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Catalog Number HRHS-180
Collection John W. Cline Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
John W. Cline was born in 1847 near Staunton, Virginia. After the Civil War he was a Deputy Sheriff for Augusta County and this collection contains many notes he collected along with the receipts for payment. Mr. Cline was a farmer for many years in Bridgewater and for a number of years he was president of the Planter's Bank in Bridgewater.

John Cline was married to Virginia Smith Cline and they had three children: Florence Cline, Alvin Cline, and Solon Cline.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
This collection contains the papers of John W. Cline and his family.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1:
-Notes and receipts for John W. Cline, 1870 - 1890
Folder 2:
-Notes and receipts for John W. Cline, 1891 - 1925
Folder 3:
-Real estate tax receipts, 1855 - 1919
-Miscellaneous documents and correspondence for John W. Cline, 1892 - 1921
Folder 4:
-Checks and bank deposit slips for John W. Cline, 1871 - 1919
-Fire insurance policies for John W. Cline, 1887 - 1912
-Stock certificates for John W. Cline, 1907 - 1912
Folder 5:
-Receipts for funds collected by John W. Cline while he was Deputy Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia right after the Civil War, 1866 - 1870. These are small receipts that are held in the original cloth pouch owned by John W. Cline.
Folder 6:
-Additional receipts for funds collected by John W. Cline while he was Deputy Sheriff of Augusta County, Virginia right after the Civil War, 1869 - 1873
Folder 7:
-Receipts and correspondence for Mrs. John W. Cline, 1874 - 1929
Folder 8:
-Samuel and Sarah Cline papers, 1867 - 1883
Folder 9:
-Alvin B. Cline papers, 1906 - 1918
Folder 10:
-Solon R. Cline papers, 1908 - 1912
Folder 11:
-Cyrus Cline papers, 1876 - 1900
Folder 12:
-Various surveys, 1856 - 1882
Folder 13:
-Miscellaneous brochures, cards and other items
Folder 14:
-Various empty envelopes addressed to family members
Folder 15:
-Various bank books and journals owned by John W. Cline
Folder 16:
-Various deeds from 1873 - 1917

Title John W. Cline Collection