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Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records, 1848

Part of Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records

kukm1m73m30 Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records, 1848-1901 73M30 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 December 6 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T16:51-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records 73M30 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.29 Cubic feet 3 items 1848-1901 Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company (Ky.). Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Preferred Citation note 1M73M30: [identification of item], Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company, 1848-1901, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Historical note The Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company constructed a turnpike from Lexington to Newtown in Scott County, Kentucky. Scope and Contents note The Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records comprise a stock book, treasurer's book, and a ledger, documenting the company's investors, budgets and expenses, and the board of managers' meetings. The stock book consists of an inventory of the companys stockholders and a record of the certificates they owned. The treasurer's book contains financial transactions for the turnpike company. The book also includes a printed copy of the 1848 Act for the benefit of the Maysville and Mount Sterling Turnpike Road laid in June 1870 and a handwritten contract. The ledger book records minutes from the meetings of the turnpike company board of managers as well as itemized budgets and expenditures for specific projects. The records were kept by the presidents of the company, such as David Castleman, E. S. Offrett, and A. J Gorham as well as company secretary D. S. Coleman and chairman E. N. Offrett. Arrangement note Collection is arranged chronologically. Business records--Kentucky. Lexington (Ky.)--Commerce. Newtown (Ky.)--Commerce. Toll roads--Kentucky. Stock book 1 1882-1896 Treasurer's book 2 1858-1901 Ledger 3 1848-1900 Lexington and Newtown Turnpike Company records