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West Virginia State Treasurer W. S. Johnson presenting a
check
to Virginia Attorney General Judge Rhea for debt settlement
West Virginia State Treasurer W. S. Johnson presenting a check
to Virginia Attorney General Judge Rhea for debt settlement

On February 15, 1871, the West Virginia legislature adopted a joint resolution authorizing the appointment of commissioners to confer with the state of Virginia and report on West Virginia's portion of the Virginia debt.

Learn more:
Joint Resolution Appointing Commissioners On Subject of State Debt (1871)
Report of the Virginia Debt Commission (1871)
Report By State Treasurer W. S. Johnson On Settlement of State Debt (1920)


On This Day in West Virginia History: February

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