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Commonwealth of Virginia summons

Identifier: AC-348

Scope and Contents

This collections contains one summons to [unreadable] Compton, Jefferson County, Virginia's constable, to pay a debt of 18 dollars to James Logie. It exemplifies an antebellum summons from Virginia.


  • 1854

Conditions Governing Access

No Interlibrary Loan.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Dr. James Logie was a member of the West Virginia Historical Society, born May 1, 1823. He died on October 17, 1897 and is buried in Elmwood Cemetary in Jefferson County, West Virginia.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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Commonwealth of Virginia Summons contains one summons to the Jefferson County, Virginia's constable for [unreadable] Compton to pay an 18 dollars debt to James Logie. This collection exemplifies an antebellum summons from Virginia.


This is a one-folder collection.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish in September 2006. Its accession number is AC.2006.056. It was opened to the public in October 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, October 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, October 2006.

Missing Title

  1. Jefferson County (VA)
AC.348: Commonwealth of Virginia Summons, 1854
Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley
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Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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