The Resource Fairfax Turnpike Company records

Fairfax Turnpike Company records

Label
Fairfax Turnpike Company records, 1822-1860
Title
Fairfax Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1822-1860
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Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, and orders for pay warrants. Much of the correspondence deals with problems in dealing with the bank, a large stockholder. Material covers the periods 1822-1842, 1844, 1846-1853, 1858-1860
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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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed February 1, 1813, incorporated the Fairfax Turnpike Company to build a road from the Washington Bridge to the District of Columbia line, a distance of more than three miles, joining there, the Little River Turnpike Road and the Leesburg Road. The project was revived and amended January 17, 1817, with capital stock set at $20,000. By an agreement among the Bank of Washington, the Washington Bridge Company, Columbia Turnpike Road Company, and the Fairfax Turnpike Company, capital stock was reduced to $13,500, sufficient to complete the road. These records contains letters sent, reports, and orders for pay warrants. Much of the correspondence deals with problems in dealing with the bank, a large stockholder. Material covers the periods 1822-1842, 1844, 1846-1853, 1858-1860.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 247
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Fairfax 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
93
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485437
Type of unit
items.

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