Tag Archives: St. Albans

Coach LeRose

Coach LeRose The Charleston Gazette  2003   To appear in Sam’s Branch Essays, a book I am working on: Sammy LeRose was a young 37. He was our new football coach. He was quick in his step, confident, successful and … Continue reading

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Letter From Teddy Lane, High School Friend

Good Morning Julian, I enjoyed reading your book. You are gifted with your writing abilities. I was raised in WV, but not actually in the city of St. Albans. We grew up on Teays’ Hill and our neighbors were generally … Continue reading

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Broad Form Deed

A summation taken from http://www.as.wvu.edu/WVHistory/documents/073.pdf The Broad Form Deed For a sum of money, sometimes as low as fifty cents an acre,  the buyer of mineral rights got all coal, minerals, oils and gasses, salt and salt mineral waters, fire … Continue reading

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