The Resource Clarksburg and Buckhannon Turnpike Company records

Clarksburg and Buckhannon Turnpike Company records

Label
Clarksburg and Buckhannon Turnpike Company records, 1847-1860
Title
Clarksburg and Buckhannon Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1847-1860
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This record contains letters sent, field notes (1847), 1 vol., reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions, proposals for construction, contracts and security bonds
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
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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly approved March 9, 1848 authorized formation of the Clarksburg and Buckhannon Turnpike Company to construct a road from Clarksburg in Harrison County to Buckhannon in Lewis County. Capital stock was set at $15,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $9,000. Capital was increased March 5, 1851 by $5,000, and provision was made for macadamizing or planking the road March 18, 1853. An extension was authorized February 26, 1856, from Clarksburg to the Weston and Fairmont Turnpike, and to macadamize the extension.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 229
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Clarksburg and Buckhannon 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
.2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485473
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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