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The Letter Book of James Abercromby Colonial Agent, 1751-1773  (Author Signed), Abercromby, James & John C. Van Horne & George Reese
1 Abercromby, James & John C. Van Horne & George Reese The Letter Book of James Abercromby Colonial Agent, 1751-1773 (Author Signed)
Richmond VA Library of Virginia 1991 088490170X / 9780884901709 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
John C. Van Horne editor signed on Book Plate. Fully Indexed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. James Abercromby was active in American affairs for almost half a century, commencing with his appointment in 1730 as attorney general and advocate general of the Court of Vice-Admiralty for South Carolina. He represened the colony of NC in London from 1749 through 1757 and served as the chief agent for VA from 1752 through 1775. His correspondence with other colonial agencies, gov't officials and rechants on both sides of the Atlantic sheds new light on the rationale behind British imperial affairs in the critical years before the American Revolution ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 471 pages; ; Signed by Editor 
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The 6 Follies of the man whom God called a fool!, Boggs, Jake
2 Boggs, Jake The 6 Follies of the man whom God called a fool!
Charleston, WV Author 1950 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green booklet with green lettering. Minor underlining. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Minor soiling to cover.The author was a Baptist Evangelist from Charleston, W. Va. Rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 35 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Church in the Fork  A History of Historic Little Fork Church, Boyle, Andrew J.
3 Boyle, Andrew J. The Church in the Fork A History of Historic Little Fork Church
Culpeper, Va Little Fork Preservation Committee 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt print. Numerous surname references. A history of the church which is located in Culpeper, Va. Gift inscription in front. Little Fork Church, St. Mark's Parish, is Culpeper County's only Colonial church. It was ordered into existence in 1731 as a "chapel of ease" within the Little Fork between the Rappahannock and Hazel Rivers by Governor Spotswood. Services at Little Fork ceased at the onset of the Civil War. Early in the war, the church grounds were used as a drill field by the "Little Fork Rangers", more correctly known as Co. D 4th Virginia Cavalry. Later, Union troops quartered at the church destroyed most of the interior furnishings for firewood in the cold winter of 1863, leaving only the shell of the building and the reredos on the east wall. (The Diocese of Va) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages 
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The Dance family in Virginia,, Campbell, Leslie Lyle
4 Campbell, Leslie Lyle The Dance family in Virginia,
Lexington, VA Leslie Lyle Campbell 1951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue-grey hardcover with gilt lettering. "The Virginia Dance family first settled in Surry Co, Va. Thomas Dance who may be called the founder of the Dances in Virginia b 1675" Many Dance family references. Rare first edition. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 134 pages; 
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One hundred and seventy-five years of Methodism in Staunton, Virginia, Clem, Gladys B
5 Clem, Gladys B One hundred and seventy-five years of Methodism in Staunton, Virginia
Staunton ,Va Author 1972 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff colored booklet with brown lettering. Rare copy kept in an archival folder inside an envelope. Looks new. This booklet details historical information about the Methodist Church in Staunton, Va. The modern church name is Central United Methodist Church (organized 1797) Originally known as the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, it was named “Central” on February 13, 1905. However, the name was not officially used as far as old records show until June 15, 1914. Also contains historical information about Staunton. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 45 pages 
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The Miller Family Magazine, April 1917, Clemens, William M.
