The Resource New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company records

New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company records

Label
New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company records, 1849-1867
Title
New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1849-1867
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Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (1850), 2 vols. reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions, petitions, and specifications, for the years 1849-1854, 1856-1861, 1865-1867
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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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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed March 6, 1848, approved incorporation of the New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company to construct a road from New Market in Shenandoah County to Sperryville in Rappahannock County. Initial joint capital stock was limited to $100,000, with the Board of Public Works' share set at $60,000; this was reduced March 19, 1849, to $50,000 total, with the Board subscribing to $30,000. An increase was granted March 6, 1851 of $15,000, and March 1, 1858, the company was authorized to charge a toll on the bridge across the Shenandoah River.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 343
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
New Market and Sperryville Turnpike Company records
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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Extent
81
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There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486130
Type of unit
items.

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