The Resource Leesburg and Aldie Turnpike Company records

Leesburg and Aldie Turnpike Company records

Label
Leesburg and Aldie Turnpike Company records, 1874
Title
Leesburg and Aldie Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1874
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain a letter sent, with map and proposed rate of toll
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 28, 1861, incorporated the Leesburg and Aldie Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from Leesburg in Loudoun County to some point on the Little River Turnpike at or within one mile of the town of Aldie. The Company was to build a firm roadway 14 feet wide, with a graveled or macademized surface, with no more than three toll gates. Loudoun County court was authorized to subscribe. Capital stock was set at $25,000. The county roads between Leesburg and Aldie were surrendered to the company as well as the county bridge over Goose Creek. March 28, 1873, the location of the Goose Creek Bridge was changed and branches of the road were authorized.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 301
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Leesburg and Aldie 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
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485775
Type of unit
item.

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