1805.063: Petition seeking Division of Monongalia County.

Published: 1805

Full Title: To the honourable, the General Assembly ... petition ... inhabitants of Monongalia County …

Author: Inhabitants of Monongalia County.

Place Issued: Morgantown

Issuing Press: Campbell & Britton

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 31 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).


The sole surviving copy, held in the state archives at the Library of Virginia, has a manuscript date of December 12, 1805, which was the date it was submitted to the House of Delegates; the Assembly declined to honor their request at this session. Sheet lacks colophon; the only press then operating west of the Alleghany ridge was the one conducted by Joseph Campbell and Forbes Britton in Morgantown, the seat of Monongalia County, so the attribution here.

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