The Resource Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company records

Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company records

Label
Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company records, 1822-1861
Title
Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1822-1861
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, a map (1835), reports, lists of stockholders, and a petition, for the years 1822-1853, 1855-1858, and 1861
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 2, 1822, approved incorporation of the "President, Directors and Company of the Wellsburg and Washington Turnpike Company," to construct a turnpike road from Wellsburg in Brooke County to the line dividing Virginia and Pennsylvania, on the way to the borough of Washington, Pennsylvania, a distance of over six miles. The state was authorized to subscribe to capital stock in the amount of $5,000, February 4, 1823, and a two year extension of time to commence work was granted December 13, 1833.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 420
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Wellsburg and Washington 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
73
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486611
Type of unit
items.

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