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Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force, Volume VII, West Virginia Final Report

These four files contain the final report on land ownership for the fourteen Appalachian counties in the state of West Virginia which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and four case studies—on Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, and Randolph Counties—in the report.

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West Virginia: Raleigh County - Land Ownership Survey, 1979

This land ownership survey of Raleigh County, West Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

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This letter from Emory Kirby to his father, Joel, discusses recent developments in Greenbrier and surrounding counties after Morgan’s Raid in Ohio. Emory Kirby says that he does not believe that the war will end any time soon, and that the reports that come in are not good for the Confederacy.

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