The Resource Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records, 1849
- Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company records, 1849
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- These records contain letters sent, reports, lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions, for the years 1849-1854, 1856-1857, 1859-1861
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- An act of the General Assembly passed March 25, 1848, incorporated the Kingwood and West Union Turnpike Company to construct a turnpike road from a point at or near the town of West Union on the Northwestern road in Preston County, to Kingwood, then to some point on the Beverley Road west of Laurel Hill in the direction of Morgantown in Monongalia County. $10,000 capital stock was approved, with the Board of Public Works subscribing to $6,000. Further, the two county courts involved were authorized to subscribe, and these counties were required to pay the expenses of any land condemnation. Capital stock was increased by $10,000 on March 24, 1851, in order to complete the road to Kingwood and extend it to Morgantown.
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- entry no. 297
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- Board of Public Works inventory
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