The Resource Jacksonville and Christiansburg Turnpike Company records

Jacksonville and Christiansburg Turnpike Company records

Label
Jacksonville and Christiansburg Turnpike Company records, 1852-1861
Title
Jacksonville and Christiansburg Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1852-1861
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of subscribers, 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 24, 1851 incorporated the Jacksonville and Christiansburg Turnpike Company to construct a road from Jacksonville in Floyd County through the town of Christiansburg, to the line of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, in Montgomery County. Capital stock was set at $12,000 with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to 3/5 or $7,500. Construction costs were limited to $400 per mile. March 12, 1853, funds were increased by $14,000 to extend the road from Jacksonville at the point where the present Mawberry Gap road from Patrick Courthouse enters Jacksonville by the most direct and practicable route, by Patrick Courthouse to the North Carolina line. February 2, 1874, the General Assembly approved transferring the state's interest in the company to the counties involved.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 291
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Jacksonville and Christiansburg 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
60
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485734
Type of unit
items.

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