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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Repository
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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 next hit, 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.

Publication Rights/Restrictions on Use

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 previous hitCounty next hit, 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 previous hitcounties next hit, 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 previous hitCounty next hit, 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 previous hitCounty next hit (Ohio)--History.
  • Cumberland Road.
  • Monroe previous hitCounty next hit (Ohio)--History.
  • Northwest, Old-- History.
  • Ohio previous hitCounty next hit (W. Va.)-- History.
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)--History.
  • Wheeling (W.Va.)--History.
  • Woodsfield (Ohio)-- History.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

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

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • 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

Appointment of Andrew Woods as sheriff of Botetourt County, Virginia, signed by Patrick Henry, 18 October 1777.. 1, Folder
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, Folder
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.. 3, Folder
Bill of sale from James halters to Archi[bald] Woods,witnessed by And[re]w Woods,4 August 1783.. 4, Folder
Bond of James halters to Archi[bald] Woods,15 September 1783.. 5, Folder

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.

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

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

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

Bill of sale to Martha Woods, Botetourt previous hitCounty next hit, 1 negro girl.

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

Concerning money and land.

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

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."

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

Concerning land on the Kanawha River.

Entry by Abraham Nelson for 1000 acres of land [in Kentucky], 6 June 1786.. 15, Folder
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.. 16, Folder

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Concerning a trip to Richmond.

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

Mentions bonds and the postponement of a trip to Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

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.. 25, Folder
Promissory note of Wil[lia]m Johnson,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,13 March 1887.. 26, Folder

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

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

Concerning 1000 acres of land in West Virginia.

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

Concerning the locating and surveying of land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit [Virginia] [West Virginia].

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

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

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

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

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

They were trustees to establish an academy in either Monongalia, Ohio, Harrison or Randolph previous hitcounties next hit.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Concerning land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

For a female slave named Phetis.

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

Concerning money owed to A. Kirkpatrick by Woods.

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

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

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

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."

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.. 40, Folder
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.. 41, Folder

For female slave named Lila.

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.. 42, Folder

To convey 400 acres of land [in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia] [West Virginia] to McFarland.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Concerning Mitchell's land in Kentucky.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Describing Kentucky and Woods' contemplated move there.

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

Concerning land prices in Kentucky near Lexington and Danville.

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

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

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

Concerning family news and Poage's opinion of Kentucky.

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

Concerning religion and family news.

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

Concerning Kentucky.

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

Mostly concerns religion and family news.

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

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

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

Discusses his business affairs and family news.

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

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

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

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.

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

Concerning his judicial circuit and news of mutual friends in Augusta and Rockbridge [previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia].

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

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

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

Concerning money.

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

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

[?] to [?], 17 September 1791.. 63, Folder

Probably concerning Archibald Woods.

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

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

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

Concerns family news.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Concerns a move to Kentucky by Cloyd.

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

Concerning supplies.

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

Describing his school under Mr. Graham.

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

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

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

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

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

Requesting that Woods pay bearer money.

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

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.

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

Concerning a proposed division of Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerning a proposed division of Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerns division of Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerning the division of Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerning Indian threats.

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

Sending a muster roll and pay abstract for McMachan.

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

Concerning money Wilson is trying to collect for Woods.

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

Concerning family news.

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

Promising to furnish troops to the state from Ohio, Harrison, Monongalia, and Randolph previous hitcounties next hit, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

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.. 85, Folder

To furnish troops.

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

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

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

Concerning two companies of Rangers.

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

Concerning activities of and provisions for Ohio previous hitCounty next hit Rangers and mentions Anthony Wayne.

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

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

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

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

Including copy of the above DS. 1 page.

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

For a female slave named Lila.

Power of attorney, 22 January 1793.. 92, Folder

(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 previous hitCounty next hit [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods.

Bond, 22 January 1793.. 93, Folder

(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 previous hitCounty next hit, Kentucky to Yeates.

Bond, 22 January 1793.. 94, Folder

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

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

Concerning the collection of money owed to Woods.

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

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

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

Concerning Indian threats to the frontier.

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

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

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

Concerning money owed by Woods to Yeates.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Concerning money owed to Woods by Reed Lower.

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

Concerning James Wood and militia.

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

Discussing the Transylvania Presbytery and concerning opening a store.

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

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

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

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.

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

Concerning provisions for the militia.

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

Concerning family news and religion.

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

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

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

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.

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

Concerning land Nichols is to sell.

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

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

[Archibald Woods] to [Richard] Y[e]ates,9 December 1793.. 115, Folder

Answering Yeates' complaints about land Woods sold him.

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

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

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

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

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

Concerns sending Woods money for frontier services.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Concerning land warrants.

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

Requesting courses of survey.

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

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

Concerning money owed by Chapline to Woods.

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

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

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

Concerning negotiations with Spain over navigation of the Mississippi.

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

Concerning family news.

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

Concerning money owed to Yeates by Woods and lawsuits.

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

To receive the interest on two loan office certificates.

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

Concerning family news.

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

Concerning [politics?].

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

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

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

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

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

Concerning the [Whiskey Rebellion.]

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Saying the justices of the peace had decided not to examine [the participants in the Whiskey Rebellion] "on considering the situation of this previous hitCounty next hit 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."

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

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

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

Concerning land Woods wishes to buy.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.. 151, Folder

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

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.. 152, Folder

Concerning Wilson's selling of 100,000 acres of land [in Kanawha previous hitCounty next hit, West Virginia?].

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

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

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

Asking her uncle's decision on moving to Kentucky.

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

Concerning his selling land.

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

Saying she may purchase his land.

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

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

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

Concerning the selling of Woods' land.

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

Concerning lawsuits, and George Kelly.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Giving family news.

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

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

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.. 166, Folder

For part of the title to 604 acres of land in Mason previous hitCounty next hit, [Virginia] [West Virginia].

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

Concerning land in the Northwest Territory.

Memorandum given by Archi[bal]d Woodsto David Caldwell, 20 December 1795.. 168, Folder

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

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

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

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

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.

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

For location of townships in the Northwest Territory.

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

For 21,000 acres of land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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.. 173, Folder

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.

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

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 previous hitCounty next hit did not pass. Gives other legislative news.

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

Concerning a contract.

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

Concerning their land deals in the Northwest Territory.

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.. 177, Folder

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

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

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

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

For Williams to lease land from Woods.

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

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

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

Questioning a land plot.

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

Rejecting Woods' offer for his land.

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.. 183, Folder
Tho[mas] Ryerson, Philad[elphi]a,[Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Whe[e]ling,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 May 1796.. 184, Folder

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

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

Concerning his land purchases.

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.. 186, Folder

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

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

Concerning the military land bill.

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

Concerning his proposed route.

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

Concerning military warrant land laws in Congress.

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.. 190, Folder

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

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

Concerning land deals.

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

Gives her sister family news and discusses religion.

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

Concerning military land warrants.

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

Concerning family news and religion.

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

Concerning family news and religion.

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

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

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

Making a proposal for his land on the Ohio River.

Includes account, n.d. 1 page.

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

Sending power of attorney to sell land claims.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Concerning taxes on land in Harrison and Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia [West Virginia].

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

Concerning money owed by [?] Wood.

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

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.

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

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

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

Gives family news and mentions military land.

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

Offering to sell Woods his "mill place."

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

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

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

Concerns buying and selling land.

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

Concerning buying land.

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

Concerning buying land in Northwest Territory.

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

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

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

Hoping that Woods con meet him in Morgantown.

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

Gives Woods an opinion he has gotten concerning patents.

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.. 215, Folder

For 100,000 acres of land in Kenhawa [Kanawha] previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia [West Virginia].

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

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

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

Concerning the death of their mother.

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

Concerning collection of money.

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

Concerning the collection of money.

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.. 220, Folder

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.. 225, Folder

Concerning the conveyance of land in the Northwest Territory.

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

Concerning money owed by Cloyd.

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

Concerning money owed to Yeates.

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.. 228, Folder

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

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.. 229, Folder

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

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.. 230, Folder

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

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

Concerning Andrew Woods' business trip to Philadelphia.

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

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.

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

Sending a plat.

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

Requesting that Woods get land plats.

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

Discusses business of General Assembly and family affairs.

[Bond?], [1798?].. 236, Folder

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

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

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

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

Listing terms upon which he will sell land.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Giving family news.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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].

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

Gives family news and discusses business.

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

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

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

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.

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.. 252, Folder

For Watson to lease land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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.. 253, Folder

For Ogden to lease twelve acres of land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Of decisions at a court held March Term 1799.

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

Concerns building a house for Woods.

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

Gives family news.

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.. 257, Folder

To clean and fence twenty acres in the Territory in exchange for one hundred acres of land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerning elections.

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

Telling Woods he is unable to pay him any money.

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.. 260, Folder

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

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.. 261, Folder

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

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

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

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.. 263, Folder

Ordering Woods to return arms.

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

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

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

He is unable to finish paying Woods for land.

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

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.

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

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

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.. 268, Folder

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

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

Describing how survey is to be made out.

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

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

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

Discussing money and legal matters.

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.. 272, Folder

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

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

Expresses vehement opposition to Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions.

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

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

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

Request for flour.

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

Concerning land in Kentucky sold to [Richard] Yeates.

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

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

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

Asking for money Woods owes him.

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

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

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

Attempts to tend to his uncle's business.

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

Concerning resolutions passed by opposition members of Virginia General Assembly.

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

Concerns suing [?] Payne for money owed Woods.

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

Location of Woods' warrants in the Northwest Territory.

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.. 284, Folder

Against letter by committee of opposition members of General Assembly.

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

Announcing Wilson's candidacy for the Virginia Senate.

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

Giving family news.

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

Election returns for [Monongalia] previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Concerning the execution of a writ.

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.. 289, Folder

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

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.. 290, Folder

For Cravens and Tallman to build a house for Chapline.

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

Gives terms on which land in Northwest Territory is sold.

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

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

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

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

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

Making an offer for land.

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

Concerning a deed.

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

Concerning committee of Federalists and asking Federalists to vote.

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.. 297, Folder

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

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

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

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

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

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.. 300, Folder

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

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

Concerning a lawsuit between them.

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

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

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.. 303, Folder

Vouching for William Tate who wishes to buy land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit for an [inn or tavern?].

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Giving family news.

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

Concerning a stolen horse.

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

Concerning the claim of Jacob Beason to land.

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

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

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

Criticizing Woods' dealings with him.

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

Encloses receipts for wheat and asks to be sent flour.

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

Demanding payment.

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

Wanting to buy land.

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

Concerning military land warrants and Robert Woods.

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

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

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

For Woods to lease Johnson and Hamblin land.

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

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

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

Concerning a lawsuit he is handling for Woods.

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

Concerning the location of land by military warrant.

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

Concerning a court decision in High Court of Chancery in [Woods?]vs. Wilsonand Toddvs. executors [of ?]in Botetourt previous hitCounty next hit Court.

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

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.

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

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

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

Telling about his crops and expressing Federalist sentiments.

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

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.

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

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

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

Requesting deeds.

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

Announcing his intention to move.

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.. 331, Folder
W[illia]m Downey,Gurnsey [Guernsey] County, Ohio, to Archibel [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 13 November 1801.. 332, Folder

Concerning David Yeates, a weaver.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Concerning military land disputes.

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

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

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

concerning the Land Office bill.

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

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.. 339, Folder

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

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

Concerning money owed to Woods.

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.. 341, Folder

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

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

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

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

Concerning [Albert] Gallatin and the Northwest Territory.

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.. 344, Folder

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

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

To change an agreement concerning the delivery of flour.

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

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

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

Concerning land and the appointment of a magistrate.

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

Concerning the appointment of a magistrate.

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

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

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

Concerning money owed to Woods.

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

Concerning land in the Northwest Territory.

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

Concerning land for Abraham Faw.

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.. 352, Folder

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

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

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

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

Concerning money owed to Woods by Chapline.

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

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

Concerning [?] Biggs' surveying.

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

Concerning the surveying of land in the Northwest Territory.

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

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

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

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

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

Decides not to exchange land with Woods.

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

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.

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

Giving news about his mill.

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

Concerning deed to land.

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

Thanking him for paying taxes on Woods' land.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Concerning the milling of flour.

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

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

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

Offering to exchange some land with him.

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

Concerning a plot for David Hozack's land.

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

Concerning money owed to Woods for flour.

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

Concerning the location of a court house in Belmont, previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio and land.

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.. 373, Folder

For Witt and Roberts to lease land in Belmont previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio. Witt and Roberts are to preserve the orchard.

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

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

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

Requesting planks.

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

Wanting to lease land from Woods.

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.. 377, Folder

Ordering him to order his battalion to report for training.

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

Is sending his wife to pay Woods.

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

Concerning a survey order.

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

Concerning her arrival and health and Jane [?].

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

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

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

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

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

Mentioning his poverty.

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

Concerning military warrant land.

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

Saying how much she is missed.

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

Inquiring about military land located for [?] Page.

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

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

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

Discusses [Richard] Yeates' land and family news.

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

concerning a survey.

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

Concerning title to land owned by [?] Graham.

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

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

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

Concerning a law suit and a possible exchange of land.

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

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

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

Concerning the building of a dam.

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

Concerning land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit surveyed by Woods for her husband.

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

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

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

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

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

Concerning land.

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

Asking Woods to come make a survey.

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

Concerning money owed Woods by [Joseph?] Tomlingson.

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

Concerning disputed land in Kentucky.

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

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

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

Concerning land disputes between Woods and Yeates.

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

For money received.

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

Gives his opinions of Methodists.

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

Wants to exchange land with Woods.

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.. 408, Folder

For Cassat to pay Woods back for flour.

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

Giving family news.

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

Concerning the lawsuit of Poagevs. Chapline.

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

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

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

Concerning Croghan's purchase of land owned by Woods.

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

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

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

Concerning flour.

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

Concerning Philip Doddridge.

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

Requesting flour.

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

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

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

Asking to buy the land he lives on from Woods.

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

Asking Woods to forward a letter for him.

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

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

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

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

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

To convey land.

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

Requesting flour.

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

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

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

Concerning a deed.

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

Concerning the location of a road.

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

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

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

Concerning their land dispute.

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

Offering to sell him burr mill stones.

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

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

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

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

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

Ordering flour.

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

Concerning a lawsuit involving [?] Fulton.

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

Concerning Betsy Woods and family news.

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.. 436, Folder

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

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

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

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

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

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.. 439, Folder
Agreement between Nicholas Pergrin of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County Virginia [West Virginia], 18 April 1805.. 440, Folder

For Pergrin to lease 17 acres of land from Woods.

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

Concerning a note for money due Robert Woods.

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.. 442, Folder

For Reed and Edwards to lease a house and garden.

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

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

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

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;..."

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.. 445, Folder

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

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

Ordering flour.

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

Ordering flour.

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

Offering land for sale.

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

Concerning a lawsuit involving land.

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

For Deafabough to run a grist mill for Woods.

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

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

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

Asking about Archibald Woods' health.

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

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

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

Asking Woods to sell a slave for him.

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

Concerning the lawsuit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Concerning disputed land.

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.. 457, Folder

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

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

For Ingledue to run a grist mill for Woods.

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

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

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

Tells his uncle he has moved.

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

Concerning a land dispute.

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

Concerning the lawsuits of McIntyrevs. Woodsand Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Asking Woods to pay him for surveying.

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

Concerning taking wheat to his mill.

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

For McConnell to run a grist mill for Woods.

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

For Woods to deliver flour to the McClures.

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

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

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.. 468, Folder

To settle the estate of Patterson Ingledue.

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

For Swiney to rent eighteen acres from Woods.

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

For land in Belmont previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Has bought wheat for Woods.

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

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

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

Concerning land Woods wants to purchase. Is concerned about his land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia [West Virginia].

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

For Black to rent twenty-six acres from Woods.

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

For Witt to rent land from Woods.

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.. 476, Folder

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

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

Concerning the sale of land.

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

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

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

Requesting flour.

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

Asking about mill wheels.

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

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

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

For a temporary assignment of dower.

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

Concerning the delivery of mill wheels.

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.. 484, Folder

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

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

Money owed for subscription to United States Gazette.

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

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

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

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

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

Concerning land owned by Crogan in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Asking Woods to collect a debt from Caleb Reeves.

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

Concerning an injunction.

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

Trying to settle Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Concerning the location of a road.

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

Concerning the lawsuit, Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Concerning the lawsuit, Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

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

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.. 496, Folder

For Edmonds to lease twenty-nine acres from Woods.

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

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

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

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Concerning Humphrey Marshall; and Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

For Woods to deliver flour to the McClures.

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

Concerning an offer to settle McIntirevs. Woods.

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

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

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

concerning Woods vs. Lewis.

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

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

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

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

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

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

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

Asking Sheffey to take depositions in Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

For a still.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rich[ar]d Parriott,n.p., 19 May 1807.. 509, Folder

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

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

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

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

Concerning the decision in the lawsuit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Offering to sell land.

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

Concerning an appeal of the decision in Woodsvs. Lewis.

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

Concerning encumbrances upon the property of William Chapline.

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

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

Request by Archi[bal]d Woods,1 September 1807.. 517, Folder

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.

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.. 518, Folder

For the conveyance of land from William Chapline to Woods.

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.. 519, Folder

Orders Woods to order companies to Wheeling for training.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.. 523, Folder

For the conveyance of 331 1/2 acres of land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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

Offering to deal for land.

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

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

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

Stating he will buy land from Woods.

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

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

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

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

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

David Jones, Chester County, [Pennsylvania?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], offering land, 24 December 1807.. 529, Folder
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.. 530, Folder
Robert Bay, Zanesville, [Ohio], to Archib[al]d Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 January 1808.. 531, Folder

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

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.. 532, Folder
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.. 533, Folder

Edmonds is to take particular care of fruit trees.

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

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.

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

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

George Witt, n.p., to Miste Erger Woots [i.e. Mister Archibald Woods], telling Woods he will bring a wagon, 22 Margs [March] 1808.. 539, Folder
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.. 540, Folder

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

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

Tells Woods to send down flour.

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.. 542, Folder

Concerns a missing arms shipment.

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

Still interested in Woods' land.

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

Okey is concerned about Woods' lawsuit against Timmons.

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

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

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

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.

Absalom Wells of Cha[rle]s [Town, Virginia][West Virginia], to Archabal [Archibald] Wood[s], desiring to buy land from Woods. 10 September 1808.. 547, Folder
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.. 548, Folder

Orders Woods to order his battalion to Wheeling for training.

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

Evans is concerned about a land claim he has.

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

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

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

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."

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

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

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.. 553, Folder

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

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.. 554, Folder
Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburgh, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 November 1808.. 555, Folder

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

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

Hough has checked Woods' land for taxes due.

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

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

Geo[rge] Hancock,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 January 1809.. 558, Folder

Assures Woods his offer of slaves will not injure Woods' claim in Woodsvs. Lewis.

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.. 559, Folder

Orders Woods to draft 46 men.

Cha[rle]s Wells,n.p., to Archa[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 16 January 1809.. 560, Folder

Has no Negros to sell. Wants Woods to survey some land for him.

John Bell, n.p., to Major Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 25 January 1809.. 561, Folder

In compliance with order, has militia company together.

Henry Smith, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 28 January 1809.. 562, Folder

Wants to meet with Woods to buy land.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Phumphy, 30 January 1809.. 563, Folder

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.

C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 February 1809.. 564, Folder

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.

