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William Erskine Stevenson

William Erskine Stevenson, who served as governor of West Virginia from 1869 to 1871, died in Parkersburg on November 29, 1883.

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Biography of Governor William Erskine Stevenson
"A Sketch of Gov. Stevenson's Life"
"Dust To Dust" (William Erskine Stevenson)
"'He is Dead'" (William Erskine Stevenson)
Letter, William E. Stevenson to William H. Powell, n.d. (William Erskine Stevenson Papers, Ar1724)
Thanksgiving Proclamation, Governor William Erskine Stevenson, 1869 (William Erskine Stevenson Papers, Ar1724)
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