The Resource Jonesville and Little Stone Gap Turnpike Company records

Jonesville and Little Stone Gap Turnpike Company records

Label
Jonesville and Little Stone Gap Turnpike Company records, 1855-1867
Title
Jonesville and Little Stone Gap Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1855-1867
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (n.d.), 1 vol., and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1855-1856, 1858, 1860, 1867, n.d
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 passed March 4, 1850 incorporated Jonesville and Little Stone Gap Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike from the termination of Little Stone Gap Road in Lee County by way of the three forks of Powell's River to Yankham Station, and thence to a point on the Cumberland Gap and Price's Turnpike Road, about two miles east of Jonesville, and for constructing a branch from Yankham Station across Lovelace gap to the Wild Cat Valley Road, at the south side of Iron Works hill. Capital stock was limited to $7,000, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to 3/5 or $4,200. On March 1, 1853, the county court for Lee County was authorized to subscribe to the remaining 2/5.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 293
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Jonesville and Little Stone Gap 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
17
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485726
Type of unit
items.

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