The Resource Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company records

Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company records

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Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company records, 1842, 1848-1857
Title
Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1842, 1848-1857
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eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (1842,1851), 2 vols., maps (1849), 5 items, reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions, and petitions, for the years 1842, 1848-1857
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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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An act of the General Assembly passed March 22, 1847, approved incorporation of the Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from Paterson's Creek depot or the Green Valley depot, in Hampshire County, to Moorefield, in Hardy County. Joint capital stock was set at $25,000, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to $10,000. An increase to $3,500, with the Board's share at $2,100 was approved March 10, 1848, to alter the location of the road from Petersburg, in Hardy County by way of Moorefield, Mill Creek and Romney to the Green Spring depot. The road was further extended March 7, 1849 and March 11, 1850, from Petersburg to Franklin, in Pendleton County, to Monterey , in Highland County, with increases of $28,000.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 334
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Moorefield and North Branch 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
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.2
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There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485970
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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