Lease between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and Robert Prettyman, n.p., for Prettyman to rent land from Woods, 12 February 1809.. 565, Folder
John White, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Major Archibald Woods, at his mill in Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 February 1809.. 566, Folder

Orders flour.

S[amuel] Blackburn,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 March 1809.. 567, Folder

Gives information and advice on Woodsvs. Lewis.

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.. 568, Folder

Edmonds is to take particular care of the fruit trees and orchard.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 March 1809.. 569, Folder

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."

P[olly] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to sister, Mrs. Ann Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 April 1809.. 570, Folder

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.

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.. 571, Folder

Ordering Woods to order his Battalion to Wheeling for training.

M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 April 1809.. 572, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Col. [?] Nicholas, n.p., 19 April 1809.. 573, Folder

Offers to locate military land for Nicholas' warrant.

W[illia]m Chapline, Jr.,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 April 1609.. 574, Folder

Wants the patents for the 17,000 acre survey belonging to the partnership, so he can inquire about taxes due on it.

James Graham, Nellson [Nelson] C[i]ty, Kentucky,to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheelin[g, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 May 1809.. 575, Folder

Sickness prevented sending deeds. Asks for money Woods owes him.

Archi[bal]d Woods,near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Daniel Sheffey, Member of Congress, Washington, [D.C.], 21 May 1809.. 576, Folder

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.

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.. 577, Folder
James Cloyd, St. Clarisville [Ohio], to Uncle Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 July 1809.. 578, Folder

Wants to borrow money.

Samuel Hand, n.p., to Archable Woods, at Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 July 1809.. 579, Folder

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.

And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., 11 July 1809.. 580, Folder

"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..."

W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Whealing, [Wheeling], Ohio [County], Virginia [West Virginia], 9 August 1809.. 581, Folder

According to list of military claims, there is none due Andrew Robinson. Thanks Woods for paying taxes on his land Ohio previous hitCounty next hit. Asks Woods to continue until land can be sold and try to find purchaser.

M[athe]w Houston,Natural Bridge [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 August 1809.. 582, Folder

[ Woodsvs. Lewis] will probably be tried in September. Papers have not yet arrived.

[Polly Wilson], n.p., to sister Mrs. Ann Wood[s],Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 August 1809.. 583, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. 17 August 1809.. 584, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 August 1809.. 585, Folder

Sends Franklin and Aipheus [Woods]home. Defends [Thomas] Glissonas a teacher.

Benj[ami]n Hough,Chillicothe [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheel[ing, Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 August 1809.. 586, Folder

Has omitted entering the land. Lists entries.

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.. 587, Folder

Orders Woods to order his battalion to Wheeling for training.

James Graham, Nelson County, Kentucky, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1809.. 588, Folder

Has sent deed. Please remit money.

S[amuel] Blackburn,Lexington, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 September 1809.. 589, Folder

[ 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.

D[aniel] Sheffey,Lexington, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, 13 September 1809.. 590, Folder

There has been a continuance in Woodsvs. Lewis. Afraid he can not attend the trial in the spring due to serving in Congress.

J. M. Walker, B. Buffeloe, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia]. Lewis has obtained a postponement [in Woodsvs. Lewis], 13 September 1809.. 591, Folder
W[illia]m Wilson,Augusta, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bald] Woods,Ohio [County], Virginia, 17 September 1809.. 592, Folder

Death of Betsy Poage. Summarizes national politics and rumors of Europe.

C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 September 1809.. 593, Folder

[ Woodsvs. Lewis] is continued. Injunction has been granted. Encloses subpoena.

Geo[rge] Slaughter,Bourbon [County], Kentucky, to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1809.. 594, Folder

Has never heard from Woods about his claims for land in Woods' previous hitCounty next hit. W[illia]m Oldhamwill handle it.

Jo[h]n Evans,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 November 1809.. 595, Folder

Offers negro slaves for sale, Easther, Harry & Nancy as well as a "lad" and a "girl," 7 years old. Describes their abilities.

Alex[ande]r Pettit,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 November 1809.. 596, Folder

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].

Noah Linsly, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Earl Sproat or Benj[ami]n J. Gilman,12 November 1809.. 597, Folder

Asks one of them to pay taxes on Arch[ibal]d Woods' land.

[Archibald Woods], near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to D[aniel] Shetfey,n.p., concerning Woodsvs. Lewis,13 November 1809.. 598, Folder

Gives directions in taking Gen[era]l Breckinridge'sdeposition. Recounts proposals from [George] Hancock.Proposes his grounds for a settlement.

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.. 599, Folder
G[eorge] Jackson,Chillicothe [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 27 December 1809.. 600, Folder

Gives his price for a slave, Jacob.

Order of Adam Wolfort, District of St. Louis, Upper Louisiana, [Missouri], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,29 December 1809.. 601, Folder

Includes receipt for Zac. Sprigg. 1 page. DS.

P[olly] Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Ann Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 7 January 1810.. 602, Folder

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.

Thomas [Warman?],to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p. He cannot come to Woods', 8 January 1810.. 603, Folder

If Woods can come to his [Thomas Warman] mothers he will take five dollars less.

Memorandum of settlement of partnership between Thomas Woods, Noah Linsly and Archi[bal]d Woods,13 January 1810.. 604, Folder
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.. 605, Folder

Enlow is to clear land, repair a cabin, build a stable and repair fences.

J. Brown, Frankfort, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 19 January 1810.. 606, Folder

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.

Adam Wolforte, Saint Louis, [Missouri], to Archeble [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 6 February 1810.. 607, Folder

Has sent deed to Mr. Chambers of Kentucky. Requests Woods to rent a plantation for him. Pay taxes due on it.

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.. 608, Folder
John Wishart, Washington, [D.C.], to John McLure, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1810.. 609, Folder

Sends information on the murder and names of the children of D. Bradford.

Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1810.. 610, Folder

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.

John McIntire, Zanesville, [Ohio], to Archbeld [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 March 1810.. 611, Folder

Sold Noah Linsly interest in Capteen bottom.

John Brown, Boone County, Kentucky, to Archebald Woods near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 March 1810.. 612, Folder

Owns a quarter section of military land. Gives terms and location.

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.. 613, Folder

Business with Woods' son, Thomas. Asks for more time.

John Mayes, Westalexander [West Alexander], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 22 March 1810.. 614, Folder

Sends wheat and cotton Woods requested. Don't send corn or meal. Do send bran.

Levi Boone, Maysville [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1810.. 615, Folder

Will sell lands at Fishing Creek to Woods' neighbor for cash if offer is high enough.

James Graham, n.p., to Archebeld [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 June 1810.. 616, Folder

Doesn't understand why he didn't receive all the money due him from Woods. Has been sick.

J. M. Walker, n.p., to Majer [Major] Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], [21 May 1810?].. 617, Folder

Reports on various schools in his previous hitCounty next hit.

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.. 618, Folder
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.. 619, Folder

Detailed description of how it is to be built.

Isaac Hutchison, Monroe [County], Virginia [West Virginia] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 July 1810.. 620, Folder

Will send record of Woodsvs. Lewis(300 pages) when Woods remits fee of forty-five dollars.

Tho[ma]s Glisson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 July 1810.. 621, Folder

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.]

D[aniel] Sheffey,Staunton, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 August 1810.. 622, Folder

Gives Woods advice on how to recover costs from [John] McIntire. Will attend Woodsvs. Lewisat Rockbridge Superior Court.

[?], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 19 August 1810.. 623, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Lexington, [Virginia], to William Walker. Craig's Creek, Botetourt [County, Virginia], 13 September 1810.. 624, Folder

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..."

W[illia]m Walker,Botetourt [County, Virginia], to uncle Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia. 25 September 1810.. 625, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit near Stanford Kentucky."

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.. 626, Folder

Lists officers elected by company.

W[illia]m McGuire,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. Offers to sell stills, 2 October 1810.. 627, Folder
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to W[illia]m Lewis,Botetourt [County, Virginia], 5 October 1810.. 628, Folder

Wants to meet him in Staunton.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Thomas Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 October 1810.. 629, Folder

Lists terms on which he will settle with Lewis.

James Laidley, Wood Court House, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 October 1810.. 630, Folder

Introduces [?] McKnight who claims land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

A. Caldwell, Wheeling Mills, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., [November 1810].. 631, Folder

Terms upon which he will sell his farm, mill, dwelling house and distillery.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Skinner & Barber, n.p., 14 December 1810.. 632, Folder

Terms on which Josiah Dillon will pay Bank of Marietta.

David Putnam, Bank of Marietta, [Ranesville, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 December 1810.. 633, Folder

Terms upon which the directors will accept payment of Dillon's debt.

Memorandum of agreement between Josiah Dillon and Archibald Woods, 29 December 1810.. 634, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 December 1810.. 635, Folder

Has offered for Congress. Chancellor made decree in [Woods vs. Lewis]. Decree is agreeable to last verdict.

[Archibald Woods] to [?], [1811?].. 636, Folder

Questioning whether a judgment against Josiah Dillon in federal court is a lien against property he has bought from Woods.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Will[ia]m Poage,Staunton, [Virginia], [1811].. 637, Folder

Asks Poage to collect money due in execution of decree in [ Woodsvs. Lewis]. Gives Poage directions about collecting it.

Thomas Boyles, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods,[1811].. 638, Folder

Intends to get money to Woods.

[Archibald Woods] to Elijah McClandhan, Sheriff of Botetourt [County, Virginia], [1811].. 639, Folder

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.

Agreement between Thomas Nichols and Archi[bal]d Woodsfor Woods to deliver flour, 13 January 1811.. 640, Folder
Robert Pogue, Mason County, Kentucky, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 January 1811.. 641, Folder

[?] Hughes received fee who will handle Woods' business with Bell. Pogue obtained judgment for 7,000 dollars against [?] Brown. Gives family news.

Promissary note of [Archibald Woods] to Moses Shepherd for three hundred dollars, 18 January 1811.. 642, Folder
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rob[er]t Poage,near Mays Lick, Kentucky, 18 January 1811.. 643, Folder

Wants to know if [?] Hughes brought suit against [Benjamin] Bellfor him. It not, will employ Alex[ande]r Marshallnext.

James Dunlap, Canonsburgh, [sic] [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 January 1811.. 644, Folder

Describes college at Canonsburgh.

James Smith, n.p., to Andrew Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 January 1811.. 645, Folder

Wants all papers pertaining to lease of a piece of property sent to him.

Zebulon Warner, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1811.. 646, Folder

Has purchased property of John Thompson. Woods is at liberty to make use of his house after expiration of the lease.

John Lee, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 February 1811.. 646A, Folder

Requests pay for services as adjutant in 4th Regiment of Virginia militia.

William Downey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Virgniey [Virginia], 11 February 1811.. 647, Folder

Recounts his difficulty in obtaining money.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 February 1811.. 648, Folder

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."

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 February 1811.. 649, Folder

Encloses a decree against [William] Lewis.Clerk has failed to certify when the injunction was granted.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 March 1811.. 650, Folder

Cannot be at election [in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia]. Hopes his opponent will not exceed him in that previous hitCounty next hit more than 30 votes.

Alexander Reed, Washington, [Pennsylvania], to John McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 March 1811.. 651, Folder

Wants [?] Woods [son of Archibald Woods] to come next week if he is coming to live with him. Will leave terms up to McLure.

Geor[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,15 March 1811.. 652, Folder

Brown wants to rent house. Wants a sign and four beds and complains of rent being too high.

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.. 653, Folder

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.

Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., to John White, n.p., 3 April 1811.. 654, Folder

Horse bought by White or his brother in St. Clairsville, [Ohio] stands on lot bought by Woods from Josiah Dillon.

Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 April 1811.. 655, Folder

Gives family news.

Samuel Moore, Archa [Archibald] Wood[s],Wheelan [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 October 1811.. 656, Folder

Shall be engaged at Judge Lockwood fitting out a boat. Mortgage must be recorded.

Lease from Archi[bal]d Woodsto Josiah McGuire, 15 April 1811.. 657, Folder
W[illia]m Chapline, Jr., Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 April 1811.. 658, Folder

Asks Woods to survey land to divide farm between Chapline and Evans.

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.. 659, Folder
Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburg[h],Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1811.. 660, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 April 1811.. 660A, Folder

Results of election between W[illia]m McKinleyand Wilson.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Sheffey,n.p., 2 May 1811.. 661, Folder

Has not heard from lawyers concerning Woodsvs. Lewis. Th[oma]s Wilsonis elected to Congress.

Agreement between Josiah McGuire and Michel Brown, carpenters and Archi[bal]d Woods,for work to be done Woods' house, 7 May 1811.. 662, Folder

Lists tasks and prices.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Virginia [West Virginia], 9 May 1811.. 663, Folder

Concerns the discharge of the deed of trust by Paull and the validity of Woods' title to Dillon's property.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Isaac Hutchinson, Clerk of Monroe County, at union, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 May 1811.. 664, Folder

Asks if copy of decree in [ Woodsvs. Lewis] has been forwarded.

Archi[bal]d Wood[s],n.p., to George Paull, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], 28 May 1811.. 665, Folder

[Noah?] Linsly has decided against Woods and Paull concerning the discharge of the deed of trust by Paull selling Dillon's lots to Woods.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Wil[lia]m R. Dickinson,Cash[ie]r Bankat Steubenville, [Ohio], 21 May 1811.. 666, Folder

Transmits payment to discharge note.

Geo[rge] Evans,agent of Oliver Evans, Pittsburgh Steam Mill to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 May 1811.. 667, Folder

Concerning the price of a hopperboy for a flour mill.

D[aniel] Sheffey,Montgomery County, Virginia, to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, 25 May 1811.. 668, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to James Paull, Pennsylvania, 28 May 1811.. 669, Folder

Wants James Paull to send him a pair of pigs.

C. Johnson, Staunton, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 June 1811.. 670, Folder

Sends decree in Woodsvs. Lewis.

Execution issued by Jno Ewing and Sam[ue]l McClure8 June 1811.. 671, Folder

Issued against property of Amos Shearman and Joseph Ferroi in the lawsuit of Matthew Kerrvs. Ferroi.

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.. 672, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to David Erwin, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 June 1811.. 673, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia [West Virginia]..."

Geo[rge] Hancock,Fincastle, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling near Pittsburg[h, Virginia],12 June 1811.. 674, Folder

Sends bill [of complaint] for Woods to answer in Wilson's Ex[ecut]orsvs. Woods.

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.. 675, Folder

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."

Appointment, of Andrew Howlett as a captain in the fourth Regiment tenth Brigade and third Division of the Virginia militia, 25 June 1811.. 676, Folder

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.

Zac. Sprigg, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 29 June 1811.. 677, Folder

Needs oats from Woods.

M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 July 1811.. 678, Folder

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.

[Archibald Woods], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Geory[e] Hancock,n.p., 8 July 1811.. 679, Folder

Concerning Woodsvs. Lewisand Wilson's heirsvs. Woods.

Bonds (witnessed by Noah Linsly) of Archibald Woods with Moses Shepherd, William Irwin, Noah Zane and Noah Linsly, 18 July 1811.. 680, Folder
S. McClure, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 19 July 1811.. 681, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia. Robert Anderson is not willing that John Anderson should quit his work before harvest so Woods can expect them July 15. 1 page.

Benj[ami]n Biggs, Br[igadier] Gen[eral], 10th Brigade,to Col. Arch[ibald] Wood[s],n.p., 6 August 1811.. 682, Folder

Orders Woods to order regiment to Wheeling for muster.

D[aniel] Sheffey,Montgomery Court House, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 August 1811.. 683, Folder

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.

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.. 684, Folder

For Woods to lease the stone house and stable to be built. Describes how stable is to be constructed.

John McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., 5 September 1811.. 685, Folder

Sent articles written for.

And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Brother Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 5 September 1811.. 686, Folder

Sends sympathy for death of Archibald Woods' son. Unable to attend funeral.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 September 1811.. 687, Folder

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' previous hitCounty next hit has made impressions on his mind.

Agreement between Thomas Evans of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Zebudiah Meix of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 September 1811.. 688, Folder

Meix agrees to build a barn for Evans. Description of how it is to be built.

Jesse Hunt, Newels town, [Newell, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheelen, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] 15 September 1811.. 689, Folder

Offers land for sale adjoining land owned by Woods at the mouth of Capteen Creek.

John Wilson, Washington, Pennsylvania, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 October 1811.. 690, Folder

Notifies Woods that a note of Michael Cresap, endorsed by Woods is due and unpaid.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [?] Griffith, St. Clairsville, [Ohio]. 5 October 1811.. 691, Folder

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.

8 October 1811. . See 656, Folder
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 October 1811.. 692, Folder

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.

John Beach, Marietta, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Wood[s],Wheelling [Wheeling], [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 October 1811.. 693, Folder

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].

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods near Wheeling, Virginia [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 October 1811.. 694, Folder

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.

Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., to Elig[a]h McClandhan,Botetourt [County, Virginia], 26 October 1811.. 695, Folder

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.

Jo[seph] Cloyd,Natural Bridge, [Virginia] to Uncle Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 November 1811.. 696, Folder

Concerns taxes on land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit owned by Cloyd family and by M[atthe]w Houston.

John Gosney, n.p., to Archabal [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia, [sic] [West Virginia], 13 November 1811.. 697, Folder

Wants Woods to make him some flour.

Isaac Kelly, n.p., to the Register of the Land Office at Richmond, Virginia, 15 November 1811.. 698, Folder

Asks that he look for patents for George and Isaac Kelly.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 November 1811.. 699, Folder

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.

S. R. Bakewell, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woodsnear Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 November 1811.. 700, Folder

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."

Power of attorney (witnessed by Noah Zane and Noah Linsly) from Moses Shepherd to Noah Linsly, 29 November 1811.. 701, Folder

To assign and transfer to Archibald Woods twenty shares in Bank of Steubenville.

Tho[ma]s Woods,Washington, [Pennsylvania], to father [Archibald Woods], 9 December 1811.. 702, Folder

Gives his recollection of a transaction between himself and John McClure. Mr. Reed's young daughter died. Have searched for cloth.

Andrew Howlett, n.p., to Archeble [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 18 December 1811.. 703, Folder

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.

Memorandum of business for Tho[mas] Woodsto attend to for Archibald Woods, [1812?].. 704, Folder

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."

W[illia]m Poage,Augusta [County, Virginia] to Archibald Wood[s],Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 January 1812.. 705, Folder

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.

P[olly] Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to sister Anna [Ann] Wood[s], Whe[e]ling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 January 1812.. 706, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,City of Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 January 1812.. 707, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington City [D.C.], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 January [1812].. 708, Folder

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.

Sam[ue]l McKee,Washington City [D.C.], to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 January 1812.. 709, Folder

Is making enquiries about a 3000 acre tract of military land in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit. Asks if land has been sold for taxes.

Memorandum of agreement (witnessed by Archi[bal]d Woods,Josiah Updegraff [?] and Moses Chapline) between Thomas Evans and John Eoff, 20 January 1812.. 710, Folder

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.

Proclamation by Governor James Barbour, 23 January 1812.. 711, Folder

Prescribing the uniform of the Virginia militia.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington City [D.C.], to [Archibald Woods]. pages, 30 January 1812.. 712, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Jessey Hunt, Cincinnati, Ohio, 3 February 1812.. 713, Folder

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.

Richard Yeates, n.p., to Archibald Woods, on Wheeling Creek, near mouth, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1812.. 714, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville [Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 February 1812.. 715, Folder

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?].

