The Resource Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood Turnpike Company records

Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood Turnpike Company records

Label
Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood Turnpike Company records, 1855-1860
Title
Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1855-1860
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions. The company was managed by Benjamin H. Smith and a board of directors
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 incorporating the Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood Turnpike Company was passed March 25, 1848, to construct a road from Charleston in Kanawha County to Ravenswood through Ripley, in Jackson County, with a branch to Parkersburg in Wood County. Capital was increased in 1859 in order to complete the main stem of the road and the branch from Ripley to Parkersburg.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 227
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Charleston, Ripley, and Ravenswood 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
44
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485606
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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