The Resource Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company records

Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company records

Label
Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company records, 1836-1883
Title
Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1836-1883
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Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, reports, certificates of stock subscriptions, lists of stockholders, newspaper clippings, deed, stock certificate, contracts, excerpts from minutes of stockholders meetings, and petitions
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
The company was chartered by an act of the General Assembly of March 14, 1836 and completed on September 17, 1838. The line of road was from Richmond to Petersburg, Va. In 1898, by an act of the Assembly, the company consolidated with the Petersburg Railroad Company to form the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad of Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 145
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Label
Richmond and Petersburg Railroad 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
.45
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488169
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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