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Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood
October 16, 1863


Acts of the Legislature of West Virginia
1863-1866

Chap. 72. – An act authorizing Merchants’ Licenses to be transferred.

Passed October 16, 1863.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

1. When a person who has heretofore obtained a license, or paid a tax for a license, to sell goods or merchandise at one place or store, removes to another store or place in the county where such license was obtained, and wishes his license altered accordingly, the recorder of the county may authorize such alteration.

2. When a person who has heretofore obtained a license, or paid a tax for a license, to sell goods or merchandise, and has sold his goods or merchandise to another person, and wishes to transfer his license to the person to whom he sold his goods or merchandise, the recorder of the county is authorized to make such alteration or transfer, provided the goods be sold in the county where the license was obtained.


Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: October 1863

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