Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
March 19, 1862

Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Page 286

The SPEAKER presented the following communication from Mr. John J. Coleman; which was read, and on motion of Mr. BRADFORD, laid on the table:

MONROE COUNTY, VA., March 7, 1862.

The condition of my family makes it my duty to resign my seat in the house of delegates of Virginia. You will please communicate my resignation to that body, and ask that it may be received.

I am, respectfully,
Your ob't ser't,
John J. Coleman

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