The Resource Huntersville and Lewisburg Turnpike Company records

Huntersville and Lewisburg Turnpike Company records

Label
Huntersville and Lewisburg Turnpike Company records, 1853-1867
Title
Huntersville and Lewisburg Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1853-1867
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, maps (1854-1856), 5 items, reports, lists of stockholders, petitions, returns of tolls, specifications, proposals for construction, receipts, and accounts, for the period 1853-1859, 1861-1862, and 1867
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 the General Assembly passed February 28, 1853 approved formation of the Huntersville and Lewisburg Turnpike Company as a corporation to construct a road from Huntersville in Pocahontas County to Lewisburg in Greenbrier County. There was a great debate about the mountain vs. the valley route; the mountain route was chosen by Luther Haymond, engineer.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 282
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Huntersville and Lewisburg 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
.35
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485638
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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