The Resource Wellsburg and Bethany Turnpike Company records

Wellsburg and Bethany Turnpike Company records

Label
Wellsburg and Bethany Turnpike Company records, 1849-1853, 1857
Title
Wellsburg and Bethany Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1849-1853, 1857
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions
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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Action
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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly, passed March 15, 1849, approved incorporation of the Wellsburg and Bethany Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from Wellsburg in Brooke County, to some point of the Wheeling, West Liberty, and Bethany Turnpike, at or near Bethany. Joint capital stock was fixed at $15,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $9,000. An increase of $12,000 was granted March 14, 1850, in order to macadamize the road.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 419
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Wellsburg and Bethany 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
33
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486612
Type of unit
items.

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