Guide to the Samuel Stout Gate Pass for Russell Old Court & Abingdon Turnpike, October 5, 1867

Summary Information

Title: Samuel Stout Gate Pass for Russell Old Court & Abingdon Turnpike, October 5, 1867
Collection: AC.470
Extent: 0.01 linear feetĀ (1 folder)
Abstract:

This single-item collection is a gate pass or permit for Samuel Stout to pass the gates on the Russell Old Court House and Abingdon Turnpike, issued October 5, 1867, for a $1.00 payment.

Creator: Stout, Samuel

Biographical/Historical Note

The Russell Old Court House and Abingdon Turnpike was constructed in 1854, receiving in tolls from 1854 to 1861 an amount of $6515.32, according to a report in 1861, Return of the State of the Russell Old Courthouse and Abingdon Turnpike Company for the year ending September 20, 1861, in the Annual Report of the Board of Public Works to the General Assembly of Virginia, presented to the Office of the Board of Public Works, Richmond, Virginia, January 23, 1862.

No information about Samuel Stout could be ascertained.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a Gate Pass to Samuel Stout "and family, with wagons, carriages, etc." for Russell Old Court House & Abingdon Turnpike for $1.00, good "from this day until the first day of June next," dated October 5, 1867. The turnpike ran in Russell and Washington Counties, Virginia.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in December 2008 and accessioned as AC.2009.004.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, July 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.470: Samuel Stout Gate Pass for Russell Old Court House & Abingdon Turnpike, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.