[Archibald Woods] to Ro[bert] Woods,n.p., 24 February 1812.. 716, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit court in place of Moses Chapline, deceased. Suggests form to use.

Isaac Hutchison, union, Monroe County [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1812.. 717, Folder

Concerns Woodsvs. Lewis.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1812.. 718, Folder

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.

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 20 March 1812.. 719, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 March 1812.. 720, Folder

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.

Jo Cloyd, Rockbridge [County, Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1812.. 721, Folder

Discusses land owned by David and James Cloyd and M[atthe]w Houstonin Ohio previous hitCounty next hit. 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.

James Trenor, Sinking Creek, Botetourt County, [Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 March 1812.. 722, Folder

Defends his handling of Woods business in the suit of Woodsvs. Lewis.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 March 1812.. 723, Folder

Tells Woods he can expect an embargo. Asks him to let [?] Shepherd and all friends know.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 April 1812.. 723A, Folder

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.

George Paull, n.p., to A[rchaibald] Woods,n.p., 2 April 1812.. 724, Folder

Has not gotten a person to go see Windle for purpose of making a purchase. Has not gotten survey made of Capteena land.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia] to W[illia]m Poage,near Staunton, [Virginia], 8 April 1812.. 725, Folder

Sending John McLure to collect $7,000 left by [William] Lewis. has written clerk of Monroe previous hitCounty next hit to stay execution until November.

Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee], to uncle [Archibald Woods], 10 April 1812.. 726, Folder

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.

James Smith, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1812.. 727, Folder

Asks to be recommended to be appointed a major in army to be raised in Ohio.

Lists of officers and when they were sworn in, 25 April 1812.. 728, Folder
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1812.. 729, Folder

Sheffey does not find it convenient to give a settlement at this time.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Freder[ic]k Farmer,26 April 1812.. 729A, Folder

Asks that bearer be paid thirty-nine dollars.

W[illia]m Poage,n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 May 1812.. 730, Folder

Has seven thousand dollars as part of the execution against [William] Lewis in Woodsvs. Lewis.

George Paull, St. Clairsville [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,9 May 1812.. 731, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio] to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 May 1812.. 732, Folder

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.

Ja[me]s Gooding,West Alexander, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio C[ounty], Virginia [West Virginia], 23 May 1812.. 733, Folder

Introduces Henry Greene who wishes to obtain advice respecting the validity of a claim of land.

Isaac Kelly, n.p., to Colonel [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 May 1812.. 734, Folder

Needs brick to mend a hearth. Asks for late newspapers.

Geo[rge] Pannill,n.p., to Col[o]nel A[rchibald] Wood[s],n.p., 2 June 1812.. 735, Folder

Resigning his office in the Wheeling Light Infantry. Woods has written two names on the letter as possible replacements for Pannill.

Nathan Holister, n.p., to Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p., 2 June 1812.. 736, Folder

Reports on the measurement of lumber. Does not like quality of the boards.

James Crage [?], Fishcreek, to Archy [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 June 1812.. 737, Folder

Wishes to know if Woods intends to let him have Mr. Ramsey's place.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 June 1812.. 738, Folder

Put advertisement in paper for sale of town lots and sent notices.

W[illia]m Irwin,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Wood[s].n.p., 10 June 1812.. 738A, Folder

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.

J[ame]s Barbour,Richmond, [Virginia], to The commandant of the 4th Reg[imen]t, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 June 1812.. 739, Folder

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.

Noah Zane, n.p., to Ar[chibal]d Woods,n.p., 22 June 1812.. 740, Folder

Recommends Mr. Ross to repair public arms. [Woods has written on the letter: William Ross at Frederick Town on Monongala River, Washington previous hitCounty next hit, Pencilvania [Pennsylvania].

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.. 741, Folder
Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], June 1812.. 742, Folder

Enclosed will gives the course of the war. Woods' son, Thomas, stayed with him. Thinks it's high time for Congress to adjourn.

Jo[seph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee] to uncle Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 June 1812.. 743, Folder

Still wants $1600 for the land he is offering to Robert Woods. News about Andrew [Woods], Robert Woods, and John M. Walker.

Levi Hicks, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 29 June 1812.. 744, Folder

Wants to rent horse pasture.

J[ame]s Barbour,Richmond [Virginia], to Arch[ibald] Woods,Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 July 1812.. 745, Folder

Tells Woods to have the public arms repaired.

A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Sheffey,Washington City, [D.C.], 10 July 1812.. 746, Folder

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.

Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Thomas Wilson, Washington City, [D.C.], 10 July 1812.. 747, Folder

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.

Asher Jones, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheling [Wheeling] Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1812.. 748, Folder

Whiskey Woods has sold him is indifferent. Discusses salt works. Cannot hire or sell slave because he has a sore leg.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Alexander Caldwell, n.p., 18 August 1812.. 749, Folder

Cannot accept price Caldwell proposes for land. Gives his offer.

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.. 750, Folder

Orders Woods to order his regiment to Wheeling for training.

John J. Jacobs & Co., Wellsburgh [Wellsburg, Brooke Co.] Virginia [West Virginia], 7 September 1812.. 751, Folder

Unable to raise money owed to Woods.

W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville, [Kentucky] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 September 1812.. 752, Folder

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.

John Connell, n.p., to Col. Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 16 September 1812.. 753, Folder

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."

John Connell, Charleston, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woodsof Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 18 September 1812.. 754, Folder

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."

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.. 755, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit.... 2 pages. PD.

Warrant from Archibald Woods, Lieut[enant] Colo[nel] Com[mandan]t 4th Reg[imen]t Virg[ini]a Militia, 23 September 1812.. 756, Folder

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.

John Wilson, Washington, Pennsylvania, to Arche[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 September 1812.. 757, Folder

Notifying Woods that a note endorsed by him for Morgan Jones is due and unpaid.

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.. 758, Folder

Has received, in the absence of the Governor, Woods' letter, asking to have made at Wheeling, arms for a troop.

John Bready, n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Woods, near Wheelling [Wheeling], Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], October 1812.. 759, Folder

Will attend court martial and pay his fine if it's proved he should have gone when called.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,[Virginia], 20 October 1812.. 760, Folder

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 previous hitCounty next hit.

S. R. Bakewell, Charleston, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 October 1812.. 761, Folder

Tries to make arrangement with Woods concerning stoneware and earthenware. Unable to get salt he needed for his manufacture.

F. McHenry, Elizabeth-town, [Pennsylvania?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 November 1812.. 762, Folder

Proposes to start a newspaper with the press to be in Wheeling.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] Thomas Wilson, Washington City [D.C.], 6 November 1812.. 763, Folder

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.

M[ichael] Cresap,Fish Creek [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 16 November 1812.. 764, Folder

Will sell land for $12,000.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 November 1812.. 765, Folder

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.

Jo[seph] Cloyd,Natural Bridge, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 December 1812.. 766, Folder

Concerns Cloyd military lands in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

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.. 767, Folder

Gives directions for morning and evening parades.

Mary Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 24 December 1812.. 768, Folder

Gives family news and news of household activities.

Levin Okey, n.p., to Arc[h]able [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 January 1813.. 769, Folder

Woods should rent to [?] Hollister. Terms are too high for Okey.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 January 1813.. 770, Folder

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."

Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 January 1813.. 771, Folder

Concerns politics in Ohio.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Vi[rgini]a, [West Virginia] to Andrew Hamilton, Fincastle, Botetourt County, Virginia, 28 January 1813.. 772, Folder

Sends statement concerning execution in Woods v. Lewis. Asks Hamilton to try to see execution and aid him in obtaining his money.

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.. 773, Folder

Transmitting advice of council that any artillery companies who are furnished with gun carriages may build sheds to protect them.

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.. 774, Folder

For Woods to rent land (including orchard) to Cunningham.

J.A. Buchanan, Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 February 1813.. 775, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 10 February 1813.. 776, Folder

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."

Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] and Aaron Varney and Jedadiah Varney of Vermont, 18 February 1813.. 777, Folder

For Woods to rent land to the Varneys. Woods is to supply livestock and utensils.

John White, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 25 February 1813.. 778, Folder

Asks Woods to suspend collection of fine against him because his son failed to attend regimental court.

N[athaniel] Burwell,Salem, Botetourt County, [Roanoke County], [Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 February 1813.. 779, Folder

Concerns Woodsv. Lewis.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Washington, [D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 March 1813.. 780, Folder

"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.

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.. 781, Folder

To be partners in purchasing flour for export to New Orleans or elsewhere.

Bond (witnessed by James Kelly) between Archi[bald] Woodsand Issac Robinson, 9 March 1813.. 781A, Folder
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to James Barbour, Governor of Virginia, Richmond, [Virginia], 22 March 1813.. 782, Folder

Apparently, two commissions have been served to same person. Woods describes the two men.

W[illiam] Croghan,near Louisville [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 March 1813.. 783, Folder

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.

Agreement between James Barnett and Archi[bal]d Woods,23 April 1813.. 784, Folder

For Barnett to build a log house. Gives details on how house is to be built.

Promise by John Thompson to give Geo[rge] Paull,28 April 1812.1 April 1814.. 785, Folder

Promise to give possession of a house and lot.

John Carr, n.p., to [Robert Stuart], n.p., 9 May 1813.. 785A, Folder

Request to let John D. seaman have flour.

John Anderson, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 1 June 1813.. 786, Folder

Needs lime to finish house.

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.. 787, Folder

To sell Barrit land.

Asher Jones, n.p., to Ar[chibal]d Woods,n.p., 11 June 1813.. 788, Folder

Concerns whiskey.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,[Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 28 June 1813.. 789, Folder

Has concluded a bargain with William Sharpless for house and lot. Troops have mounted. Col. Perkins has resigned. Paull expects to be colonel.

Ben[jamin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 July 1813.. 790, Folder

Concerns opening a road from Woodsfield to Marietta, Ohio.

Geo[rge] Paull,in Camp at Delaware, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 July 1813.. 791, Folder

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.

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.. 792, Folder

Includes, DS, affidavit of Josiah M. Smith. 1 page.

N[oah] Linsly,n.p., to Archibald] Woods,n.p., asking Woods to inspect the construction of a road, 15 July 1813.. 793, Folder
Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 July 1813.. 794, Folder

Troops are getting ready to march.

John Davis, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 July 1813.. 795, Folder

Describes difficulties in provisioning troops.

Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 July 1813.. 796, Folder

Woods' letter apparently miscarried. Must prepare for a campaign in September.

A. Hamilton, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods, n.p., 24 July 1813.. 797, Folder

Concerns payments for barrels [of flour?].

Lt. James Ewing, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Lieut[enant] Col[onel] Com[mandan]t, [4th Regiment, Virginia Militia].. 797A, Folder

Lists repairs (and cost) to muskets and certifies that Adam Keller did the work.

J. Caldwell, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 29 July 1813.. 798, Folder

Settling of accounts.

James Paull, Jr., n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1813.. 799, Folder

Trying to locate Betsy and arrange for her to be sent home.

D. McClure, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p. Asks Woods to make a survey, 3 August 1813.. 800, Folder
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.. 801, Folder

Orders Woods to order troops for muster.

Geo[rge] Paull,Lower Seneca Town, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 August 1813.. 802, Folder

Concerns selling a house and lot to Sharpless.

Geo[rge] Paull,Lower Seneca Town, [?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 August 1813.. 803, Folder

Thinks Woods' son, Franklin, can get an appointment in militia. Thinks serving will be good for him.

Benj[amin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1813.. 804, Folder

Concerns sale of house and land to a Mr. Mallory.

Geo[rge] Paull,Camp Lower Seneca Town, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 September 1813.. 805, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 September 1813.. 806, Folder

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--"

Jno. Brady, Li[e]ut.,n.p., to Col. Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 13 September 1813.. 807, Folder

Sends forty-one guns and thirty six cartridge boxes.

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.. 808, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., Noah Linsley, Charleston [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 September 1813.. 809, Folder

Wants Linsley to try to settle an agreement made with [?] Ross.

Geo[rge] Paull,on the lake of Carrying[?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1813.. 810, Folder

Mentions Oliver Hazard Perry's naval victory on Lake Erie.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, 21 September 1813.. 811, Folder

Asks Woods aid in helping a Mr. Dear enter land.

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.. 812, Folder
Promissory note (witnessed by James Mays) of John Cunningham and Robert Paull to Samuel Robinson, 28 September 1813.. 813, Folder
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.. 814, Folder

Signed by B. D. adjutant.

Nathan Holister, Capticana [Captuna, Ohio], to Archa [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 October 1814.. 815, Folder

Concerns cutting trees and Woods' accusations that Holister has wasted nails and boards.

Levi Barber, Marietta Court House [Ohio], to Archibald Woods & Benja[min] Ruggles,n.p. [?], 8 October 1813.. 816, Folder

Malory has had trouble entering lands at Woodsfield. Barber wants to encourage settlers.

Proceedings in the court-martial of Lt. Richard Roberts of 103rd Regiment, Virginia Militia, 14 September 1813.. 817, Folder
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.. 818, Folder
Geo[rge] Paull,Detroit, [Michigan], to [Archibald Woods, n.p.], 17 October 1813.. 819, Folder

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.

Muster roll of [4th Regiment, 10th Brigade, Virginia Militia] written by L[ieutenant] Col[onel]Archi[bal]d Woods,[18 October 1813].. 820, Folder
Levin Okey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 October 1813.. 821, Folder

Petitions are doing very well [perhaps concerning a division of Belmont previous hitCounty next hit, 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.

Absalom Ridgely, West Liberty, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, [Ohio], 20 October 1813.. 822, Folder

Requests that Mrs. Woods acknowledge [release] of dower to his deed.

W[illia]m E. Wilson,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 October 1813.. 823, Folder

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.

Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,living near Wheeling [Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 November 1813.. 824, Folder

Gives excuses for why he has not paid money or salt to Woods.

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.. 825, Folder

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.

Agreement (witnessed by Lloyd Biddle) between Archi[bal]d Woodsand James Atkinson for Atkinson to rent land, 12 November 1813.. 826, Folder
Franklin Woods, Detroit [Michigan], to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 17 November 1813.. 827, Folder

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.

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.. 828, Folder

Parks is to pay fifty flour barrels annually.

Polly Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 November 1813.. 829, Folder

Is concerned about Betsy's ill health. Her family is well. She has eight children.

W[illia]m Webb,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 December 1813.. 830, Folder

Needs flour.

W[illia]m Downey,Gurnsey County, Ohio, to Archey [Archibald] Woods, Whillin [Wheeling] [Virginia] [West Virginia], 11 December 1813.. 831, Folder

Says it is second time he has written Woods to come for money. Asks to have deed drawn in Huey Gilliland's name.

A. Hamilton, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 18 December 1813.. 832, Folder

Sends to Woods for money.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1813.. 833, Folder

Letter from Gen. [Lewis] Cassindicates troops are sickly--upwards for 2,000 are down. Has sent Woods an old deed of trust.

Geo[rge] Paull,Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 December 1813.. 834, Folder

Concerns possible repeal of a law [creating a new previous hitCounty next hit?]. [?] Hammond has written [William] Sharplessadvising him to take Paull's property.

James H. Relfe, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 24 December 1813.. 834A, Folder

Requests for flour.

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.. 835, Folder
P[hilip] Doddridge,Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1814.. 836, Folder

Concerns money [?] McCluney hopes to recover in a law suit.

John G. Young, Chillicothe, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 January 1814.. 837, Folder

Concerns creation of and location of courthouse in Monroe previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio. Did not pass lower house.

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.. 838, Folder
Franklin Woods, Detroit, [Michigan] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia. Illness among troops, 10 January.. 839, Folder

Expects an attack before spring by British and Indians.

Absalom Ridgely, West Liberty, Virginia [West Virginia], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 January 1814.. 840, Folder

Making excuses for John Wheeler who has been unable to attend musters.

Geo[rge] White,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 February 1814.. 841, Folder

Wants to buy white oaks from Woods.

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.. 842, Folder
W[illia]m Poage,Staunton, [Virginia], to Arch[i]b[al]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 February 1814.. 843, Folder

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."

Levin Okey, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, living near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1814.. 844, Folder

Concerns creation of new previous hitCounty next hit [i.e. Monroe]. Road has not been marked.

Appointment of Lewis Bonnet as major of 4th Regiment, 10th Brigade, third Division of Virginia Militia, 7 February 1814.. 845, Folder

Signed by J[ame]s Harbour,Governor. Registered by J. W. Pleasants. Bears seal of Virginia.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 February 1814.. 846, Folder

Concerns selection of Wheeling.

A. Hamilton, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Lieut. Colo[nel] Archibald Woods,4th Regt. Virginia Militia Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 3 March 1814.. 847, Folder

Change in law for time of training.

Agness Ramsey, Fish Creek Hills, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 March 1814.. 848, Folder

Asks Woods if he has purchased the place which Joseph Ramsey purchased.

Benj[ami]n Biggs,West Liberty, [Virginia], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 March 1814.. 849, Folder

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.

M. Smith, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 March 1814.. 850, Folder

Requesting terms a tract of land may be purchased on.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [?], 18 March 1814.. 851, Folder

Doubts if appointment of M. J. White as president of [a bank to be organized by the Ohio Company?] would be good.

Levi Barber, Marietta, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 March 1814.. 852, Folder

Has gotten commissioners to lay out road from Marietta to Monroe previous hitCounty next hit line. Needs information from Woods on where a road from Woodfield ought to intersect.

Ja[me]s McClure,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 19 March 1814.. 853, Folder

Requests Woods' presence at a stockholders meeting.

W[illiam] Croghan,Locust Grove, [Kentucky], to [Archibald Woods], 21 March 1814.. 854, Folder

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.

Mathew [Sield?],Fish Creek [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 29 March 1814.. 855, Folder

Concerns runaway slave.

Deed from Archi[bald] Woodsand Anne [Ann] Woods, to John Ramsey of Washington County, Pennsylvania, April 1814.. 856, Folder

For 120 acres on the Ohio River.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clarisville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 April 1814.. 857, Folder

Has settled with William Sharpless. Woods can receive 50 shares of bank stock.

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 7 April 1814.. 858, Folder

Sends survey.

John Mills, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] woods, n.p., 14 April 1814.. 859, Folder

Needs six bushels of corn.

Franklin Woods, Detroit, [Michigan] to [father] Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 17 April [1814].. 860, Folder

[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.

Agreement (witnessed by W[illia]m Beckett) between Archi[bal]d Woodsand James Atkison, both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1814.. 861, Folder

For Woods to lease land to Atkison.

Aaron Denman, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], to Thomas Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1814.. 862, Folder

Discusses dry goods. "I would, not recommend your going into business until peace is made."

Geo[rge] Paull,Brownsville, [Pennsylvania] to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], [28] April 1814.. 863, Folder

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."

John Ewing, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[i]b[al]d Woods,n.p., 17 May 1814.. 864, Folder

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.

Proxy (witnessed by [Ju?] R. Munzon) from Geo[rge] Paullto Archibald Woods, 21 May 1814.. 865, Folder

To vote for directions in the Ohio Company.

Arrest warrant for Archibald Hamilton signed by James H. [Relfe?], 21 May 1814.. 866, Folder

Includes DS, copy of charges against Hamilton. 3 pages.

Fran[klin] Woods,Detroit, [Michigan], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 May 1814.. 867, Folder

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].

Ralph Smith, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 3 June 1814.. 868, Folder

Wants to buy land from Woods.

