The Resource Rappahannock Company records

Rappahannock Company records

Label
Rappahannock Company records, 1816-1858
Title
Rappahannock Company records
Inclusive dates
1816-1858
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, survey notes, reports, contracts, certificates of stock subscriptions, lists of stockholders, accounts, and newspaper clippings
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
Member of
Action
Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
The company was chartered by an act of the General Assembly of December 11, 1793 (1793 Va. Acts 31). It was to make the Rappahannock River navigable from "Tidewater to the highest point practicable." By an act of February 25, 1853 the Assembly authorized the Board to foreclose on the company and sell its assets.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 90
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory.
Label
Rappahannock 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
.25
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000495706
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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