The Resource Sandy River Turnpike Company records

Sandy River Turnpike Company records

Label
Sandy River Turnpike Company records, 1851-1855
Title
Sandy River Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1855
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, list of stockholders, certificates of stock subscriptions, and security bonds
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 31, 1851, approved incorporation of the Sandy River Turnpike Company, to build a road from the James River and Kanawha Turnpike Road at or near the mouth of the Big Sandy River, running up the river by the mouth of White's Creek, passing through the Round Bottom and running up the Big Sandy to Cassville in Wayne County, at the forks of the river. Joint capital stock was fixed at $5,000, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to $3,000. The costs of the road was not to exceed $400 per mile.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 384
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Sandy River 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
20
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486115
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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