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On March 7, 1866, the U. S. Congress recognized and consented to the transfer of Berkeley and Jefferson counties from Virginia to West Virginia.

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Congressional Proceedings on the Transfer of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties to West Virginia
House of Representatives Committee Report on the Transfer of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties to West Virginia
Memorial Against the Transfer of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties to West Virginia


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