The Resource Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records

Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records

Label
Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records, 1849
Title
Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1849
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1849-1854, 1856-1857, 1859-1861
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 25, 1848, incorporated the Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from a point at or near the town of West Union on the Northwestern road in Preston County, to Kingwood, then to some point on the Beverley Road west of Laurel Hill in the direction of Morgantown in Monongalia County. $10,000 capital stock was approved, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to $6,000. Further, the two county courts involved were authorized to subscribe, and these counties were required to pay the expenses of any land condemnation. Capital stock was increased by $10,000 on March 24, 1851, in order to complete the road to Kingwood and extend it to Morgantown.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 297
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Kingwood and West Union 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
56
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485780
Type of unit
items.

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