Stephen R. Wilson, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 June 1814.. 869, Folder

Mr. Chapline can inform about the discoveries about [property] lines. Will expect sheep and probably will take some half breed merino.

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.. 870, Folder
Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Poage, near Staunton, [Virginia], 27 June 1814.. 871, Folder

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."

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Charles Ham[m]ond, Belmont County, [Ohio], 11 August 1814.. 872, Folder

Concerning sale of Sharpless house.

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.. 873, Folder

Discussing uniforms.

Garrison Jones, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 August 1814.. 874, Folder

Trying to sell Woods a horse.

Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1814.. 875, Folder

Concerns W[illia]m Bakerwho denies endorsing Jones' note; and salt.

Asher Jones, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 11 September 1814.. 876, Folder

Trying to settle debt.

Geo[rge] Paull,Zanesville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 September 1814.. 877, Folder

Will send Woods his horse if cannot find a better one at fair price.

Geo[rge] Paull,Zanesville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 September 1814.. 877A, Folder

Sending Woods his horse. Will send epaulets.

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.. 878, Folder

Orders Woods to a muster.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to George Paull, Zanesville, Ohio, 16 September 1814.. 879, Folder

Sold sorrell horse. Has got no marching orders yet. Petitions being circulated concerning location of previous hitCounty next hit seat of Monroe [previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio].

Promissory note (witnessed by Thomas Wells) of Thomas [?] with Archi[bal]d Woods,19 September 1814.. 880, Folder
Memorandum of an agreement (witnessed by B. Fawcett) made between John Fawcett and Archi[bal]d Woods,27 September 1814.. 881, Folder

for Fawcett acting as attorney for Samuel Cope to sell a house and lot in Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Woods.

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.. 882, Folder

For a house and lot in Wheeling.

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 9 October 1814.. 883, Folder

Sends what he thinks register's fees are.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to William Irwin, Richmond, Virginia, 10 October 1814.. 884, Folder

Sends a petition concerning militia fines. Expects lawsuit.

The Librarian, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] Library Room to Archibald Woods, n.p., November 1814.. 885, Folder

Gives hours. Fines will be strictly enforced. All funds on hand will go to purchase books. Arrears on shares must be paid.

John S., Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 December 1814.. 886, Folder

Does not have any desire to sell land he owns in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

Agreement (witnessed by Franklin Woods) between Daniel Steenrod and Archi[bal]d Woodsboth of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 December 1814.. 887, Folder

for Woods to lease land to Steenrod.

H. McCluny, Brooke Court House, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1815.. 888, Folder

Concerns a lawsuit [Philip] Doddridge is handling for Woods.

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.. 889, Folder

Orders 10th, 17th, 18th, and 10th Brigades to Norfolk.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], 15 January 1815.. 890, Folder

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.

Bill of sale (witnessed by Lloyd Biddle) from Spencer Biddle to Archi[bal]d Woods,19 January 1815.. 891, Folder

For property given to Woods by Biddle to satisfy rent that is in arrears.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to James Smith, Capteena, 23 January 1815.. 892, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Levi Barber, Marietta, [Ohio], 24 January 1815.. 893, Folder

Wants to enter quarter sections.

Alpheus P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 January 1815.. 894, Folder

Has been recommended as coroner of his previous hitCounty next hit. Would like appointment to Woods staff. Wants appointment and hope Woods' staff are not required to march.

Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, near Cincinnati, [Ohio] to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 January 1815.. 895, Folder

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.

Henry Stevenson, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 February 1815.. 896, Folder

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.

Muster roll of a company of the 4th Regiment Virginia Militia commanded by Herman Greathouse, 9 February 1815.. 897, Folder
Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., and John Cunningham, n.p., 10 February 1815. 898, Folder

For Woods to lease land to Cunningham.

John Mills, n.p., to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 11 February 1815.. 899, Folder

Is satisfied that he received thirteen bushels of corn.

And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 11 February 1815.. 900, Folder

Adam Kellar wishes to ride home to Richmond instead of marching with rest of troops.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 12 February 1815.. 901, Folder

Trying to rent land for Woods.

Muster roll of a company of the 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia commanded by William Irwin, 13 February 1815.. 902, Folder
Noah Zane, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to J[ohn] Marshall,Richmond, [Virginia], 14 February 1815.. 903, Folder

Introduces [Archibald] Woods to Marshall.

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.. 904, Folder
Communication from A[rchibald] W[oods],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to his troops in the 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia, 11 March 1815.. 905, Folder
W[illia]m [?], Brooke Courthouse, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 March 1815.. 906, Folder

John Spence has been arrested for desertion. Asks for a court martial.

Agreement (witnessed by Joshua Molliston) of Nathan Goodridge, n.p., and John Morley, n.p., with Archibald Woods, n.p., 20 March 1815.. 907, Folder

For Woods to lease land to Goodridge and Morley.

Ja[me]s Chapline,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling Creek, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1815.. 908, Folder

Neither state nor federal government has funds to pay troops. Arrangements will be made to pay them at a later date.

John Connell, Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 March 1815.. 909, Folder

Asks Woods to remit John Spence's sentence for desertion and release him.

Agreement (witnessed by James Smith) between James Barrett, n.p., and Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 27 March 1815.. 910, Folder

For Woods to lease land to Barrett and for Barrett to repair a cabin and clear land.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Adjutant General at Washington City, [D.C.], 27 April 1815.. 911, Folder

Woods explains the unusual nature of his muster return due to the circumstances of their march.

Lewis Bonnett, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 12 May 1815.. 912, Folder

Bonnett resigns his commission as major of the 1st Battalion of the 4th Reg't of Virginia M[ilitia].

Roll of officers of 4th Reg[i]m[en]t, [Virginia Militia], 16 May 1815.. 913, Folder
Thomas Smith, Capteena, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 July 1815.. 914, Folder

Got three quarter [sections] of land.

And[re]w Elliott,St. Louis, [Missouri],to A[rchibald] Woods,6 August 1815.. 915, Folder

Woffert does not want to sell his land.

Wil[l]iam Nolin,n.p., to Arche [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 6 August 1815.. 916, Folder

Has bought land from Jacob Ash that he had no right to sell.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 August 1815.. 917, Folder

Has no recollection of articles of agreement between Geo[rge] Poageand Woods.

W[illiam] Croghan,Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 15 August 1815.. 918, Folder

Will stick to his terms for selling land. Asks Woods to sell his lame horse.

Deed from John Feay (deputy sheriff acting for Basil Riggs, sheriff) to James Arbutton both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 August 1815.. 919, Folder

For 56 acres of land sold for delinquent taxes.

Promissory note from [Archibald Woods] and [?] with Northwestern Bank of Virginia, 2 September 1815.. 920, Folder
Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 11 September 1815.. 921, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses W. Chapline, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 September 1815.. 922, Folder

Although Woods thinks settlement of Poages' claim against him made by Chapline and Thomas [Woods] is totally against him, he will agree to it.

John McLure, Bedford, [Virginia] to James McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 October 1815.. 923, Folder

Has found a slave who ran away from Archibald Woods. Has promised slave if he would return he would not be whipped.

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.. 924, Folder

Requests commission as lieutenant for Jon Curtis if Woods has it.

Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., to [?] Jeffries, n.p., 23 October 1815.. 925, Folder

States when he wants to hold a battalion court of inquiry and a regimental court of inquiry.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Croghan, Ju[nio]r, Litchfield, Connecticut, 12 November 1815.. 926, Folder

Does not wish to buy Croghan's land at the price Croghan named. Will sell his horse for him.

A. Caldwell, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 23 Nov[ember 1815?].. 927, Folder

Tells Woods, McCluny of Charlestown is in Wheeling if he wishes to see him.

John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio to Archibold [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 November 1815.. 928, Folder

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.

Caleb Nice, n.p., to officers of the court martial, 25 November 1815.. 929, Folder

Did not know of muster until day of muster. His knee was out of place and he had no horse to ride.

John Poage, Greenup County, [Kentucky], to Archib[a]l[d] Wood[s],near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 November 1815.. 930, Folder

Wants to make some disposition of a military land claim placed in his hands by Woods fourteen years previously.

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.. 931, Folder

For Woods to lease land and ferries to Malory and Long. Malory and Long can also tap sugar maples.

George Madison, Frankfort, [Kentucky] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 December 1815.. 932, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 December 1815.. 933, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], [1816?].. 934, Folder

Will not be able to go [to Indiana Territory?]. Fears prices will be too high. A tract of his land (4066 acres in Wood previous hitCounty next hit) was sold for taxes. Asks Woods to redeem.

Memorandum of the behavior of Lydia Dill in trying to alienate W. J. Zane from his daughters, [1816?].. 935, Folder
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.. 936, Folder

Orders a day of training of officers and a day of regimental muster.

Geo[rge] Miller,New York, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January 1816.. 937, Folder

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.

E.C. Wilson, [Washington, D.C.], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January [1816?].. 938, Folder

Does not expect deposit being replaced by any act of Congress. Cumberland Road must await annual appropriation.

L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1816.. 939, Folder

Does not have extra capital. to invest in Woodfield [Ohio].

Samuel Wilson, n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 January 1816.. 940, Folder

Will return a runaway slave for Woods for a fee.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 20 January 1816.. 941, Folder

Decision on U.S. Road to Wheeling has been referred to Sec. of Treasury; however, Dallas is a Pennsylvanian.

Robert Pogue, Mason County, [Kentucky], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 January 1816.. 942, Folder

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.

Felix Scott, Grandville, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 January 1816.. 943, Folder

Defends the assessment of Woods' land which Woods thinks is too high.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1816.. 944, Folder

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].

John Reiley, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 18 February 1816.. 945, Folder

Offers to trade money and horses for land.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 February 1816.. 946, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], March 1816.. 947, Folder

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.

Samuel Parr, Vincennes, [Indiana Territory], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1816.. 948, Folder

Describes Indiana Territory, its land, its inhabitants and prospects for the sale of the public lands.

Moses Shepherd, City [of] Washington, [D.C.], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 March 1816.. 949, Folder

Secretary of Treasury reported in favor of Wheeling [for u.s. Road].

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 March 1816.. 950, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City,[D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 March 1816.. 951, Folder

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.

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.. 952, Folder

For Cockayne to sell Woods two hundred acres of land in Warren previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio. Woods has right to give land back.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March 1816.. 953, Folder

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.

Alpheus D. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio [County] Virginia [West Virginia], 14 March [1816].. 954, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 March 1816.. 955, Folder

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.

Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1816.. 956, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 March 1816.. 957, Folder

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.

Moses Shepherd, City [of] Washington, [D.C.], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 March 1816.. 958, Folder

[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. "

Thomas Smith, Mouth of Captinah [Capteena], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 March 1916.. 959, Folder

Would like to rent place where James Barrett lives.

Samuel Parr, Vincennes, [Indiana], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1816.. 960, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 27 March 1816.. 961, Folder

Wants to borrow $1500 to use to buy bank stock.

Geo[rge] White,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 27 March 1816.. 962, Folder

Wants to buy or borrow anvil.

Bond for an unidentified person to pay Archi[bal]d Woods125 dollars, 30 March 1816.. 963, Folder
B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 April 1816.. 964, Folder

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.

John Gardiner, General Lana Office [Washington, D.C.], to [Benjamin] Ruggles, Senate U[nited] States [Washington, D.C.], 3 April 1816.. 965, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Senate Chamber, [Washington, D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 April 1816.. 966, Folder

House has passed appropriation of $300,000 for Cumberland Road.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to L[evi] Barber,Marietta [Ohio], 11 April 1816.. 967, Folder

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.

W[illia]m Irwin,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 April 1816.. 968, Folder

Resigns his commission as captain in the Wheeling Light Infantry.

John Richardson, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,17 April 1816.. 969, Folder

Asks to borrow $160.

E. McClandhan, Botetourt County, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 April 1816.. 970, Folder

McClandhan's father needs taxes paid on land.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 April 1816.. 971, Folder

Concerns appointment for superintendent of Cumberland Road. Connell has withdrawn. [Moses] Shepherd and Rolfe are applicants.

A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Claiborne W. Gooch, Adjunct Gen[era]l Richmond, [Virginia], 28 April 1816.. 972, Folder

Concerning legal difficulties in collecting militia fines.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,29 April 1816.. 973, Folder

Will pay money to redeem land for taxes to previous hitCounty next hit clerk of Wood previous hitCounty next hit. Wilson's daughter died on [April] 15.

Wil[lia]m McCoy,Lt. n.p., to Col. Archibald Woods, n.p., 2 May 1816.. 974, Folder

Resigns commission.

L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 May 1816.. 975, Folder

Has not heard from servants. Sends amount due on a fractional section. Has heard nothing from Indiana lands.

John Bonnett, Big Wheeling, Creek, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 6 May 1816.. 976, Folder

Cannot attend training or regimental muster because of illness. Sends company return.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 May 1816.. 977, Folder

Sale of lots to [David] Person and [?] Jackson.

David Person, n.p., to [?] Woods, n.p., 16 May 1816.. 978, Folder

Asks terms for a lot.

Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Stephen R. Wilson, n.p., 27 May 1816.. 979, Folder

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].

A. Hamilton, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 29 May 1816.. 980, Folder

Sends for corn meal.

Thomas Wells, Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 4 June 1816.. 981, Folder

Sends for land patents.

S[tephen] R. Wilson,Wood County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 June 1816.. 982, Folder

Unable to attend taking of depositions in Wilsonvs. Caldwell, Woods et al.

Cornelius Peterson, Woodfield, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 16 June 1816.. 983, Folder

Shall be ready to raise house for Franklin Woods. Needs flour and money.

[Spencer Biddle] To Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Verginney [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 June 1816.. 983A, Folder

Request for payment of son's board.

Includes, AMs of account of [?] Woods with Biddle. 1 page.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Philip Dod[d]ridge,Charleston, Brooke County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 June 1816.. 984, Folder

Does not want to buy lots at Doddriage's price.

E. C. Wilson, [Washington, D.C.], to G[eorge] Wash[ing]t[on] Wilson,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 June [1816].. 985, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, 29 June 1816.. 986, Folder

Politics.

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.. 987, Folder

For 178 acres in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit.

E. McClandhan, Botetourt County, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 July 1816.. 988, Folder

McClandhan's father is concerned he will lose his land due to taxes. Asks Woods to pay them.

John McCormick, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 July 1816.. 989, Folder

Wanted to build house on his lot but previous hitCounty next hit 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.

John Barr, Pickaway, [County, Ohio] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 July 1816.. 990, Folder

Sends plat of public lands in Indiana. Gives his route to Indiana.

S. Wing, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 July.. 991, Folder

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.

P[hilip] Doddridge,Charlestown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 July 1816.. 992, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Virginia [West Virginia], 1 August 1816.. 993, Folder

Formal subpoena to attend at Chillicothe. Prisoner will not give his consent to his not going.

Jasper Mallory, [?], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 August 1816.. 994, Folder

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?]

Geo[rge] Paull,Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 August 1816.. 995, Folder

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.

L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 August 1816.. 996, Folder

Gives circumstances of James Smith entering Woods' land.

A. Swearingen, Washington, [Pennsylvania?], to Archabeld [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 19 August 1816.. 997, Folder

Asks Woods to give his recollection of a settlement of an estate.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August [1816].. 998, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,Louisville, [Kentucky], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August 1816.. 999, Folder

Concerns land in Indiana.

Eug[enui]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 September 1816.. 1000, Folder

Asks if Woods' family will accompany his family to Augusta previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia on a visit.

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.. 1001, Folder
Geo[rge] Paull,Vincennes, [Indiana], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 September 1816.. 1002, Folder

Fourth day of [land] sales. Has not bought an acre. Describes lands and prices. Jesse Hunt will not sell until he writes his brother.

Geo[rge] Paull,Vincennes, [Indiana], to Arc[hibal]d Woods,Wheelling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 September 1816.. 1003, Folder

Has bought 2 1/4 sections. Describes land and sales.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Capt. Henry Sockman, n.p., 22 September 1816.. 1004, Folder

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.

Alpheus [D.?] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 September 1816.. 1005, Folder

Franklin [Woods] fell from horse and dislocated shoulder. Wilson's mother and other family has started for Staunton.

Elie Williams, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 24 September 1816.. 1006, Folder

Concerns meeting with Woods to discuss location of [Cumberland] Road.

Jasper Mallory, Capt[ina Creek, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 October 1816.. 1007, Folder

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.

Jasper Mallory, St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 October 1816.. 1008, Folder

Describes assault and battery by James Smith over hogs getting into corn.

Elij[ah] McClandhan,Botetourt C[oun]ty, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, at Wheeling, Ohio County, 31 October 1816.. 1009, Folder

Virginia Thanks Woods for paying taxes on land. A. Hamilton does not think he owes Woods any money [probably in setting Woodsvs. Lewis].

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.. 1010, Folder

Has served in militia for 37 years.

Agreement of Zebadiah Miex, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] with [Archibald Woods], 6 November 1816.. 1011, Folder

To build a house. Gives specifications.

Agreement [witnessed by Franklin Woods] between Archi[bal]d Woodsand Gabriel Wallings both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 November 1816.. 1012, Folder

For Wallings to clear twenty acres of land within two years for which Woods will give him fifty acres in Monroe previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio.

Agreement between Archi[bald] Woodsand Samuel Sweney [Sweeney?], 23 November 1816.. 1013, Folder

For Sweney to clear eight acres of land.

Spe[nce]r Biddle,n.p., to Col[o]n[e]l Woods, n.p., 3 December 1816.. 1014, Folder

Asks Woods to bring him teaspoons.

W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 December 1816.. 1015, Folder

Concerns bank bills in Virginia General Assembly.

M[atthe]w Houston,Natural Bridge, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1817.. 1016, Folder

Informs Woods of the death of his brother, James Woods.

Geo[rge] Paull,Washington City, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 February 1817.. 1017, Folder

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.

Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand Henry Bowers, 12 February 1817.. 1018, Folder

For Woods to lease eleven acres to Bowers.

Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 February 1817.. 1019, Folder

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].

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 February 1817.. 1020, Folder

Election of James Moore. Sale of public lands.

J[asper] Mallory,Capteen [Captina Creek, Belmont County, Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 February 1817.. 1021, Folder

Samuel [Sweeny ?] has left place. James Smith has Mallory indicated for keeping a disorderly house.

S. Connell, Brooke Courthouse [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 February 1817.. 1022, Folder

Dispute between John Connell, and John Dix over their co-partnership in Brooke Furnace will be arbitrated. Woods is to serve on panel.

Lease from Archi[bald] Woodsto James Atkinson for land, 1 March 1817.. 1023, Folder
R. E. Higginbotham, Cash[ie]r Union Bank of Maryland, to F[ranklin] Woods, Cash[ie]r, 4 March 1817.. 1024, Folder

Gives status of Wheeling bank notes.

John Coli, James Philops, Woodsfield [Ohio], to Archabale [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 March 1817.. 1025, Folder

Have plank and are ready to start on a house for Woods.

Jo[seph] Cloyd,Rockbridge County, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 12 March 1817.. 1026, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Levi Barker, Marietta, [Ohio], 17 March 1817.. 1027, Folder

Asks Barber to send land certificate.

Memorandum of lease from Archi[bal]d Woodsto John Stewart of a house in Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 March 1817.. 1028, Folder
Ja[me]s Gilliland,n.p., to Archa [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 March 1817.. 1029, Folder

Wants to meet Woods at St. Clairsville and pay him principle. Then Woods can see W[illia]m Downeyfor interest.

