The Resource Lewiston Plank Road Company records

Lewiston Plank Road Company records

Label
Lewiston Plank Road Company records, 1853-1860
Title
Lewiston Plank Road Company records
Inclusive dates
1853-1860
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Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1853-1856, 1858, 1860
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 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
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 307
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Lewiston Plank Road 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
22
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485902
Type of unit
items.

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