The Resource Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek Turnpike Company records

Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek Turnpike Company records

Label
Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek Turnpike Company records, 1851-1860
Title
Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1860
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (n.d.), 1 vol., reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1851-1855, 1857, 1859-1860, 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 approved March 31, 1851, incorporated the Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from a point on the Beverly and Fairmont turnpike road near Leading Creek bridge, by way of the valley of Leading Creek, the mouth of Clover Run on the Cheat River, the valley of Buffalo Creek to the North Western turnpike road, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, near the crossing of Cheat River, in Preston County. Capital stock was limited to $10,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $6,000. The cost of the road was not to exceed $400 per mile. On March 9, 1853, capital was increased by $6,000.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 299
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Leading Creek and Buffalo Creek 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
40
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485779
Type of unit
items.

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