The Resource Richmond and York River Railroad Company records

Richmond and York River Railroad Company records

Label
Richmond and York River Railroad Company records, 1836-1873
Title
Richmond and York River Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1836-1873
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, field notes, reports, certificates of stock subscriptions, and lists of stockholders
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 January 31, 1853 and opened in 1869. The line of road was from Richmond to West Point, Va. The road was sold under foreclosure on May 2, 1872 and reorganized by the purchasing bond holders as the Richmond, York River, and Chesapeake Railroad Company. In 1894 that company was consolidated into the Southern Railway Company.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 146
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Label
Richmond and York River 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
.2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488168
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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