The Resource Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book

Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book

Label
Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book, 1853-1855
Title
Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book
Inclusive dates
1853-1855
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book, 1853-1855, records the meetings of the company's president and board of directors. Information found in the minutes includes date and location of meetings, names of those present, and decisions made by the board of directors related to the miscellaneous activities of the company
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed March 21, 1853, authorized formation of the Lewiston Plank Road Company to construct a road from a point on the Richmond and Danville Railroad by way of Lewiston in Lunenburg County to some point on the Meherrin River or to the Lunenburg Plank Road. Capital stock was set at $30,000 with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to 3/5 or $18,000. The construction was to begin within two years, with completion by five years. An increased in capital stock was authorized March 29, 1858 by $10,000 to complete the project.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Lunenburg County under the accession number 43095
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Lunenburg County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001565700
Type of unit
v. (21 p.)

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