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.. 1030, Folder

For McKinney to build a bridge on the [Cumberland] Road.

Elie Williams and Moses Shepherd, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 16 April 1817.. 1031, Folder

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.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to [Elie] Williams and [Moses] Shepherd, 20 April 1817.. 1032, Folder

Concerning their letter to him about the business of their company and their not hiring his son, Franklin.

W[illiam] Croghan,Locust Grove near Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archebald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 May 1817.. 1033, Folder

Opened Woods' letter to William Croghan, Jr. Gives Woods opinions on land in Indiana. Thanks Woods for previous friendly acts.

Bond of Cleaburn Simms and Richard Simms with Archibald Woods (sheriff of Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia]), 7 May 1817.. 1034, Folder

For Cleaburn Simms to serve as deputy sheriff to finish up his business as the former sheriff.

Jim Carrel, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Franklin Wood[s],Wheelling, [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 13 May 1817.. 1035, Folder

Asks compensation for a great cost given to Woods by [George] Paul[l].

Jos[eph] Woods,Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 May 1817.. 1036, Folder

Sends four hundred dollars to pay Robert Woods.

Promissory note, of John Miller to Archi[bal]d Woods,20 June 1817.. 1037, Folder
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.. 1038, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paul[l],n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 13 July 1817.. 1039, Folder

Concerns [land purchase?].

Jacob Windle, Woodsfield, Monroe County, Ohio, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheelin[g], Ohio County, Virginia,[West Virginia], 21 July 1817.. 1040, Folder

Boards for Woods' house in Woodsfield are ready.

Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 5 August 1817.. 1041, Folder

Dispute over stone the Irishmen quarried.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Monroe County, Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 August 1817.. 1042, Folder

Unable to do Woods' work.

Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A. Woods, n.p., 21 August 1817.. 1043, Folder

Would like to keep a hand he has hired to drive his oxen a few more days.

Mary F. Mallory, Captine, [Capteena, Belmont County, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1817.. 1044, Folder

Concerns digging a well.

John Hart, Steubenville, [Ohio], to [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 September 1817.. 1045, Folder

Will build wall. Asks for advance of fifty dollars.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 September 1917.. 1046, Folder

Speaks of a third party [J. Mallory] who has done all in his power against him and against whom he has a judgment.

J[asper] Mallory,C[aptina?], Belmont [County, Ohio] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 September 1817.. 1047, Folder

Does not think [James] Smith has proof of slander.

Memorandum of an explanation by Archi[bal]d Woods[while sheriff of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia]], 19 September 1817.. 1048, Folder

Of his handling of an execution.

Jasper Mallory, Captina, [Belmont County, Ohio] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 September 1817.. 1049, Folder

Needs planks. Hopes to settle dispute between himself and [James] Smith.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Thomas Smith, Capteena [Belmont County, Ohio], 22 September 1817.. 1050, Folder

Sonny Smith has been ill so long. Man from Kentucky needs his horse.

Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1817.. 1051, Folder

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.

H[e]nry [Boos?],Vinsennes [Vincennes, Indiana], to W[illia]m Clark,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 September 1817.. 1052, Folder

Writes by Mr. Woods. Enjoys good health and expects to settle there.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 30 September 1817.. 1053, Folder

Problems with building a bridge [for Cumberland Road].

Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 3 October 1817.. 1054, Folder

Concerns problems with his hauling stone for the Cumberland Road.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Jos[ias] Thompson,n.p., 3 October 1817.. 1055, Folder

Woods is upset over Thompson's suggestion that someone else should take charge of bridge building in the area [for the Cumberland Road].

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Long, Capteena [Belmont County, Ohio], 7 October 1817.. 1056, Folder

Directions for building a house.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 10 October 1817.. 1057, Folder

Concerns elections.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 10 October 1817.. 1058, Folder

Concerns building bridge at Lee's Run [for the Cumberland Road] and paying the laborers.

William Croyhan, Jr., Louisville, Kentucky, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 November 1817.. 1059, Folder

Will accept Woods' offer to buy his land.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio] to Archibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 November 1817.. 1060, Folder

Asks Woods to draft a form of an assignment of the contract for Paull to endorse.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, to Col. Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 20 November 1817.. 1061, Folder
Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 December 1817.. 1062, Folder

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 previous hitcounties next hit." Col. Poage mentioned in his letter that Woods' mother has been stricken with the palsy.

Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1817.. 1063, Folder

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.

Memorandum (draft) of an agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand William Waddell both of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1818.. 1064, Folder

for Woods to lease a grist mill and house to Waddell.

John Scott, n.p., to Archibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 January 1818.. 1065, Folder

Discontent of people renting land from Woods.

Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 January 1818.. 1066, Folder

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.

Jasper Mallory, n.p., to A[rchibald] Wood[s],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 31 January 1818.. 1067, Folder

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.

John Wishart, Washington, [Pennsylvania], to Tho[ma]s Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 March 1818.. 1068, Folder

Sends vacine crust.

James Vance, n.p., to Archie [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 1 March 1818.. 1069, Folder

Will move to the place Mr. Parks lives on and intends to comply with barga[i]n Vance and Woods agreed on.

[Archibald Woods] to Rob[er]t Bre[c]kenridge,Louisville, Kentucky, 2 March 1818.. 1070, Folder

Traces chain of title for a lot and house in Wheeling.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to [Archibald Woods], 2 March 1818.. 1071, Folder

Tells Woods how to proceed in collecting pay for his son from Paymaster General.

Jasper Mallory, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Wood[s],n.p., 9 March 1818.. 1072, Folder

Promises to make a final settlement of their business.

W[illiam] Croghan,Jr., Louisville, Kentucky to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 March 1818.. 1073, Folder

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.

Memorandum of a lease from Archi[bal]d Woods,to James Vance, 12 March 1818.. 1074, Folder

For a house, shop, garden and field.

James Atkinson, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, 25 March 1818.. 1075, Folder

Is leaving plantation and wants to settle up with Woods.

Robert Pogue, Maysville, [Kentucky] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, 7 April 1818.. 1076, Folder

Merchants in Maysville are dissatisfied with those in Pittsburgh, Would like for men to set up commission business in Wheeling.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 April 1818.. 1077, Folder

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.

John Jones, Monroe County, Virginia [West Virginia], to Archi[bald] Woods,Whelan [Wheeling], Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 April 1818.. 1078, Folder

Concerns business dealings with [?] Nichols.

Ro[ber]t Breckinridge,Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 April 1818.. 1079, Folder

Doubts sale of a lot in Wheeling due to foreclosure is legal. As Martin's executor, he must try to recover the property.

James Atkinson, n.p., to [?] Woods, n.p., 26 March 1818.. 1080, Folder

Dispute over number of rails counted toward rent.

Tho[ma]s Smith,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 May 1818.. 1081, Folder

Concerns the arbitration of a dispute over whiskey.

[Archibald Woods], to Geo[rge] R. Poage,[Maysville], Kentucky, May 1818.. 1082, Folder

Men in Wheeling are planning a commission merchant house to supply merchants in Kentucky so they no longer have to deal with Pittsburgh.

[?] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia].. 1083, Folder

Took warrant of attorney to enter judgment against Charles Wells.

L[evi] Barber,Marietta, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 July 1818.. 1084, Folder

No Kentucky paper in the Bank. Negotiation with Bank at Cincinnati has taken all our paper south of Chillicothe.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 July 1818.. 1085, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 19 July 1818.. 1086, Folder

Encloses assignment of Stepp certificate. Certificates assigned by Paull to Woods must have previous hitCounty next hit seal. Flood has killed Jno. Hardesty family and ruined crops.

Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 July 1818.. 1087, Folder

Unable to pay Woods.

W[illia]m Breckinridge,Stau[nton, Virginia] to Arohebald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 July 18[18].. 1088, Folder

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.

Arch[ibal]d [Woods],Wheeling, Creeke, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to John Cox, Washington, Pen[n]sylvania, 13 August 1818.. 1089, Folder

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.

Archi[bald] Woods,Wheeling Creek, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to Josias Thompson, n.p., 20 August 1818.. 1090, Folder

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.

Josias Thompson, Triadelphia, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 16 September 1818.. 1091, Folder

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."

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Josias Thompson, Superintendent, Cumberland Road, 21 September 1818.. 1092, Folder

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.

Advertisement of a runaway slave belonging to Archi[bal]d Woods,3 October 1818.. 1093, Folder

Description of him and his clothing.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,[Ohio County] Virginia [West Virginia], 8 October 1818.. 1094, Folder

Will come tomorrow bringing money for land. Authorizes Woods to make arrangement with Feay.

W[illia]m Wickham,John C. Whiden, Ben Gassaway, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 9 October 1818.. 1095, Folder

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.

John W. Lee, Sh[eri]ff, Monroe County, Indiana, to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 20 October 1818.. 1096, Folder

Woods' land will not be sold for taxes.

Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [?] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 October 1818.. 1097, Folder

Asks land values for purchase by others and himself.

Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 4 November 1818.. 1098, Folder

Concerns a disputed account for hauling.

Joseph Spencer, Wood County, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 November 1818.. 1099, Folder

Concerns a debt owed by Spencer.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Jos[ep]h Spencer,Marietta, [Ohio], 16 November 1818.. 1100, Folder

Trying to negotiate a settlement with Spencer concerning money.

Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 November 1818.. 1101, Folder

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.

Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., to John G. Jackson, Washington City, [D.C.], 23 November 1818.. 1102, Folder

Wants pay for himself and the 10th Brigade of Virginia militia.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 December 1818.. 1103, Folder

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."

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 December 1818.. 1104, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s P. Rau[Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 December 1818.. 1105, Folder

Thanks Woods for paying an installment for him.

Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia), 15 December 1818.. 1106, Folder

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."

W[illia]m Robertson,C[lerk of] C[ouncil, Richmond, Virginia] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Ohio County [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 December 1818.. 1107, Folder

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.

James Leffler, [Richmond, Virginia?] to Shannon Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 December 1818.. 1108, Folder

Announces Archibald Woods', [William] Chaplin[e]and [Peter] Yarnal's appointment to Board of Northwestern Bank. Details opposition to their appointments.

Ja[me]s Pindall,Washington City [D.C.] to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 December 1818.. 1109, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paul[l],Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 December 1818.. 1110, Folder

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."

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 December 1818.. 1111, Folder

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.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 December 1818.. 1112, Folder

Is sending copy of will of sister A. Poage and includes a copy of an affidavit for Woods to execute.

Austin P. Bishop, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to [Archibald Woods], 4 January 1819.. 1113, Folder

Sends estimate to erect a building for Woods.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 January 1819.. 1114, Folder

Tells volume of mail he is handling as postmaster of Woodsfield. Sends Bishop's estimate.

Isaac Leffler, Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 January 1819.. 1115, Folder

Has checked into payment of [revenue?] for Ohio previous hitCounty next hit. 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.

Thomas Smith, Captina [Creek, Ohio] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 January 1819.. 1116, Folder

Wants to rent property from Woods.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio to Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1819.. 1117, Folder

Deerskins are not finished. Mr. Henry Jackson wants to rent a house from Woods. "Squad of Yankeys have arrived at Woodsfield."

Jer[emiah] Hunt,n.p., to [Archibald Woods], 18 January 1819.. 1118, Folder

Lists terms he will sell his land on.

Zach[aria]s Biggs,Round Bottom Mills, [Ohio] to Arc[hibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 January 1819.. 1119, Folder

Encloses Jeremiah Hunts' terms. Send prices of wheat, rye, corn and flour. Sent flour to New Orleans.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 January 1819.. 1120, Folder

Is working for establishment of a land office at Woodsfield.

Geo[rge] Paull,Columbus, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 January 1819.. 1121, Folder

Discusses a bank bill and other legislation pending before the Ohio legislature.

Austin P. Bishop, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 February 1819.. 1122, Folder

Sends itemized estimate for erecting a building.

John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1819.. 1123, Folder

Excuse for not having sent Woods money.

Elisha Talbot, n. p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 4 February 1819.. 1124, Folder

Wants to borrow 1000 to 1500 dollars from bank in Wheeling.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 February 1819.. 1125, Folder

Ezekiel Davis wishes to buy two lots in Woodsfield.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 February 1819.. 1126, Folder

Received final certificates.

Affidavit of Archibald Woods, [March 1819].. 1127, Folder

Concerning land disputed between William Croghan and the heirs of Moses Chapline.

A[rchibald] Hamilton,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,4 March 1819.. 1128, Folder

Asking Woods if he can occupy a situation for an office on Woods' lot.

John Yoho, Captina [Creek, Belmont County, Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia] 23 April 1819.. 1129, Folder

Asking about militia pay in War of 1812.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 11 May 1819.. 1130, Folder

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.

J.C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 May 1819.. 1131, Folder

Reports on suit against [James?] Dunlop.

J. Wilson, Jr., Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,20 May 1819.. 1132, Folder

Authorizes Woods to borrow 1500 dollars from Northwestern Bank of Virginia at Wheeling. He will use land as collateral.

Alexandria Darnes, Waynesbrugh, [Pennsylvania] to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 May 1815.. 1133, Folder

Will drive Woods' carriage to the springs. Needs some notice.

J. C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 June 1819.. 1134, Folder

Concerns Woods' case against Dunlop.

Daniel Steinrod, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 1 July 1819.. 1135, Folder

Sets up a meeting.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 July 1819.. 1136, Folder

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.

Jane Greaves, n.p., to Mrs. [?] Woods, care of T. Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 2 July 1819.. 1137, Folder

Sends medicine to Mrs. Woods' daughter whom doctor has diagnosed as having consumption.

J. Wilson, Jr., Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 July 1819.. 1138, Folder

Has received letter from directors. Is unable to pay money. Wants to know if one hundred barrels of Great Kanamha salt could be sold.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia , [West Virginia], 13 July 1819.. 1139, Folder

Thinks David Parson will pay money owed to Woods but money is scarce.

William Croghan, Louisville, [Kentucky] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 July 1819.. 1140, Folder

Offers his land again for sale. If Woods doesn't wish to buy, ask Capt. George Taylor. Has purchased a sugar plantation in Louisiana.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to W[illia]m Croghan, Jr.,n.p., 10 August 1819.. 1141, Folder

Has talked to Capt. [George] Taylor about Croghan's land. Lists his reasons for not purchasing it.

A. Sameuls, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, [West Virginia], 16 August 1819.. 1142, Folder

Asks Woods what paper he'll accept to discharge notes.

Jacob Yoho, Mills Creek, [?] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 August 1819.. 1143, Folder

Wants Woods to come out to settle money owed to him. Asks him to bring compas[s] and chain.

Anson Brewster, Woodsfield, Ohio to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 September 1819.. 1144, Folder

Has built a frame store on his lot. Wants boards for window sashes. Money is scarce.

Henry F. Sweppe, Point Captina, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1819.. 1145, Folder

Wants rent reduced and gives reasons.

William Croghan, Jr., Louisville, Kentucky, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 7 October 1819.. 1146, Folder

Accepts Woods' offer for his land and will make a special warranty deed.

Amos Miles, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 15 October 1819.. 1147, Folder

Asks for money for wool carding.

M. Woods, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Mother Ann Woods, Wheeling, Ohio C[oun]t[y], Virginia [West Virginia], 17 October 1819.. 1148, Folder

Gives news of Wilson family. Asks permission to go to Augusta [previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia].

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to D[aniel] Steenrod,n.p., 22 October 1819.. 1149, Folder

Is letting Steenrod know what he plans to report to the Superintendent of the National Road concerning the section made by Steenrod.

Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 October 1819.. 1150, Folder

Offers house and lot to repay notes.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 October 1819.. 1151, Folder

Suit of Nicholas Adm[inistrator]svs. Caldwell, Woods et al.was decided for the defendants.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 October 1819.. 1152, Folder

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.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 28 October 1819.. 1153, Folder

Trying to arrange a land deal.

R[olf] Berkshire,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 1 November 1819.. 1154, Folder

Wants to move to Wheeling. Offers Woods his farm near Morgantown.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Rolf Berkshire, Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 November 1819.. 1155, Folder

Makes an offer for Berkshire's property.

William Crogan, Jr., Louisville, [Kentucky], to Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 20 November 1819.. 1156, Folder

Accepts Woods offer for his land. His father is dangerously ill.

Agnes P. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to aunt, Ann Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 November 1819.. 1157, Folder

Alpheus Hil[l]sonstarted for Richmond. She intends going to school to Mrs. Gilison. Wants Mary Woods to come back and go with her.

A. Samuels, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 December 1819.. 1158, Folder

Trying to collect debt owed to Woods.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 December 1819.. 1159, Folder

Has attended to Woods' request for a distributing post office at Wheeling and McLure will be retained as postmaster.

H. Eckstern, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 December 1819.. 1160, Folder

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.

W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 December 1819.. 1161, Folder

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.

Advertisement by Archi[bal]d Woods,20 December 1819.. 1162, Folder

To contract for building a mill race.

R. J. Meigs, General Post Office [Washington, D.C.], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 20 December 1819.. 1163, Folder

Does not think it expedient at this time to make Wheeling a distributing office.

T[homas] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 December 1819.. 1163A, Folder

To Thomas Thornburgh, n.p. Pay Franklin Woods ten dollars for a set of chairs.

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.. 1164, Folder

Asks about land warrants.

And[re]w Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 January 1820.. 1165, Folder

Is sending a power of attorney.

[Archibald Woods] to Joseph Caldwell, n.p., [1819-1820].. 1166, Folder

Asks Caldwell to make public charges against Thomas Woods and himself.

Answer of T[homas] Woodsto charges made by Joseph Caldwell against his conduct as cashier of the North Western Bank, [1819-1820].. 1166, Folder
Extract of resolutions of Board of Directors of North Western Bank concerning charges against Thomas Woods, cashier, [1819-1820].. 1166, Folder
Jos[eph] Woods,Nashville,[Tennessee], to Uncle Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 January 1820.. 1167, Folder

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.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 January 1820.. 1168, Folder

Has seen postmaster general regarding setting up a post office in Belmont previous hitCounty next hit, Ohio.

John Pickaway, [County, Ohio] to George Paul[l],St. Clair[s]ville, Ohio, 10 January 1820.. 1169, Folder

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.

Notice to Archibald Woods, late sheriff of Ohio County, 19 January 1820.. 1170, Folder

That Moses M. Chapline shall apply for a judgment against Woods because his deputy, Archibald Hamilton failed to return a "Capias Ad Sales Faciendum."

Promissory note (witnessed by James Harisson) of Robert Clark to Archi[bal]d Woods,21 January 1820.. 1171, Folder
W[illia]m Irwin,Richmond, [Virginia], to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 January 1820.. 1172, Folder

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.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Uncle A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 February 1820.. 1173, Folder

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.

Patrick Adams, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 February 1820.. 1174, Folder

Has eight thousand brick ready for Woods.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Philip Doddridge, Washington, [D.C.], 12 February 1820.. 1175, Folder

Woods' son Thomas is commencing a suit against Joseph Caldwell for slander and wants to engage Doddridge.

J. Wilson, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to McAdam Heckman, 11 February 1820.. 1176, Folder

Wants to see agreement between Woods et al and Stephen R. Wilson adm[inistrato]r & Joseph Spencer. Asks Woods to send copy.

Henry F. Sweppe, Point Captina [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 15 February 1820.. 1177, Folder

Trying to settle a note. [Will W. Man?] wants to have a job to clean land and a place to live.

