The Resource Rockingham Turnpike Company records

Rockingham Turnpike Company records

Label
Rockingham Turnpike Company records, 1851-1860
Title
Rockingham Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1860
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, field notes (n.d.), 1 item, map (1851), reports, lists of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions 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
An act of the General Assembly passed March 18, 1850, approved incorporation of the Rockingham Turnpike Company to construct a macadamized turnpike road from some point at or near Stanardsville in Greene County, by way of Swift Run Gap, to some point on the Valley Turnpike. Joint capital stock was limited to $100,000, and the Board of Public Works was authorized to subscribe to $60,000. An increase of $50,000 was granted February 28, 1853, to extend the road from Standardsville to some point in Orange County on the Blue Ridge Turnpike.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 372
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Rockingham 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
136
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486084
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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