The Resource Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road Company records

Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road Company records

Label
Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road Company records, 1834-1847
Title
Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road Company records
Inclusive dates
1834-1847
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (1837-1839), 5 vols., map (1837), reports, contracts, security bonds, court orders, receipts and accounts
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 5 March 1834 authorized formation of the Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Company to construct a road from Price's Turnpike in Botetourt County to Cumberland Gap on the dividing line between Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky and crossing county lines in Botetourt, Tazewell, Giles, Russell and Scott counties, and to have shared jurisdiction. Initial capital stock limit was set at $100,000. A portion of the turnpike was transferred to the Mountain Lake and Salt Sulphur Springs Turnpike in 1861.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 237
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road 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
.45
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485425
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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