The Resource Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry Turnpike Company records

Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry Turnpike Company records

Label
Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry Turnpike Company records, 1851-1893
Title
Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1893
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions for the period 1851-1852, 1855, 1858-1860, 1893
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 March 9, 1849, authorized formation of the Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry Turnpike Company as a corporation to construct a road from Hillsborough in Loudoun County to some point near the bridge across the Shenandoah River at Harper's Ferry in Jefferson County. Capital stock was set at $10,000, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to 3/5 or $6,000. The General Assembly extended the time allowed for the company to organize on March 3, 1851, to 1 January 1852. Capital stock was increased $5,000 June 1, 1852, with approval for additional private subscriptions.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 277
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Hillsboro and Harper's Ferry 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
30
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485630
Type of unit
items.

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