The Resource Luray and Front Royal Turnpike Company records

Luray and Front Royal Turnpike Company records

Label
Luray and Front Royal Turnpike Company records, 1851-1871
Title
Luray and Front Royal Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1871
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Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1851-1856, 1858-1859, 1860, 1865, 1871
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 31, 1851, approved incorporation of the Luray and Front Royal Turnpike Company to construct a road from Luray in Page County to Front Royal in Warren County. Capital stock was set at $20,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $12,000. Capital was increased February 14, 1853 to $30,000 to extend the road to some point at or near Conrad's store on the Rockingham Turnpike, and an additional $10,000 to enable the company to metal parts of the road between Luray and Front Royal as they determine necessary. March 22, 1853, the county court of Warren County was authorized to subscribe to capital stock.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 314
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Luray and Front Royal 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
51
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485930
Type of unit
items.

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