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This collection of legal papers dates from 1754 to 1789, and primarily concerns civil suits in Hampshire County, (West) Virginia.

The collection contains164 documents related to cases presented in the early courts of Hampshire County, (West) Virginia. Most of the documents are dated during the colonial time periodor shortly after (1754-1789), with about 30 items undated.

The records are related to bills, statements of accounts,promissory notes, bonds, summons, estates, road construction and maintenance, and licenses for keeping taverns (ordinaries).

 

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