6 Clemens, William M. The Miller Family Magazine, April 1917
New York, NY William M. Clemens 1917 First Edition; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rev. John Miller of Massachusetts; A New York Family; Pennsylvania Navy of the Revolution; Millers in Congress; Bedford Co., Va., Wills; Soldiers of the Revolution; The Miller-Walker Line; Shenaandoah Co., Va., Marriages; A Virginia-Ohio Family; John Miller's Family; Cumberland Co., Penn., Wills; North Carolina Marriages; Miller Family Notes. Excellent Reference. ; Photocopy Only; Vol. 2 #2; 16 pages; 
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Early Woodstock  Facts and photographs, Clower, Joseph B
7 Clower, Joseph B Early Woodstock Facts and photographs
Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County 1996 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed on title page. Book looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.History by text and photographs of Woodstock, Va. he town was established by charter in March 1761 as a part of what was then Frederick County. It was originally formed by a land grant from Lord Fairfax, and founded as Muellerstadt (Miller Town) in 1752 after founder Jacob Miller. The town's charter was sponsored by George Washington in Virginia's House of Burgesses. Woodstock has been the County Seat of Shenandoah County, since the County's formation in 1772. Dr. Joe B. Clower Jr., a native of the area was a local historian and author.Rare.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; Signed by Author 
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The family and early life of Stonewall Jackson, Cook, Roy Bird
8 Cook, Roy Bird The family and early life of Stonewall Jackson
Charleston, WVa Charleston Print. Co 1948 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Some sun fading to spine area otherwise fine condition. Presentation inscription in front to John Matheny by Emanuel Applestein, Montgomery, W.Va. Nove 2, 1948. Yellowing to title page. Scarce. ; Photographs; 198 pages 
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The Virginia Genealogist, 4 Vols 1958, Dorman, John Frederick (Editor)
9 Dorman, John Frederick (Editor) The Virginia Genealogist, 4 Vols 1958
Washington, D.C. John Frrederick Dorman 1960 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Quarterly volumes for all four quarters for 1958. Vol 2, #1, Wills, Va settlers of Georgia, Some Va revolutionary veterans, sandridge-Holladay-Cason bible record and more, vol 2 # 2 - the American Ancestry of John Pierpont of West Va, Thornton and Posey Bible Record, Francis Thornton family record, and more, Vol 2 #3-Brown Family Bible, Book reviews, more, Vol 2 # 4-Middlesex Va Wills, Accomac Co. Census 1800, Book review of Englis Dkuplicates of Lost Va Records, more. Excellent genealogical reference. #4 also contains index for year with many surnames. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 246 pages; 
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Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1836 to April 15, 1869 Volume XI., Flournoy, H.W.
10 Flournoy, H.W. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1836 to April 15, 1869 Volume XI.
Richmond, VA State of Virginia 1893 First Edition; Various Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Cover almost detached but not missing. Rebind candidate. All content intact and pages uncut. This volume XI covers executive papers of Virginia and includes some events in which the State of Virginia participated in the war with Mexico. Also included is a narrative of the attempt of John Brown to incite an Insurrection of Slaves, the murder of several citizens of Harper's Ferry, the seizure of the Arsenal and the supression of the event by the Federal Government. Brown's trial and his co-conspirators. Many of the papers of Brown. Letters of Randolph Rogers the sculptor concerning the Statues on the Washington Monument. The History of the restored Government of Va by F. H. Pierpoint with the formation of the state of West Virginia, by the same. Administration of Governor H.H. Wells. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ````````````````````````601 pages; 
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Biennial Report of the Department of Archives and History of the State of West Virginia, 1911-12, 1913-14, Green, Henry
11 Green, Henry Biennial Report of the Department of Archives and History of the State of West Virginia, 1911-12, 1913-14
Charleston, W. VA State of W. Va. 1914 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Excellent historical reference. Contains the Eight Annual Report of the Ohio Valley Historical Asociation comprising the Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting held at Charleston, W. Va, November 27 and 28, 1914. Also contains a fold out map of the Ohio River showing locations of Dams and other works of improvements along with principal cities, tributaries, etc. between Pittsburg Pa and Cairo, Ill. Scarce if not rare work. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 87 pages; 
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Doak Family History and Genealogy, Hanes, B. E.
12 Hanes, B. E. Doak Family History and Genealogy
Clarksburg, W. Va. The Exponent Job Shop 1925 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Photocopy only of 1st edition. Some historical background and excellent genealogical charts. " Robert Doak, the sone of Samuel and Elizabeth Doak who came to this country from Ireland, was born in Fayette County, Pa in 1804. Removed with his father's family to Tyler County, Virginia (now W. Va.) in 1825. The same year he married Mary Ireland, whose famil also came from Pa." ..Robert Doak had two occupations, that of farmer and preacher of the Gospel. He was one of the founders of the Arnold creek Chruch of Christ. Contains a full name index .Rare. ; Photocopy Only; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 100 pages 
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Medicine In Virginia, 1607-1699  Historical Booklet #21, HUGHES, Thomas P.
