Henry Gassaway Davis an old-fashioned biography by Thomas Richard Ross

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Published by T.R. Ross in Elkins, W. Va .

Written in English

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Places:

  • West Virginia,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916.,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Vice-Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Businesspeople -- West Virginia -- Biography.,
  • Railroads -- West Virginia -- History -- 19th century.,
  • West Virginia -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Thomas Richard Ross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE664.D275 R67 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1448608M
ISBN 100870125141
LC Control Number93092838

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Inhis railroad arrived and the town of Davis was established. The town was officially incorporated in with a population of (see the original town ordinances and bylaws here). It was one of the earliest timber towns in West Virginia. Hon. Senator Henry Gassaway Davis of W. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Elkins was a planned city, laid out from the very beginning as a railroad community. The majority of the downtown, including the old rail yard, is located upon a acre tract bought by Davis from Bernard Hinkle in InCol. Edward McCarty ARMSTRONG returned here, & sold his land & home to the Davis brothers of Piedmont.

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