John Mills, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 16 February 1820.. 1178, Folder

Does not wish to sell his land.

John Eaton, Morristown, Ohio, to Archibald Woods, Wheelling, [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 21 February 1820.. 1179, Folder

Unable to find anyone to rent Woods' place.

Jacob Israel, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods near Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March 1820.. 1180, Folder

Offers to sell his land to Woods.

Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 March 1820.. 1181, Folder

His friends have announced him for the Senate. Gives family news.

Eugenius M. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 March 1820.. 1182, Folder

Disturbed over the lawsuit between Thomas Woods and J. Caldwell. Gives legal advice concerning a dispute between Woods and the Chapline family over [William] Croghan's land. Knows Woods will consult with [Philip] Doodridge. Pindall wishes to decline in favoring [Thomas Wilson] at next Congressional election.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to William Croghan, Louisville, Kentucky, 16 March 1820.. 1183, Folder

Declines buying disputed land from Croghan because Chapline's have sold to a [?] McCaine.

Includes, ALS, of Woods which is a copy of above. 2 pages.

Rich[ar]d McClure,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Archibald Woods], 17 March 1820.. 1184, Folder

Asks Woods to forward his memorial to the Postmaster General via [Benjamin Ruggles] to counter one being sent around for [?] yarnall.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 3 April 1820.. 1185, Folder

Has presented [memorial] of Richard McClure to Postmaster General. Bill has passed Congress giving further time to purchasers of public lands to make the last payment. Thinks bill passed by Senate changing the land system will pass House of Representatives. Does not think bill to extend road through Ohio will pass.

Tho[ma]s Reed,Point [Captina Creek, Belmont County, Ohio] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 12 April 1820.. 1186, Folder

Dispute over who is to rent Woods' land.

John W. Campbell, H[ouse of] R[epresentatives, Washington, D.C.], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 April 1820.. 1187, Folder

Has conferred with Pindall. McClure will be kept as postmaster unless a distributing office is set up at Wheeling. Did not address Postmaster-General.

Alpheus P. Willson, Wellsburgh [Wellsburg, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 April 1820.. 1188, Folder

Willson does not think his chances of election to Congress are very good.

Arthur Inghram, Tyler Cou[nty, Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1820.. 1189, Folder

Wants to exchange land 3 1/4 miles above Middlebourne with Woods.

Invitation to [Archibald and Ann (Poage)] Woods, 28 April 1820.. 1190, Folder

To dine with Josias Thompson and his wife, Tridelphia.

Agreement between Archi[bal]d Woodsand [?] Kirney, 2 May 1820.. 1191, Folder

For Kirney to lease a house and garden in Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia].

Nathan Hanes, n.p., to Archibald Woods, living 2 miles from town, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 May 1820.. 1192, Folder

Wants to know if Woods will buy iron [orcastans?] from him.

Statement by And[re]w Woods, Jr.,15 May 1820.. 1193, Folder

That his Uncle Arch[ibal]d Woodshas nothing to do with the breaking off of a marriage proposal between him and E. Cross.

Daniel Steenrod, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 15 May 1820.. 1194, Folder

Reports his version of a conversation between himself and James Spriggs concerning the marriage not taking place between [E.] Cross and A[ndrew] Woods, Jr.

Includes ANS, of Jos[eph] Wilson, n.p. to [Archibald] Woods, n.p. Statement of Jos[eph] Wilson as a witness to a conversation between Steenrod and Spriggs. 1 page.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Armstrong, n.p., 15 May 1820.. 1195, Folder

Denies allegations made by Armstrong about Woods' role in preventing marriage between And[re]w Woodsand E. Cross.

John Armstrong, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archib[al]d Woods,n.p., 15 May 1820.. 1196, Folder

Surprised that Mr. Sprigg should bring him in as author of a report concerning Woods' connection with the breakup of a proposed marriage between Andrew Woods, Jr. and E. Cross.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to James Monroe, n.p., 22 May 1820.. 1197, Folder

Woods would like to serve as one of the commissioners to locate the National Road from Wheeling to the Mississippi.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to N[oah] Zane,n.p., 24 May 1820.. 1198, Folder

Wants to obtain a statement from [?] Washington about Woods' appointment as a [commissioner of the National Road.]

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 May 1820.. 1199, Folder

Has written to President to try to get Woods' appointed a commissioner for the National Road.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 May 1820.. 1200, Folder

Report on the progress of a house Coll is building for Woods.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 June 1826.. 1201, Folder

Defends himself against accusations by Woods that Coll has wasted boards.

W[illia]m Croghan, Jr.,Louisville, [Kentucky], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 16 June 1820.. 1202, Folder

Unable to send deed.

J. E. Eckstern, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 June 1820.. 1203, Folder

Sends account for education of Miss E. Woods and Miss Wilson.

J. C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 June 1820.. 1204, Folder

Unable to pay note due to Woods. Offers alternatives.

W[illia]m Croghan, Jr.,Louisville, [Kentucky] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 July 1820.. 1205, Folder

Sends deed by [?] Drury whom he introduces to Woods. Asks that the $800 for the land be given to Drury.

Gales & Seaton, Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 July 1820.. 1206, Folder

Asks Woods to pay his bill for the National Intelligencer.

Nathan Holister, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archab [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 August 1820.. 1207, Folder

Unable to pay money he owes Woods. has let [?] Bishop go into a house owned by Woods.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 August 1820.. 1208, Folder

J[ames] Pindallhas resigned his seat in Congress. Wilson discusses those vying to succeed him.

Micheal Cresap, n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1820.. 1209, Folder

Tries to arrange for two slaves to be sold together.

Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 August 1820.. 1210, Folder

Analyzes political race to succeed James Pindall in Congress.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to W[illia]m Croghan, Jr.,n.p., 27 August 1820.. 1211, Folder

Outlines legal issues over title to Croghan's land. Woods is unable to pay cash. Offers slave and flour. People in Ohio are protecting runaway slaves. The slave he offers in exchange for land he fears will run away to Ohio.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 August 1820.. 1212, Folder

[?] Zane needs to exert himself more to be elected to Congress.

J. C. Wright, Steubenville, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 October 1820.. 1213, Folder

Unable to raise money.

H. H. [Mott?], Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 October 1820.. 1214, Folder

Wants to borrow money from Woods if Woods will "higher" [hire] out the money he has a judgment for.

Arche[bal]d [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to G[?] P. Beacher, 17 October 1820.. 1215, Folder

Asks Beacher, a lawyer, to collect money for him.

S. Minor, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arc[hibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 October 1820.. 1216, Folder

Tells of families and rentals in Woodsfield.

Alpheus P. Willson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 October 1820.. 1217, Folder

Jackson got a majority of votes in [Monongalia] previous hitCounty next hit to succeed James Pinball in Congress.

John Barr, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 27 October 1820.. 1218, Folder

Discusses money owed to Woods by Anthony Weaver.

W[illiam] Croghan, Jr.Louisville, [Kentucky], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 30 October 1820.. 1219, Folder

Will accept slave for land, but not flour.

Tho[ma]s Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 October 1820.. 1220, Folder

Discusses election to succeed [James Pindall] in Congress.

Power of Attorney (unexecuted) from Moses Shepherd to Archibald Woods, November 1820.. 1221, Folder

For Woods to act as proxy in election of directors for Northwestern Bank of Virginia.

Archi[bald] Woods,n.p., to William McKinley, West Liberty, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 November 1820.. 1222, Folder

Concerns appointment of directors to Northwest Bank of Virginia.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to W[illia]m McKinley,n.p., 14 November 1820.. 1222A, Folder

Concerns the nomination of directors to Northwest bank of Virginia.

S. S. Salisbury, Wood[sfield, Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 November 1820.. 1223, Folder

Want to continue using Woods' house as a school.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to [Archibald Woods], 26 November 1820.. 1224, Folder

Wants Woods to offer his [George Paull] land to [Daniel] Steenrod.

John Mills, n.p., to Archib[al]d [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 2 December 1820.. 1224A, Folder

Discusses running a property line.

John Mills, n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 11 December 1820.. 1224B, Folder

Discusses survey of land.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 December 1820.. 1225, Folder

[Thomas Wilson] thinks Woods probably should sue [John?] Wilson. No opinion of Spencer case yet. Wants to marry Woods' daughter, Mary, who is his first concern. Discusses Congressional prospects.

Franklin Woods, [Smythfield], to Thomas Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 December [1820?]. 1226, Folder

Explains his delay because of stage accident.

Anny Foster, n.p. to Archable [Archibald] Whoods, [Woods], Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 December 1820.. 1227, Folder

Asks questions about her husband's land.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond,[Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 December 1820.. 1228, Folder

W[illia]m Chapline, Jr.,[?] Yarnal and Woods are appointed directors of Northwest Bank of Virginia. Does not think Zane will be elected to Congress.

Mary McCommant, Washington, [Pennsylvania], to Franklin Woods, Wheelon, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 29 December 1820.. 1229, Folder

Has received a counterfeit bill from Woods.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 January 1821.. 1230, Folder

Lists directors of Northwest Bank of Virginia Three new previous hitcounties next hit passed House of Delegates. Does not think legislature will act on re-apportionment.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 3 January 1821.. 1231, Folder

Sends patent from Land Office. Thinks law will pass granting relief to purchasers of public land. Three members of Congress have died.

Jos[eph] & R[obert] Woods,Nashville, [Tennessee], to Thomas Woods, Cash[ie]r W. B. V. Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 January 1820.. 1232, Folder

Attempts to collect money owed to [Northwest bank of Virginia?]

Includes, ALS, Jos[eph] Woods, Nashville, [Tennessee], to uncle Arch[ibald] Woods,n.p. Has moved to farm and bill outside of Nashville. 1 page.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 January 1821.. 1233, Folder

Recollections on appointments of Directors of Northwest Bank. Election of two persons to Council.

Nathan Davis, n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 January 1821.. 1234, Folder

Wants to buy land from Woods to settle a dispute.

Franklin Woods, Georgetown, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 January 1821.. 1235, Folder

Concerns a report of debits and credits between [Moses] Shepherd and U.S. in regard to building the National Road.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 February 1821.. 1236, Folder

First story of Woods' home is finished. Wants to put a shop on Woods' lot.

Ja[me]s Pindall,Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 February 1821.. 1237, Folder

Hopes to have cases tried for lands on Middle Island. Needs surveys made.

N. Evans and R. Berkshire, Morgan Town, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A. Caldwell, A[rchibald] Woods,Dan[ie]l Spriggs,J. Shannon, E. B. Swearinger and Isaac Leffler, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 February 1821.. 1238, Folder

[Thomas] Wilson will run for Congress against the Harrison previous hitCounty next hit Candidate, [E. B.] Jackson.

Eug[enius] M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia], [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 February 1821.. 1239, Folder

Pleased Woods has given him permission to gain Woods' daughter, Mary's affections. Does not want to elect E. B. Jackson unopposed. Analyzes his father's [Thomas Wilson] chances.

Ja[me]s Pindall,Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s],near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 February 1821.. 1240, Folder

Letter of recommendation for Sommerville & Moore who wish to borrow money from North West Bank of Virginia.

J. Holister, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibal[d] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 February [1821].. 1241, Folder

Asks Woods to be a character witness at his father's trial.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Arc[hibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 March 1821.. 1242, Folder

Needs to have special bail entered. Asks it a freeholder in Virginia can be sued although a resident out of the state. Asks that bonds be sent over by Thomas Woods.

Franklin Woods, n.p., to Thomas Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 March 1821.. 1243, Folder

politeness of Mr. [Henry] Clay. Sec[retary of Treasury] will decide how [Moses] Shepherd' accounts with U.S. (concerning the National Road) should be settled. "Mr. Clay has given some assistance."

Mark Douglass, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 21 March 1821.. 1243A, Folder

Request for cornmeal.

A. S. Birckhead, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archeble [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1821.. 1244, Folder

Has been informed that Woods is going to Indiana. Asks him to look into a land dispute for him.

Meix William P., n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 March 1821.. 1245, Folder

Sends an account to Woods and asks for money.

Agreement (witnessed by E. Hamilton) between Benj[ami]n Coleof Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] and Archi[bal]d Woodsof Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 April 1821.. 1246, Folder

For Woods to lease to Cole a tavern, farm, and terries at mouth of Capteena [Captina Creek].

A.S. Birckhead, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 April 1821.. 1247, Folder

Needs Woods to tend to collecting money for him.

Archi[bal]d Woodsto James Smith, Capteena [Captina Creek, Ohio], 9 April 1821.. 1248, Folder

Woods gives his philosophy of buying land and gives terms for an exchange of land with Smith.

John Stipp, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 11 April 1821.. 1249, Folder

Gives excuses for not paying money owed to Woods and his prospects for paying it.

Nathan Hanes, n.p., to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 April 1821.. 1250, Folder

Hanes makes offer to work off debt owed to Woods by making brick.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 April 1821.. 1251, Folder

Smith makes his offer to exchange land.

Notes made by [Archibald Woods] of land he is inspecting [in Indiana?], 24 April 1821.. 1252, Folder
Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to William W. Irvin, Lancaster, Ohio, 5 June 1821.. 1253, Folder

Presents an offer to settle money owed to Woods by Jno. Stipp.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 14 June 1821.. 1254, Folder

[Thomas Wilson] has lost election to Congress. Wilson's [Eugenius M. Wilson] law practice has doubled due to the death of [?] McGee, Woods' daughter, Mary, has agreed to marry Wilson.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Nathan Davis, Middleburn [Middlebourne], Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 July 1821.. 1255, Folder

Needs Davis to close contract on land.

R. Berkshire, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[iba]ld Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 July 1821.. 1256, Folder

Offers to sell his house, lot and farm to Woods.

John Bowland, Bloomington, [Indiana], to [Archibald Woods], 24 July 1821.. 1257, Folder

[?] Buchanan is waiting Woods' reply about selling land.

Nathan Davis, n.p., to Richard Simms, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 July 1821.. 1258, Folder

Has examined land records concerning heirs of Moses Chapline.

John & Ch[arle]s White,n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia, August 1821.. 1259, Folder

Charles White has written to Raccoon Mills to pay taxes on Woods' land. Asks Woods to pay amount due to John White.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Good, n.p., 15 August 1821.. 1260, Folder

If Good will hire his bellows out to [Joseph] Hanlin [Handlon], Woods will see they are taken care of.

Includes, DS of Joseph Handlon (witnessed by Andrew Donaldson) acknowledging receipt of the bellows. 1 page.

John Stipp, Jefferson [County, West Virginia], to Archibald Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August 1821.. 1261, Folder

Needs a reply from Woods.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 August 1821.. 1262, Folder

Col. Berkshire will write Woods. Wilson describes the house Berkshire has for sale in Morgantown and other houses available in the town.

James Huftman, Mead Township, Belmont [Coun]ty, Ohio, to Archall [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 1 September 1821.. 1263, Folder

Has collected money owed to Woods by Asher Jones.

Dan[ie]l [Peck?],n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 3 September 1821.. 1264, Folder

Gives Woods legal advice on a landlord collecting from a tenant.

Joseph Spencer, Woods County, [West Virginia?], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 September 1821.. 1265, Folder

Asks Woods for patents to land. Woods has had money for the land for 25 years.

John Coll, Woodsfield [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 September 1821.. 1266, Folder

Does not think house will suit the land or her business. Commission wants to tear it down. Mrs. Jackson has quit housekeeping.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 24 September 1821.. 1267, Folder

Concerns a dispute between Woods and Shepherd over Woods asking for security for a loan. Woods rehearses various incidents involving the building of the National Road.

Includes draft of ALS, of Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 24 September 1821, concerning a dispute between Woods and Shepherd. 3 pages.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 November 1821.. 1268, Folder

Suggestions about a possible suit against [?] Booth. Wilson wedding with Woods' daughter, Mary, is set for December 6. N. Evans can not yet tell if he will sell house. [?] Stealey may be interested in exchanging property with Woods. Stealey's landed property is bound so he cannot sell or exchange it.

Includes, ALS, or Eug[enui]s M. Wilson, [Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Anne [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia]. Knows she will miss her daughter, but hope she will not delay the wedding. 1 page.

John McCoy, "Mounthill", Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 November 1821.. 1269, Folder

Agrees with Woods that honest, independent men should be appointed to Board of Directors of North West bank of Wheeling.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Benj[ami]n Wilson,n.p., 28 November 1821.. 1269A, Folder

Deliver pork to Jasper Mallory.

Dan[ie]l [Peck?],n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 November 1821.. 1270, Folder

Has paid taxes for Woods.

Henry C. Lewis, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 1 December 1821.. 1271, Folder

Wants to settle in Indiana and found a newspaper. Needs information from Woods on likely places to settle.

J. Holister, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibal[d] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 December 1821.. 1272, Folder

Wants to buy a house and lot from Woods.

Josias Thompson, Tridelphia, to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 8 December 1821.. 1273, Folder

Asks Woods' help in settling accounts with [Moses] Shepherd [concerning the building of the National Road].

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 25 December 1821.. 1274, Folder

Thinks they need to obtain advice of [Philip] Doddridge.

James Shannon, Richmond, Virginia, to Ar[c]h[ibal]d Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 December 1821.. 1275, Folder

Archibald Woods, William Chapline and Peter Yarnall have been continued as directors in Northwest Bank of Virginia Board of Public Works are determined to coerce payment of state dividend due from North West Bank.

Mary (Woods) Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Ann [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 December 1821.. 1276, Folder

Discusses trip and social events in Morgantown.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to Ar[chibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 December 1821.. 1277, Folder

Congress has asked for commissioners to file report in [Moses] Shepherd "buisiness" [sic] [Shepherd's accounts with the U.S. in the building of the National Road.]

Jos[eph] Woods,"Westwood" [near Nashville, Tennessee], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 January 1822.. 1278, Folder

Is enjoying life in the country. Gives disadvantages of Wheeling over Pittsburgh for trade. Involved in building the steamboat, "Nashville of Tennessee." Still owes debts in Kentucky of $2l,4000. Gives news of Woods family in Missouri, Kentucky and Virginia.

Thomas Wheeler, Was[h]ington County, Pennsylvania, to Archabild [Archibald] Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January 1822.. 1279, Folder

Wants to rent for only one year.

Jasper Mallory, Captina [Creek, Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 January 1822.. 1280, Folder

Outlines a dispute with Isaac Jones.

John Hinthorn, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 19 January 1822.. 1281, Folder

Has received Woods' letter and expects to agree to the propositions.

Cleaburn Simms, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 20 January 1822.. 1282, Folder

Discusses terms of a land deal.

Forsyth[e] Curtis,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, n.p., 23 January 1822.. 1283, Folder

Asks Woods to give bearer, J. P. Seaman, two barrels of flour. Will be credited to Woods' subscription to the Presb[yteria]n meetinghouse.

Isaac Jones, Captee[na] [Captina Creek, Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 26 January 1822.. 1284, Folder

Gives terms on which he will rent land from Woods.

J.[?] Williams, Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 28 Janery [January] 1822.. 1285, Folder

Statement requested by John Nichols of what Samuels & Burckhaud had said respecting yours & his business.

Cha[rle]s P. Wells,Tyler County, [Virginia], to [Archibald Woods, n.p.], 29 January 1822.. 1286, Folder

Wells gives his statement concerning business between John Nichols and Woods.

