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Title The West Virginia Hand Book and Immigrant's Guide
Author Diss Debar, J H
Date 1870
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Gibbens Brothers, Parkersburg
Reference SFX lsidyv357b5c53
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A sketch of the state of West Virginia showing the geographical position, historical outline, state constitution, population, surface and soil, agriculture, stock farming, wool growing, fruit and wine-growing, timber, coal, iron, petroleum, salt and other minerals, manufacturing, water power, internal improvements, education, religious worship, lands and farms, titles and prices, with a brief notice of each county and an official state directory and map.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Virginia, United States
Keywords immigration, emigration, agriculture, farming, food, livestock, coal, iron, salt, industry, education, religion, statistics, meteorology, tobacco, alcohol, sugar, animals, timber, railway, railroad
Additional Information J. H. Diss Debar was State Commissioner of Immigration.
Language English
Copyright British Library