13 HUGHES, Thomas P. Medicine In Virginia, 1607-1699 Historical Booklet #21
Williansburg, Va VA 350th Anniversary Celebration 1957 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
350th Virginia Anniversy edition. Yellow cover with black print. The history of medicine in Virginia between the years of 1607 and 1699. Bibliography-index. Clean contents no markups. ; Vol. 21; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 78 pages 
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Life of David, son of Jesse  The book of Psalms translated out of the original Hebrew and with former translations compared and revised, with eleven hundred prophetic references, Jackson, Cortes
14 Jackson, Cortes Life of David, son of Jesse The book of Psalms translated out of the original Hebrew and with former translations compared and revised, with eleven hundred prophetic references
Denver, CO [W.H. Kistler Stationery 1894 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover. Front and back hinge cracked but not loose from book. Contents very clean. This is a rare work by author with 1100 prophetic references from the book of Psalms. There are two sections of book the first is authors writing and second is the Book of Psalms with marginal notations of prophecies. Genealogical notes about author" Cortes Jackson, born 1822; died 1908 in Denver Co., MO. He married Julia Waters 1842.Notes for Cortes Jackson:Cortes Jackson, in an article in the Denver Post, on Jan 8, 1905, the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, says:"About 20 years ago I met Mrs. Hill, widow of General D.H. Hill, of the C.S.A., and sister to the General Stonewall Jackson, who gave me some genealogy worth recording. She said to me: 'Christopher Jackson, your grandfather, was the youngest of four sons of Samuel Jackson, of VA, viz: George, Edward, Lee, and Christopher. Samuel Jackson the father was a soldier in the Third Pennsylvania regiment at the surrender of Yorktown, in 1781. George Jackson, his oldest son was U. S. Senator from VA, in 1798, at the same time that his cousin, Andrew Jackson, was Senator from TN. Edward Jackson, the next son, was the grandfather of my brother, Thos. J. (Stonewall) Jackson, and myself.'"More About Cortes Jackson:Occupation: Minister, author, mercantile Business. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. May have musty smell. Rare if not unique book. ; Photo; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 139.97 USD
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15 McKinney, Roy T. (Compiler) McKenney and Related Families
Author 1986 PhotoCopy; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy. G/ No dust. 95 typed pages of research by Roy T. McKinney of Orlando Florida on Francis McKenney Sr. Of Shenandoah, Frederick, Dunmore Counties in Virginia and Fayette, Clark, Bourbon, & Pendleton Counties, Kentucky. Francis born 1740-1750, died June 1825 married Mary Ramey of Westmoreland Co. Va. Includes many related families. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 95 pages; 
Price: 22.78 USD
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16 Moomaw, Benjamin F Discussion on trine immersion By letter between Elder Benj. F. Moomaw, of Botetourt Co., Va. and Dr. J.J. Jackson, of Rockingham, Va. ... to which is ... a dialogue on the doctrine of non-resisance
Singer's Glen, VA Joseph Funk's Sons 1867 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Recovered in dark brown cloth with red inset on spine. Pages have foxing and water damage, but overall condition of book is very good since rebinding. Trine immersion is the baptism rite of three imersions in water, one for the Father, one for the Son, and one for the Holy Spirit. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 282 pages 
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Annals of Henrico Parish, Moore, J. Staunton, Editor
17 Moore, J. Staunton, Editor Annals of Henrico Parish
St. John's P. E. Church 1904 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dark blue cover with gold print and design of church on cover. Original hardback first edition from the library of Rev. R. A. Goodwin who was the Minister in 1893 and rector in 1903. Rev. Goodwin wrote many of the sections of this history. He signed the book with a notation "to make new history from" as if he was going to write a new History of the Parish. The book has 541 pages and an Addenda, apppendix, and notes section with an additional 221 pages. Extensive history, surnames, etc. It contains a History of St. John's P.E. Church, The names portraits, time of service and sketches of the Bishops of Virginia, A complete roster of the Vestries from 1741 to 1904, Records of the Parish, The famous sliberty speech of Patrick Henry delivered in the old church and the oration if Rt. Rev. A.M. Randolph and the address of Hon. Wm. Wirt Henry, delivered in the Church jon its 150th Anniversary, in 1891. This is not a reprint or print on demand, but the original first edition signed by Rev. R.A. Goodwin. Scarce if not rare. ; History of Henrico Parish and Old St. John's Church; Richmond, VA. 1611-1904; Signed by Contributor 
