Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900Alternative names
United States Senator for West Virginia.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morgantown, West Va., to President Garfield, 1881 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587874
First United States Senator from West Virginia; delegate to the Virginia Convention, 1861, voting against secession; author of the Willey Amendment, a compromise on the question of freedom for West Virginia slaves that assured West Virginia's acceptance into the Union.
From the description of W. T. Willey letter to J. W. Paxton [manuscript], 1863 January 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 761323069
United States Senator.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Judge Bates, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587919
- West Virginia (as recorded)
- Virginia (as recorded)