The Resource Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads Turnpike Company records

Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads Turnpike Company records

Label
Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads Turnpike Company records, 1850-1866
Title
Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1850-1866
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions for the years 1850-1851, 1853-1854, 1858-1860, 1866
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 approved April 1, 1848, authorized formation of the Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads Turnpike Company as a corporation to construct a road from Front Royal in Warren County to a point on the Sperryville and Rappahannock Turnpike Road at or near Gaines's Cross Roads in Rappahannock County. The road was to be at least 15 feet wide, with a grade not to exceed 4 degrees. The Board of Public Works was authorized to subscribe to $9,000 or 3/5 of the capital stock.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 261
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Front Royal and Gaines's Cross Roads 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
36
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485564
Type of unit
items.

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