The Resource Cumberland Road in Virginia records

Cumberland Road in Virginia records

Label
Cumberland Road in Virginia records, 1806-1893
Title
Cumberland Road in Virginia records
Inclusive dates
1806-1893
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, maps (1841, 1851, n.d.) 3 items; reports, copies of acts, contracts, security bonds, receipts, accounts, and petitions, from the years 1806-1807, 1819, 1832-1861, 1893, n.d
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 Congress approved March 29, 1806, authorized construction of a road from Cumberland, Maryland, to the state of Ohio. The Cumberland Road in Virginia was located in and around Wheeling, then in Ohio County, Virginia. An act of the General Assembly passed February 7, 1832, authorized the Board of Public Works to accept maintenance and establish toll gates, when the U.S. Government released the Virginia portion (1833).
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 238
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Cumberland Road in Virginia 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
.9
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485429
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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