The Resource Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book, 1853-1855
- Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book, 1853-1855
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- Local government records -- Virginia | Lunenburg County
- Lunenburg County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century
- Lewiston Plank Road (Va.) -- History -- 19th century
- Toll roads -- Virginia | Lunenburg County
- Boards of directors -- Virginia | Lunenburg County
- Minute books -- Virginia | Lunenburg County
- Business records -- Virginia | Lunenburg County
- Lewiston Plank Road Company (Lunenburg County, Va.)
- Lewiston Plank Road Company Minute Book, 1853-1855, records the meetings of the company's president and board of directors. Information found in the minutes includes date and location of meetings, names of those present, and decisions made by the board of directors related to the miscellaneous activities of the company
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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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