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HISTORY OF HARRISON CO., WEST VIRGINIA

Source:
History of Harrison County, Ohio - 1910

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

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Settlement of Virginia 6
The French and Indian Wars 9
Early Settlements West of the Mountains 16
Indian Tribes 54
Early Indian Troubles and Dunmore's War 55
Indian Wars 58
Incidents Connected With Indian Wars 140
The Revolution 146
Formation of Counties 157
Land Laws 162
Cession of the North West Territory 163
The Mason and Dixon Line 164
The Great Woods 166
Native Animals and Birds 168
Life of the Settlers, Houses, Weddings, Amusements & Diseases 171
Climate and Natural Phenomena 184
Courts 188
United States Courts 192
County Courts 193
The Board of Supervisors 233
Criminal Court 234
Court Houses 235
Jails 242
Constitutions 244
Conventions and Legislatures 248
 
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Roads 251
Clarksburg 254
Census of the County 274
County Districts and Townships 278
Churches 279
Schools 286
Newspapers 295
Slavery 302
The War of 1812 306
The Mexican War 312
Civil War 315
The Spanish War 331
New State 332
Incorporated Towns 340
Governors and Officials 349
William Haymond's Letters 352
SKETCHES OF PIONEERS 369
Indian Cave 396
Fourth of July Celebration 399
Banks 403
Whiskey Insurrection 406
Elections 409
Adjutant General's Report 413
Miscellaneous 426
A list of marriages celebrated in the County form 1784 to 1794 447
 
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