The Resource Lewiston Plank Road Company records, 1853-1860
- Lewiston Plank Road Company records, 1853-1860
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- These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1853-1856, 1858, 1860
- 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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- An act of the General Assembly passed March 21, 1853, authorized formation of the Lewiston Plank Road Company to construct a road from a point on the Richmond and Danville Railroad by way of Lewiston in Lunenburg County to some point on the Meherrin River or to the Lunenburg Plank Road. Capital stock was set at $30,000 with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to 3/5 or $18,000. The construction was to begin within two years, with completion by five years. An increased in capital stock was authorized March 29, 1858 by $10,000 to complete the project.
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- Citation location within source
- entry no. 307
- Citation source
- Board of Public Works inventory
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