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The Last Dollar or Uncle Tom's Cabin Inverted and The Pilgrim's Progress Exemplified, Morgan, John
18 Morgan, John The Last Dollar or Uncle Tom's Cabin Inverted and The Pilgrim's Progress Exemplified
Kansas City, MO Franklin Hudson Publishers c1896 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No publication date on title page, but research of the Morgan papers at Marshall University puts it around 1896. Cover has log cabin on front, and has minor soiling. Contents clean with light browning due to age, has photos. This is a very interesting book written about the authors life, service in the Confederate Army of Virginia, loss of his brother at Fayetteville, W. Va. And his reflections on the Civil War as many as 20 years after. He was given a special pass to return home to see his dying sister after his grandfather, Col. J. M. H. Beale, wrote to him. One of his last comments in the book is "I do not believe it is in my nature to be anything but Southern and Democratic." John Morgan Sr. was probably born in Shenandoah County, Virginia, near the beginning of the nineteenth century. In 1832, he married Elizabeth Ann Beale, daughter of Colonel James Madison Hite Beale, and granddaughter of William Steenbergen, both wealthy landowners in Shenandoah County. Their son, John Morgan, Jr.(author of The Last Dollar), was born in 1840. They were also the parents of two other sons, James B. and William Steenbergen Morgan, and a daughter. In 1846, John and Elizabeth Morgan brought their family to a farm on the Kanawha River in what is now Putnam County, opposite the mouth of the Pocatalico River. During the Civil War, the three sons served in the Confederate Army: John Jr. was a member of Company A, 22nd Virginia Regiment; James was a captain the 36th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, and William, who was killed at Fayette Court House, (West) Virginia in 1862, was a member of Company A, 36th Regiment. The daughter died of consumption during the war. After the Civil War, John, Jr. and James returned to Putnam County and engaged in farming.John Morgan, Jr., was born i n 1840. On October 12, 1875, John Morgan, Jr., married Samantha Jane Atkeson, daughter of Thomas and Virginia Brown Atkeson. Samantha A. Morgan was born in Mason County, (West) Virginia, on January 27, 1843. She and John Morgan Jr. were the parents of four sons: John Morgan III, born August 1876; Thomas Atkeson, born April 15, 1878; Rembrandt, born June 19, 1880; and Albert Sidney, birth date unknown. The Morgan Family Papers 1831-1935 are contained in the Special Collections Department at Marshall University, Huntington, W. Va. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Very Rare.; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Historic Romney 1762-1937, No Author Listed
19 No Author Listed Historic Romney 1762-1937
Romney, WV Town Council c. 1937 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Not a reprint or POD. Written by workers of the WPA as a feature of the 175th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Romney, W. Va. Layout of Colonial Town of Romney. Romney is a city in and the county seat of Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA. Established by consecutive acts of the Virginia House of Burgesses and approved by the governor on December 23, 1762, Romney and Mecklenberg (later renamed Shepherdstown), in Jefferson County, are the oldest towns in West Virginia.This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Illustrations, Map; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 67 pages; 
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20 No Author Listed Minutes of the Third ANnual Meeting of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, West Virginia Division Held in Charleston, W. VA june 20th and 21st, 1900
Charleston, W. VA Butler Printing Co. 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Tan cover loose from binding having chips. Early imprint. Contents clean and complete. Rare. Booklet; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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