The Resource Buchanan Turnpike Company records

Buchanan Turnpike Company records

Label
Buchanan Turnpike Company records, 1849-1873
Title
Buchanan Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1849-1873
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions and receipts from the period 1849-1851, 1857, 1860, 1872-1873
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Action
Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed March 15, 1849 approved the incorporation of the Buchanan Turnpike Company, with John S. Wilson appointed president. The road was approximately 16 miles in length, beginning at Debrell Springs, proceeding across Allen's mountain, following the north side of Dry Branch Valley and thence to Buchanan ending at the bridge at Pattonsburg, all in Botetourt County.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 221
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Buchanan Turnpike Company records
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
23
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485423
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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