The Resource Jacksonville and Bent Mountain Turnpike Company records

Jacksonville and Bent Mountain Turnpike Company records

Label
Jacksonville and Bent Mountain Turnpike Company records, 1849-1856, 1858
Title
Jacksonville and Bent Mountain Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1849-1856, 1858
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions
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
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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed March 31, 1848, approved incorporation of the Jacksonville and Bent Mountain Turnpike Company to construct a road from Jacksonville in Floyd County to some point on the Pittsylvania, Franklin, and Botetourt Turnpike at or near the Cave spring in Roanoke County, by way of Bent Mountain in Montgomery County. Joint capital stock was set at $10,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to 3/5 or $6,000. On March 15, 1858, the General Assembly approved the release of the state's interest in the company to the counties involved, and stipulated that no tolls should be charged.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 290
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Jacksonville and Bent Mountain 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
27
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485729
Type of unit
items.

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