D.B. Spencer, Parkers[bur]g, Virginia [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wellsburgh, [Wheeling?] Virginia [West Virginia], 29 January 1822.. 1287, Folder

Does not think Jno Wilson will bring suit. Needs copies of agreement regarding the compromise of a lawsuit.

Archi[bal]d Wood[s],n.p., to D. B. Spencer, n.p. 2 February 1822.. 1287A, Folder

Declines complying with Spencer's request.

Jasper Mallory, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1822.. 1288, Folder

Rehearses his dispute with [Isaac] Jones.

Mikel Enlows, Belmont County, Ohio, to Archy [Archibald] Woods, 15 February [1822?].. 1289, Folder

Would like to live on Woods' land another year.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 February 1822.. 1290, Folder

Housing alternatives in Morgantown.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 March 1822.. 1291, Folder

Has moved into house formerly occupied by Wido[w] Jackson. Has gone in partnership with [?] Gray in the tavern.

Benj[ami]n Cole,n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March 1822.. 1292, Folder

Asks Woods to get [paints?]

Thomas Smith, Captina [Creek, Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheling, [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March 1822.. 1293, Folder

Corn is put up. Other farm business is tended to. Asks if Franklin Woods is going down the river.

Ja[me]s Wood,Marietta, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 March 1822.. 1294, Folder

How and when money for public land is due.

Jos[eph] Gadd,A. N. C., Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 March 1822.. 1295, Folder

Notifies Woods his house must be moved.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 March 1822.. 1296, Folder

Surprised Woods will not advance liquor for the tavern Coll and Gray want to establish in a building by Woods.

Ja[me]s Pindall,Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 March 1822.. 1297, Folder

Bill for two land suits he is handling for Woods have not been paid.

John Wilson, Jr., Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 March 1822.. 1298, Folder

Asks if a suit should be brought.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 April 1822.. 1299, Folder

Asking for liquor for his tavern.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 April 1822.. 1300, Folder

His conveyance of land to Woods omits lifting an obligation to [?] Cole. Cannot meet a proposal of Woods concerning flour and whiskey.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 April 1822.. 1301, Folder

Misunderstood agreement with Woods.

A. Samuels, Middlebourne, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archi[bald] Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 April 1822.. 1302, Folder

Recollection of a settlement of lawsuits against [?] Nichols.

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 10 May 1822.. 1303, Folder

Asks Woods to survey some land.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Joseph Woods, [May 1822].. 1304, Folder

Register of the land Office, Marietta, [Ohio]. Asks Woods to send patent for land. Asks about a forthcoming sale.

Geo[rge] [Vermums?]to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 6 May 1822.. 1304A, Folder

Request to let W[illia]m Clarkhave two barrels of flour out of Woods' subscription to the meeting house.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 4 June 1822.. 1305, Folder

Encloses receipt for [James] Pindall's fees. Wilson's suit against Booth will be lengthy. Still finishing his house. [Philip] Doddridge is candidate for Congress. Extreme politeness shown Wilson family by Edward Brake [?] Jackson.

Jesse Hunt, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Archibald Wood[s], Near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 June 1822.. 1306, Folder

As executor of [Jeremiah?] Hunt, he cannot exchange his brother's land, but can sell it.

D. O. Conner, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[r]ch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], [15 June] 1822.. 1307, Folder

Does not wish to buy Woods' house.

William Mason, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 15 June 1822.. 1308, Folder

Wants use of a lot.

John Bowland, Bloomington, Indiana, to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 25 June 1822.. 1309, Folder

Thinks [?] Meadows will buy land, if not, [?J Buchanan will. Gives report on crops and prices. Describes hailstorm with stones measuring fourteen inches in circumference.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 13 July 1822.. 1310, Folder

Will set out for Indiana. James Paull has a bond on agents of the Penetentiary at Frankfort.

Jesse Hunt, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 July 1822.. 1311, Folder

Offers to divide and sell brother's estate's land.

Nathan Hanes, n.p., to Arche [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 21 July 1822.. 1312, Folder

Estimates cost of thirteen hundred dollars to build a house for Woods.

Mary [(Woods)] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Mrs. Ann [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 July 1822.. 1313, Folder

Eug[eniu]s has had fever. House is not finished yet.

F[ranklin] Woods,Natchez, [Mississippi], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 July 1822.. 1314, Folder

On his way to [New] Orleans. Gives prices.

John Davenport, n.p., to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 August 1822.. 1315, Folder

Has given information to [?] Chesbrough. Recommends Chesbrough as a tenant.

John Bowland, Bloomington, Indiana, to Arch[ib]a[l]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 August 1822.. 1316, Folder

Sold Woods' land to James Buckhanon. Gives news of his family.

Invitation from Lau[?] A. & Mary D. Washington, Hills, [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Archibald & Ann (Poage)] Woods for dinner, 16 August 1822.. 1317, Folder
John Bowland, Washington County, [Pennsylvania], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 August 1822.. 1318, Folder

Wants to know if Woods would exchange land in Ohio, for land in Indiana for Bowland's brother, Matthew.

John Eaton, Morristown [?], to Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., 23 August 1822.. 1319, Folder

Concerns property lines and rye.

[?] Dugan, Zanesville [Ohio], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 August 1822.. 1320, Folder

Appreciates Woods' offer regarding his house in Wheeling, but his wife is unwilling to reenter tavernkeeping.

Memorandum of Franklin Woods 29 August 1822.. 1321, Folder

Saying that he shipped himself on board the brig "Harriot" for Baltimore with paid passage & thirteen hundred & thirty dollars.

James Smith, Racoon Mills Park[e]r County, Indiana, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 September 1822.. 1322, Folder

Illness of everyone, Wants more land.

J. M. Chesbrough, Baltimore, [Maryland], to Archibal[d] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], September 1822.. 1323, Folder

Cannot keep tavern because wife is ill. Recommends John Isett.

Lau[?] A. & Mary D. Washington, "Hills", [Ohio County, Virginia?] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 September 1822.. 1324, Folder

Would like to visit the next day.

George Poage, Ripley, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Vir[gini]a, [West Virginia], 16 September 1822.. 1325, Folder

Brother Rob[er]t Poagegot ankle dislocated. Has not heard anything respecting Mr. Jening's recent [receipt?]

Benj[amin] W. Wilson,n.p., to Archable [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 16 September 1822.. 1326, Folder

Concerns a legal dispute. Will come in about October 5 or 6. concerns other collections.

W. Bounds, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 21 September 1822.. 1327, Folder

Will write a lawyer he knows in Kentucky to get information for Woods.

W. B. Hamilton, Philadelphia [Pennsylvania], to Archibald Wood[s],Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 September 1822.. 1328, Folder

Describes death of Franklin Woods on board brig "Harriott". Woods' money, watch, and trunk are in possession of Capt. Diamond in Baltimore.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 September 1822?. 1329, Folder

Concerns taking of depositions of Philip Doddridge, [Thomas] Wilson and [?] Hammond. "I am of your opinion that the cause ought to be tried while Judge Tucker is on the Bench. I like his bold strait-forward way of getting at justice." [Thomas Wilson's] health is not good. His [E. W.] wife and child went out in carriage.

E. C. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 October 1822.. 1330, Folder

Encloses a short address and petition relative to removal of the Seat of Government.

Geo[rge] Pannell,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Creek [Ohio County, Virginia], 4 October 1822.. 1331, Folder

Supervision of cleaning out of street. Expresses sympathy in loss of Woods' son.

Receipt for James Buckhannon's note which John Bowland is to collect. Signed by Bowland, 29 October 1822.. 1332, Folder
J. [?] Edmondson, Louisville, [Kentucky], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 November 1822.. 1333, Folder

Asks Woods for a description of his house in Wheeling.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 16 November 1822.. 1334, Folder

Judgment has been obtained in case of Paul's ass[ign]ee vs. Boothe. Mary is in as good health as could be expected from her "delicate situation." Does not think he will move to Wheeling.

Geo[rge] Paull,St. Clairsville, [Ohio], to A[rchibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 November 1822.. 1335, Folder

Gives legal advice from [?] Hammond concerning the building of a house.

John Coll, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 19 November 1822.. 1336, Folder

Has discussed deal with [?]. Minor Coll will take the bargain under certain arrangements.

David Person, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 21 November 1822.. 1337, Folder

Asks Woods to deliver to Woods, Paull & Co. the bonds of Joseph Vanmeter as security.

A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., to Eugenius Wilson, Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 November 1822.. 1338, Folder

Recounts death of Franklin Woods. Gives statement of Barr Wilson in lawsuit of Wilson against Daniel Booth.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Moses Shepherd, n.p., 22 November 1822.. 1339, Folder

Goes over his side of an argument with Shepherd apparently concerning Shepherd's business with the North West Bank.

William Madden, Washington County, Pennsylvania, to Archabal [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 November 1822.. 1340, Folder

Will take Woods' property if Woods will put house in order.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p,, to Will[ia]m Croghan, Jr.,n.p., 26 November 1822.. 1341, Folder

Has tended to paying Croghan's land taxes. Gives his terms for exchange of land.

David Person, Clemington, [?], to A[rchibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 November 1822.. 1341A, Folder

Recommends [?] Gray.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to Tho[ma]s Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 December 1822.. 1342, Folder

James Pleasants elected governor. W[illia]m Brownof Williamsburg was elected chancellor of Fredericksburgh [sic] of Williamsburg [sic] Districts. Mentions possibility of removal of seat of justice in [Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia].

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 December 1822.. 1342A, Folder

Bill appointing commissioners to locate seat of justice in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit was rejected [by committee]. Bill passed House of Delegates ratifying the convention entered into by H[enry] Clay and B[enjamin] W[atkins] Leigh. Discusses re-apportionment.

James Shannon, Richmond, [Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 28 December 1822.. 1343, Folder

Outlines debate over moving seat of justice in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia [West Virginia] "Doddridge conducts himself well and is decidedly the ablest man in the House."

James Smith, Terre Haute, [Indiana], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 January 1823.. 1344, Folder

Has received letters "giving the sad tidings of your sons deths [deaths] both of them esteemed by us all...." Lists his selections of public lands. Excuses why he has not been to White River. Has built four cabins. Gives crop prices.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to E. B. Swearinger, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 9 January 1823.. 1345, Folder

Declines making a contract for a house belonging to Swearinger and gives reasons.

Eliza (Woods) Paull, n.p. to [Anne (Poage) Woods] near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 January 1823.. 1346, Folder

" I am very much so [feeble] as much as possible to be out of be & troubled with doleful low spirits. The Lord knows I have not had much in a mar[r]ied life but what has been pain to body and mind;" Grieves for brother. Writes about her son, Alfred.

M[ary (Woods)] Wilson,n.p., to Ann (Poage) Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 24 January 1823.. 1347, Folder

Asks that Silv[i]a [a slave] be sent to her.

W[illiam] Croghan,Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 February 1823.. 1348, Folder

Gives his terms for exchange of land.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 February 1823.. 1349, Folder

Encloses form of deed and an opinion. Has referred matter of slave, Sylvia, to Mary, but is fearful that if Woods can not manage her, he will be unable to. Pleased to send Washington [Wilson?] to Philadelphia for glasses. Discusses benefits sight will provide.

Jacob Atkinson, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibald] Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 February 1823.. 1350, Folder

Excuse for not getting brick for Woods.

John Barr, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 10 February 1823.. 1351, Folder

Is writing for John Stipp to ask Woods to stay execution for money owed Woods.

John Stipp, n.p., to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 12 February 1823.. 1352, Folder

Asks Woods to indulge him on debt for a while.

John Stipp, n.p., to George Paull, n.p., 12 February 1823.. 1352A, Folder

Asks for receipt and that Paull would try to get Woods to indulge him on debt for a while.

Joseph Handlan, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 1 March 1823.. 1353A, Folder

Request for corn and straw.

A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., to Yarnall & Chapline, n.p., 17 February 1823.. 1353, Folder

Asking them to hurry to complete a house they are building for him to minimize fire hazard.

Joseph Handlan, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 7 March 1823.. 1354A, Folder

Request for flour and bran.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March 1823.. 1354, Folder

His wife, Mary, is in excellent health.

Includes, ALS, of Mary [(Woods)] Wilson, [Morgantown, Virginia] [West Virginia] to [Ann (Poage) Woods] Gives news of family. 1 page. ALS.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 March 1823.. 1355, Folder

Sends form of a deed. Has asked Alpheus [Wilson] to decide to go to Wheeling or stay in [Morgantown]. If he stays, Eugenius Wilson will go to Wheeling.

D. P. Cook, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to George Paul, St. Clairsville, Ohio, 12 March 1823.. 1356, Folder

Thinks he can collect money from McLean & Guard.

Archi[bal]d Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] to George Panell, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 March 1823.. 1357, Folder

Urges him to finish house.

Geo[rge] Paull,n.p., to A[rchiba]d Woods,Wheelling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 17 March 1823.. 1358, Folder

Asks Woods to have his lot for a house surveyed.

Cornelius Okey, Woodsfield [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1823.. 1359, Folder

Explains delay in settling debt of James Okey to Woods.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Anne [sic] [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 March 1823.. 1360, Folder

Announces birth of a daughter.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 March 1823.. 1361, Folder

Lists quarters of public lands. Asks that deeds for certain lands be sent.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Philip Dod[d]ridge,n.p., 5 April 1823.. 1362, Folder

Lists two questions about the Cumberland Road and asks Doddridge to respond so people can decide whether or not to vote for him for Congress.

Includes MS, of Doddridge responding to Woods' questions. 1 page.

Claudius L. Fisk, Amesville Ohio, to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 April 1823.. 1363, Folder

Asks information about land on Fishing Creek.

Richard Hardesty, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 April 1823.. 1364, Folder

Needs to go to Washington, [D.C.] to save himself for an endorsement in the North West Bank.

Mary Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Ann (Poage) Woods], 24 [April] 1823.. 1365, Folder

Describes how she feel after her daughter is one month old. Has no one with her except a black woman named [Dark?] Would rather Silva [Silvia] not come.

[Archibald Woods] to C. D. Knox, 13 May 1823.. 1366, Folder

Discussing possibility of lawsuit between N[oah] Zaneand Woods.

A[rchiba]ld Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to John G. Jackson, Clarksburgh [sic], [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 May 1823.. 1367, Folder

Unable to comply with summons.

Philip Former [Farmer?], n.p., to Elisha Woods, n.p., 22 May 1823.. 1367A, Folder

Request for flour.

J. Dunlap, Washington County, Pennsylvania, to [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 June 1823.. 1368, Folder

Is trying to sell his farm.

Lau[?] A. Washington, "Hills" [Ohio County, Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 28 June 1823.. 1369, Folder

Flour from Woods' mill is too dark. Asks to buy some more.

Senia S. Salisbury, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 June 1823.. 1370, Folder

Offers deal to Woods to lease land with option to buy.

Mary Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Ann [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 July 1833 [1823].. 1371, Folder

Describes the activities of the household. Plans trip. Mentions slave, Dark.

E.C. Wilson, Bloomington, Indiana, to George Paull, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], July 1823.. 1372, Folder

Description of Indiana and Indianapolis, in particular.

Joseph Briggs, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 July 1823.. 1373, Folder

Wants to buy a lot.

Agnes Wilson, Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia], to Ann Woods, Wheeling, Ohio C[oun]t[y Virginia] [West Virginia], 13 July [1823?].. 1374, Folder

Family news.

Edgar C. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio Count[y, Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 July [1822?].. 1375, Folder

Wants to move West, but needs Woods' advice on where to settle. Eugenius ill with billious [sic] fever. Lists candidates for Congress, including Philip Dod[d]ridge.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 23 July 1823.. 1376A, Folder

Reports on Edgar [C. Wilson's] trip to Indiana. Alpheus has not yet decided about moving. A lawsuit in Clarksburg has been continued. Gives Chancellor's reasons and states that North West Bank needs to answer.

A. M. Satten, n.p., to Archibald Woods, n.p., 24 July 1823.. 1376, Folder

Request for money. Brother is dying.

John Bowland, Bloomington, Indiana, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia, 5 August 1823.. 1377, Folder

A man has applied for a lease of Woods' land to make saltpetre.

Ar[chibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to James Pleasants, Governor of Virginia, [Richmond], 5 August 1823.. 1378, Folder

Asks for a legal opinion concerning one of the North West Bank of Virginia directors [Moses H. Shepherd] owing money to the Bank.

Joseph Spencer, Wood County, [Ohio] [West Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 7 August 1823.. 1379, Folder

Asks Woods about land in Tyler previous hitCounty next hit.

E[dgar] C[ampbell] Wilson,Indianapolis, [Indiana] to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 August 1823.. 1380, Folder

Describes Indiana and his circumstances living in Indianapolis.

[?] to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Vi[rgini]a, [West Virginia], 12 August 1823.. 1381, Folder

Cannot get his money from [Moses] Shephard [Shepherd] for building a bridge on the National Road.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to James Burns, n.p., 15 August 1823.. 1382, Folder

Sends five dollars although he doesn't think he owes Burns.

E[dgar] C[ampbell] Wilson,Indianapolis, [Indiana] to Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, Monongalia County, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 August 1823.. 1383, Folder

Describes court system in Indiana. Complains about its Constitution and laws. Death of Mrs. Eli Stealey. Col. Paxton who owes money to Thomas Wilson lives there. Mentions Jacob Whitsel [Wetzel?]

Jasper Mallory, n.p., to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 August 1823.. 1384, Folder

Does not want to go back to Captina. Has hogs ready to drive.

Ja[me]s Pindall,Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Eugenius M. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 25 August 1823.. 1385, Folder

Concerns an injunction gotten by [?] Booth.

Eugenius M. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Mrs. Mary [(Woods)] Wilson, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 August 1823.. 1386, Folder

Needs answers of Benjamin W. Wilson, Geo[rge] Paulland [Archibald Woods] to an injunction obtained by Booth. Bears notes by Archibald Woods.

Rob[er]t Woods,n.p., to Arch[ibal]d Woods,n.p., 1 September 1823.. 1387, Folder

Leaves a contract for land up to Woods.

P[hilip] Doddridge,n.p., to Th[omas] Woods,Cashier, [North Western Bank of Virginia, Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia].. 1387A, Folder

Requests $13 on Archibald Woods' account.

Gales & Seaton, Washington, [D.C.], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, 25 September [l8]23.. 1388, Folder

Bill for the National Intelligencer.

Ebenezer McKinley, n.p., to Archibald Woods, 27 September 1823.. 1389, Folder

Wants Woods to stop a survey being entered by Neil Gunn.

Henry Carothers [Caruthers], Pleasant Mill, Harrison County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Archibald] Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 30 September 1823.. 1390, Folder

Interested in land owned by Woods on Middle Island.

Thomas Smith, Parke County, Indiana, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 October 1823.. 1391, Folder

Serving as deputy clerk. "A good many Indians allways [sic] about Fort Harrison...they are quite peacable [sic] however I was under the necessity of giving a Potawatomy a flogging a few days ago for his impudence." Has a full set of surveying instruments. Has written Thomas Woods about his land. Is guardian of 12 year old boy.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 4 October [1823?].. 1392, Folder

Concerns taking of depositions in lawsuit involving [?] Wilson.

James Pleasants, Jr., Richmond, [Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 October 1823.. 1393, Folder

Does not think anything should be done regarding threat against North West Bank of Virginia until director carries out threat.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheelling, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia] to James Pleasants, Governor of Virginia, Richmond, [Virginia], 21 October 1823.. 1394, Folder

Director who owes money to bank has hired able lawyers including [Philip] Dod[d]ridge.Should bank settle debt by accepting stock at par?

