A Guide to the Powhatan County (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912 Powhatan County (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912 1188880-1188881, 1199408-1199410

A Guide to the Powhatan County (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers: 1188880-1188881, 1199408-1199410


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1188880-1188881, 1199408-1199410
Title
previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912
Physical Characteristics
2.25 cu. ft. (5 boxes)
Collector
previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912. Local Government Records Collection, previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfer of court papers from previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty.


Historical Information

previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit was named for the paramount chief of the previous hitPowhatan next hit Indians in the tidewater of Virginia in the late sixteenth and early years of the seventeenth century. It was formed from Cumberland previous hitCounty next hit in 1777, and part of Chesterfield previous hitCounty next hit was added in 1850.

Scope and Content

previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) Road and Bridge Records, 1782-1912, consist of the following records: Ferry Records, 1817-1886; Road and Bridge Committee Minutes, 1911; Road Accounts, 1793-1788, undated; Mill Records, 1790-1841, undated; Road Orders, 1804-1903; Road Surveyors Appointments, 1801-1878; Road Reports, 1787-1893, undated; Lists of Road Surveyors, 1796-1885; Lists of Road Hands, 1813-1857, undated; Road Hand Records, 1802-1879; Medical Excuses From Road Work, 1881; Road Claims, 1876-1879; Commissioner of Road Settlements, 1888; Road Petitions, 1782-1915, undated (includes petitions, applications, plats, and motions for roads.)


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Bridges -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Causeways -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Ferries -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Mills and mill-work -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Roads -- Design and construction.
  • Roads -- Inspections -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Roads -- Maintenance and repair.
  • Roads -- Surveying.
  • Roads -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Geographical Names:

  • previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit (Va.) -- History.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Accounts -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Petitions -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Plats (maps) -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Reports -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.
  • Road and bridge records -- Virginia -- previous hitPowhatan next hit previous hitCounty next hit.