county militia.

Access Terms

    Corporate Name

  • Kanawha County (W. Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subject Terms

  • County officials and employees--West Virginia--Kanawha County.
  • Militia.
  • Public records--West Virginia--Kanawha County.
  • Geographic Terms

  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Record Type

  • Letters of recommendation--West Virginia--Kanawha County.
  • Added Entry - Personal Names

  • Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.

Adjunct Descriptive Data

Location of Originals

Originals are located at the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820.
  • Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, collector.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Kanawha County (W. Va.)--History--18th century.