Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832

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U.S. representative of Virginia.

From the description of Philip Doddridge family papers, 1791-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79424034

A Federalist, Woods served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was a member of the Virginia Convention of 1788. He briefly served in the Revolutionary War and later was an officer of the Virginia militia, attaining the rank of colonel before resigning in 1816. Woods was president and a director of the North Western Bank of Virginia. He owned a flour mill, traded whiskey and leased out land. One of the founders of Woodsfield, Ohio, Woods was a land speculator in the military warrant land in the Northwest Territory and bought public land in Ohio and Indiana in addition to having extensive holdings in West Virginia. He was also either a principal or involved in some way with lawsuits to either settle land disputes or to collect money. He promoted the building the Cumberland Road which passed through Wheeling.

From the guide to the Archibald Woods Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Laux, James B. Collection, 1757-1816. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Ferguson, R. [Sunday tracts]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Virginia papers, 1772-1869. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Archibald Woods Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846. Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
creatorOf Cowan, Christopher, 1780-1835. Papers, 1784-1826. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Cowan, Christopher, 1780-1835. Christopher Cowan papers, 1784-1826 [microform]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832. Philip Doddridge family papers, 1791-1925. Library of Congress
creatorOf Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846. Papers, 1777-1893, 1783-1846. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Schultz, Christian. Letter copybook, 1819-1829. William & Mary Libraries
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associatedWith Archibald Woods. person
associatedWith Baker family, family
associatedWith Barber, Levi. person
associatedWith Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840. person
associatedWith Cowan, Christopher, 1780-1835. person
associatedWith Daniel Call person
associatedWith Doddridge family. family
associatedWith Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 person
associatedWith Laux, James B. person
associatedWith Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 person
associatedWith Morgan family, family
associatedWith Pindall, James, 1783 (ca.)-1825. person
associatedWith Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857 person
associatedWith Schultz, Christian. person
associatedWith Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830 person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862 person
associatedWith Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860 person
associatedWith Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807 person
associatedWith Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826 person
associatedWith Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Ohio County (W. Va.)
Northwest, Old
Wheeling (W.Va.)
Monroe County (Ohio)
Belmont County (Ohio)
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Woodsfield (Ohio)
Cumberland Road.
Banks and banking
Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794
Representatives, U.S. Congress


Birth 1773-05-17

Death 1832-11-19



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