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to John G. Jackson, 24 October l82[3].. 1395, Folder

Unable to travel to Clarksburg as witness in U. States vs. Salathial Curtis. Asks to be excused.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 October 1823.. 1396, Folder

Injunction of Booth vs. Paull was dissolved as to all except $350. Case of Caruthers against [North West Bank of Virginia] was decided in favor of bank. Case of Poage against [Thomas Wilson] decided for Wilson. People in Clarksburg want to effect a reorganization of judicial districts.

John Miller, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,[Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], ? November 1823.. 1397, Folder

Wants to buy clay from Woods' swamp.

J. Mallory, St. [Clairs]ville, [Ohio], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 8 November 1823.. 1398, Folder

Dispute over security for rent.

E[dgar] C[ampbell] Wilson,Indianapolis, [Indiana], to Archibald Wood[s], Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 November 1823.. 1399, Folder

Describes situation of lawyers in Indianapolis.

Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 November 1823.. 1400, Folder

Has a man, W[illia]m Drenninger,who wishes to lease Woods' property.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Alpheus P. Wilson, Richmond, Virginia, 12 November 1823.. 1401, Folder

Asks him to send patents and to speak to governor about money owed to North West Bank of Virginia by [Moses H.] Shepherd. Asks him to see if land in Tyler previous hitCounty next hit was sold for taxes.

W. Underwood, Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 November 1823.. 1401A, Folder

Lists taxes owed on land in Tyler previous hitCounty next hit.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to Jacob Ash, McIlroy's fork, Middle Island, Tyler County, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 November 1823.. 1402, Folder

Unable to see him. Ash can rely on Woods' doing what he said he would.

Henry Carothers, Pleasant Mills, Harrison County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Arche [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 December 1823.. 1403, Folder

[Jacob] Ash cannot pay for land on Middle Island. Carothers would like to buy on same terms.

W. Croghan, Louisville, [Kentucky] to Arch[ib]a[ld] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 December 1823.. 1404, Folder

Will accept slave in trade for Hog Run land.

Humphry Finch, Fishing Creek [Tyler County] Virginia [West Virginia] to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 7 December 1823.. 1405, Folder

Read letter to Bar[r] who is interested in land if he can sell his. Finch is not interested in proposal made to him by Woods as it stands.

Senecca S. Salisbury, Woodsfi[eld, Ohio] to Archibald Woods, Wheelling [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 9 December 1823.. 1406, Folder

Wants to buy land from Woods.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 December 1823.. 1407, Folder

Governor will not express an opinion on money [Moses] Shepherd owes to North West Bank. Directors will be appointed next week. Willson does not wish to run again for General Assembly.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 December 1823.. 1408, Folder

Has begun suit against Booth. Elated at prospect of armory being fixed at Jackson's Forge on Cheat [Mt.] six miles from town. "If we get the Armory-then the canal will come near that-and what a space does that open for building castles in the air!"

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,[W]heeling, Ohio County, Virginia, 29 December 1823.. 1409, Folder

Is enclosing copies of patents. Elkins' patent cannot be found. Old directors of North West Bank re-appointed. Discusses several bills concerning the Bank and taxation. Friends of [William] Crawford are in favor of Congressional caucus.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], [31 December] 1823.. 1410, Folder

Prefers Leffler for Senate over Morgan. Thinks Morgan's name and residence will give him a large majority in this previous hitCounty next hit over Leffler, Edgington or McCloy. Asks Woods to send circumstances of lawsuit involving land purchased from William Croghan. If he runs for General Assembly would have to give up office he holds, would lose business while in Richmond and could not save money "if a man mingles with the first ranks of Society & lives with the most influential members which I should certainly do in order to give myself standing which would enable me to be useful to my constituents." Attempting to contract for books in Baltimore. "Stephen does tolerably well after having rec'd several whippings." Does not think Armory will be located yet.

Jacob Ash, n.p., to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 4 January 1824.. 1411, Folder

Continues in readiness and waits for Woods to come.

Isaac Leffler, Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 January 1824.. 1412, Folder

General assembly business. Richmond Junto is for Crawford, Clay next.

James McLure, Princeton, [New Jersey] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 January 1824.. 1413, Folder

N[orth] American Insurance Companywill insure Woods' house. Presents terms.

Isaac Leffler, Richmond, [Virginia], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1824.. 1414, Folder

Bill to amend charter of Northwestern Bank was rejected in Committee. Majority for Crawford. Clay stands next to Crawford. Morgan is candidate for the Senate. Expect to elect Charles F. Mercer a brigadier gen[era]l. Bill for additional appropriation to the University [of Virginia] has many enemies.

E[dgar] C[ampbell] Wilson,Weston, Lewis County, [Indiana] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 January 1824.. 1415, Folder

Has toured various countries. Describes Weston. Thinks [Philip] Doddridge will have a better chance for election this election.

Arch[ibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to George Graham, Commissioner of Land Office, n.p., 13 January 1824.. 1416, Folder

Applies to Graham for redress because Joseph Woods would not sell land.

Mary (Woods) Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Ann (Poage) Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 January 1824.. 1417, Folder

Describes her household.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to A.D. Clarke, Capteena [Creek, Ohio], 15 January 1824.. 1418, Folder

Needs information on whether to bid against Clarke for land.

W. Croghan, Locust Grove [?], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 January 1824.. 1419, Folder

Cannot find patents to land on Hog Run.

Joseph Driggs, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 January 1824.. 1420, Folder

Wants to buy land.

W. Croghan, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 2 February 1824.. 1421, Folder

Has not find papers for Hog Island land. Has no objection to suit being instituted in his name.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, 2 February 1824.. 1422, Folder

"The presidential quesion is slumbering & the cause of the Greeks is occupying its place." Against the state borrowing money to improve James and Potomac Rivers.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1824.. 1423, Folder

Is enclosing a legal opinion. Gives advice on suit in Croghan's name. Also legal questions regarding suit against Booth. Joseph T. Daugherty will run for General Assembly.

Alpheus P. Willson, Richmond, [Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 February 1824.. 1424, Folder

Has settled Woods' delinquent land tax.

E[dgar] C[ampbell] Wilson,Indianapolis, [Indiana] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 February 1824.. 1425, Folder

Alterations made in judiciary system. Presidential politics in Indiana.

Cornelius Okey, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 February 1824.. 1426, Folder

Sale of house, lot and tan[n]ery of James Okey, deceased.

Leonard Daniel, Bloomington, Indiana, to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 February 1824.. 1427, Folder

Has leased Woods' land and would like to buy it. Makes offer.

S. S. Salisbury, Woodsfield, O[hio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 February? 1824.. 1428, Folder

Terms for leasing land from Woods.

D. O. Conner, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Whe[e]ling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 March 1824.. 1429, Folder

Misunderstanding over Conner working for Woods the previous fall.

Testimonial by Moses Rhodes, Bridgeport, Ohio, to the character of Jesey [Jesse?] Walker, 10 March 1824.. 1430, Folder

Includes draft of AL, of [Archibald Woods] to [?] Rapp, n.d. 1 page.

Eug[eniu]s Wilson,Morgantown, Virginia [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 March 1824.. 1431, Folder

Cites laws pertaining to military land warrants. "My greatest anxiety at this time is to get a library."

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 March 1824.. 1432, Folder

Purchased 27 acres on hill north of town.

Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 March 1824.. 1433, Folder

[William] Deringer has agreed to lease part of Woods' quarter. Questions about location of water.

John McLure, Louisville, [Kentucky], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 27 March 1824.. 1434, Folder

Hunt is ready to sell land and can make a good title.

W. Croghan, Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 30 March 1824.. 1435, Folder

Arrangements to obtain slave Woods is trading for land.

Charles D. Knox, Louisvill[e, Kentucky], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 31 March 1824.. 1436, Folder

Detained by lowness of river.

Louisa A. Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to [Ann (Poage) Woods?], April [1824?].. 1437, Folder

Norval [Wilson?]. Has a fine girl. Ready to change her name. Is giving [?] short "soft looks." Gives other family news.

Joseph Woods, Marietta, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, n.p., 7 April 1824.. 1438, Folder

All fractions and part of fractions [of land] will be offered at remaining sales in half quarters.

Deed from Archi[bal]d Woodsand Anne [(Poage) Woods] of Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia] to Jacob Ash of Tyler County, Virginia [West Virginia], 13 April 1824.. 1439, Folder

for 16,4000 acres in Tyler previous hitCounty next hit. Bears affidavits by A. S. Brickhead. Copy made by D. Hickman.

James Smith, [Roseville, Indiana] to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 13 April 1824.. 1440, Folder

Is not interested in selling land and buying any of Hunt. Concerned about healthiness of the land. Describes number of game killed. Describes his property. Expects Whetsel [Wetsel?] to go with him to look for a le[a]d mine the Indians have told him of.

Daniel O'Connor, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 18 April 1824.. 1441, Folder

May expect him within two weeks.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Frederick Rapp, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 23 April 1824.. 1442, Folder

Informs Rapp of a mistake in quantity of land.

John Bowland, Bloomington, [Indiana] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 25 April 1824.. 1443, Folder

Could not send money by John Owens because he does not get along. "...Mrs. Bowlnad has not spoke to her father, nor uncle since the time of her marriage." Will send money by E[dgar Campbell] Wilson."I am about to open a house of Intertainment [sic] in this place."

W. Croghan, Louisville, [Kentucky] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 May 1824.. 1444, Folder

Unwilling to compel slave to leave Woods [that was to be exchanged for land.] Send $400 instead.

[Archibald Woods] to [William Croghan], 4 May 1824.. 1444A, Folder

"...I send Hazel and have no doubt he will please you. As he has not seen you I have had to promise that if he is not pleased with his situation I will replace him..."

Fred[eric]k Rapp,Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania], to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 3 May 1824.. 1445, Folder

Cannot meet with Woods about land deal.

J[asper] Mallory,Capte[e]n, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 5 May 1824.. 1446, Folder

Has purchased land at Woods' request.

[Archibald Woods] to [Joseph Woods, Register land office, Marietta, Ohio], [8 May 1824].. 1447, Folder

Wants to buy a fractional part of a quarter of public land.

A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to [?] Skinner, 8 May 1824.. 1447A, Folder

Asks Skinner to convey a letter and money to [Joseph] hood for public land.

Mary Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Anne [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 14 May 1824.. 1448, Folder

Speculates on a trip. Slave, Darky, is ill. Children, Ann and Steve, always get into mischief. Washington started yesterday to Canonsburgh to collage [college]. Neighbor, Mrs. Dougherty is dying of consumption.

B. Reeder, Clarksb[ur]g, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to George Paul[l],Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 20 May 1824.. 1449, Folder

Asks payment of fees for legal services rendered in Paulv. Dan[ie]l Booth [Daniel Booth].

[Sol Wardell?], Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 22 May 1824.. 1450, Folder

Defends himself from Woods' remarks concerning the painting of a fence by his son and other remarks.

W[illia]m Skinner,Marietta, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeland [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 26 May 1824.. 1451, Folder

Tried to carry out Woods instructions in regard to the purchase of a fraction of public land but was unable to because of rules cited by [Joseph Woods, Register of Land Office] and by the Receiver.

James Smith, n.p., to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 June 1824.. 1452, Folder

Crops, hunting.

W[illia]m V. Jarrett,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 June 1824.. 1453, Folder

Offers slave for sale.

A.D. Clarke, Capteena, [Captina Creek, Belmont County, Ohio], to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., 7 June 1824.. 1454, Folder

Concerns vines.

John McLure, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Jesse Hunt, Captena, Ohio, 9 June 1824.. 1455, Folder

Wants to buy land from Hunt.

W[illiam] Croghan,Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania] to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 June 1824.. 1456, Folder

Will forward deed to Woods when he picks it up in Louisville. Would like to see slave & reconcile him to accompany him to Kentucky, "for I assure you, I can not resort to force to induce it... I could not think of having him delivered to me at this place, or of his remaining here any time, the best of servants would get spoiled in this place directly."

P[hilip] Doddridge,Wellsburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 23 June 1824.. 1457, Folder

Chancellor's opinion is that redress should be sought on covenant of warranty which rests in the heirs, not the administrator."

W. W. Irvin, Lancaster, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 June 1824.. 1458, Folder

Bank is not selling drafts until September.

Geo[rge] Graham,Treasury Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia, [West Virginia], 24 July 1824.. 1459, Folder

Is suspending the issuing of a patent until after next Congress.

George Roush, Dillies Bottom, [Ohio], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 July 1824.. 1460, Folder

Woods' land at Woodsfield do not live up to his expectations. Would like list of Indiana lands.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 29 July 1824.. 1461, Folder

Description of journey from Wheeling to Morgantown. Daniel Booth and John Wilson have been committed to jail by marshals.

L. A. Beatty, Cambridge, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 7 August 1824.. 1462, Folder

Cannot find record that Woods paid taxes. Needs to pay to keep land for being sold.

Includes ALS, of Benj[amin] W. Wilson, n.p. to [Archibald] Woods, n.p., n.d., asking Woods for money and informing him he could not get oxen. 1 page. ALS.

John [Ransone?], Woods County, [?], to Arcabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 8 August 1824.. 1463, Folder

Desires to buy land.

William Croghan, Louisville, Kentucky, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 12 August 1824.. 1464, Folder

Apologizes for sending deed after Woods declined to purchase the land. Still would like to sell it.

Memorandum of an agreement for Archi[bal]d Woods,17 August 1824.. 1465, Folder

To sell 300 acres of land to Andrew Ragu, Drury Baker and George Baker.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 17 August 1824.. 1466, Folder

Dan[ie]l Boothand Juno Wilson were bonded out of jail and broke the bond. General Booth was security and now is bound for whole debt. Family news. Edgar has given up intention of returning to Indiana.

Mikel L. Martin, [?]ia, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 20 August 1824.. 1467, Folder

Will bring cattle the following week.

Michael Cresap, Fish Creek, [?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 26 August 1824.. 1468, Folder

Needs depositions from Woods for Chapline's lawsuit in which Woods will be cross examined.

James Smith, Roseville, Indiana, to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 August 1824.. 1469, Folder

Illness in neighborhood. Is thinking of leaving. Asks about land owned by Woods.

Arthur Okey, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virg[inia] [West Virginia], 29 August 1824.. 1470, Folder

Will transfer land when requested.

Archibald Woods, n.p., to Matthew Mageery, n.p., 24 September 1824.. 1471, Folder

Will be at Woodsfield, 11 October. Offers tanyard.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to J. Johnston, [Wheeling, Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 September 1824.. 1472, Folder

Makes offer for lots.

Archi[bal]d Woods,n.p., to John Johnston, Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 24 September 1824.. 1472A, Folder

Makes offer for lots.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 27 September 1824.. 1473, Folder

Family news.

Joseph Tomlinson, n.p., to Archabald [Archibald] Wood[s], n.p., October 1824.. 1474, Folder

Asks Woods to endorse for $500.

Matthe[w?] Mageery,Pittsburgh, [Pennsylvania] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 October 1824.. 1475, Folder

Asks for specifics of land offer.

M. W. Miller, n.p., to Archibald Woods, [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 12 October 1824.. 1476, Folder

Wishes to buy lot in Woodsfield.

Includes, AN of memorandum by Woods of an offer to Miller, 30 October 1824. 1 page.

Mich[ae]l Cresap,Fish Creek, [?], to Archibald Woods, near Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], 14 October 1824.. 1477, Folder

Asks for more information for Chapline's lawsuit.

Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to John G. Jackson, Clarksburgh [sic] [Virginia] [West Virginia], 22 October 1824.. 1478, Folder

Unable to attend court in case of U.S.vs. Salathiel Curtis.

Amos B. Jones, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheeing [Wheeling] Virginia [West Virginia], 16 November 1824.. 1479, Folder

Unable to pay for lot. Lists different alternatives.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to A[rchibald] Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 22 November 1824.. 1480, Folder

Legal advice pertaining to Woodsvs. John and Stephen R. Wilsonand the land claimed by William Croghan, Jr. and the Chaplines.

Isaac Leffler, n.p., to James Pindall, Clarksburgh, [sic] Virginia [West Virginia], 1 December 1824.. 1481, Folder

Concerns bill for Ohio Company presented to bank that should be paid if Thomas Wilson says it should be paid.

Includes, ADS, of Tho[ma]s Wilson,stating that he did not handle the suit, but James McGee did. Tells what he knows. 1 page.

M[ary (Woods)] Wilson,Morgantown [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Anne [(Poage)] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 15 December 1824.. 1482, Folder

Edgar has gone to Mason previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia. Alpheus does not like living in Pennsylvania. Nancy (Wilson) Crawford died in June, leaving three month old child.

Memorandum of agreement between George Baker and [?], [1825?]. 1483, Folder

To build a log cabin. Gives specifications.

Jacob Israel, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archi[bal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 1 January 1825.. 1484, Folder

Has not been paid by Moses Chapline.

Sam[ue]l Sillett,Fairview, to A[rchibald] Woods,n.p., 14 January 1825.. 1485, Folder

Wants more information about tending mill for Woods.

John L. [Sehon?] Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia], to Jacob Israel, n.p., 19 January 1825.. 1486, Folder

Needs answer to Archibald Woods' question.

Includes, ANS, of Israel to [Sehon?] n.d., stating he has already responded to Woods. 1 page.

John L. Sehon, Clarksburg, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 21 January 1825.. 1487, Folder

Immediately sent Woods' letter down to [Jacob] Israel.

Benjamin W. Wilson, [Barnsville, Belmont, Ohio], to Archable [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 5 February 1825.. 1488, Folder

Makes an offer for property.

S. S. Salisbury, Woodsfield, [Ohio], to Archibald Woods, Wheelling, [Wheeling], Virginia [West Virginia], 8 February 1825.. 1489, Folder

Wants to lease land from Woods.

B[enjamin] Ruggles,Washington, [D.C.] to Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 February 1825.. 1490, Folder

Thinks bill for [Moses H. Shepherd and his account with the National Road] will pass both houses in Congress. Vote for President and Vice President will be held that day. Bill has passes House for continuation of Cumberland Road.

Eug[eniu]s M. Wilson,Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to Arch[ibal]d Woods,Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 9 February 1825.. 1491, Folder

Heard of opposition in Ohio previous hitCounty next hit to [Philip] Doddridge. Doddridge is favorite of Monongalia. "The people here appear to be weary and ashamed of such a feeble, inefficient cypher as our present representative." Interest in Union canal.

Mary [(Woods)] Wilson, Morgantown, [Virginia] [West Virginia] to father, Archibald Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 10 February 1825.. 1492, Folder

Mrs. McLeery's house and lots are for sale. She is interested in living there. "you mentioned in your last letter you would like to sell Sye and his wife to some person here. I don't know any person here that is able to unless Alpheus would. When he moved to Pennsylvania he set his free and now he is coming to Virginia he will want them." Alpheus' wife has another daughter.

[Dummy referring to Folder 1481.]. 1493, Folder
P[hilip] Doddridge,Washington, [D.C.], to Archabald [Archibald] Woods, Wheeling, Virginia [West Virginia], 6 March [18]25.. 1494, Folder

Since Cumberland Road continuation is settled, district will no longer be divided. Asks that Woods bring correspondence between E. W. Wells and [?] Morgan to the election. "I have a strong personal desire to be elected at this time. I feel that I have almost subdued a habit which has long held me depressed. A change of circumstances would assist me with a powerful moral force."