The Resource Potomac Turnpike Company records

Potomac Turnpike Company records

Label
Potomac Turnpike Company records, 1851-1857
Title
Potomac Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1857
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Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders and certificates of stock subscriptions for the years 1851-1853, 1855-1857
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 4, 1851, approved incorporation of the Potomac Turnpike Company to construct a road from some point at or near Charles S. Taylor's on the Cacapon and North Branch Turnpike in Hampshire County, by way of the mouth of Hopkin's Lick Run, to some point on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, not east of the Morgan line nor west of French's Depot, with the cost not to exceed $400 per mile. Capital stock was set at $4,500, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to $2,700.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 356
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Potomac 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
17
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486150
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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