The Resource Wheeling, West Liberty, and Bethany Turnpike Company records

Wheeling, West Liberty, and Bethany Turnpike Company records

Label
Wheeling, West Liberty, and Bethany Turnpike Company records, 1848-1858
Title
Wheeling, West Liberty, and Bethany Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1848-1858
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders and certificates of stock subscriptions for the period 1848-1854, 1857-1858
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 20, 1847, approved incorporation of the Wheeling, West Liberty and Bethany Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from a point at or near the mouth of Wood's Lane on the National Road in Ohio County, to some point on the line between Pennsylvania and Virginia, by way of West Liberty, in Ohio County, and Bethany, in Brooke County. Joint capital stock was fixed at $20,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $8,000. An increase of $15,000 was granted March 29, 1848.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 427
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Wheeling, West Liberty, 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
47
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000486604
Type of unit
items.

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